Planning Interview Questions for Event Professionals

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It’s fair to say that not many people relish job interviews. They can be a nerve-wracking experience and it can often be difficult to do yourself justice in such a pressure-cooker environment. But what about the people on the other side of the table? Well, that’s not necessarily an easy task either. It’s that time […]

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Great Expectations: Hate to break it to you, but it’s not all glamour in the events industry

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The events industry is one of youth and vibrancy, an industry that has flourished in the past three decades. This has led to the development of a large number of university courses focused on providing people with the skill sets needed to thrive in such an environment. But is the proliferation of events management degree […]

How to Venture Out and Get Noticed in the Event Industry

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It was a year ago that I was starting to make serious plans for Etch Events. I bought & registered a business name. Purchased the domain (wait I did that in the reverse order…just as a punt) didn’t want to lose my chance of getting .com did I?! Had countless breakfasts, coffees and teas with […]

Internships In The Event Industry: A Guide For Interns

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Internships in the United Kingdom are an emerging trend in the way that employers recruit graduates. It’s no doubt that if you’re a current student or recently graduated, the buzz word “internship” will have graced your vocabulary. A recent survey by the High Fliers reported a worrying statistic: more than half the recruiters they surveyed […]

Building A Career In The Event Industry (Part 3)

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Part 1: Types of Jobs and Organisations in the Event Industry Part 2: Aspects of Working in Events Part 3: Ways into the Event Industry Ways into the Event Industry Most people seem to have their own unique story about how they’ve ended up in the event industry, demonstrated in the clips from Part 1: […]