Persistence Is Your Most Valuable Business Weapon

Persistence. Not a word that’s often celebrated. Nor, in my view, a trait that is not encouraged enough. For many, it’s a word that invariably throws up pessimism and challenging connotations. Yet, I firmly believe that persistence is your most valuable business weapon, and in the last year, it’s fuelled my drive to continue to reach for the stars. Persistence …

The Difference Between Goals and Dreams

As it is for most, December is usually the most hectic month of the year for me. As an event planner of over thirty years, I’m accustomed to spending the festive season in a whirl of organisation, fuelled with coffee, adrenaline (perhaps a glass of wine or two), executing the season’s most exclusive, spectacular parties. This year is different. I’m …

What Does the Future Hold for the Hospitality and Events Industry?

Usually, I pride myself in being able to predict trends within our sector. Having worked, lived and breathed this industry for so many years, I have honed my ability to spot the next big thing. The hottest new talent. The best new venue. The themes, décor, music, food or service that all clients will clamber over one another to book. …

tips to make your Hotel stand out as a Christmas Party venue

Tips to Make Your Hotel Stand Out as a Christmas Party Venue

I have news for you. Christmas is not moving. Not even for Coronavirus!  And I for one am glad. One of the things that I enjoy most about my role as a hospitality consultant is working with established venues to really help them make the most of their commercial assets. After all: if you’ve got it, flaunt it!  And with …

How Travel Has Inspired Me

How Travel Has Inspired Me

I’m a person that always strives to find the positives in life. When we were forced to stay home during the height of the coronavirus pandemic, I made use of the time and space given to me, channelling that into positive activities. I’m lucky to have a home that I love – a place that reflects my personality and gives …