Freelance and Flexible

With events coming back online, it’s time to capitalise on the talent mountain seeking new roles. Autumn it seems is the optimal time for business events to be back on the agenda. With employees vaccinated […]

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Learn to Let Go

The art of delegation with Caroline Cooper. Do you ever find yourself doing something that you feel isn’t the best use of your time, that someone else in your team ought to be doing? I’m […]

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Venue Ventures

Kelly Chandler outlines key consideration before starting a wedding venue. You may have already taken great leaps to diversify your income streams as a landowner. You’ve perhaps created a glamping site on your land or […]


Match Fit to Meet?

It’s all about ‘flex’, bubbles and the open air says Andrew White as venues prepare to welcome back corporates later this year. While there’s still some way to go, there is a marked change in […]

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Old Habits Die Hard

How to develop new habits – seven tips from Caroline Cooper for managers to support their teams. At the start of any new year many of us set goals and plans for the year ahead. […]

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We Need £680m

With 824,000 UK weddings in the pipeline, the industry tells ministers “support us now or the entire country loses out”. The weddings sector, paralysed by the restrictions imposed as a result of the pandemic, has […]

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Customer-First Culture

Caroline Cooper on how to involve and empower your team in owning customer experience. Have you ever had a good customer experience when served by someone who is completely disengaged with their work or their […]

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A New Chapter

Let disruption produce positives in change and innovation, says Andrew White. 2020 is without doubt a black hole in the business events sector. But with disruption comes change: so, what have we learned, what have […]

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Understanding Excellence

Make Venues’ new report delves into the concept of customer excellence. About the Author With three AIM accredited, conference centres of excellence in Warwickshire, London and Bristol, Make Venues is a seven-time winner of the […]

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Venue Search Insights

Coco Wedding Venues’ founder Emma Hla shares invaluable insights from her platform’s venue search data and advises on hoåw to market this winter. We at Coco Wedding Venues know it’s been a hard few months […]

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Welcome Back

It’s back to business for corporates, and rural venues are top of the list for rebooting team culture. Prior to the pandemic, events had finally come of age earning a line in the marketing budget […]

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Digital Action

Iain Beaumont details how to really make a presence in an online world . 25 years ago, I remember our first modem being delivered to the house. Having dutifully asked my mother for permission to […]