We all live in a digital world, whether as a ‘digital native’ or a ‘digital immigrant.’ And if you’re ever confused by what it all means, we have the answers. Learn the fundamental terms and master the methods of working in an agency environment where the mix of digital and the physical come close together. This workshop suits young and old alike, so don’t be afraid. Come and find out what tomorrow is already looking like…
People often get into the profession of events because they like creating and organising things. But it’s a little more structured than that. This workshop will help you with the essential tips and guidance of the fundamentals of meeting and event project management, including budgeting, team building and dynamics and task prioritisation. Good for new starters and those wanting to add to their current skills.
Tired of the same old conference formats? Want to uplift and energise your audiences? There is a wealth of new ideas out there, backed by the latest science of ‘meeting design’ and ‘event architecture’. From understanding the success of TED, to practicing new formats such as ‘pecha kucha,’ this programme will show you what’s available, and how to generate a host of new meeting ideas
Whether it’s pitching for business, talking to the Press, motivating the team or developing a compelling presentations, the art of telling stories is the route to building powerful and emotional connections between people. This workshop explains how stories work on both rational and emotional levels; how to craft your own personal and business stories; and how to tell them in a way that separate you from the competition.
Understand how to move from ‘seller’ to ‘educator’ and bring prospects and clients to you. This workshop will get you started with a simple but comprehensive process of unleashing your corporate wisdom, packaging it to entice your prospects, and designing, promoting and delivering successful events. And you’ll finish with a blueprint outlining every step of the process in creating and delivering powerful, profitable events
RoI is everyone’s lips, and it’s a vital tool in winning event budgets. But how do you really measure RoI? What are the options available? How do you prove that you’ve made a difference? Can event RoI really be proved? How do you design meetings and events in a way that allows SMART objectives and RoI to be embedded from the start? This workshop will allow you to get to grips with some of the latest techniques to do just that.
If you manage a venue with dedicated meeting and event space, this session is for you. We’ll whizz you through a host of opportunities for finding and winning more business. There’ll be quick wins, low-hanging fruit and longer term opportunities that will delight you, plus a wealth of ideas for raising your profile and bringing customers and prospects to you.
Got a major exhibition coming up? Not sure if your team are really ready to make the most of all those opportunities? Do you always come back from your events with stacks of quality leads that create business, or do you feel there’s much more to be won? This fun and interactive workshop will develop existing skills and deliver new techniques of how to make the most of every valuable minute on – and around - the exhibition stand.
There have never been more choices in terms of meetings and events options. That means great opportunities to seize, but more chances to mess up. And what about the new dimension, of ‘virtual’ and ‘hybrid’ events? It’s scary, wondering which way to go. Fortunately we’ve developed some robust methodologies that will take you through the process and help you choose the right blend of events for your organisation.
Do you always get the best deals – in events and in life? We take a deep dive into the nature of the MICE business to show how you can slash your budgets without compromising quality. There’ll be some friendly competition to see who’s the best negotiator in your team, and a wealth of hints and tips that reveal where you can get amazing support – financial and otherwise – for your meetings and events.