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The London Library Celebrate 175th Anniversary

Event Management Services is delighted to be working with The London Library for their Words In The Square event – a fantastic celebration of the Library’s 175th anniversary exploring the worlds of books and ideas, featuring some of the biggest names in literature and the arts. The EMS team were delighted with how the marquee in St James’s […]

Conference follow-up to ensure your delegates keep coming back

Once a conference is over and delegates have returned to the office, what happens next can have a direct impact on how participants perceive the value of your event. It’s important attendees retain the tips, information and strategies you offered. It’s even more important that they are able to apply what they learned. For these reasons, post […]

6 Tips to Increase Attendee Engagement

How can you ensure your attendees leave your event feeling fully connected? After managing many successful events, we know that maximising your delegates’ level of engagement and providing the most enjoyable experience for everyone, across all aspects of the event, is the best way to do this. Here are 6 tips to help you increase attendee interaction at your next event… […]

Be sensitive to cultural diversity at business events

The world is getting smaller and business events are increasingly international, which brings people and populations of different countries and cultures together. How does this impact your event planning? As global meets local, cultural sensitivity is vital, in terms of catering, content, entertainment, environment, production and themes. It is vital to be aware of culturally […]

Multiple language provision at conferences – it’s not as straight forward as you think!

With the ease of using Google Translate for every day communications, you might think it would be pretty easy to provide the presentations at conferences in a second, or in multiple languages. Think again…. If you are hosting an international conference and decide to offer English and maybe the language of the host country for […]

Case Study: Creating the Most Memorable Celebration for 5,000 Guests

The London Library’s 175th anniversary celebrations were ambitious. A five day programme was planned, including a gala dinner for 230 of the Library’s donors and supporters, an anniversary party for 375 of the Library’s members and a series of 16 literary events featuring over 50 celebrated authors, inspiring and entertaining an audience of up to 5,000 […]