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How I Explore a City

How I Explore a City

I love to explore. And after of lot of exploring over the years, I’ve come up with my personal approach to fully experiencing cities—cities that are new to me or my old favourites. I can enjoy a city purely as a visitor or work to see it from a local’s perspective.

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In My Bag of Tricks

In My Bag of Tricks

I travel a LOT. Both to manage client events and for fun. And in this nomadic lifestyle, I’ve come up with a packing list that does it all. It gives me the supplies I need to stay healthy, energetic and calm when working events and taking what are usually hyperactive vacations.

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Two Countries Divided by a Common Language (and a Few Other Things…)

Two Countries Divided by a Common Language (and a Few Other Things…)

I’m a Brit living in Seattle and running a U.S. business that produces large corporate conferences and events. It’s a business that’s all about people. No matter how complex the agenda or how intricate the logistics, the success of a business event comes down to people—communications and relationships with people.

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Event Security: Who You Gonna Call?

Event Security: Who You Gonna Call?

An event security team isn’t just a physical presence at event, it also offers peace of mind to you, your guests, and your event team. You’ll have professionals on hand who are adept in handling a variety of situations that might not be in your wheelhouse — altercations, crowd flow challenges, an unexpected fire drill. When you arrange your event insurance, consider adding event security as another standard measure of insurance.

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Better Guest Service with Event Security on Hand

Better Guest Service with Event Security on Hand

When I bring up the issue of event security with my event management clients, they can get nervous. Sometimes resistant. “Security” brings to mind news headlines and politicized events that require specialized protection. But event security is actually a standard resource to consider and arrange for many kinds events.

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Tricks of the Trade: Attracting Event Attendees

Tricks of the Trade: Attracting Event Attendees

When discussing my favorite topic—event management—with colleagues and clients, I’m often asked: what’s the best way to get the word out about an event and attract attendees? Given the nearly endless ways we can communicate with prospective attendees, what’s the most effective and efficient way to publicize an event?

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