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The Great Outdoors

Susan Tanner, CEO of the National Outdoor Events Association believes the UK’s appetite for outdoor event experiences spells a summer of success for event planners.  Outdoor events in the UK will return, and it is our vision at the National…
Hospitality Events
April 19, 2021
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Stronger Together

Andrew Harrison, Director of The Event Supplier and Services Association highlights the importance of making your voice heard in a changing industry. When thinking about how The Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) has responded to the pandemic, I recollect…
Hospitality Events
April 19, 2021
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A Foggy Future

As live events return venue hygiene is going to be more of a priority than ever for events co-ordinators. In the midst of a pandemic, keeping venues in line with hygiene guidelines has never been more crucial. This highlight on…
Hospitality Events
April 19, 2021
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Opening Up

As restrictions on social gatherings are set to gradually loosen over the coming weeks, new venues prepare to welcome guests for the first time... Newhall Mains Nestled in the Scottish Highlands, this family run former working estate has been transformed…
Hospitality Events
April 19, 2021
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Taking the ‘I’ Out of Team

With social restrictions soon to be eased, are in-person team building events set to make a comeback, or will virtual continue to rule? Given that social contact is set to become much less restricted in the coming months and outdoor…
Hospitality Events
April 19, 2021
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The Spirit of Giving

Corporate gifting is rapidly becoming more popular as a way to connect with employees and clients and build relationships from a distance. With industry professionals everywhere increasingly isolated from each other, gifting is a time-honoured way to fill the void…
Hospitality Events
April 19, 2021
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Year of the Yurt

Year of the Yurt 2020 was a year of change; it gave rise to more focus and interest in sustainability and how important communities are – from immediate family to neighbours and even national society. 2021 is hoped to be…
Hospitality Events
February 23, 2021
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We’ll Meet Again

We bring you the most exciting hotel openings and renovations set for 2021 and beyond.   Cameron House The sprawling five-star hotel spa resort on the banks of Loch Lomond rises from the ashes after a fire devasted the listed…
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February 16, 2021
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Game On

Katie Perez, Content & Campaign Lead at DRPG shares an insight into how the gamification of virtual events can engage and inspire Zoom-fatigued audiences.   “Next slide please!” is a phrase DRPG refuses to condone. With its fifth annual BIGtalk…
Hospitality Events
February 15, 2021
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Unlocking an Industry

In the wake of the toughest year they have ever faced, H&E North discovers how a group of venues are vying for clarity from government while standing by their communities in the hope of better times ahead.   With over…
Hospitality Events
February 15, 2021
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Virtual Vision

H&E North asks to what extent the events industry has embraced AV expertise to deliver virtual solutions that are both effective on cost and production.     After COVID kicked occupancy rates off a cliff, INNSiDE Manchester was among the…
Hospitality Events
February 15, 2021
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Build it, They Will Come

Marquees and temporary structures will prove vital to helping a summer of safe events once restrictions are lifted. H&E North speaks to the experts to find out how venues and planners can embrace the great outdoors… Caboose & Co produced…
Hospitality Events
February 15, 2021
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Supply Line

Andrew Harrison, Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) Director reveals how collective efforts can lead to positive change for the event suppliers’ corner of the industry.   We've watched the face of the events industry change forever, and the resurgence…
Hospitality Events
February 15, 2021
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The Event Insight Podcast.

"Welcome to The Events Insight, created to entertain, enlighten and inspire anyone involved in or thinking of joining our exciting and diverse events industry. We bring you illuminating tales from some amazing people in a vast array of roles and…
Hospitality Events
January 7, 2021
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Zooming in on Virtual.

With Zoom fatigue taking its toll on audiences, we discover how you can up your production values to deliver more interactive and engaging virtual events. JJ Performing Artistes For the next six months, we are stuck with virtual events whether…
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November 16, 2020
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Built to Last?

As Zoom fatigue sweeps the nation, H&E North asks the experts if virtual team building activities can truly deliver the same impact as live outdoor events. Ben Hull, Managing Director of corporate event management specialist Bright Vision Events Typically, we…
Hospitality Events
November 16, 2020
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Supply and Demand.

Two event suppliers rocked by the pandemic reveal how they turned disaster into opportunity, using the lockdown to expand into new flourishing markets. Pritesh Mody, Founder and Chief Flavour Guru at pre-batch cocktail specialist World of Zing We worked with…
Hospitality Events
November 16, 2020
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Money Talks.

H&E North examines why a luxury offering could be key to helping venues bounce back from the brink. Gilpin Hotel & Lake House is just one of the luxury venues finding creative solutions to restrictions, developing private villas with exclusive…
Hospitality Events
November 16, 2020