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How not to communicate with the press, specifically Event magazine

At Confex last month I chaired a talk on how event organisers go about getting their events covered in the press. It seemed to be quite successful and I went through a list of dos and don’ts.

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Has anyone been to Confex yet?

If you haven’t you must be one of the few in the industry that hasn’t. I spent the morning at the Events 2012 and Beyond conference before visiting the main show floor during lunchtime. I must confess that I expected it to be quite empty, what with the credit crunch and the current economic situation. I know you are probably thinking that this high level of footfall was only due to the lunchtime rush, but it remained at the same busy level until at least 5.30pm.

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Super Brits

Big round of applause for what I thought was a superb Brit Awards, big bold event production delivered by the team at the Brit Academy and MJK Productions; a great outfit who have helped bring our industry to the heights that it is today, they really do give me something to aspire too.

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Did anyone else think Take That were the best act at last night’s Brit Awards?

With a live line-up that included U2 and Kings of Leon, both of whom I have experienced amazing live shows from, I found myself admitting that Gary, Jason, Mark and Howard were the best live act. Thankfully my thoughts were backed up by a collection of the exhibition world’s top movers and shakers, Jane Risby-Rose, Alastair Gornall, Nigel Nathan and Simon Kimble, who all threw a few shapes around the table as the boys performed.

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