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Diversity & Inclusion

We all have a responsibility when it comes to D&I. Here you'll find our best content around this important subject.

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7 Corporate Event Trends And Predictions For 2024

From technology to tighter budgets, it's fair to say a lot has changed this year. Here's where we see the events industry heading in 2024, and what you can do to gear up for it!

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Top 8 Tips for Planning Inclusive Events: An Accessibility Guide For Event Organisers

In events, inclusivity isn't just a buzzword - it's a necessity. We've worked with some of the leaders in the events industry on guidance for making events accessible: here's a comprehensive guide to help make sure every event you plan is inclusive!

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Invisible Disabilities: Meeting Hidden Accessibility Needs in Events

Accessibility is slowly becoming more ingrained in the conversation around events, but too often it’s only applied to accessibility needs that are visible and immediately apparent. Here, we discuss making events more inclusive for those with invisible disabilities.

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9 min read

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In Talks With Isaac Harvey: How Can We Make Events More Inclusive?

We sat down with Isaac Harvey, disability advocate and President of Wheels and Wheelchairs, on how we can all make the events industry a more inclusive place.

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Promoting Inclusion in the Events Industry: In Conversation With Event First Steps

Our industry can be a tough environment to get into, and we run the risk of leaving new starters feeling overwhelmed and unhappy in events. We spoke to Caitlin Kobrak from Event First Steps about how the events industry can support new joiners in the sector.

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7 min read

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Attracting and retaining the best talent in the events industry: what’s the secret?

Struggling to bring on board passionate people to boost your events? We sat down with Robert Kenward to discuss how employers should go about attracting and retaining the best talent in the events industry.

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How To Celebrate Pride With Your Team

Planning a Pride-themed event is a great way to show your support for equal rights, and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. From educational events to office fundraisers and making your events more accessible to all, here are our top tips on celebrating Pride throughout the year!

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9 min read

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Diversity & Inclusion

International Women's Day: What Does DigitALL Mean In Events?

This year, the UN's theme for International Women's Day is 'DigitALL: Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality'. We sat down with 6 women in event tech roles to discuss their careers and advice for others in the industry.

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What Does Pride Mean For The Events Industry In 2023?

We all want to help build an industry we can be proud of, which means working to make our events safer, more inclusive, and more welcoming for all. In this article, we explore what Pride means for the events industry in 2023, and where the future of our industry leads for LGBTQ+ equality.

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Accessibility

Event Legacies And The Importance of Making Sustainable Events Inclusive and Accessible - Reset Connect 2022

As we move to staging more sustainable events, we need to make sure that we’re not letting accessibility fall by the wayside. This panel discussed discuss how we can balance key sustainability concerns with making sure the event experience is positive and inclusive for all attendees.

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The Future of Accessibility & Inclusion In Events

Improving the accessibility of our events is crucial. Hear from the panel we hosted at International Confex on the future of accessibility in events.

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International Women's Day

International Women’s Day: Breaking The Bias In Events With Lauralee Whyte

The theme of this year's International Women's Day - #BreakTheBias - is one that's hugely pertinent to events. We sat down with Lauralee Whyte, founder of SPECTRUM Speakers and Entertainers, to discuss what breaking biases looks like for the industry.

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5 Top Tips To Make Your Venue More Accessible

Gabrielle Austen Browne, Co-Founder of Diversity Ally, shares her expert insights on why accessibility is so important and how venues make themselves more inclusive.

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