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Lockdown 2: The Sequel

As we enter “Lockdown 2 – The Sequel”, it’s important to remember the beauty of virtual events is that they can take place pretty much anywhere. The changes in the way we all now work compared to how things were nine months ago are massive....

We’ll meet again, don’t know where, don’t know when…

Never have the words to a song been so fitting since they were originally written in 1939 by Ross Parker and Hughie Charles. But unlike then where the words resonated with the soldiers who were off to fight in the second world war and their families and loved ones...

1st October on hold – now what

Over the past few months, we’ve heard lots of talk from across the whole of the events industry about when events might be allowed to restart, and how they will look. We’re as guilty as everyone else in that respect because like every other company in the...

1st October, Covid-19 and the Flu

The 1st October has been an important date in many diaries this year. It’s the date which has been muted to be the date when venues can once again begin to open their doors to live events such as conferences and exhibitions, but with the current “second...

Online’s Devine, but Physical’s the Pinnacle

When I started writing this blog post, I wanted a title that was snappy and catching. The one that kept coming to mind was “candy is dandy, but liquor is quicker”. It’s actually a quote by American poet Ogden Nash from his poem “Reflections on...