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Buses & Burnouts

February 7th, 2020

This weeks episode features your regular Events industry news roundup. This Week Regular News digester Edward Poland is joined by Tom Hall - Editor of Access All Areas & Hannah - Simboro - Event Marketing Manager at Newable. Host Joe McGarrigle also interviews Dan Atkins Founder of Buses 4 Homeless and speaks to Johanna Byrane - Head of Business Development at Twickenham Stadium & Alistair Turner  Managing Director at EIGHT PR and Marketing about the potential opportunity of Esporting events.

Productivity & Punchlines

January 24th, 2020

This weeks episode features your regular Events industry news roundup, a live recording from The Conference stage at EventLAB 2019 Where Richard Maddock gave a talk about productivity and The fire Extinguisher a new segment where events professionals discuss times they have had to put out a metaphorical fire. 

New Years, New Careers

January 10th, 2020

This week's podcast is a special on starting out in the events industry and also features the first News Digest of 2020.

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If you have a question or topic you'd like us to discuss, you're opening a new venue or you're an events professional interested in appearing on the show, you can get in touch with us via email: Eventlab@hirespace.com

Christmas & Crisis

December 13th, 2019

News Digest,

Special End of Year Round-Up 

The News Digest is a roundup of the latest talking points in the events industry designed to keep you up to date and get you involved in the discussion. This episode our team will also revisit some of the biggest news stories and topics from 2019. Leading the debate this episode, we have: 

Edward Poland, Co-Founder of Hire Space

Charlotte Gentry, Founder and CEO of Pure Events

Ken Kelling, Associate Director of Davies Tanner

Topics Discussed This Week: New Venue Security Law Proposed, Talent Retention, Wellbeing, Mentorship, Sustainability.

Let us know your thoughts and join the discussion on Twitter with the hashtag #EventLAB

 

Interview

In the wake of the recent terror attack in London a few weeks ago, Ken Kelling former Communications Director for Visit London is on the Podcast to talk to us about Crisis Management and Communications.

 

Link to download the PCMA Guide to Crisis Communications for Business Events Strategists Mentioned in the Show.

 

 

Your Venue or Mine (Gameshow)

The gameshow where two Contestants go head to head to convince us that their favourite venue is the best. The is decided by a special guest Judge.

 

This week we have Nathan Marks vs Romy Pabiot and they will be campaigning for their favourite Christmas Party Venues:

 

Magazine London

 

Aures London

 

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If you have a question or topic you'd like us to discuss, you're opening a new venue or you're an events professional interested in appearing on the show, you can get in touch with us via email: Eventlab@hirespace.com

Manifestos & Festivals

November 29th, 2019

*Exclusive Interview* with Michael Hirst OBE Chairman of The Business Visits and Events Partnership.

 

Michael Hirst phones into the studio to discuss the manifesto released by the BVEP in the run up to the UK 2019 general election.

 

News Digest

The News Digest is a roundup of the latest talking points in the events industry designed to keep you up to date and get you involved in the discussion. Leading the debate this episode, we have: 

Edward Poland, Co-Founder of Hire Space

Charlotte Gentry, Founder and CEO of Pure Events

Chetan Shah, Founder and CEO of micebook.com

Topics Discussed This Week: Communication, The Numbers from the BVEP Manifesto and Sustainability.

Let us know your thoughts and join the discussion on Twitter with the hashtag #EventLAB

 

Venue Talk

Venue experts Jake lewis and Kate Deedman from Hire Space give us the inside scoop on two new venues opened in the last week. This episode they discuss Mercato Metropolitano Travelling Circus and The Lost Alhambra

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If you have a question or topic you'd like us to discuss, you're opening a new venue or you're an events professional interested in appearing on the show, you can get in touch with us via email: Eventlab@hirespace.com

Soirées’s & Switzerland

November 18th, 2019

News Digest

The News Digest is a roundup of the latest talking points in the events industry designed to keep you up to date and get you involved in the discussion. Leading the debate this episode, we have: 

Edward Poland, Co-Founder of Hire Space

Charlotte Gentry, Founder and CEO of Pure Events

Richard Groves, Group Business Development Director at SMART Group

Topics Discussed This Week: The Content Survey From EventLab, Tendering

Let us know your thoughts and join the discussion on Twitter with the hashtag #EventLAB

Interview

Sasha Cullen talks about The position of Weddings in the events industry and Catering to social clients.

Inside the Showcase

A new feature there a Member of the Hire Space team takes you inside one of their favourite Showcases from the last quarter. This week Ben Parker discusses a showcase hosted by the Switzerland Tourism Board  

Unusual Venues to the Fore

October 28th, 2019

News Digest - Live Edition 

The News Digest is a roundup of the latest talking points in the events industry designed to keep you up to date and get you involved in the discussion. Leading the debate this episode, in an edition recorded live at EventLAB 2019, we have: 

Edward Poland, Co-Founder of Hire Space

Charlotte Gentry, Founder and CEO of Pure Events

Richard Groves, Relationships and Opportunities Director at SMART Group

Martin Fullard, Editor, Conference News 

 

Why hotels developers are turning to event professionals to design their spaces

Vegan unless you opt-in to meat - Is this the future? 

Glastonbury 50 years on 

 

Battersea Power House 

Rayna Chauhan, Head of Sales at brand new London venue Battersea Power House, joins us to talk about winning the bid for the iconic London landmark, and what the new venue has in store for the events world. 

Menu Talk

Jake and Kate from the Hire Space Venue Expert team chat about two exciting London eating spots. 

Relais De Venise

Farmacy

 

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Social & Shuffle

October 11th, 2019

News Digest

The News Digest is a roundup of the latest talking points in the events industry designed to keep you up to date and get you involved in the discussion. Leading the debate this episode, we have: 

Edward Poland, Co-Founder of Hire Space

Phoebe Cherry, Former MD of Smart Live and Founder of Phoebe Cherry Consulting

Martin FullardEditor of Conference News

 

THE PURCHASE OF THOMAS COOK BY HAYS

The QEII CENTRE HAS RECORDED ITS HIGHEST-EVER NET ECONOMIC CONTRIBUTION TO THE UK

COULD SAUDI ARABIA BE THE NEXT BIG DESTINATION FOR EVENTS

 

Let us know your thoughts and join the discussion on Twitter with the hashtag #EventLAB.  

 

Interview with Andrew Davis

Andrew Davis Keynote Speaker in Digital Marketing and Social Media & Content Marketing Trainer is on the show to talk to us about his career and how events professionals can stay ahead with social media and content

 

Venue Talk

Nathan Marks and jake Lewis from the Hire Space Venue Expert team get together to discuss two new venues.

Morton Society

Electric Shuffle

 

Register for EventLAB 2019

Tickets for EventLAB 2019 are now available and it’s free to attend for all event booking professionals.

Tickets include:

Full access to the full exhibition & conference stage - both days

1 x free CPD Accredited Workshop

Interactive activities and networking

Giveaways and prizes

 

Follow EventLAB

You can follow us on Twitter and Instagram

If you have a question or topic you'd like us to discuss, you're opening a new venue or you're an events professional interested in appearing on the show, you can get in touch with us via email: Eventlab@hirespace.com

 

Music: 'Party People' by Oliver Morris

Planning & Plants

September 27th, 2019

News Digest

The News Digest is a roundup of the latest talking points in the events industry designed to keep you up to date and get you involved in the discussion. Leading the debate this episode, we have: 

Edward Poland, Co-Founder of Hire Space

Charlotte Gentry, Founder and CEO of Pure Events

Richard Groves, Group Business Development Director at SMART Group

 

Why hotels developers are turning to event professionals to design their spaces

 

Dirty Crime: £1 million solid 18k gold toilet stolen from English palace

 

 

Let us know your thoughts and join the discussion on Twitter with the hashtag #EventLAB.  

 

Live Availability

Will Swannell Co-Founder and Cheif executive of Hire Space joins Joe to talk about Live Availability. A new system for booking events that make the entire process faster by implementing new technology.

You can find out more about Live Availability by emailing venues@hirespace.com.

 

Venue Talk

Joe joins Nathan from the Hire Space Venue Expert team as they chat about two new and exciting London London.

The Hoxton, Southwark

Blame Gloria 

 

 

Register for EventLAB 2019

Tickets for EventLAB 2019 are now available and it’s free to attend for all event booking professionals.

Tickets include:

Full access to the full exhibition & conference stage - both days

1 x free CPD Accredited Workshop

Interactive activities and networking

Giveaways and prizes

 

Follow EventLAB

You can follow us on Twitter and Instagram

If you have a question or topic you'd like us to discuss, you're opening a new venue or you're an events professional interested in appearing on the show, you can get in touch with us via email: Eventlab@hirespace.com

 

Music: 'Party People' by Oliver Morris

EVCOM & Evolution

August 30th, 2019

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EVCOM

Edward Poland, Co-Founder of Hire Space, sits down with News Digest regular, Charlotte Gentry, Founder and CEO of Pure Events, to discuss her appointment to the EVCOM board.

 

Venue Talk

George joins Joe from the Hire Space Venue Expert team as they chat about two new and exciting venues opening up soon in London.

The Secret River Garden

Mama Shelter

 

Networking in a Digital Age

Alexandra Galviz, Co-Founder of Linkedin Local, shares her story and how you can transform you digital contacts into offline relationships along with essential tips for online networking at her talk recorded live on the Conference Stage at EventLAB 2018.

 

 

 

Register for EventLAB 2019

Tickets for EventLAB 2019 are now available and it’s free to attend for all event booking professionals.

Tickets include:

Full access to the full exhibition & conference stage - both days

1 x free CPD Accredited Workshop

Interactive activities and networking

Giveaways and prizes

 

Follow EventLAB

You can follow us on Twitter and Instagram

If you have a question or topic you'd like us to discuss, you're opening a new venue or you're an events professional interested in appearing on the show, you can get in touch with us via email: Eventlab@hirespace.com

 

Music: www.bensound.com