What is Event Management?

As surprising as it may seem, some people haven’t got a clue what event management actually is, let alone what an event manager does every day! At networking events, there can be puzzled looks on people’s faces trying to figure out what a professional event management company does. It is not uncommon to be asked, […]

T is for Training

As part of our #EventprofsAtoZ series we have lined up a number of guest bloggers to post on their area of expertise. No one should have ever finished learning. Whether you have years of industry experience, are learning the ropes at University or have just taken your first events jobs, there is still always plenty […]

N is for Nuptials

As part of our #EventprofsAtoZ series we have lined up a number of guest bloggers to post on their area of expertise. Today, we hear from Louise Bashforth, Founder of L27 Weddings and Events.  L27 is a creative event design studio, offering bespoke ​wedding and event ​planning and styling services. L27 create modern and stylish […]

International Womens Day 2018

In celebration of International Womens Day, this year we wanted to take the opportunity to tell you a little bit more about some of the tremendous business women that we are lucky enough to have collaborated with recently. Shabana Mirza Founder Muslim Lifestyle Expo  Shabana is one half of the power-couple that came up with […]

First Monday in May – Film Documentary [Review]

Netflix is a treasure trove of great documentaries and I was delighted when a friend directed me to the ‘First Monday in May’, directed by Andrew Rossi. The title refers to the long-standing Met Gala annual date, and the 90-minute film is a must-watch for any event professionals that want to get a glimpse into […]

5 Alternative Venues for #Eventprofs Obsessed with La La Land

For those of you that haven’t heard of La La Land, how on earth have you missed it? It’s the Hollywood blockbuster that harps back to the golden age of musicals, pitching a perfect balance between old-school movie magic and modern-day LA life. It’s Mia and Seb’s story of unavoidable knock-backs and self-determination set in […]

Ten Event Management Lessons from the Apprentice 2015

I am am avid viewer of the Apprentice and I particularly enjoy any of the tasks that demand event management skills from the candidates.  Consistently the contenders get it seriously wrong and make mistakes which only highlights the skills of good Event Managers and why we are sought after! In Series 10, Episode 5 Lord Sugar set the task […]

Events Northern Contributor to Event Manager Blog

We are delighted to officially announce that Becki Cross of Events Northern is the newest contributor to the fantastic Event Manager Blog – the number 1 blog worldwide for event professionals. We have been regular readers of the Event Manager Blog for many years since it was established by Julius Solaris in 2007, so imagine our excitement when […]

Kirstie Allsopp and the Great Event Management Degree Debate

TV personality Kirstie Allsopp has once again reignited the debate around Event Management degrees via this tweet: Have just discovered you can study Events Management over 4 years at uni? WTF?! Go and work for an events company and they'll pay you #Daft — 🅺🅸🆁🆂🆃🅸🅴 (@KirstieMAllsopp) September 18, 2014 Kirstie received a barrage of both support and […]

The Venue Expo 2014 Review

This morning I had a flying visit to the Venue Expo exhibition at Event City in Manchester.  It was the first year that the show has run and the first exhibition of its kind in the North West region aimed at MICE Professionals.  It was appreciated not having to travel to Yorkshire or London for similar events as […]