We’re combining work and play this episode. Fergus O’connell, author of The Project Management Book shares his common sense advice for events professionals. Smith and Sinclair share their entrepreneurial story creating amazing adult play experiences through boozy confectionary and how they maintain a culture of innovation at the company.
Back for 2019, the EventLAB podcast is tackling engagement, innovation and technology for the next few episodes, starting this week with a look at tech trends for the year. London Filmed have some essential tips for event media and live streaming. Sanj Surati from Tiger Heart shares his thoughts on how to properly incorporate new tech into your event and marketing strategies along with some thoughts in 2019 trends.
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.
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.