Educating Drew: The Real Story of Harrop Fold School [Review]

One of the best things about having a little bit of extra time to yourself over the Christmas break is getting the chance to catch up on some well over-due reading! There are always quite a few books in the ‘To-Be-Read’ pile but the first one devoured was Educating Drew: The Real Story of Harrop […]

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 […]

Blog On MSI September 2016

Freshly back from #BlogonMSI, a blogging conference in Manchester, here are my event highlights in terms of conversation, brands and learning. This was my third Blog On event, and the biggest attendance by far, selling out in just three weeks. It is always a real luxury to spend a whole day dedicated to talking to […]

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 […]

International Confex 2012

This week Events Northern Ltd had a whirlwind trip down to London for International Confex 2012.  Confex is an essential day out for anyone who organises events and this year took place between the 6th and 8th March, at ExCel, London.  We visited the show on Wednesday and had a very productive visit.  Although we […]