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    VenueScanner asks ‘Why is event planning falling short of tech’?

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    “Simple elements of other online industries – such as transparent pricing, live availability, and online payment systems – have yet to be perfected by the events industry,” said VenueScanner’s Rebecca Kelly. The events industry boasts a number of technological advancements, from mobile ticketing, QR scanners for business cards and sensors to track footfall, so why […]

    How to make event planning a breeze

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    Organising a function can be a time-consuming task, from selecting the venue and finding the right caterer, to handpicking the ultimate entertainment, it’s a busy time for an assistant. Nicky Brown, director of Arctic Fox Events, shares her top tips to ensure your event is a roaring success. It’s the start of the year and […]

    Penelope Alice visits the brilliantly British Luton Hoo

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    Last week, PA Life Club members got to enjoy a five-star evening of brilliant service, luxurious rooms and breath-taking views from the Luton Hoo manor house hotel, spa and golf club. We’ve sent the PA Life PA, Penelope Alice along to visit the historic manor house and let you know what she thought of it…  […]

    When the party stops, the data collection begins

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    Anyone planning an event of any size; large or small, needs to know how successful the event was. From capturing data to leaving people with a positive attitude, event planners only have a small window after an event to capture this information for analysis. Did your ROI actually come suggest the event was a success […]

    PA Life joins forces with Arctic Fox Events, the new venue finding and event management firm

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    PA Life is pleased to announce it is working side-by-side with Arctic Fox Events, a new venue finding and event management company in the industry. The new partnership will see Arctic Fox Events working as the sole venue finder for PA Life. With over 20 years’ experience. the company strives to work with clients to […]

    The Williams F1 Conference Centre takes pole position for Penelope Alice

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    Our busy budding PA, Penelope Alice has been experiencing the fast lane with the Williams F1 Conference Centre and what a Formula One team can offer your business.  To win a Formula One race takes skill, teamwork and organisation, which just happen to be some of the same qualities it takes to be a PA. […]

    4 unique locations for your office party

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    Celebrating the achievements of staff should be a priority for every employer, as by not doing it, it can spell disaster if employees consistently feel underappreciated. From little signs of appreciation, including novelty gifts and thank-you emails, to events designed with the sole aim of demonstrating gratitude, there are a limitless number of ways in […]

    How to run a glitch-free themed event

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    When it comes to a themed event, less definitely isn’t more according to Emily Falconer, head of venue marketing and events at No.4 Hamilton Place. Here, she shares her thoughts on how you can help your guests ‘escape’ at your next bash. More is more as far as themed events are concerned. I’ve always found […]

    App of the week: PartyMaker – Event Planner

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    An essential part of any PA’s job is of course, event planning. It can be as stressful as it can be fun. Planning the perfect event is an art form rather than a skill. Vincenzo Ferrara finds out if the new App from PartyMaker, is designed to cut out a lot of the hard work […]

    PA Life hails second Masterclass a success

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    Yesterday a group of PAs, including PA Life Club members, took part in the second PA Life Masterclass, which proved a resounding success. With a key focus on event planning, guests learnt new skills and took away tricks of the trade to ensure their next event reaches new levels. Taking place at No. 4 Hamilton […]