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 …

Regaining the illusion of control: plan your wellness like you plan your events

Embarking on a career in live events primes you for dealing with the unexpected. Your keynote speaker goes AWOL? No problem. Venue cancels on you at the last minute? Piece of cake. (Well…not quite, but you get my drift) We’re tough, resilient and creative, because we have to be. But – and here’s the rub …

Chloe Brotheridge

Chloe Brotheridge is a hypnotherapist, anxiety expert at www.calmer-you.com and author of The Anxiety Solution: a Quieter Mind, a Calmer You. Trained as a clinical hypnotherapist with 6 years experience, she sees clients 121 in London and via Skype and delivers workshops for businesses and at venues such as Soho House and The Shard.

Rebecca Hirst

Bio: Rebecca Hirst, founder of Glorious Wellness, is The Health Coach to High-Flyers She works with leaders, game-changers and go-getters who want to transform their energy, fire on all cylinders and feel ready to kick some serious business butt. After 20 brilliant years in marketing, many of which were at Coca-Cola (the irony’s not lost: …

Stress Matters

The vision of Stress Matters is to reduce stress in the events industry. We all know that it's stressful, but why is it? Alongside their own survey of over 200 people that work in the events industry, Stress Matters are also working to establish what makes event co-ordinator the 5th most stressful job by CareerCast, as voted …

Make Events

Having discovered “the gym” at 30, Holly Moore is now an avid gym bunny and trains five times a week. Always last to be picked for the netball team through high school, Holly wishes someone had encouraged her to go to the gym in her 20’s. “Going to the gym is my non-negotiable. I’m not …

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, …

Unicorn Events

Unicorn Events are committed to wellbeing and run a number of initiatives within their office to combat stress and promote healthy work practices and lifestyle which include: Gym membership Monthly office based massages Standing desks to encourage movement For more information on the above you can contact Unicorn Events via the contact form below

Soaring WW

Soaring WW Director Adam Baggs, will be taking on the ultimate cycling challenge during UK Event Wellbeing Week - a distance of 250 miles with 13,000 feet of climbing, from Cirencester to Lands End! All for his local charity Gloucester Young Carers. For more information on the above you can contact Adam via the form below:

ILEA UK

In addition to co-founding and supporting #EventWell17 in direct response to feedback and research with their UK members, ILEA will host a series of educational digital and live events during UK Event Wellbeing Week which include; event wellbeing blogs, videos, social media videos and 'The ILEA Boot Camp and Picnic Chats'. For more information on …

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, …

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