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Corona Conundrum
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Brand New Courses
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Careers, From the Course,
Event Management Courses
Event planning courses which include recognised accreditation, as well as work experience, can make the difference between being an event management hopeful and an event management professional.
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Careers, From the Course,
What Do You Study In Event Management?
We are proud of our courses and how we teach...find out what you study, how we teach and all the amazing opportunities for vounteering
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Event Academy’s New Location for Learning
  Just to share an update that our move across the city is now complete! This means that instead of running from our previous location at King’s College London, all of the Event Academy Live courses are being taught at the prestigious Business Design Centre, London. However contemporary and incredibly new and modern our new […]
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Careers, From the Course,
Two Year Degrees? How to Spend Even Less Time and Money on an Accredited Level 7 Events Qualification
  Two-year degrees have been an ongoing trending news item since late 2017, and are being proposed as alternatives to longer degree courses. So what’s behind this initiative – and is two years still too long, and too expensive an option for gaining a level 7 qualification? Why now? Two-year degrees have come about as […]
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Careers, From the Course,
How to Make the Most of a Free Module of Online Events Education
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Careers, From the Course,
Funded by Family? Questions Parents Ask About Our Event Education
Our Open Evenings are lively events and a great way to find out about careers in the event industry in general, and our event management courses in particular. What’s great about these evenings is the diversity of attendees – and the significant number of parents who also come along to see what it’s all about. […]
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Alumni, Careers, News,
What It’s Really Like: Our Students Share
  “Oooh, what was it like?” is the first thing we usually ask others when they’re telling us about an event, experience or episode in their lives. Of course, sometimes we’re just asking out of friendliness and vague interest, but when what they’re sharing is something which could help inform our own decisions, then we’re […]
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Career Change, Careers,
Our Online vs Live Courses: Choosing Your Best Option
Decided event education’s something you really want, to help springboard your event management career? That’s a great decision and one which can really set you apart from other event management hopefuls. How? Because getting a thorough education in events, or improving and showcasing informal event experience through gaining a qualification can make a significant difference […]
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From the Course, News,
What It’s Really Like: The Benefits of Studying Events Live in London
The way to find out about anything is to do it … and that’s also true about studying events. So if you want to learn what it takes to become an event manager who’s in demand, then it makes sense to explore events in the very location that’s most in demand in the event industry: […]
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Alumni, Events, News,
What It’s Really Like: Questions We’re Asked About Event Education #1
Thinking about getting into event management but feeling a bit dazzled by the wealth of event education options out there? You’re not alone! Every day we’re presented with questions from event management hopefuls – through our website, email, phones, and Facebook – you name it! But the biggest barrage of questions comes from our Open […]
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Careers, From the Course,
Breaking Into Event Management: Less Than a Year to a New Career
Happy New Year! 2018 is here and, as ever, the start of a fresh new year is the time when we take a close look at ourselves, our lives and our futures: making resolutions, rethinking approaches, considering changes and exploring opportunities. And our professional lives don’t escape this focus either – in fact, careers are […]
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Careers, From the Course,
New Year - New Career? December Discounts for Event Training in 2018
As the clocks and advent calendars guide our thoughts to the end of the year, we’ve been thinking ahead to how we can help you open the door to a new career in the new year! Because what many of our event management students tell us they’re looking for, when they sign up to our […]
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From the Course,
How to Take Full Advantage of an Online Course
You’re looking to launch a new career, or maybe improve your prospects in the one you have … and you’ve decided that online training is the way to go? The good news is you’ve chosen a convenient and cost-effective way to extend your knowledge, experience and qualifications. And the even better news ..? Familiarise yourself […]
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Careers, From the Course,
A Better Approach to Studying Event Management?
Want to move into event management as a career? Yes! Know you want to gain a relevant qualification, to help you break into the industry? Yes! Everyone’s telling you that university is the best approach, just because it’s the traditional route? Erm … Yes! Well, read on, because traditions change and there are three key […]
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Careers, From the Course,
Your First Week on a New Course - How to Survive!
Starting a new full-time course can be an exciting, but daunting time! The first week particularly is the one where emotions and demands come fast, furious and full-on and can leave you struggling to survive. So, now’s the time to consider how to get through it all across three areas of student life which have […]
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Top tips for the perfect event
By Kate Brookes-Smith In order to create the perfect event you are going to need exceptional organizational skills and rigid attention to detail. If, on the day, everything goes according to plan, you can be pretty sure that all the time and hard work that you have put into it will go unnoticed … but […]
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Careers, From the Course,
At last, the secret to working as an event manager in fashion and private parties is revealed!
By Martin Turner – Senior lecturer at The Event Academy Chanel, Dior, Valentino, Burberry, Gucci, do you have a favourite designer? Are you passionate about the glamorous world of fashion and want to be part of it? Do you follow celebrities on social media and in the press and know all about the parties and […]
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Fast Forward 15 Mentoring programme
The applications deadline for the Zibrant Fast Forward 15 Mentoring Programme is closing on 28th February and we urge you to apply This is an amazing programme that has been set up by Fay Sharpe (CEO of Zibrant) to help guide and mentor you for a year within the World of Events. Each successful applicant […]
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Careers, From the Course,
Leap out at a prospective employer
No, not literally! We mean make sure your skills and experience set you apart from anyone else applying for your dream job. You may have already done some event management training or have been working in events and marketing for a few years already. Letting a potential employer, collaborator or client know you’ve taken accredited […]
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10% Discount on June Diploma Course
This promotion has now ended. Book your place on our June 2016 Diploma and save £155 (limited places) The sun (what is left of it) has gone to our heads. We’re offering a one off deal on the limited places we have left on our Diploma course commencing Wednesday 15th June. This Chartered Institute of Marketing accredited Diploma […]
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Events, From the Course,
Going places with Event Management
We caught up with Maarten De Ruyck, a postgrad student who came to Event Academy from studying marketing management at University. He became fascinated with how brands stay fresh after a degree placement on launching new brands and a project involving a shop opening event. He also found himself irresistibly drawn to the events side of […]
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From the Course, News,
Keep Calm and Carry On
You’re the event manager for a high profile panel discussion at the House of Commons for International Women’s Day. You’ve planned everything to the last detail (of course!) including leaving plenty of time to get through security checks as you arrive at the House of Commons. There is one small hitch in the proceedings: the venue have confused […]
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Alumni, From the Course,
Creative fusion for events
Mumbai born Charmi Patel joined our postgraduate course in London to marry her entrepreneurial mindset to the creative world of event management. Name: Charmi Patel Course: Postgraduate Home Town: Mumbai Career role model: all the fabulous wedding themed instagrammers, e.g. Mindy Weiss “London style is amazing, but Asian wedding celebrations show you a different world” […]
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From the Course, News,
Playing my part with style!
Are you at a point in your career or in your studies where you want to feel some real progress? We’re not saying there’s a quick fix to avoid hard work, but when you can feel you’re already soaring, the hard work becomes a joy instead of a chore. People come to event management from […]
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Careers, Events,
Brit-Tastic!
Want an idea what it’s like to work on a star studded event like the Brits? Ever fancied being across the room while Adele or Justin Bieber are busy rehearsing? Interested to find out how you could be doing this while still studying? “Wow! what a experience! Surreal is definitely the right word to use!” Every […]
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From the Course, News,
Do I make a difference?
When you think about your career is this one of the questions you ask yourself?  It’s a question Lucy Goodenday, one of our current Postgraduate Students, learned was really important to her while on the course. Lucy has finished lectures, sat the exam and is now on an events management placement with Bovingdon’s catering. So […]
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Careers, From the Course,
Volunteering at The Brits 2016
20 of our current students and some alumni had the good fortune to volunteer at The Brits this year. It’s not just an incredible experience but gives everyone an insight into how a big, global TV event of this nature actually works. Here is some of their feedback:   “Absolutely Brilliant!!! So surreal that you’re […]
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Events, From the Course,
Nice day for a white wedding ...
Everyone loves a good wedding and for the happy couple, their family and friends it has to be a day they’ll have etched on their memories forever. You can’t get married every week … but you can be a kick-ass wedding planner and devote your time to creating those special moments for your clients. Ever […]
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From the Course, News,
Events Industry Secrets
Have you ever been to an event and thought “I could do this better?” If yes did you stop to wonder about all the things behind the scenes that add up to make everything run smoothly? As with most things in life, until you’ve been in the situation of doing it yourself it’s difficult to […]
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Events, From the Course,
Dazzling charity events: Our top tips
Have you ever considered a career in the charity sector? The idea of working for a cause you believe in appeals to many, but it isn’t easy to get your first job. Something to consider is that charities across the UK are under increasing pressure to create events to raise awareness and create fundraising opportunities. […]
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Events, From the Course,
Silk scarves and gala dinners
Are you the kind of person who likes thinking on your feet and spotting the necessary finishing touches to make things just right? How about doing this at a high society charity ball? Our students volunteered at the Magic Bus gala dinner on 8th October 2015 at The Dorchester, London. The event raised £200,000 for the […]
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Events, From the Course,
Lights, Camera, Action!
Interested in film and also in events? Many of our students tell us that by training in event management, they find ways to combine their individual passions with a sensible career path. It isn’t always easy to find ways to weave the two together. The flexibility of event management skills combined with the amazing volunteering […]
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Events, From the Course,
We the People’s Film Festival
Does a volunteering opportunity where you get to have real input on how to promote and run a London film festival, running over several days appeal to you? How about if we tell you the aim of the festival is to encourage young film makers and support to kick off their careers in style? Every […]
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Careers, Events,
Boxing Clever: Volunteering experiences
Have you ever been to a charity boxing ball? Would you like to? How about if we also told you the event raises funds for The Gordon Ramsey Foundation, has a list of over 1,000 attendees including A-list celebrities and royals? Better still, imagine if you had a backstage pass to work at the event […]
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From the Course, News,
Making online study work for you
We talk to a lot of people who want to retrain, but aren’t sure how to fit this in with their busy lifestyle and who can’t take time off work to study full time. Studying an online course can be a really good option, as long as the course is well designed and constructed. An […]
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From the Course, News,
Tech update: Periscope for live events
We like to bring you the latest thinking and tips for event managers and lately we’ve been getting our heads around the newest trend in social media: social live streaming to your fans. It’s already proved a huge hit for the fashion industry. We expect event managers to really get to grips with it over the next 12 months. If […]
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Careers, From the Course,
Rugby World Cup: organising a sporting event
September is the month of the Rugby World Cup. This massive sporting event is being held over 13 different venues across the UK. Naturally it stirs up strong emotion among the fans and supporters and strong event management is crucial to make sure an event like this is a success and not a disappointment. Here […]
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From the Course, News,
Designing a thing of beauty
Something you don’t often get to see is the running of a top notch, superbly crafted formal dinner event from the inside. On the surface and for the guests it must be a silky smooth experience. Memories of the evening will include excellent food, impeccable service, a beautiful location and some sparkling entertainment. For the […]
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From the Course, News,
Best placed to land that job
Ever wondered what it’s like to head into a work placement with a top experiential marketing agency? Want to work for the kind of agency that dismisses thousands of speculative CVs each year? Want to have the opportunity to showcase what you’ve learned and make the case to be taken on as a permanent employee? […]
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Alumni, From the Course,
The Enterpreneur and the Event Manager
I have gained a lot of knowledge from training with Event Academy, for example the importance to combine artistic talent with business acumen.
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From the Course, News,
Change your career in one week
If we said you could try out a brand new career, get some hands on experience and decide if it was for you in just one week, would you be interested? Adam Smith took our Foundation course a few weeks ago and went from no events knowledge on Monday morning to giving a group presentation […]
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From the Course, News,
Can I go online to launch my career?
Would you love to study or retrain, but really don’t have the time or the money to start a University course where you need to attend lectures during the day? Lots of people face this dilemma and wonder if studying online can give as good a learning experience as face to face training. We solve […]
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From the Course, News,
Career Choices: Opportunities to Live
Do you know exactly what you want to do with your career over the next 20 years? If your answer is “no” then you are in the majority. More and more people are looking to choose or change career to better suit their lifestyle and the things that matter most to them. If you know […]
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From the Course, News,
Oh Those Summer Nights!
Our current postgraduate students have picked up on the theme of summer for their evening live events and we cordially invite you to attend and join them for an evening of entertainment and enjoyment in the name of a good cause.
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From the Course, News,
Student to Events Business Owner in 6 months
“Don’t underestimate the value of networking and volunteering your time for career development. You need to be careful who you volunteer your time to and on what terms ... This puts you in a strong negotiating position when the contact likes your work ... " - Ruth Lowe, current student
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From the Course, News,
My Journey to the Main Event
Event Academy Online Diploma student Helen Moon writes for us about her career journey through Event Management
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From the Course, News,
Placed for success: What happens after your exams?
It’s Friday lunchtime and you have a list of celebrity names on your desk. Your task for the afternoon is to track down their agents and call round the list to ask for their support on social media for a charity who do amazing work with young people. You might even get to talk to […]
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From the Course,
Open Evenings
Interested in finding out more about our courses? Then come along to our Open Evening.
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Events, From the Course,
'We the Peoples Film Festival' link up
We the Peoples Film Festival links up with the Event Academy. Students in Events Management studying at the Event Academy will be joining the We The Peoples film festival team this year, taking leading roles in venue liaison, website design and audience handling. “The students bring energy and fresh ideas to the Festival” Said David Wardrop […]
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Careers, From the Course,
How Does an Event Management Course Benefit Your Career?
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Events, From the Course,
Jobs at Festivals
If you’re deciding on a career in events management, a popular area to break into is festival organiser jobs. Thanks to the burgeoning number of outdoor events which have sprung up in recent years there’s more work at festivals to be found than ever before. Jobs at festivals range from roles such as stewarding, wrist […]
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From the Course,
Post Grad Students Central London Venue recce
On Friday last week a team of students from our current Event Management Post Graduate course visited a selection of venues in central London. These included St Martin-in-the-Fields, No4 Hamilton Place and Central Hall Westminster. Led by one of our expert advisors Rene Dee the team were given an event brief and tasked with selecting the most […]
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From the Course,
Time flies when you're having fun!
Hayley Ballard reports from our current Diploma Course Four weeks into the Events Management Diploma and it’s true that time flies when you’re having fun! So far the course has covered Experiential Events, Fundraising Events, the ever-increasing importance of social media and the logistics behind coordinating an event and planning for success. It sounds like […]
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From the Course,
Event Management Internships London
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From the Course,
Onwards & Upwards
Onwards and Upwards: Postgraduate Diploma In Events Management Begins A whirlwind ride has begun into the world of events. Being relatively new to this high-powered, competitive, energetic and sometimes scary industry I was surprised how quickly I began to feel at home among my twenty-four fellow Event Managers (as we were told to refer to […]
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From the Course,
Live from our Diploma Course
John Combes reports in from our Diploma Course “I’m loving The Event Course. You learn everything you need to know to get into the industry from marketing, events planning to what actual events like fundraising need to have in place to make them a success. The lectures are top notch they all have their own […]
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From the Course,
Upcoming events
On all of our event training courses the key is to make sure that the great insights and teaching from the lectures is ‘sealed in’ by practical, hands on experiences, out there in the real world. Call it blended learning, active learning, experiential learning or just plain involvement. What’s certain is that we all know […]
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Careers, Events, Opportunities,
Volunteers at The Brits
For details on 2014 Brit Awards volunteering opportunities please click here  A group of Diploma and Postgraduate students from Event Academy volunteered at the biggest event in London’s winter calendar – The Brits 2013. Some of them didnt make it into the inner sanctum but more than half did, resulting in conversations and close up experiences […]
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Events, From the Course,
'We the Peoples' Film Festival
Volunteers from Event Academy may have the opportunity at this year’s festival to be involved as panelists helping to decide on scheduling and selection for some of the content for this film festival, among other roles. A unique event volunteering experience. www.wethepeoples.org.uk
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From the Course,
Social Media for Event Management
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From the Course,
Event Management Positions
Just imagine your future career. You’ve looked at lots of training providers, you’ve made your choice and worked hard getting your Diploma from the likes of Event Academy (where else). Now you’re qualified to apply for the pick of the best event management jobs and are ready to turn your dream into reality… There are […]
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Careers, From the Course,
Perhaps The Most Relevant Event Management Training Course in London
It is official! Decent jobs in event management are hard to come by and the industry is struggling to keep its head above water. Additionally, it seems that with each report produced by various agencies, there is a tale of global economic woe and generally the outlook is gloomy. However, be assured that all is […]
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From the Course,
Events co-ordinator - are you what we are looking for?
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From the Course,
Getting Value out of Events Courses - who is an ideal candidate?
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From the Course,
Party Planner Course
Do you often find yourself organising parties for your friends and always being the person that others turn to ‘to get the job done’?
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Careers, From the Course,
Fashion Event Planning
“Fashion is architecture: It is a matter of proportions.” - Coco Chanel
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From the Course,
Find the Perfect Venue on our Event Training Course
As an event manager one of my passions is venue finding. Some may call me nosey but there’s nothing I like more than to hook up with a hotel to view its facilities, wander through ancient buildings or marvel at a state-of-the-art event space. Am I crazy? Maybe, but over the years I’ve built up a […]
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From the Course,
Life As An Event Management Training Lecturer
Have you heard of the saying “Those who can do, those who can’t do, teach”? I’m not sure where this came from and who originally said it but in my opinion, it is at best short-sighted and at worst totally inaccurate. Where would any of us be now if it weren’t for those patient souls […]
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From the Course,
Is There A Need To Study Event Management Training For 3 Years?
During consultations with potential students on our courses I’m often asked whether I see value in doing a University course in Event Management. My honest answer is that I don’t see the value in studying an event course for a 3 year period. Although certain areas within events are academic, the nature of events are […]
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From the Course,
Working in Event Management Training
I’m often asked by students what it’s like to work in event management training. The best of both worlds I say! You have the creative freedom and buzz of delivering world class live events (as part of the course) while experiencing a tangible sense of reward by making a positive difference to students’ careers. They […]
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From the Course,
Event Management training in London
Why would you choose to come to London to study Event Management? Well, apart from the small matter of having been in the global spotlight last summer with the Olympic Games and the Diamond Jubilee celebrations, London has a host of other fantastic offerings. The City has long been a choice destination for all types […]
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From the Course,
Networking in the Events Industry
It is absolutely crucial for all Event Managers to build a solid and ongoing network of suppliers and contacts.  For some this is a natural process and they do it without even trying and have been doing it throughout their personal and professional lives. For others this is an activity that they have to teach […]
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