EventLAB Podcast: Ethics, Accessibility and Mental Health

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News Digest

The News Digest is a roundup of the latest talking points in the events industry designed to keep you up to date and get you involved in the discussion. Leading the debate this episode, we have: 

Charlotte Gentry formerly Wilson, Founder and CEO of Pure Events

Edward Poland, Co-Founder of Hire Space

Guest: Richard Groves, Group Business Development Director at SMART Group
 

ARTISTS VS ARMS DEALERS

To what extent should venues be the moral arbiters of the events they host? 

 

LE PEN WRITTEN OFF

The xenophobic far-right leader disinvited from World’s largest technology conference  

 

THE GLOBAL DISABILITY SUMMIT

What can the industry learn about accessibility?  Let us know your thoughts and join the discussion on Twitter with the hashtag #EventLAB.  

 

Interview with Tim Etherington-Judge, Founder of Healthy Hospo

 

Healthy Hospo is a Community Interest Company that aims to provide information, advice, support, and training on all aspects of mental and physical health for those working in Hospitality

Tim himself has a long background in the hospitality industry so alongside getting his advice on steps to improve workplace mental health, I asked him about his take on Hackney Borough Council’s new licensing policy.

 

The Hire Space Awards - Shortlisted Venues

 

The Hire Space Awards celebrate the very best of the events industry by recognising and rewarding hard-working, innovative and forward-thinking venues and event organisers from across the UK.

This year we have 15 awards across 4 categories:

MODERN VENUE MARKETING
MOST POPULAR
FORWARD THINKING VENUES
SUPERSTAR EVENT ORGANISERS

This episode we exclusively revealed the final shortlist for the category:

SUPERSTAR EVENT ORGANISERS

Events Team of the Year

AUDLEY TRAVEL

DWF LLP

RANT & RAVE

 

Best All-Round Event Experience 

 

AURORA SPRING FORUM 2018 (AURORA ENERGY RESEARCH)

NATIONAL FREELANCERS DAY 2018 (IPSE, THE ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT PROFESSIONALS AND THE SELF-EMPLOYED)

TIM PEAKE: ASK AN ASTRONAUT (PENGUIN LIVE)

 

You can find the full awards shortlist at Eventlab.Online

Book tickets to attend the Hire Space Awards here.

 

Mentioned in the Episode 

The Design Museum

Coupette Cocktail Bar

BarBenevolent - The Drinks Industry Charity 

 

 

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If you have a question or topic you'd like us to discuss, you're opening a new venue or you're an events professional interested in appearing on the show, you can get in touch with us via email: Eventlab@hirespace.com

 

 

 

Music used in the Episode

« Little Idea » from Bensound.com

"Crinoline Dreams" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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