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Blog 2018-01-05T16:48:10+00:00

How Best To Negotiate Your Event Contract

“Negotiation” – the term you either love or hate. Either way, it is a necessary evil when it comes to the world of business, and in particular, when organising an event. Negotiating for some can seem intimidating, however, once you learn how to negotiate effectively and successfully, you may find your opinion changes. Take a look at this blog for some useful hints and tips.

May 24th, 2018|

Being Proactive, Not Reactive

Our ethos here at Hippo is to always have a proactive nature, ensuring no stone is left unturned ahead of our clients’ events. We identify questions and answer them before even being asked...we generate back up plans for all potential outcomes...we cover all bases, even for improbable situations…the list goes on. This blog takes a deeper look into our approach that defines our service.

March 28th, 2018|

3 Most Common Challenges Whilst On-site

You may be experiencing a slight element of nerves or pressure to ensure the event is a huge success; all those long hours and countless e-mails amount to being on-site. Nonetheless, it’s easy to overlook your potential challenges you may face while running the event live. Take a read through of Hippos hints and tips to assist in minimising some of the most common challenges you may face.

February 8th, 2018|

Successful Ways To Receive Event Feedback

Receiving post-event feedback is a hugely important element to any event organiser. The importance of gathering such data cannot be under estimated. ‘Why?’ I hear you ask? Because feedback provides the detail on what worked and what could be improved during the event. Take a look at Hippo’s creative suggestions on how to achieve that all important feedback.

January 19th, 2018|

How To Work Better With Your Venue

We all want a positive relationship with our venue. Take a look at our advice on how best to maximise your experience and work with your venue better. We provide you with some key hints and tips on how best to ensure you receive the finest service and what you can do to build that all important relationship.

December 27th, 2017|

What Makes A Successful Event Manager?

At Hippo we know an excellent event manager when we see one, so let us share our thoughts on what a successful event manager is made of, so that you can too! We look at the key personality traits that help elevate a good event manager to a great one, and analyse the processes they go through to ensure each and every one of their events are a huge success.

November 20th, 2017|