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Follow the latest trends, keep up with the insights and pick up some tips – this is where our travel and events experts share their inside knowledge.
Typhoon Hagibis – An Event Manager’s first-hand experience
Weather can make or break an event and most professional event organisers spend a huge amount of time hoping for sun and making contingency plans for rain.
TAG's Events division is shortlisted for a C&IT Award 2019
We are being nominated for Internal Communications Event of the Year for our client Clarion Housing Group with our partner Monkey’s Cousin.
TAG announces the appointment of Mabel Pooley
TAG, the award-winning travel and event management company, announces the appointment of Mabel Pooley to its UK Events division.
10 ways to use less plastic at events
When planning your next event, why not take a minute to consider your plastic footprint and encourage others to take action, too? Read on to see how you can take the first steps to using less plastic in events.
The rise of the ‘super incentive’
TAG’s Events division has seen a growing trend in industries using a sales channel and franchise models, to host ultra-luxury events for a select group of key top tier distributors and partners.
Global reach, local knowledge
Adding global reach to local knowledge enables companies like yours to ensure consistency in working practices, shared knowledge and experience on the ground support when selecting a worldwide event partner like TAG.
Samantha Wratten makes the C&IT A-List for 2019
Every year, UK event industry publication Conference & Incentive Travel invites agencies to nominate their top talent under 35 years old to be put forward for their A-List.
The Big Five: How does Africa deliver the Big Five in incentive travel?
TAG’s events division is dedicated to making yours stand out – we’re here to give you the best of the best. And we feel Africa can offer the key five ingredients for your reward trip.
TAG announces expansion of Events division to Los Angeles and promotion of Bethany Chamberlain as Events Director
Bethany moves to LA in January 2019 to spearhead the launch of TAG’s Events division in Los Angeles, working closely with the already established team in New York. She will be responsible for the development, operation and management of the events portfolio throughout the States.
Why are FAM trips important to event agencies?
FAM (familiarisation) trips are a vital learning tool for TAG's Events team. Read on to learn more.
C&IT's Top 50 Event agencies: TAG Global Events
The UK agency rankings by event-based turnover for 2018 have been revealed in the annual Conference &Incentive Travel Magazine's Top 50 event agency listing. The Appointment Group(TAG) Global Events is proud to announce that we have ranked in 27th place out of 50 event agencies based on our annual turnover! TAG Global Events have featured in this listing for the past 3 years and it means a great deal to the entire company.
Barbados – The Ultimate Incentive Destination
The Caribbean is a real treasure trove for planners on the hunt for an all-encompassing incentive destination for groups of VIPs – and Barbados is the biggest gem of them all. Boasting idyllic white-sand beaches and turquoise waters, plus upscale hotels and state-of-the-art facilities, Barbados strikes the perfect balance between leisure and business.
TAG Global Events: Top Team-building Ideas
Forget about boring, run-of-the-mill team-building activities that make eyes roll. If you’re looking for innovative ideas to engage your team, you can rely on these top tips from our Global Events team at The Appointment Group(TAG)… Let’s face it, some traditional team-building games can be uninspiring and not something everyone looks forward to - but it really doesn’t have to be that way.
Silicon Valley Immersion Programmes – learn how to stay competitive
Silicon Valley has captured not only the minds of entrepreneurs and developers from across the world, but anyone looking to grab a piece of the "magic“, disrupt, transform and stay ahead of the game. TAG Global Events curates immersive study tours tailored to your industry to enable transformational learning for C-Level executive teams and boards.
TAG’s Global Events team delivers an evening of celebration at One Big Night in London
When a global luxury automotive brand wished to create one big event that would celebrate its achievements, and those of its retailers, it turned to The Appointment Group(TAG) Global Events to deliver a memorable evening of celebration at The O2, London for more than 1,200 guests. TAG’s Global Events team project managed One Big Night, a celebratory evening formed by merging two separate, smaller events.
Funniest Event Pick Up Lines Ever!
You may be knee deep in planning an event right now - selecting the right venue, juggling with speakers, balancing budgets, timelines, menus, production, entertainment and RSVP’s etc. The Appointment Group (TAG) understands the pressure you’re under.
TAG Global Events - Five ways to collect Event feedback
Whether it’s positive or negative, collecting feedback is a crucial factor in development and improvement of events – but how do you encourage your delegates to provide feedback on their experience?
TAG Global Events: What’s hot right now - Uniquely Memorable Event Experiences
In an effort to shake things up, why not remove attendees from their physical comfort zones as a means of pulling them from their mental comfort zones. Here are two out-of-the-box ideas that achieves just that followed with an idea that will help integrate a contemporary urban feel into any corporate event.
How can we use less plastic in events?
According to Greenpeace, up to 12. 7 million tons of plastic end up in our oceans every single year.
TAG Global Events - Five ways to write the perfect Request for Proposal (RFP)
You’ve done your homework researching event agencies and approached The Appointment Group (TAG) Global Events team to help with your requirements. Now it’s time to create a Request for Proposal – more commonly known as an RFP – to receive proposals and see which agency can fit in with the needs of your business.
TAG Global Events - 10 Minutes with… Jon Pyne
Jon Pyne is part of TAG’s Asia Pacific Global Events team and is based in Sydney. He has worked in the events industry for six years managing events in Japan, America, Europe and Australasia.
Ethical incentive trips: how can you drive positive change in travel and tourism?
Travel offers an opportunity to experience different cultures, taste new and exciting foods, and get close to wildlife you’ve only ever seen on TV. Yet even today there are many ethical issues to consider when it comes coordinating an incentive trip programme, especially for countries that promote wildlife tourism or traditional cultural experiences.
TAG Global Events - Hawaii: find the perfect island for your event
The Hawaiian archipelago conjures up an image of tropical paradise: serene beaches lined with palm trees, dramatic cliffs and bright blue lagoons. This dreamy cluster of islands may not be your initial choice when it comes to MICE, however Tiago Palhares, Global Travel & Events Specialist for The Appointment Group, shares his expert knowledge on Hawaii as a prime location for incentives, conferences and more.
TAG Global Events - Top 5 destinations for an ‘off the beaten track’ incentive experience
According to Forbes, millennials tend to define themselves by their experiences rather than anything else – and this is part of the reason why they have been shown to value experiences over material things. The Appointment Group recognises this when it comes to planning your next incentive experience.