27 07, 2017

Corporate Fun Day Ideas

By | 2017-07-27T10:28:22+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Lyonhurst|

With business's planning indoor corporate events throughout the winter, offering an event outdoors can bring a refreshing change. Be prepared for the Great British Weather though and have an indoor plan B or at the very least a date you can postpone to. We've come up with some fab outdoorsy activities to put the pep [...]

17 07, 2017

Brainstorming For Event Planners

By | 2017-07-17T11:46:36+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Lyonhurst|

Event Planning is possibly one of the worlds busiest jobs, especially if you are the sole organiser. You need to plan, delegate, market the event and design a worthy space as well as the 1000 other jobs you have to take on board. An event planners brain is practically bursting at the seams with brilliant [...]

10 07, 2017

What To Look For In A Venue

By | 2017-07-10T11:55:30+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Lyonhurst|

Finding the correct venue for your event is critical to how successful it may be. The right atmosphere and space for your client's needs are essential and although venue hunting can be overwhelming, nailing down the perfect venue can make all the difference. If the venue is wrong, how can you expect other aspects of [...]

27 06, 2017

Podcasts For Fellow Event Planners

By | 2017-06-27T12:53:42+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Lyonhurst|

Whether you are new to the event planning world or a seasoned pro, there's always a whole host of knowledge to be had. Here's where the podcast comes in. Too busy to read blogs and books or attend workshops and seminars? Listen while you are cooking, bathing or even driving. Here's a list of the [...]

19 06, 2017

The Event Planners Emergency Kit

By | 2017-06-13T09:20:54+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Lyonhurst|

You will of course have every tiny detail planned with absolute precision. You will know your itinerary back to front and you will be set and ready to hold the best event ever but of course things can and do go wrong. Being well prepared can give you piece of mind and reduce the stresses [...]

12 06, 2017

Take A Step Back To Move Forward

By | 2017-06-12T10:26:22+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Lyonhurst|

Planning a well thought out corporate event can be extremely challenging, exciting and also extremely draining. Sometimes when you are so focused on organising every factor in minute detail that you reach the point of not being able to see the wood for the trees. Being an event planner is one of THE most stressful [...]

5 06, 2017

Bad Habits Can Lead To Unsuccessful Events

By | 2017-05-22T09:57:59+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Lyonhurst|

Events professionals require a special mix of organisation and communications skills along with a natural flair for creativity and a cool head to do the job well. Event planning is a complex task and it’s true that it’s easy for things to go wrong. With so many balls to juggle how to event planners manage [...]

29 05, 2017

Inspirational And Organisation Apps For An Events Planner

By | 2017-05-15T10:55:57+00:00 May 29th, 2017|Lyonhurst|

If you work in Events mobile apps are a good way to help you get better organised, be more productive and ensure your event goes well. There are hundreds out there but here are a few of our favourite ones. 1. Tripit – Organise all your travel in one simple app, keep your itineraries and [...]

22 05, 2017

A Happy Sunday Can Lead To A Happy Week For Events Pros

By | 2017-05-09T08:52:36+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Lyonhurst|

For event organisers it’s important to start the week off right and for most of us it is important to spend your Sunday wisely. The Monday morning dread may be easier if you’re relaxed, organised and prepare for the week ahead. We’ve put together some ideas on how to use your Sunday’s to make your [...]

15 05, 2017

Meet, greet and eat: Why networking events need food to work well

By | 2017-05-08T09:19:31+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Lyonhurst|

Research tells us that food bonds us together and in the conference and convention world, planners know how important food is to a good event. Meaningful connections are formed and new friendships born over meals or during breaks. We’ve put together some top tips for creating menus that encourage better networking and connections at your [...]