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Coronavirus Updates

COVID-19 threw a catastrophic spanner in the works for our industry. Here is all the content we wrote back in lockdown when looking ahead to a post-pandemic world.

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Venue Finding

Finding The Perfect Venue In A Post-Pandemic World

Here are a few important things to consider when looking for a venue to make sure it’s the perfect choice for your event.

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EventLAB 2021

EventLAB 2021: Event Safety 101 - Key Things Every Event Planner Should Know Beyond 2021

Now more than ever, eventprofs must know exactly which steps to take in order to keep their events safe. Josh King, Co-Founder of Dependable Forces, tells us how.

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Coronavirus Updates

Pandemic Event Trends That Are Here To Stay

The Coronavirus pandemic wreaked havoc for the events industry but it hasn’t all been doom and gloom. Here are five things that we believe have changed our industry for the better.

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Conferences

How to Plan a Post-Pandemic Conference

After over a year of lockdowns, social distancing and limits on gatherings, conferences are back with a vengeance! Some of us can’t get back to in-person events soon enough. But for others, the thought of returning to ‘normal’ life is nothing short of terrifying.

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Weddings

How to Plan a Covid-Confident Wedding

Wedding venues have opened up their doors and weddings are coming back thick, fast and as big as ever. There’s only one problem. Just because social distancing and masks aren’t a legal requirement, that doesn’t mean everyone’s going to feel comfortable hugging and kissing just yet.

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Adapt With Arena

Adapt With Arena: Key Skills For Event Planners Looking To Succeed

Adapt with Arena Part 2 explored the key skills planners need going forward, as well as how we can prepare for the return to live. Watch the recording and read the takeaways.

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Adapt With Arena

Adapt With Arena: Covid Certifications In Events

Adapt with Arena Part 1 discussed the Covid Status Certification and why it may be crucial for the events industry going forward. Watch the recording and read the key takeaways.

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9 min read

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Safer Events

5 Essential Ways Venues Can Be Prepared For A Post-Pandemic World

We've prepared a checklist of 5 essential things venues should do in order to set themselves up for success in the new events landscape.

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Safer Events

The #Eventprofs Guide to COVID Testing

As an events industry, investing in testing can demonstrate that our events (once they’re allowed to resume) are really and truly safe. But what kind of tests should you invest in? Is there anything you should watch out for? We’ve laid it all out here.

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Virtual Events

The Best ‘All-in-One’ Virtual Event Platforms and What to Use Them For

Your virtual event is only as good as the platform you're using. But with tons of virtual event platforms out there, it can be hard to know where to start searching. To make things easier, we've listed 9 of the best.

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Virtual Events

11 Types of Virtual Event Formats To Consider for Your Event Strategy

In this saturated market, it's important to create a great virtual event that people will remember. To help you get started, here's 11 virtual event formats for you to consider for your event strategy.

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Virtual Events

Tips For Making A Virtual Conference Memorable On A Budget

In these unprecedented times, virtual events are a great option for communicating with your customers. Here are our top tips on organising a virtual event on a budget.

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9 min read

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Virtual Events

11 Virtual Team Building Ideas For A Quarantined World

Maintaining a strong company culture and team morale during these uncertain times doesn’t have to be a drag. Get creative, and inject some fun into the workday with these team building activities.

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Hybrid Events

Hybrid 101: An Introduction To Hybrid Events

Offering hybrid experiences will be commonplace in no time and we, as event professionals, need to adapt. This article will give you the basic knowledge to get started on your first hybrid brief.

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Coronavirus Updates

Hire Space Joins Shadow Business Minister Roundtable on Events Sector

Hire Space joined a roundtable hosted by Lucy Powell MP, Shadow Business Minister, called to inform the opposition’s campaigning in support of the events industry.

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Virtual Events

How To Create An Awesome Virtual Away Day

Away days are a great way to bring the team together and have some fun too. Read our top tips for planning an engaging away day - online.

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4 min read

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Back to Business Live Stream Series

Back to Business: Case Study of a Real Life Event

Episode 3 tackled the challenges, compromises, highs, lows and joys of actively planning a live event again. Speaking on the panel was Chetan Shah and Frances Green.

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Safer Events

How To Make Your Safer Events More Appealing

In this era, it can be daunting to attend events which seem clinical and isolating from the outside. We sat down with Kim Myhre, Founder of Experience Designed, to learn how we can make our safer events more appealing.

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Back to Business Live Stream Series

Back to Business: Re-Establishing The Value of Live Events

Episode 2 of our live stream series 'Back To Business' discussed the value of in-person events and asked what we need to do to turn heads again.

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Back to Business Live Stream Series

Back to Business: The Challenges and Opportunities for the Re-Opening of Venues

Episode 1 of our new live stream series 'Back To Business' discussed the reopening of venues, and the challenges and opportunities this brings with it.

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Coronavirus Updates

How To Make Your Delegates Feel Confident In Attending Post-Pandemic Events

It's important to communicate your expectations to delegates so that everyone is on the same page and any pre-event nerves are kept at bay.

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7 min read

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Safer Events

CPD Certified Safer Events Training - All You Need to Know

As part of the Safer Events - A Framework for Action accreditation, Hire Space and its independent health and safety partners have developed a training course designed to equip event professionals with the knowledge to hold events safely post-COVID.

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Coronavirus Updates

Upskilling in Your Downtime: Career Advice For Struggling Eventprofs

Charlotte Gentry, Founder and MD of Pure, gives us her advice to eventprofs on navigating this turbulent time.

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Safer Events

The Ultimate Guide To Buying PPE For Your Event Or Venue

Safety will be the utmost priority for organisers and venues alike, so it's important to be prepared! Here's our ultimate guide to all the PPE you'll need and where to get it.

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7 min read

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Hire Space Virtual Events

The Fortnight In Review Episode 6

Charlotte Gentry (Founder & CEO of Pure Events) & Richard Groves (Director of SMART Group) discuss how organisations are responding to the ambiguous government guidelines for events.

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