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Maugie Lyons: RESPECT

Find out what it means to Maugie Lyons, head of commercial operations, Royal Horticultural Halls... As newspapers lay bare the private lives of Z-list celebrities and politicians are accused of bullying, I do...
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Abu Dhabi Yacht Show

Abu Dhabi Yacht Show welcomed over 6,000 visitors. Exhibitors viewed the show as an entry point into the lucrative United Arab Emirates market. GL events set sail for Yas Marina and helped Informa Yacht Group...
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Embrace BS8901

In my experience there is as much confusion as to how to implement sustainability within a business as there is on the actual definition of the word. Misnomers abound, such as the belief that the...
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Ideal Home Show

The Ideal Home Show opens its doors later this month with a new owner, a new look and a new message, but will the British public still recognise it as an institution? Or will the transformation be a...
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All’s fair in love and… build

An exhibition hall is a pressurised environment. Organisers should not forget the basics, says Lee Holloway, managing partner of Fallowfield Partnership... Take the safety and operational planning...
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Lee… ding the way

LeeFest began in Lee Denny’s back garden. Now, it’s an award-winning and growing festival for 2,000 people. Stand Out met its founder and discovered there’s life after physics... What do a fake...
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Event technology

Interactive event technology is evolving, taking audience response systems well beyond the simple instant display of feedback. The next level is about a hardware platform, designed to accommodate the...
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Toy Industry Awards

If you had 200 professionals from the world of toys gather at Banqueting House you’d expect the evening to be a fun-filled affair – now throw in two toy-inspired puddings, four Golden Teddy awards and...
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In the driving seat

Working closely with your sponsor can bring great rewards... Newcastle United Football Club has made the headlines just recently… not because of its performance on the pitch. Instead it has agreed a deal...
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Sporting chance

Will you make a corporate compromise and ditch the caviar for pie and mash? René Proske, managing director, PROSKE group, describes a changing corporate hospitality climate... The recession has affected...