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Upscaling your event / “We found Giant iTab on site”

by Will Corry on July 28, 2014

We found Giant iTab on site and of course found a home for it at Tech Fest! / Gallus Events | Enjoy - Really Fresh 'Social Business' News | Scoop.it

Take advantage of the venue size. With large purpose built venues you just never know what they have lying around.

They have so much space that they just might have in house what you are looking for. We found Giant iTab on site and of course found a home for it at Tech Fest! The venue will are of course still charge for things that you use but there is a good bet they will have more than your normal hotel.

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Kew Gardens – “It’s a tranquil oasis where people can experience a different side of London”

by Will Corry on July 28, 2014

Arena Celebrates ‘London’s Most Beautiful World Heritage Site’ with DOOH Campaign

London. 28 July 2014. Media planning and buying agency, @ArenaMediaUK has unveiled Kew Gardens’ first ever DOOH campaign, celebrating the beauty of the London attraction and encouraging tourists to visit this summer.

The 4 week campaign – launching on Monday 28 July – will showcase the activities on offer at Kew Gardens, including the Xstrata Treetop Walkway.

Targeting overseas visitors, the 20” video will be displayed on screens at key tourist Tube stations across London during consumer hours, as well as at Westfield White City. The short film highlights the unique experiences on offer at Kew, as well as its tranquillity, encouraging tourists to visit ‘London’s Most Beautiful World Heritage Site’. [more…]

“How a first time exhibitor can prepare successfully for a trade show event”

by Will Corry on July 28, 2014

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Bye to the bugle – has Ryanair really changed? / Dan Brain, ad:tech London

by Will Corry on July 27, 2014

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Events : Most Contagious / 10 December / London / Book Now and Save £150

by Will Corry on July 25, 2014

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“Scotland is the host nation for the Commonwealth games this year. But you wouldn’t know on the BBC. Union Flags, Gary Lineker – bizarre”

by Will Corry on July 24, 2014

We give you the misses from the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony via the Guardian

• In its echo of the reference to Brookside's lesbian kiss in the London 2012 ceremony, the Barrowman kiss made us seem a rather prurient nation

• On the eve of Scotland's referendum on independence, the ceremony resorted to clichés of the Loch Ness monster, Irn Bru and a sea of tartan instead of telling viewers something new

• The overhead shots made it look like a good few ticket-holders had decided to plump for a quiet night in front of the telly instead

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Video : Irn-Bru celebrates the arrival of the Commonwealth Games

by Will Corry on July 20, 2014

Irn-Bru Commonwealth Games Advert  Soft Drink

Irn-Bru has released an impassioned and cinematic advert to celebrate the arrival of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

The video, called IRN In Our Blood, features a good-humored narrative talking about Scotland’s attitudes to sport and it’s status as perennial underdogs, two elements why belie the passion Scotland has for sport and its sporting heroes.

Created by the Leigh Agency, the 1-minute long advert is a rally cry to all Scots in the build up to the Games to back their country and join a long history of impassioned Scottish people in supporting the Games in Scotland.

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Research : 25% of event professionals do not visit the venue before their event

by Will Corry on July 20, 2014

A new survey has found that more than half of event professionals see managing meetings through rose-tinted glasses.

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The Next Big Thing – showcasing the country’s rising tech stars

by Will Corry on July 10, 2014

Innovative marketing and media tech start-ups will pitch to panel of leading brand, agency and VC decision makers for the chance to be crowned the Next Big Thing at ad:tech London after Unilever agreed to partner the initiative and the trade show’s Future Media & Technology Summit.

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Movers and Groovers / Susan Ringsell : Looking for summer work … South of France would be nice

by Will Corry on July 9, 2014

Looking for summer work ... South of France would be nice for a freelancer in events and communications, but I'll take the UK too!

Bringing value, and doing it honestly.

Contact Susan Ringsell on 07961 534567, Twitter @susanringsell or via Linkedin

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