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SIA Executive Forum North America 2024

The Executive Forum North America 2024, hosted by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), offered an insightful gathering for leaders in the staffing and workforce solutions industry. Held in Las Vegas under the theme “Leadership in a Time of Turbulence,” the event aimed to provide executives with strategies to navigate and succeed amidst disruptive forces. Executive Forum welcomed over 800 qualified attendees representing almost 500 organisations.

SIA Executive Forum Europe 2023

Succeeding in Turbulent Times The SIA Executive Forum Europe proved to be the essential event for staffing executives navigating the challenges of today’s rapidly evolving business landscape. Under the theme “Succeeding in Turbulent Times,” the event brought together industry leaders, experts, and innovators for a two-day exploration of strategies, insights, and solutions. Event Name: SIA […]

EMS Business Travel Highlights of 2023 and our Expectations for 2024

With more planes and passengers than ever expected to fill the skies in 2024*, we believe the growth of international conferences will continue to boom. This year, EMS has hosted events in Malaysia, France, Germany, Uganda, USA and the UK. The diverse locations we travelled to during 2023 not only provided a backdrop for impactful […]

EMS Is Recruiting an Event Manager

Are you looking for a job in event management? We are a small, busy B2B agency, based in Bath and we organise conferences and events all over the world. Currently a team of 6 event professionals with a great support network of contractors, we are hoping to recruit an Event Administrator / Coordinator to join […]

Case Study: Turning a complex awards programme into a succinct and meaningful event

The ISG Provider Lens™ (IPL) is a highly respected research programme, featuring key insights into the behaviours of technology enterprise buyers. The IPL Awards recognise the service providers who have contributed to the IPL research programme. With nearly 20 reports, each one contributed to by a wide cross-section of technology providers across the globe, the […]

Case Study: Build European and Asia-Pac conferences & exhibits

Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), the global advisor on contingent work with headquarters in California, wanted to launch their successful annual HR and Procurement conference – established in the US for over 10 years – in to Europe. SIA understood the need for local expertise to realise their expansion plans and launch their international conference business […]

Case Study: Streamline delivery of a large UK training programme

Red Whale | GP Update delivers courses throughout the UK, catering to over 10,000+ General Practitioners every year. They wanted to expand their scale and outsource the operational aspects so they could focus on the training content. Event Management Services took on the organisational responsibility and now manages the logistics process from start to finish. […]

Case Study: Grow a profitable events business right across EMEA

Palladium Group, a global professional services company with offices in the US, APAC and EMEA, contracted Event Management Services to build their commercial conference and training course business in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Palladium was EMS’ first client and for 7 years we managed their pan-European strategy management Summit of 300 senior executives annually, […]

Selecting a Keynote Speaker – Go Controversial or Play it Safe?

Selecting  the ‘right’ Keynote Speaker for your conference can be a difficult and stressful task. It’s usually a pretty significant budget item and who you choose says a lot about your event and your brand. The right choice can be the difference between resounding applause or a stomach turning tumble weed through your conference room. […]

When to translate? Wann sollten Sie übersetzen? ¿Cuándo debería traducir?

Moving a pan-European conference to different European locations year on year always begs the question, should we offer the conference just in English or provide simultaneous translation? Offering simultaneous translation is expensive, time consuming and can be risky – particularly if your subject content is technical or has it’s own specific terminology. If you are […]