EventLAB Podcast

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Learning & Leadership

March 15th, 2019

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[00:00:00] 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

Samme AllenConference & Events Facilitator, Moderator and MC

Martin Fullard, Editor of Conference News



But is it doing enough?



The answer to the industry's need for talent? 


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



[00:15:40] 7 Minutes With... Debra Ward 


Ed sits down with Deborah Ward, the Managing Director of Camm & Hooper 7 Minutes With… will feature high-profile members of the Events Industry as we find out more about them, the insight they have to share and their advice for succeeding in the Industry. All, in 7 Minutes.

Debra was named the 2015 Women of Achievement winner by Women in the City, and one of the top 10 people in Facilities Management by RICs. Her international career is dedicated to service excellence, and she has a proven track record for building, operating and rescuing businesses.

With a strong academic background with an MBA, ADP and Diploma in Executive coaching. Debra has held various managerial roles in the food and hotel management industry and was the Chair of Women in FM in the UK between 2013-2014. She has an international background, having worked in six countries on three continents, and previously led her own company, Live Love Learn for seven years as a service and organisational change consultant and executive within the hospitality and facilities industries.


[00:23:56] What You Need to be a Modern Leader


Mark Leruste, Founder and Host of The Unconventionalists joins George in the studio as he shares his wisdom on what it means to be a modern leader, following on from his powerful talk at EventLAB 2018.

Check out Mark's own podcast The Unconventionalists with Mark Leruste


Hire Space Presents Smiths of Smith Field x Mark Leruste

As part of our ‘Hire Space Presents’ series of events, designed to showcase some of London’s top venues and hospitality, we will be hosting a networking drinks reception and party on Wednesday, March 27th, 2019.

The evening will feature a short speech from a motivational speaker on the topic of ‘The Secret Weapon To High Performing Event Project Teams’ followed by drinks, canapes and a DJ into the evening.



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