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Do you know where you’re going to?

Mash Media MD Julian Agostini underlines the power of exhibitions to deliver inspiration and says there will be plenty of that on show at ExCeL London this week with the arrival of International Confex 2020.

Going places?

Mash Media MD Julian Agostini calls time on those that are ‘tight’ with their events time.

Follow these ten steps to ‘Meet Happy’

Jury’s Inn, a UK hotel chain, has teamed up with wellbeing expert Tania Diggory to create ‘Meet Happy’ – a ten step guide to mindful meetings.

How to choose the right speaker for your event

Leo Von Bülow-Quirk says choosing a speaker is one of the most crucial parts of event planning, so it’s important to get it right.

Venues 2.0 – a new era

Florent Jarry says the evolving requirements of organisers and participants, and intensified competition between venues, all demand closer attention in 2020.

Are there too many fragmented systems in your workplace?

Chris Denning, technical director at Integra Planner, highlights how too much technology can have a negative impact on event organisers.

Maritime Hamburg on (virtual) tour

Hamburg Convention Bureau chief Florian Gerdes explains a new online virtual tour of memorable maritime meeting experiences in Hamburg: The German city of Hamburg has launched a new online guide showcasing city’s historical port venues, including transformed dockside warehouses and cargo ships fitted for events. The Hamburg Convention Bureau (HCB) if offering its new online homestory showcases, wh...

Is your venue future-proof?

Mark Cooper, CEO of global venue association IACC, examines some current trends and asks: is your venue future-proof?

Five ways to prioritise emotional intelligence in 2020

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts weigh in with some thoughts about how emotional intelligence can benefit your business in 2020.

Embedding sustainability in corporate events

Cecilia Law, Senior Marketer at agency DRPG, says events businesses need to embed sustainable practices in their company culture to make any lasting impact.

How to cater for the hearing-impaired at your event

Duncan Collet-Fenson, Audiologist & MD of Aston Hearing, provides some tips on how to cater for the hearing-impaired at your next event.

True to the Berlin ideals

Diane Pentaleri-Otto, Director of International Sales at Estrel Berlin, discusses best practices of freedom and responsibility in Berlin.

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