Allowing a team to self-assess themselves gives them a responsibility to develop themselves. They acknowledge where their abilities are lacking, understanding why they are lacking and take responsibility, with the support and guidance being there, for their development of these abilities.
Having spent 10 years in event management, including working in the hospitality and leisure industries as well as for standalone event management companies I have had the fortunate opportunity to be a decision maker for both an events venue and as an events organiser. Whether you are a sales person for a venue or an … Continue reading Event Management – Finding The Perfect Venue For Your Event
Despite being an “Olympic” and “Jubilee free” year we are still in the grip of a recession with more dips than a 12 step program, and a credit crunch with more bite than the prosecution in a statutory rape trial, and event organisers are sure to come face-to-face with further challenges throughout 2016 and must … Continue reading The Top 10 Challenges Facing Event Organisers
Technology is the great transformer; it can make the powerful weak, and the subjugated controlling. It has been the catalyst for uprisings and revolutions, given the oppressed a global voice, determined and changed the outcomes of wars, led to humanity being on the brink of extinction whilst at the same time allowing inhospitable areas to … Continue reading Technology In Events
For over thirty years the record label was king of the hill, bands toured to support the sale of their albums and singles and the live events promoters and managers were the last on the food chain, but then the internet came along, and everything changed. The internet has dislocated the record label model and … Continue reading How Live Nation Changed The Event Industry
“Tighter Budgets” are the catchphrase of the 21st Century Events Industry; engulfing individuals and groups, national and local businesses, start-ups and multi-generational companies with the same fear. And while a fixed-mind can absorb these phrases with a sense of dread and defeatism like chains on a drowning man, those with the aplomb of creativity can … Continue reading David & Goliath: Innovation vs Budgets
Event Industry News is a UK based website that creates a platform for the sharing of information regarding the growth and innovation of the event industry. The editor of this site is an experienced event manager who has worked on large events such as; Liverpool Pride 2014, Southport Flower Show, Lancaster Firework Spectacular, Proms in … Continue reading Event Industry News