It is our responsibility to make the changes we can to be more sustainable but naturally we cannot all chain ourselves to an oil rig and declare to stop flying places. We can however use the events industry to make small but significant changes. We can review our venue contracts and make conscious decisions to […]
Finding a space for private dining events is a pretty common task given to assistants these days. We are asked pretty regularly to find something different, quiet or impressive. Usually at the drop of a hat and when our organisations have really important clients in town. Private dining spaces are popular and can be booked up month’s […]
When hiring external meeting spaces assistants should treat the task as they would a small event. There are many factors that will make the meeting a success. Assistants must ensure they hire a meeting space that contributes to the success of the meeting. Here are some top tips for booking space for your Executive meetings.
A bonded team is a happy team, and happy teams are engaged, motivated and ready to do their best work. Did you know, when employee engagement is high, revenue growth is 2.5 times higher, employee turnover is 40% lower and customer satisfaction is 12% higher? Team Bonding is just one part of Employee Engagement. When […]
Event Management is now one of the main tasks for assistants – practically every assistant I talk to has organised something! Be it the office Christmas party, team building events, off-site board meetings and committee too large scale global conferences. We are doing it all! Finding venues that cover all of the different types of events […]
Many of us will have no doubt at some level been involved in the Staff Away. Love it or loath it, they are events that we need to support. I’ve actually in the past run the entire event and it is such a large challenge. So when I came across this example of a Staff […]
So many of you will be reading this blog sitting in your office with the heating on and a small layer of snow on the ground outside. You are probably thinking it is January, why oh why is Practically Perfect PA teasing me with thoughts of summer parties? Well it is not my way of […]
In the 25 years since its launch, PowerPoint has become the most popular presentation aid, holding 95% of the presentation software market. Nowadays, most presentations are given with PowerPoint or similar digital supports.