We scoured last months Event Production Show to see what you should consider when bringing brands to life…
Tech or no tech?
We all know technology can make processes more efficient, data easier to capture and even help improve the buzz behind your events. However, it is important not to forget that guests want face-to-face, human-to-human interactions so make sure the latest 'event' gadget enhances and augments the experience rather than diminishes it. You could run the risk of alienating some or even all of your audience if it doesn’t.
The Mind Body Spirit London Wellbeing Festival returns to Olympia London with a new look and feel, but the same dedication to helping visitors experience optimal health, from the inside out.
Taking place from 29 April-2 May 2016, this feel-good festival will showcase the latest in wellbeing, nutrition, mediation, yoga, personal empowerment and motivation.
Dirty Bones in Kensington is home to the finest American comfort food and cocktails.
Step through a secret door and you’ll find a retro cocktail bar and two separate dining spaces, serving everything from premium hot dogs to signature wings, burgers and delicious cocktails.
Taking inspiration from shows that come to life in our venue is a favourite pasttime of ours and the first quarter of events certainly didn’t disappoint…
It's all in the editing
Two of Olympia London’s brightest young stars were recently recognised by The Institute of Entertainment and Arts Management (IEAM). Conference and Event Coordinator, Frances Finn and Account Manager at the venue’s in-house IT supplier, eForce, Virginia Figuero, were both recipients of a Young Persons Award—sponsored by professional services provider, Emprise.
The annual awards lunch was held on Friday 11th March and recognised both established and up and coming talent within the events industry, who were nominated by their managers.
Olympia London has once again opened its doors to Event Management students for the venue’s annual Student Placement Day.
Thirteen students from Sheffield Hallam University attended on Thursday 10th March to experience a day in the life of an events professional, whilst also interviewing for the 2016/17 Conference & Events Administrator placement position with Olympia London.
Continuing the trend of aligning shows with celebrity speakers, last week we were lucky enough to welcome international supermodel-turned-philanthropist, Lily Cole, to our venue as part of International Confex. Captivating the audience with her speech on literacy, conscious consumerism and creating a gift economy—Lilly also spoke a few home truths with lessons that could be taken away and applied by us all.