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14th September 2017

Five Recommended Conference Destinations for 2018

as event industry leaders, we have almost 20 years experience in delivering outstanding conference management.

It's essential that when choosing a destination for your next business meeting or conference, you're aware of what different cities have to offer, and how they can benefit your company in the long run, as well as the duration of your event. 

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12th July 2017

NEW-NEW YORK

Arguably the most famous city in the world, New York City is a haven for tourists wanting to get to grips with American culture and see the monuments so often depicted through their tv screens.

First Event Account Manager, Kate Asquith, visited New York to find out more about what it could offer businesses looking to hold an incentive event or conference...

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7th July 2017

Some of the most common errors when running an in-house company event

As leaders in the Events Industry, we’re aware of the problems that can arise when organising an event.

Here are some things to look out for and avoid when planning your own company event...

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30th June 2017

South American Adventures

Home to the Amazon Rainforest and breath-taking ancient architecture, South America is a continent known for its vibrant culture and stunning scenery.

Two members of our events team, Dawn and Emily, visited Peru and Brazil to see what they had to offer a conference or incentive event...

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9th May 2017

Spotlight on Kirsty

We’re proud to announce that First Event Account Manager, Kirsty Northage, has been named in Conference & Incentive Travel’s ’35 under 35’ A-List for 2017.

The A-List recognises rising stars from the UK event industry aged 35 and under, and is in its ninth annual year.

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19th April 2017

How can incentive travel help businesses reach sales targets?

Businesses set sales targets to ensure that their sales team have a clear idea of where the business is going and what actions need to be taken to get there.

However, it’s often easy to take the eye off the ball and consequently fall behind on meeting these targets. In this case, offering a reward system to motivate a team is a great way to drive productivity and meet those all-important sales targets.

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17th March 2017

Conference Management: Why is Northern Ireland a great destination?

Every year on March 17th, the world goes crazy for St. Patrick’s Day – an annual celebration of the patron saint of Ireland.

Despite being well known for its evident entertainment value and traditional culture, this stunning country possesses an equally impressive professional offering, making a perfectly suitable option when deciding on where to host a conference or exhibition.

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7th March 2017

Abu Dhabi - Do or Don’t

Boasting a breath-taking skyline, stunning scenery and some of the Sahara’s biggest dunes, Abu Dhabi offers a luxurious travel experience that provides a true insight into authentic Arabian culture.

First Event account manager Lucienne recently took a Familiarisation (or FAM) trip to Abu Dhabi to spend some time perfecting the itinerary for an event that involved a mixture of both rich historical culture, and stunning modern architecture.

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14th February 2017

Love is in the air at First Event

Following an amazing year, and with a long list of fantastic events to look forward to in 2017, it’s no surprise that at First Event we are spending this Valentine’s Day professing our love for what we do!

When our clients are happy, we’re happy. So, after the year we’ve had here at First Event, we’re absolutely ecstatic!

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1st February 2017

New Year, New Site

After a whole lot of hard work, we’re excited to introduce you to our brand new website!

For the past 6 months, our team have been working hard on the First Event company rebrand, ensuring that we can show off our work in a contemporary way that reflects the first-class service we aim to provide our clients with.

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20th January 2017

First Event Summary of 2016

For many, 2016 was a year better left in the past. However, here at First Event, 2016 saw us accomplish more than we ever anticipated, taking the business from strength to strength.

Flying our clients all over the world, creating some of the biggest conferences and expositions ever and more than doubling the size of our team are just a handful of last year’s exciting ventures. We’ve reflected on our exciting year to give you a little look at what we’ve been up to...

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