Freedomes
Advice

Marquees

28th February 2018

A product showcase with a difference; see first hand how these event marquees were put to use  Company: TentStyle Website: www.tentstyle.co.uk Telephone: 01403 333135 Name of event: Winter Ball. Description of event: Fundraising Winter Ball […]

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Advice

Event Volunteers

28th February 2018

How to recruit, train and motivate volunteers staff, with Nick Eade and Katie Radley The event management industry is changing dramatically and becoming standardised rapidly, particularly in the last decade. The overwhelming majority of academics […]

Advice

Procurement

28th February 2018

Are we just talking about the process of buying, or is ‘procurement’ a rather more detailed function? John Radford discusses From a business perspective, procurement is not the same as purchasing. Procurement deals with the […]

Riverhill ice skating at Christmas event
Case Studies

Riverhill at Christmas

28th February 2018

A mini ‘immersive’ Alpine experience at the Riverhill Estate, Kent, complete with ice rink, reindeer and party tent In order to increase revenue to cover staffing costs for the Spring/Summer season, the Riverhill Estate’s Himalayan […]

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Advice

Professional Services Advice

28th February 2018

Advice from professional service suppliers to glampsites Advice from: James Whilding, rural planning director, Acorus Specialism: Rural planning Contact: 01392 873900 / james.whilding@acorus.co.uk What is the planning climate like for landowners looking to diversify into […]

Glamping units
Advice

Introducing… Franchises

27th February 2018

Two glamping franchise opportunities for landowners to ponder Wigwam Holidays 0131 450 7126 www.wigwamholidays.com Introduce the franchise opportunity: To come on-board, there is a one-off franchise fee, a minimum order of cabins and a commission […]

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Advice

All Weather Glamping

27th February 2018

Quality Unearthed’s Tim Rees explains why ‘seasonality’ is the new buzz word in glamping Winter – not a time of year you’d automatically associate with sleeping in the great British outdoors. But think again! What […]

Fair Farm Hideaway
Case Studies

Fair Farm Hideaway

27th February 2018

An adults-only glampsite with lakeside views in bespoke shepherd hut accommodation Proud of its farming background, the Watchorn family has created a glampsite that echoes its heritage. Nine shepherd huts are positioned around landscaped lakes […]

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Products

OAB Loves… Lighting

27th February 2018

Illuminated wonders for your venue WE LOVE… The Tunnel of Light from Blachere Illumination WHY? At 45m long at its max with 57,400 computer controlled RGB LEDs, the ‘Tunnel of Light’ can be hired or […]

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Advice

Lighting up a Special Day

27th February 2018

Top tips for transforming a venue’s spaces with lighting advice from Version Events A unique and personal wedding is something many couples aspire to, but this represents a challenge and cost if you are looking […]

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Advice

2018 Wedding Trends

27th February 2018

More than just a heads up on themes and styling, Kelly Chandler’s wedding trend hit list for the year looks at the whole package What better time to reflect and be inspired than January. Make […]

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Advice

Venue Insurance

27th February 2018

Kerry Leighton-Bailey explains the four cornerstones of venue insurance Making part or all your land, property or venue available to hire out for events is a great way of generating an income. But despite the […]