Get creative! Avoid the same old iTunes playlist
Now! That’s what I call conference. Vol 1

  How much thought do you give to what your audience is listening to, before they listen to you? “What do you mean?” as Justin Bieber recently said. I’m taking about music, of course. Before I worked at R&B Group, I was a Stage Manager in theatre and every show was always preceded with a […]

It's the way I tell 'em! (badly)
Joking aside…

Award ceremonies have their moments. Elation, disappointment, screaming, laughing, tension. Sometimes R&B are asked to stand on stage and present an award at various shows, as one of the sponsors. As project manager of the event it’s usually down to me to do the honours. It’s had its moments, but most recently I was really […]

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The fifty-two-per-cent-ers… what does their decision mean for our events?

SO IT’S DONE! Whatever your view on the matter, Theresa May, our new Prime Minister has repeatedly said Brexit means Brexit! The appointment of brexiteer David Davis as Secretary of State for Exiting the EU would somewhat back that up, but what does it mean for our events industry as a whole? Immediately, there is […]

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Extra! Extra! Let’s step up a (Top) Gear!

  Like many people, I sat down to watch the new series of Top Gear this week. I’m no petrol-head, the list of cars that I’ve owned wouldn’t impress anyone, let alone Chris Evens or Matt Le Blanc, but I like the show. I had mixed thoughts on the show. Some bits I liked, some […]