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Hold a Business Meeting in a Hotel

Hold a Business Meeting in a Hotel

So many people today use Skype and email for business that the art of face-to-face meetings is gradually dying out. It is usually smaller businesses which opt for these cost effective virtual ways of getting across their opinions. Meetings and conferences are often conducted virtually, but this does not mean that the traditional methods are…

The Agile Manifesto

The Agile Manifesto

Last Saturday I had a fantastic day running a workshop on personal effectiveness with some software developers at BSkyB. The theme was Personal Effectiveness within an Agile environment. For the uninitiated Agile is a method of working developed in the software industry. The objective is to enable software developments to be created and delivered quickly…

Top tips for hosting a stress-free conference

Putting on a conference is a daunting experience for even the most experienced event organiser, as unless everything from the venue to the speakers to the catering to the attendees works, then it cannot be seen as a success. Naturally enough, this means organising a conference can be a very stressful process – but with…

Benefits of a multi-day conference

Time and money have always been a major consideration for businesses, even more so in the current financial climate. With budgets tight, many companies are looking to trim back expenditure by reducing travel costs, slashing marketing budgets and even downsizing the number of staff. Company conferences and events have also seen financial cuts. However current…

What Makes a Good Conference Venue?

Anyone that has ever had to organise a conference will tell you there are 1000s (in fact over 29,000 in the UK) of venues to choose from. When choosing a venue for your next conference there is more to consider than just the budget. By taking into account the type of delegates attending, from how…

Top 5 Tips for Small Business Conferencing

Top 5 Tips posts from the SME Blog are always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. 1. Hosting a conference is one of the best ways for your business to network with the movers and shakers from your industry or even get some face-to-face time with your customers, especially…

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