EventLAB Podcast

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Brand & Burnout

December 14th, 2018

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 formerly Wilson, Founder and CEO of Pure Events

Richard Groves, Group Business Development Director at SMART Group


Year in Review: A Look Back over the Events Industry Stories From 2018


Ethical Questions


The Natural History Museum is Hosting a Party for the Saudis. Shame on It - The Guardian

Design Museum Challenged over Private Arms Industry Event - The Guardian


Digital Progession


Sir Stelios orders a takeaway — to challenge Just Eat - The Times

Airbnb wants Experiences in 1,000 destinations, expands activities - Phocus Wire





European parliament approves sweeping ban on single-use plastics - The Guardian

Plastic straws and cotton buds could be banned within a year - The Guardian


Industry Business


APPG for the Events Industry - is the Government doing enough to support the sector?

Hilton and Marriott Cut Commission - Skift 

Clarion acquires Penwell - Conference News

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


Building Your Event's Visual Identity 


How do you create a clear visual identity for your events that tie in with and elevate your core brand? Gary Crane and Gerry O’Brien, the Directors of Ambition Creative, share their 20 years combined experience in creating events with a clear visual identity.


The Joy of Work: 30 Ways to Fix Your Work Culture and Fall in Love with Your Job Again 


Bruce Daisley, Twitter VP EMEA, joined us to discuss his new book The Joy of Work. At a time when the events industry is being described as one of the most stressful industries to work in, we need to curb burn out and find ways to improve work culture and get people feeling happier in their roles. Listen to the interview to hear Bruce's advice after his years of experience and research into creating a better work culture.



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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

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