EventLAB Podcast: Pitch, Patch & Strong

EventLAB Podcast: Pitch, Patch & Strong

Martin Fullard joins the News Digest panel following his appointment as Editor of Conference News. Matt Beech gives us some great marketing and SEO tips for venues looking to build awareness for their brand. Wondered how to create a better event experience? Deborah Armstrong, managing Director of the events production agency Strong & Co gives us some tips on raising your experience game.

EventLAB Podcast: Ethics, Accessibility and Mental Health

EventLAB Podcast: Ethics, Accessibility and Mental Health

The News Digest team discuss whether venues should be the moral arbiters of the events they host after artists protest the Design Museum and Marie Le Pen is disinvited from a tech conference in Lisbon. The team also discuss the success of the first Global Disability Summit and what the industry can learn from it. To round out the episode, George spoke to Tim Etherington-Judge, the founder of Healthy Hospo, about mental health and the possible changes coming to Hackney’s nightlife.

EventLAB Podcast: Plate Spinners and Prison Foodies

EventLAB Podcast: Plate Spinners and Prison Foodies

This episode we’re joined by Martin Fullard, Deputy Editor of Conference News to discuss change in the meetings industry, Hackney’s new licensing policy, and more in the News Digest. Ed sat down with Alex Head, Founder of Social Pantry to discuss Entrepreneurship in the Events and Hospitality industry and Venue Talk is back with 3 more of London’s latest and greatest venues.

EventLAB Podcast: Experience Inspiration

EventLAB Podcast: Experience Inspiration

This episode we explored some exciting new areas for enhancing guest experience. We spoke to Unlimited Brewing about experiential marketing through bespoke beverages, clueQuest about the immersive experience of escape rooms, and Draughts London about the analogue social experience of board games. On the News Digest, the team tackle food waste in the industry, destination marketing and whether agencies should charge for services.