Event Relief 2022!

On Tuesday 29 November event professional Dan Assor will be leading and hosting an 11-hour virtual event, raising essential funds for three event industry charities: EventWell, Make It Blue, and Meeting Needs. Why does it matter? Mental health-related illness affects one in three event professionals every year. Mental health services are seeing unprecedented demand and …

Events Agency Challenges the Status Quo with Launch of 4-Day Work Week Trial

We’re witnessing a global shift in the way we work and what people expect from their employer. Hybrid, remote and flexible working remain on the tip of most employees’ proverbial lips. Whilst these terms are open to interpretation depending on the context and disparities in business culture, the latest stats demonstrate that this is an …

How Does Attending Events Impact on Health

As event organisers how much do we really understand about the health impact attending events has on our visitors, attendees, exhibitors and stakeholders? Do we recognise that the impact can be significant not just anyone living with mental or physical health conditions, and/or neurodiversity, but for all attendees? In today's technological age we have a …

Employers, this is your Call to Action, the business case is clear

The health and wellbeing of our people has never been more important. Employees need all the help they can get. And in a world of work that’s changing at an unprecedented rate, it makes sense for employers to increasingly play a proactive role, understanding what employees need, supporting their wellbeing and empowering colleagues to thrive. “The …

IACC Shines with its Digi-Live Europe Knowledge Festival

IACC partnered with hybrid event specialist Abbit to stage the one-day conference, which held in-person sessions at Skogshem and Wijk in Sweden and Warwick Conferences in the UK. The event was attended by delegates from across Europe and the US. The conference programme included keynote sessions from Helen Moon, Founder and CEO of Eventwell and Julian Stubbs, CEO of UP THERE, …

Why Keeping Fit During Lockdown Is So Important For Our Wellbeing

It’s safe to say that the world has been turned upside down by COVID-19, with the current lockdown measures making it hard to find the motivation to exercise.  When this is coupled with the challenges of working from home and limited access to fitness equipment, many of us may find it impossible to commit to …

HBAA to get behind EventWell and Buses4Homeless as its chosen charities for 2021

HBAA will be supporting EventWell and Buses4Homeless as its charitable social enterprises for 2021, as part of the association’s strategy, aligned to resilience and ethics, as two of its four pillars. EventWell is dedicated to cultivating better mental health and wellbeing, supporting and serving professional and business members and the industry community with the knowledge …

EventWell launches Christmas Party Appeal Campaign to support the Events / Hospitality Sector this Christmas

EventWell - the “Mental Health and Wellbeing Voice of the Event Industry”, launches their “Christmas Party Appeal” – Donation Campaign EventWell are asking that all corporate companies, who are organising their annual Christmas Party Event, to donate the equivalent of a space (or more), to help support those who are suffering hardship within the Live …

EventWell & Glisser announces new strategic partnership

EventWell and Glisser are pleased to announce that they have entered into a partnership combining EventWell mental health and wellbeing knowledge and education with Glisser’s first class event and technology solutions. With digital event platforms playing an increasingly important role in the future of event delivery and operations, EventWell recognised that they needed to accelerate …

Don’t Panic: A Five Point Plan for Anyone Made Redundant

People talk about redundancy being like a bereavement, and yes, there are many similarities. However, there are added elements to it.  Some people feel shame; they perceive redundancy to be a stigma, as if the reason they were singled out was personal and not because of a global pandemic. Others may find that it severely shakes …

Good Mood Food

At first glance, it may seem unlikely that your diet would affect your mental health, and yet it is not that far-fetched if you think about it on a chemical level. Our brain needs chemicals (i.e. nutrients) for structural as well as functional purposes and where would those chemicals come from, if not from our …

Personal Perspective: How Cheerleading helped an Events Professional gain a positive mindset.

We conducted a Question & Answer session with Events Graduate Lauren Hemingway to get her perspective on how important movement is and how it helped her whilst she was studying and whilst working. Lauren graduated with a degree in Event Management in 2019 and including her placement year, she has now worked in the industry for …

The Importance of Movement and how running saved my life

We all know that movement is an essential part of our lifestyles and there are many benefits to incorporating movement into our day-to-day lives. Whilst there are many positive elements associated with movement, two which stand out to me in particular are stress reduction and mood enhancement. The events industry is commonly known to be …

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