On your bike Foley…

Cycling over 250 miles from London to Paris isn’t everyone’s idea of fun. First you get dehydrated, then your legs and back start to ache, then you’re in France! (Only joking!) However it is a wheely great way to support a good cause and, in June, the Events For Namuwongo team will bear the brunt

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Helping a close friend in need

A little over three years ago, the 24 year old soldier son of a very close local friend of mine was killed by a landmine in Afghanistan. David Barnsdale was an amazing guy and a friend to my whole family, my children were in awe of him. He was the first local (Tring, Herts) soldier

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Where it’s at… Afri’k-k-ka!

Africa is hot news – and not just because it’s on the equator! Of course, apart from it being the home continent for our industry’s adopted community of Namuwongo (Uganda), it is definitely the case that many eyes within the industry are looking towards Africa. Many organisers now have a base in South Africa. Others,

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A Convenient Truth!

Last week, accompanied by a few industry friends, I attended a major international industry event. A launch event actually, one that many others will wish they could have been present at when they see the photos. It was the opening of a long-awaited new venue in a region of the world that is currently hot

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Building a Brand… Events! (Case Study)

How important was finding the right talent for Brand Events’ new launches? There’s a lot of buzz around Brand Events at the beginning of this year as the organiser announces a series of new consumer events as part of its plans for 2014 and beyond. tfconnect global recruitment has been working closely with Brand Events

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