Keep up to date with all the live updates. Read through our posts below to discover more about Smart Live and what we've been up to, as well as some of our top tips for event planning.
5 minutes with Annabel West – Head of Production and Content Development
Introducing our wonderful Annabel West. As Head of Production and Content Development, Annabel looks after the logistics and the overall Project Management of any event in key detail as well as working with clients to develop content. She brings with her experience in communications and video and is our go to with any production heavy requests. Let us see what she’s been up to and how she thinks the pandemic has changed the scope of events.
Summer Is Almost Here
An exciting time as the UK starts to reopen its hospitality doors and we look forward to being able to celebrate together once again! As the idea of summer parties and being able to gather in groups becomes more of a reality, we thought we would share with you some of our favourite summer party themes…
5 minutes with Brogan Ball – Head of Creative and Client Development
Introducing (well re-introducing) Brogan Ball, Head of Client Relations. Brogan joined the team back in 2016 as an intern and is now heading up Creatives and Client Relations here at Smart Live. Her creativity and personal relationships with each of our clients has led to this latest promotion and we’re so excited to hear more about what she wants to bring to the role.
Host a Work Christmas Party to Remember with Smart Live
If you’re searching for work Christmas party options for 2020, Smart Live can offer the ultimate experience for you and your colleagues this festive season. Read on to discover what we have planned this Christmas...
Virtual Team Building
During lockdown we have all been taking part in plenty of quizzes and we are all now completely quizzed out – for a little while anyway. So here at Smart Live we have been looking into some fun and exciting ideas for virtual team builds that you will love. Virtual Team Building can be a daunting idea but the ideas and options are endless, whether it be a virtual escape room or musical bingo we have plenty of options to keep your team’s engaged and interacting through a virtual platform… here are a few of our favourites.
Top 10 venues for awards season
In our latest blog, we want to look ahead to something we all look forward to – Awards Season. Whilst the COVID-19 pandemic has put a halt to awards shows and dinners taking place in person for now, we cannot wait to be back hosting them once again. Awards take effect in many different styles depending on the nature of them, and the setting is where we always start. So, here are some of our favourite venues to host Award Shows in.
How to look after staff wellbeing… virtually
There are numerous factors at play when it comes to wellbeing; from mental health and stress, to physical factors such as sleep, fitness and illness, as well as financial wellbeing and job satisfaction. It’s therefore important to offer employees a range of support options and benefits in order to meet varied needs and interests. With working from home now the new norm, we've collated a few ideas for looking after their wellbeing, virtually.
Business events, conferences and events centres to reopen on 1st October
Business events, conferences and events centres will be given the go ahead to reopen on 1st October adhering to social distancing.
Crowdfunding opens for One Industry, One Voice awareness campaign
Smart Group are proud to be supporting the One Industry, One Voice campaign, which supports the movement #WeCreateExperiences. The campaign aims to raise awareness among the general public and national media about the true value of the industry to daily life and the wider economy, and to reassure both businesses and the public that events can be delivered safely again.