Academy

Can the Venue Finding Service Survive?

Can the Venue Finding Service Survive?

The topic of the commission model isn’t new and has been debated a lot over the past few years, with certain venues and hotel chains lessening their commission to agencies. This begs the question as to whether venue-finding agencies can survive in the long term or whether they will be forced to diversify?  A few […]

24/02/2020
Is event content the new essential commodity in the events industry?

Is event content the new essential commodity in the events industry?

According to most people I speak to in the agency world, content is where its at now when it comes to adding value in the events sector.  So much so, that I was recently in a meeting with the owner of a larger agency, who asked me rather impertinently ‘so if your main specialism is […]

24/02/2020
How do you evolve what you do as an agency

How do you evolve what you do as an agency

24/02/2020
We need to talk about anxiety and how to handle it

We need to talk about anxiety and how to handle it

Firstly, I would like to say that I am constantly in awe and proud of the commitment that my team give to their work every day. The long hours they put in and the dedication they have to constantly producing excellence is extraordinary. However, this has a long-term effect on work-life balance and overall wellbeing; […]

24/02/2020
What kind of work environment have we created at Pure?

What kind of work environment have we created at Pure?

24/02/2020
How diverse are we really in our industry?

How diverse are we really in our industry?

Diversity means different things to different people, but one of the challenges that we have at Pure Events is tackling the issue of being truly diverse as a business.  We discussed this issue at length at the Invoyage C Suite Round Table at Sea Containers Hotel this month, which brought up some interesting opinions and […]

24/02/2020
Summertime is Festival time!

Summertime is Festival time!

As the UK Summer approaches (fingers crossed) we start to get ready for the perennial UK Summer events and days out at the likes of Wimbledon, Queens, Royal Ascot, Epsom Derby and Henley to name a few. Another truly iconic element to the UK Summer is the “Festival” experience and industry that is growing phenomenally […]

1/05/2019
Journey of An Events Entrepreneur…Part 4

Journey of An Events Entrepreneur…Part 4

I don’t know whether you have been reading my blogs but if not, I have taken my readers on a journey of how I have built my career so far as an entrepreneur. Unlike many other business owners in the industry I have never considered myself someone who always wanted to dedicate their career path […]

3/04/2019