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8 Tips To Make Your Corporate Event Greener

Making your corporate event more sustainable means making decisions from the beginning of the event planning process that minimise the impact of the event on the environment. Organising a sustainable event can certainly be challenging but turning your corporate events …

Why Use a Venue Sourcing Service?

Finding the right venue and space for your event is critical to the event’s success. With so many hotels, independent venues and spaces out there choosing a space can be overwhelming. Our venue sourcing experts can quickly and efficiently propose personalised multiple destinations and venues to suit your event requirements.

Why Brexit is Good for Conference Planners

Uncertainty around Brexit has led to over half of corporate event planners being concerned about the impact that Brexit will have on the events industry, however, the uncertainty has also presented an opportunity for corporate event planners to take advantage of the weak pound, low venue rates and availability.

New European Hotels Opening in 2019

As a global venue sourcing executive, I am always on the lookout for new hotels that will meet our client’s requirements. From Corfu to London, I’ll take you through some of our most anticipated 2019 hotel openings that are perfect for your next corporate event. The Ergon is Greece’s first foodie boutique hotel, situated on Mitropoleos Street at the foot of the Acropolis in the heart of historical Athens. Featuring an amazing 25-meter atrium that is flooded with natural light,  the hotel offers 38 rooms with views of the Acropolis, that are clean-cut and airy with a touch of oriental design.

The Value of Face-to-Face Meetings

On Global World Meetings Day 2019 we reflect on the importance of face-to-face meetings in today’s digital landscape. Although technology plays a key role in connecting businesses, nothing beats a first impression, a handshake and networking among your peers.NetworkingThe small talk that surrounds face-to-face meetings offers opportunities for people to learn more about their colleagues or clients. Virtual meetings don’t provide post and pre-meeting networking.

5 Factors to Consider When Choosing an Event Destination

Choosing the destination for your event is one of the most crucial elements of the event planning process. The destination you choose will set the tone for the entire event – do you want somewhere motivating, somewhere calm or somewhere distraction free?  You want the destination to be both appealing to potential delegates and practical. Whether you are organising an event for clients, partners or internal employees here are our top five things to consider.

Luxury European Hotels for Corporate Events in 2019

Choosing a venue for your corporate event is an important choice. The venue you chose sets the tone for the event and is an opportunity to make a positive impression. Sometimes it may seem that many hotels offer a very …

Combining Business with Leisure in Japan

With a skyline of Buddhist temples and sparkling skyscrapers, Japan is an intriguing destination for your next business event. The Asian nation has a lot to offer, mixing the old and the new, peace with chaos, Japan is sure to please the bleisure seekers in your business. Japan is playing host to the 2019 Rugby world cup and the 2020 Summer Olympics putting Japan in the spotlight as a destination for large events. Four large international airports connect Japan with the world and an efficient rail system makes getting around Japan a breeze.

Unique London Venues

London is one of the world’s most accessible capital cities with a glittering nightlife scene, an eclectic mix of cultures and cuisines lending itself to private events in unique venues that will tempt guests to break out of the boardroom and the hotel bar. Our innovative venue sourcing executives have put together a list of some one the most unique venues in London.

Unusual Team-Building Activities

Every country has it’s own unique and exciting activity that can be used for team-building activities. Dependent on the landscape and environment these can vary from murder mystery days, escape rooms, outdoor adventures to chariot racing! We’ve put together so unusual team-building activities from around the world as chosen by some of our country offices. 2019 Kick-Off Meeting

Each year the team from the head office take some time away from the office to review the previous year and plan for the year ahead. We then take some time out to relax and unwind as a team. This year we headed to the gorgeous Killashee House Hotel in Naas, Co. Kildare.

Amazing Team-Building Activities in Greece

There is so much more to do, see and explore in Greece. The country is also home to some incredible activities that are perfect for incentive trips or team-building activities. You can literally see Greece from a different angle or perspective. While team-building activities are a great way to improve relationships within the team, increase collaboration and also to have fun, many activities have been done time and time again. We proposed for one client to devote an entire day to testing their limits and experience a thrilling, adrenaline-filled adventure.

Amazing Hidden Gems for Meetings, Incentive and Events

When you travel, either for business or pleasure, you will want to see the main attractions in any destination. Often though it is the amazing hidden gems that you stumble on, or the local “secret” areas that you discover that can make for an unforgettable experience. As we have 32 local offices, we asked some of our local experts in some of our favourite destinations to tell us about their favourite hidden gems in their home countries.

Poland’s Most Magnificent Ballrooms

Long before the contemporary Carnival parties that are a common occurence across the western world, the aristocrats of Europe held lavish balls. Moden balls and events can rarely compare to the lush balls organised in castles and palaces in the olden days. For those longing for some royal splendour, our friends in prepared a list with some of Poland’s most breathtaking ballrooms.

Fall In Love With Italy For An Event

Autumn or Fall is a wonderful time to travel in Italy. Tourist crowds are thinning, prices and temperatures are dropping and some of the best products of the season hits the markets. For an Event Planner Autumn can be the perfect time to visit Italy for a variety of reasons including excellent rates, good flight access and beautiful weather.

Amazing Conference Venues in Football Stadiums

Amazing Conference Venues in Football Stadiums

Inspired by Fifa World Cup, the team have put together a list of amazing football stadiums for your next event. Football Stadiums are incredible venues where many go to enjoy the sport, but in between games these venues are used to host numerous conferences and events. The spacious arena setting creates an unusual and unique meeting spaces that will wow your guests and create an unforgettable experience.

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