Surfing

What has it felt like to manage a business through the pandemic? I’ve been asked once or twice.  I am not sure I have ever been able to accurately describe it. I am still not sure I can. Collectively, as an industry, we have all rallied together and supported one another and so we continue to share stories and experiences along the journey. It has … Continue reading Surfing

2021… the year that was meant to be… but isn’t

Last year as COVID hit and began impacting on our health and our businesses, we collectively looked to 2021 as the year of fresh starts. New vaccines were on the horizon and all we had to do was batten down our collective hatches until the supplies hit our shores. 2021 was supposed to be a page turn, but the ugly COVID chapter continues. While our … Continue reading 2021… the year that was meant to be… but isn’t

A pub with no beer, an office with no workers and a world without events… 2020… This is Your Life…

I have been wanting to share some thoughts and reflections on 2020 for a few weeks now. Have been waiting for the right moment and to be in the right headspace. Not sure I can see that moment, let alone seize it. The year is getting away so here goes anyway. It’s got a xmas message wrapped into it too… but you will have to … Continue reading A pub with no beer, an office with no workers and a world without events… 2020… This is Your Life…

The events industry: a statement of support

The spread of COVID-19 across the world has demanded drastic, unprecedented action and yesterday we saw a rapid shift in public policy and positioning in relation to mass gatherings, in response to growing concern and the declaration of COVID-19 as a pandemic. Like most people in our industry, and in the world more broadly, we have been struck by how quickly things have shifted. The … Continue reading The events industry: a statement of support