Are suppliers consultants? David Tunnicliffe answers

To what extent do suppliers act as consultants to event organisers? To what extent is this role compensated? David Tunnicliffe, commercial director of GL Events, discusses.   Sales is a...

Money talks, or so thinks Matt Storey

Exciting business and event opportunities await, but in some seriously dodgy places, so says Matt Storey, director – business development at Gallowglass   Hands up everyone who’s looking to...

Don’t be greedy, urges Paul Reed

Paul Reed, AIF general manager, talks about why companies eating up the festival market might harm the industry   A couple of weeks ago, Live Nation announced the acquisition of regional UK...

Going beyond Brexit, ponders Charlotte Wilson

Charlotte Wilson, MD of Pure Events and EVCOM member, revisits her Brexit stance, and its impact on the industry   It wasn’t a surprise to me that the country voted to Brexit. More than anything...

Spark Thinking’s Luke Flett says spot the difference

Luke Flett, head of global marketing at Spark Thinking and EVCOM member, talks finding the event algorithms The world of business personalisation is based on incredibly sophisticated algorithms that can...

Is it a happy new year? Matt Storey asks industry

Whilst events benefit from tech, robots cannot be responsible for creativity. Matt Storey, director – business development at Gallowglass, assesses the industry’s future landscape   What a load...

A year in reflection, Actavo’s Clive Jackson talks

  Actavo's operations director, Clive Jackson, reflects on 2016 and looks also to the future   The scale and number of opportunities for event suppliers in the UK have been tremendous this...