Right, my first week at Visual Response (VR as I have come to know it) is over.
Day 1 was riddled with the usual IT issues that haunt all newcomers over the world, although I have heard that I got off lightly! I am now up and running and my laptop is working great. <Quick, touch wood!> I have now met half of the office, I’m not anti-social or anything, the other half are all busy onsite at numerous events. I’ve reached a number of milestones already, I have completed my induction and compliance training, started working on my first few events, and most importantly attended my first Friday pub lunch!
At an event conference not that long ago, someone made the point that in the world of event delivery and management anywhere in the world, there are ‘professionals’ who sometimes forget or assume the most obvious of lessons. He discussed 10 lessons of which here are five. Continue reading
“This should be easy. You’ll probably enjoy it,” they told me in that first champagne-fuelled, deliriously happy month of my engagement. This would be a breeze…
Planning a wedding encompasses a completely different approach to an event, especially when it’s your own. You’re suddenly battling between the engrained urge to please all delegates (sorry, I mean guests!) and meeting the needs of your fiancé and yourself, which for an event planner does not come naturally.
A full service events agency is only one of those if clients agree that it is. One of the essences of a full service events agency is that it genuinely offers the services that it says it offers. Obvious? Maybe, but the delivery of promise in some cases is definitely not always met. It’s easy to float a proposition, harder to put it into real practice.