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Questions to Ask When Interviewing for an Events Planner

Blogs in the events industry at the moment are largely focused on how to prepare for an interview when applying to become an events planner. We thought we’d flip the tables and help events companies hire the right people for...

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Four Current Trends in Corporate Events

Every year, the events industry comes up with new ways to keep events, whether for team building, sales, launches or meetings, interesting. In 2017, these are some of the trends across all styles of corporate event.   Live streaming The...

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What to Ask of Your Christmas Party Venue

The events industry is preparing for the most festive time of the year. If you haven’t already made the necessary arrangements for the office Christmas party then you might be wondering how to ensure a perfect event. The best advice...

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Three Ways Corporate Events Can Learn From Festivals

The summer season sees the world go festival crazy but can we learn anything from their popularity and apply it to corporate events?   The Great Outdoors The first thing we learn from festivals is that people are not afraid...

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Outdoor Events in London This Weekend

Considering the fantastic weather in London, we thought we would bring you the most exciting events that are happening this weekend!   Wimbledon Screening  Wimbledon, the oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament in the world started this Monday. You can...

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Three Ideas For Live Entertainment at Your Christmas Party

It may only be July but the best Christmas performers are already being booked up. We can only assume that by now you have already arranged for an event planner to manage your Christmas event – and if you haven’t,...

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Three Outdoor Events to Inspire Your Team

The daily 9 – 5 in the same office at the same desk doing the same things everyday can really kill your team’s creativity. If you expect your team to keep coming up with new and unique ideas, you have...

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Why Use an Events Company?

There are two options when it comes to organising a corporate event: try to organise it yourself or go to an events company. There are  different motivations involved in each. You might think you’re too particular to hand the task over...

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How to Create Excitement Around Your Corporate Event

For larger companies, a corporate event is a big deal. It’s a chance for advertising, for promoting brand awareness and for spreading your message. The more people you can get to talk about the event, the larger the amount of...

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3 Outdoor Venues For Summer Events

The weather in London is absolutely stunning and, as it often does, it’s inspiring people to make wonderful last-minute summer events. It can be hard to find an outdoor venue in the city that has an abundance of space, yet is...

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The Perfect Christmas Feature: Snow Windows

We’re preparing for a number of corporate Christmas parties at List of Life at the moment, ensuring the most magical of events! If you’re late to the party, see what we need from you to get started on your plans...

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Outdoor Events This Weekend

The London weather is hotting up so we thought we’d bring you the latest events to keep you and your family outdoors, enjoying the summer, this weekend!   Open Gardens Squares  This weekend, more than 200 gardens that are not...

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Three Entertainment Ideas For Your Corporate Christmas Party

With the best venues getting booked up already for corporate Christmas parties, it’s important to lock down your ideas. You might have seen our article on how to get started, or even looked at our unique ideas, but have you...

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Three Christmas Event Ideas

Christmas might not be, strictly speaking, right around the corner, but for event profs it has already arrived in full swing! Whilst three quarters of the festive job is, of course, organising the event and ensuring it’s smooth running, at...

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The Electric Forest

Celebrate the summer solstice with the Royal Academy of Arts on Saturday the 17th of June. RA Summer lates have created an immersive experience you won’t want to miss! The courtyard transforms into enchanted woodland, complete with trees and foliage....

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How To Stay Event Prof Cool

Being an event professional or an event manager is a taxing job sometimes. There will always be a lot going on at any given time with multiple events to manage, let alone planning hiccups, and it’s important to keep your...

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5 Tips For Better Productivity

It’s been a long bank holiday weekend and the nation needs some pointers! If you’d like an easier week, keep reading for five tips for better productivity!   Set The Schedule Most people write their to-do list, if they have...

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Pop Ups to Enrich Your Summer Event

Summer events sound perfect at first. When you imagine good weather and guests having fun, a summer corporate event sounds like a dream. The reality is, however, that the heat makes a number of things, such as the activity and...

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How We Ensure The Success Of Your Event

There can be a lot to worry about when it comes to your corporate event and you need to know it’s in safe hands. Here’s how List of Life ensures the success of your event.   Asking The Right Questions...

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Making a Healthier Office

We spend half of nearly every waking day working but is the office a healthy place to spend such long amounts of time?  See if you can make your office a healthier place to be with the following tips.   Ergonomic...

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Christmas Party Themes

If you recently read our previous blog post: ‘It’s Time to Work Out Three Details of This Year’s Christmas Event’, you might be in a panic. That much is understandable. It is the middle of May. So, like the helpful event professionals...

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It’s Time To Work Out Three Details of This Year’s Christmas Event

Regular people might think that it’s the middle of May but event profs know that we’re already in the swing of Christmas. After all, it is our job to think ahead so that you don’t have to! We’re not asking you to...

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How Can Team-Building Improve The Wellbeing of The Workplace?

Every workplace environment is different but there are certain similarities that tend to run through all of them. One of these similarities is that every company, no matter how large or small, has a fragmented team at some point or...

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How Technology Will Change Clients’ Expectations

Technology is advancing quicker than we can keep up with it. Too often, we’re using it for personal use and forgetting to assess how it affects our business. The truth is that technology will change how all clients approach an...

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Tips For a Productive Meeting

The average person will have multiple meetings per week and, whilst the purpose of the meetings will vary from catch ups to planning and targets, one goal remains the same: productivity. When you’re pausing the work of many staff to...

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May: Outdoor Events & Rooftop Festivals

Most of us are blissfully aware that May has arrived, thanks to a relaxing Bank Holiday Monday yesterday! So while the weather warms up, let’s start the month the right way: with lots of outdoor events!   Peckham Rye Music...

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How to Deliver a Successful Public Speech

Most event planners and managers reach a time where they have to deliver a public speech. It might not be for long, it might not be at a large event but it is speaking publicly, which a surprising number of...

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Free Events in London This Week

It’s the end of the month but waiting for payday is no reason to not be attending local events! To prove it, we’ve found three free events in London this week because all the best things in life are free!...

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Questions to Ask of Your Event Venue

Finding the right venue for your event can make or break the whole thing. We tend to find two camps of people looking for an event: those that have a specific idea of their event and therefore are looking very...

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Where to Eat and Drink During The London Marathon

We’re not all fit enough to run the marathon. (It’s 26 miles after all!) But we are nice enough to show our support, both to loved ones participating and to strangers who need encouragement! But since it’s a whole day...

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Accidental World Class Events Created By Non-Event Profs

When you’re so busy trying to get ahead in the events industry it’s all too easy to forget that sometimes the best of events happen by mistake. Though event profs have years of experience in the business and constantly strive...

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Easter Fun For Families in London

For most of us the Easter holidays is exciting, not just because of the abundance of tolerance on eating too much chocolate but also because we get a four day weekend! We’re not forgetful, however, of our audience of parents...

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The Strangest Museums in London

With the Easter holiday coming up, everyone is looking for things to do in and around the capital for friends and families. If you’ve been unable to find anything a little more unusual than an egg hunt then this post...

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Spotting Talent in The Events Industry

Today, for some Monday motivation, we are enjoying looking at all things positive. Following our article about the things all successful people do and believe which you can read here, we thought we’d discuss how to spot talent in the...

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How Brexit Will Affect The Events Industry

With article 50 being triggered last week and Brexit officially going ahead, we thought we’d take a closer look at exactly how that will affect the events industry. What’s Likely to Be Affected? The immediate places that event professionals focus...

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Weird and Wonderful Things to Eat in London

London is a trap that entices you here and traps you here but you can’t say that Londoners aren’t explorative in other ways. Clearly, no one here was ever told not to play with their food. The result? The large...

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How To Create Immersive Events

With the event market constantly moving and improving, it’s no wonder that people are looking for much more from events than they ever were. It’s not too early to begin the planning stages of large scale Christmas events – which...

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How Corporate Events Can Increase Productivity

Following our article about people only being productive at work for 3 of 8 hours, we thought we would discuss what you can do to ensure the increase of productivity, without cutting the working day in half! Here’s how corporate...

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Breaking Bad Bar

If you’re a fan of breaking bad and want to experience something similar, we can’t recommend becoming a drug dealer but we can tell you about a bar that will make you feel just as Heisenberg!   After a very...

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Why Your Company Needs a Survival Course

We’re not saying business is akin to life and death situations but survival courses are becoming increasingly popular corporate events and for good reason. Give the social drinks or the office Olympics a break in favour of fresh air and...

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