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Conferences & Events Features

green events hand painted green with plant
27th November 2019
As UK businesses become more eco-conscious, the interest in green and sustainable events is steadily increasing. Public consciousness is growing, and businesses are starting to recognise that accountability and positive decisions around CSR (corporate social responsibility) are more important than ever.
Facilitating a workshop group session
17th June 2019
How to conduct a successful workshop Study workshops are a chance for those in the academic community to come together for a thought shower, for interactive learning, building relationships and problem solving. These sorts of sessions are dynamic, engaging and a powerful way to develop ideas and move projects forward.
Senate House Conference Venue Iconic External View
25th April 2019
There are many elements to consider when organising a conference. Searching for that perfect venue for your next conference can be tricky, and it’s important you weigh up the pros and cons of each venue carefully before deciding where to put your venue budget. That’s why we’ve put together some top tips to help you with choosing your conference venue. When you imagine your next successful conference, how do you see the event unfolding?
People looking at phone
25th March 2019
Networking is a tricky task, even for the most outgoing of souls. For the more reserved within an industry, it could seem like a necessary evil of professional life or even something to be avoided. Read on to get tips and advice about networking as an introvert and how it can work for you as well as to learn more about how you can encourage introverts in your workforce to embrace networking more easily.
Conference breakout space
14th February 2019
Large conferences involve months of planning.  As an event planner you want your attendees to get the most out of your event. They’ve committed to a conference or symposium in order to learn more about their industry, as well as to meet like-minded people to share and enrich their knowledge. Without a doubt, the spreading of ideas is key to a conference and one of the best ways to do this is to network.
Group at networking event
25th January 2019
When organising a networking event, you need to have your target audience in mind. There’s nothing worse than attending a networking event and finding that the other delegates aren’t in the right field, or that the people are too exhausted to chat, particularly if it’s an evening event. It’s vital to plan an event well and enhance the networking potential. 
Attendees at a conference
21st November 2018
There’s no disputing the power of networking in business. We all need it, whether we’re new to an industry, selling or buying a product, or simply researching.
benefits of an offsite meeting
24th October 2018
Do you struggle to make on-site meetings productive and focused on your goals? You battle with low attendance, bad concentration or a lack of engagement from employees. Or you find that you fail to come away from a meeting with a clear takeaway or goal. Taking a meeting offsite is a great opportunity to make your business’ meetings more valuable and effective. In this article we’ll explore the reasons why this is, and how you can plan a successful offsite meeting for yourself.  
24th October 2018
The beauty of hiring a blank canvas venue is that it gives you the freedom to completely transform it into your own dream space. At the same time, it can be a little overwhelming. Just where do you start? In this guide we share with you some practical advice on how to get the creative ideas flowing and how to achieve the ideal setting for your event.
Macmillan hall at Senate House event hall
04th September 2018
Even with a generous budget, event planning can be a challenge. So, if you’re faced with the task of pulling off a perfect event on a shoestring, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. But don’t panic! In this guide, we’ll highlight how even an event on the tiniest budget can meet your goals and impress your attendees. All you need to do is get creative, make smart choices and plan, plan, plan. How to enhance events on a budget

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