Far too often, industry players will say that there’s not enough talent in the industry. The simple truth is that those saying that are just looking in the wrong places! Without doubt, it can be challenging to attract top candidates to new opportunities. Current employers will be eager to keep them, and candidates are often
A new podcast is out from The Exhibitionists featuring our MD, Trevor Foley. The Exhibitionists is a new podcast created by two leading commentators from the global trade show industry, Stephanie Selesnick and Antony Reeve-Crook. Stephanie is the president of International Trade Information, Inc and a former show organiser. She blogs for Trade Show Executive and UFI. Antony
The world of work has, of course, been changing since it first existed. Thank heavens for that. We don’t need to lug a deer back to our cave to survive; we just nip down the road to the supermarket, with the funds from our labours! With the impact of technology, greater emphasis on positive HR
Gone are the days when employers held all the power. In fact, to think of recruitment in the context of power dynamics and Taylorist principles will likely lead the best talent to run straight to your competitor, and yet those two forces are still prevalent today in our industry. Given the second biggest issue identified
So, Christmas cheer is in the past, as is the hangover from New Year partying, and it’s back to the EventProf grind! Feeling passionate, excited, thrilled… or urrgghh? The New Year is a great time of year. For many of us it’s a time to throw out the old and start something new. But even
Did you know… The UK Events Industry is worth over £42.3 billion to the UK economy every year (and growing) with more than half a million people in full-time employment in the sector, 10,000 venues to choose from, and over 1.3 million business events taking place every year! And, across the pond, the US Events industry directly contributes
So…you want to work in Events? The events industry is a vibrant, dynamic and friendly industry to work in and there are many opportunities for growth and development working all over the globe on consumer and business events alike. Want to be part of a team? Not afraid of hard work? Enjoy trying new things?
Sprechen sie Deutsch? Work in the events industry? You’re in demand! Bringing a successful show to the German market is popular practice for UK event organisers. Being just a short hop onto the continent and with similar (often larger) target communities, Germany is a destination of choice for geo-cloning events, particularly if it’s a smaller