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The benefits of branded garments for corporate events

As if we didn’t have enough deadlines, event organisers now have to worry about T-shirts! Thank God for express printing. Professional planners have to make sure that every detail is in order so attendees leave with the best impression possible. After all, if anything...

Career Path: Music Venue Manager

From local theatres and music clubs to arts hubs and city arenas, the career potential for successful music venue managers is huge - and as you'd expect, where the role’s potential is extensive so are the responsibilities involved! Then of course, as with every type...

Career Path: Conference Producer

Compared to the ‘sexy’ nature of music, festival and party event management, the role of conference producer may seem to reflect a less exciting, more corporate side of events. However, for those who are meticulous and can offer precision in practice, can excel in...

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...

Why Going to Uni Is Not the Best Option

For many of us, the first step onto our chosen career ladder usually involves studying for an industry-relevant qualification. As competition for professional roles grows across many industries, acceptable relevant qualifications usually reflect higher-education level...

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...

Career Path: Festival Director

Festival Director, the behind-the-scenes professional who’s in charge of the whole event from logistics to marketing, theme ideas and setting up, clearing up and feedback to sponsors, seeker of permission and minimiser of risks: a festival director has the...

How to Find Work at London Fashion Week

London Fashion Week, the most glamorous of UK fashion events, takes place soon! So, if you’re keen to find out what fashion events involve, it may not be too late to step forwards for the upcoming Women’s Autumn / Winter collection, on 15th – 19th September 2017. But...

What Are the Salary Expectations of a Charity Fundraiser?

Many of us tend to think of working as a charity fundraiser as being rewarding in the sense of giving, rather than receiving. However, if you’ve got a flair for finance and funding, then working as a charity fundraiser could be financially rewarding for both yourself...

How All Events Can Be ‘Benefit’ Events for Local Communities

Although events - particularly the red-carpet types - which aim to raise funds are usually known as ‘benefit’ events, the fact is that any type of event could offer benefits to the communities around the event’s local area. So, how does that work – and why? Bringing...

5 Top Non Music Festivals in the UK

When we think of UK festivals, music festivals generally spring to mind - after all, the UK is famous for them! In fact, according to CNBC, 5 of the world’s top 20 most-attended music festivals take place right here in the UK, with the celebrated Glastonbury topping...

Top Tips for Access Control at Festivals & Live Events

So much time goes into preparing for the “onsite experience” of festivalgoers ahead of time. Festival & live event organizers are actively trying to figure out which artists will be a hit, what food vendors they will like, what types of beverages they’re going to...

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...

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