Reclaiming your work mojo

Reclaiming your work mojo

When you come to the sad realisation that you’ve joined the ranks of 84% (!) of employees who are no longer motivated and engaged at work, there are some steps you can take to reclaim your work mojo.  You’ve just scored a new job.  The world is full of promises....
Chasing fun and event entertainment

Chasing fun and event entertainment

In our latest Oh-Ah-Ha Live, JR from the Production and Music Agency discusses having fun and success in event entertainment and production.  If fun is high on the agenda, the solution is as simply as looking for JR from The Production and Music Agency. Success is...
The events 2020 calendar is nearing its end

The events 2020 calendar is nearing its end

The events 2020 calendar is drawing to a close. Honestly, I don’t think I’ve ever been so excited to write about a subject as this one: Goodbye 2020. My gosh, it’s been the year! I have the vague suspicion it’s no different to you. The Promising Year of 2020 2020 was...
Embracing change in the Events Industry

Embracing change in the Events Industry

I wonder if she’s aware of it herself, but Glenda Harding from Harding Conferences is an expert in navigating change in the events industry. Not only does she accept change as a natural process of life.  She totally EMBRACES change.  She sees it as a way to make life...
About Women in Events and the pull of the Festival

About Women in Events and the pull of the Festival

Donna Buchanan from Women in Events NZ has a passion for people and rock’n roll. We kōrero about her journey, her experience and her ah-ha moments.  ‘I know it’s only rock’n roll but I like it.’ It’s a flaming shame the Rolling Stones put their names on these...
The Social Impact of Events: Shaking things up

The Social Impact of Events: Shaking things up

As the world is waking up to the idea that events offer value beyond just economics alone, Jessica Vandy is at the forefront of increasing awareness around the social impact of events.  Even before it has started, it’s clear that this kōrero with Sandra is going to be...
How We Nail Teamwork in Event Planning?

How We Nail Teamwork in Event Planning?

Teams don’t just happen. They are built. And when the stakes are high, nailing teamwork in event planning is crucial. Have you ever been part of a committee where everybody has an opinion and is determined to have things their way?  Swords drawn, blood dripping off...
How to plan a COVID prepared event for 2021?

How to plan a COVID prepared event for 2021?

With events back on the cards, it’s time to think about your events for 2021. But how do you plan a COVID prepared event? Meet the ‘New Zealand Events Sector Voluntary Code’. Christmas is finally looming (Argh! The countdown clock says 65 more days until Santa says...