How can we implement better wellbeing for event professionals?

On Monday 23rd October the EventWell co-founders and board; Helen Moon, Consultant Events & Marketing Director and Managing Director of EWL Samme Allen, Director of Sequoia Partnership and BVEP Vice Chair Mark Maher, Events Director at Boulevard Events and ILEA UK Wellbeing Advisor Alistair Turner, Director of 8PR and ILEA UK Chair Laura Capell-Abra, Coach …

Over a third of eventprofs have experienced mental problems, according to new survey

Up to 38% of event professionals have experienced a period or episode of mental illness/depression, according to preliminary findings from a new survey from the EventWell campaign, CN can reveal. The ongoing EventWell survey into the physical and mental health of UK Event Professionals reveals a higher percentage have experienced an episode of ill health than originally anticipated, …

Industry unites to tackle wellbeing and mental health issues

A movement has been founded by a group of industry professionals to raise awareness of wellbeing in the Events industry. The inaugural UK Event Wellbeing Week will launch on the 18th September at No 4 Hamilton Place, with an introduction to the campaign, a yoga session and healthy breakfast on their terrace. Backing the campaign, …

World Obesity Encourages Organisers to Hold Healthier Meetings

15th June 17, International: World Obesity is encouraging event organisers to create healthier meetings as part of its international campaign ‘Healthy Venues’ whilst at The Meetings Show this year. The association, which represents over 300 national bodies concerned with obesity, is calling for event organisers to do more for their delegate’s mobility and health. World …

Industry facing mental health crisis, say leaders

The events industry risks propagating mental health issues because of workplace stress levels, worried industry leaders have said. A lack of work-life balance and high levels of pressure is taking its toll on events professionals, while at the same time deterring talent, say representative bodies Eventprofs Who Lunch (EWL) and International Live Events Association (ILEA). …