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Event Trends For 2018

It’s been a massive year for Londonlaunch. In fact, in our fifteen-year history, it’s been the biggest, busiest and most event-full twelve-month period on record. By a long way.

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Rooftops and secret gardens 8 of our favourites!

London is almost unbearably hot at the moment, especially if you're confined to the office or, worse still, the tube! However, aside from having some of the most beautiful and surprisingly spacious parks in almost all the world, London also has an array of magical, sometimes super-secret outdoor spaces which are perfect for spectacular, memorable and often breath-taking summer events. So, the hotter the better!

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'Eventertainment' how to animate your events

Despite their alleged rudeness and famed 'in-hospitability', the French have a knack for telling it like it is. And they have fewer words for things. Having done French A-level (a fairly pointless exercise, it turns out) I have first hand experience of the fact that French is quite rigid and doesn't seem to evolve that freely.

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10 Alternative Christmas Ideas

When it comes to Christmas, everyone wants to be different. Except it turns out you probably don't. That's because being different sounds like a great idea until you realise that it's more trouble than it's worth and you end up booking another rubber chicken dinner!

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Top 10 Alternative Conference Venues

Conferences are usually three things. Essential, long-winded and boring. It's almost inevitable because it's so difficult to be all things to all people. A topic which some find stimulating, others will find sleep-inducing, it's just the way it is.

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10 Great Summer Event Ideas

Events are awesome! There was a time when that simple fact was enough and, actually, I still think it's enough. In an age of multi-screening and instant information (yes, we're all 'screenagers') an exciting and engaging 'coming together' is arguably more valuable than it has ever been before.

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10 best Rooms with a View…

There's something just a little bit magical about partying on top of the world, with the shimmering City busily going about it’s frantically, fast-paced business in a galaxy far, far away (well, a long, long way below anyway!).

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Christmas Parties what are the options?

I learnt a new phrase this week from an inspirational guy called Dave Coplin (@DCoplin), the CEO at Microsoft. That's "Chief Envisioning Officer" BTW! It's TLDR and it's a great leveller when reading long, tedious emails (particularly from your boss, who won't understand what it means anyway!).

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“Eventhouses” Entertaining on top of the world!

The Penthouse at 9 Eaton Square, Belgravia, was my not-so-shabby digs during school exeats. On one side we had Roger Moore and on the other, my bedroom overlooked Lord Lloyd Webber’s high-level conservatory, complete with customary white grand piano. I like to think we were rather good (if a little stalkerish) neighbours.

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Halloween courageous, contagious and a little bit outrageous!

Despite being the most dramatic and theatrical of all events, Halloween Parties are still a bit of a corporate taboo because of their inherent (and compulsory) outrageousness. But outrageousness doesn't have to be mistaken for inappropriateness.