Events

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What can event planners learn from the Rio Paralympics?

This week, the 2016 Summer Paralympics kicked off in Rio. While we hope the Games will be a resounding success for Team GB, the run-up to the event has not been without controversy. With a leading figure in the Paralympic movement now calling for an inquiry into “unacceptable Rio failures”, just what went wrong? And, […]

8 Sep 2016 Events
Event Technology

Pokémon GO. Should event profs embrace the craze?

If you haven’t yet heard about Pokémon GO then you are probably living under a rock. A lovely peaceful rock it may be, particularly if you feel the same way as this guy. But, love it or hate it, the cultural tsunami that is Pokémon GO is so powerful that the Guardian has written an […]

14 Aug 2016 Exhibitions
Event Professionals Reducing Stress

Ten tips to help event profs reduce the stress

A few months ago, we compared event management to rocket science, and it seems we weren’t far off the mark. According to a recent report, the role of event coordinator is the fifth most stressful job of 2016, with only military personnel, firefighters, pilots, and police officers coming in higher on the stress scale. The […]

29 Jun 2016 Events
Event Technology UK

Is this the future of exhibition and event tech?

When it comes to exhibitions and events, quirky tech is always an attention grabber. Taking a look at some new and emerging technology, we consider what the future of event tech might look like. And what is already available to help you to engage and involve attendees at your next event. 1. Augmented and Virtual […]

3 Jun 2016 Exhibitions
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Is the event industry just paying social media lip service?

There’s lots of pontificating about how great social media is when it comes to events. But the truth is, social media is drastically underused, and, in many cases incorrectly managed. However, with event planners increasingly expected to do more with less, and technology delivering more and more business benefits, social media should be a key […]

7 Apr 2016 Exhibitions
Conference Organisers UK

Why your conference is like a space rocket

Event management may not be rocket science, but make no mistake, it has more in common than you’d think. Imagine you’re launching a new satellite into space. You need an enormous rocket with tons of fuel to get it up there, but what is it that actually does the business? The massive rocket or the […]

29 Feb 2016 Events
Corporate Event Organisers UK

Location, location, location – your event could stand or fall by the venue you choose

Where should we hold our next event? (We hear you ask). Good question. Picking the right venue is a fundamental part of the success of your event and getting it wrong could make all the difference. And not in a good way. Helping you to make the right choice, here are a few fundamentals to […]

18 Jan 2016 Events
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Event Registration – FAQs

Below you will find a list of frequently asked questions with regard to our event registration software. If you have a question you would like us to answer (and add to this list), please contact Apex today. If I’m organising my own event, can I use your registration service? Absolutely, yes. Our registration system is [...]
22 Nov 2015 Events
Apex Event Management and Exhibition Stands

Apex Event Management and Exhibition Stands