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Annual Global Entry Event – Los Angeles
The Appointment Group Los Angeles is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a private Global Entry and TSA Pre-Check Enrollment Day. We invite you to attend our private event, held at our TAG office in Westwood, Los Angeles on 10940 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1000 Los Angeles CA 90024, USA t: +1 (424) 248 2600 .
TAG Global Events - Abbey Road Studios: Record a Song and follow in the footsteps of legends
Almost half a century has passed since The Beatles recorded Here Comes The Sun at the enigmatic Abbey Road studios. Strictly closed to the public on normal occasions, The Appointment Group’s Event & Technology Specialist, Chris Turner was exclusively invited to get “up close and personal” with this venue steeped in musical history.
TAG Global Events: Brilliant Barcelona – The expert’s view
The vibrant Catalonian capital of Barcelona is the second biggest city in Spain – and it makes for a large-than-life MICE destination, too. Of course, the sunny Mediterranean climate is alluring, but there’s much more to this place than blue skies and sandy shores.
TAG Singapore - 1st Year Anniversary Party
On the evening of 12th April 2017, The Appointment Group (TAG) Singapore hosted a cocktail party to celebrate the first year of operation in Asia. It was a great opportunity to thank clients for their business within the first year and learn about future opportunities at an informal get together at The Hotel Oasia, part of the Far East Hospitality group.
TAG Global Events - Five reasons why you should outsource corporate travel management
In the age of the internet, organising travel couldn’t be simpler – right? Many of us book our own holidays using websites rather than heading to the local travel agency to deal with it in person. Yet despite this quick and easy access to endless websites, the travel booking process can still be a very time-consuming – especially for businesses, where time is short and expectations are high.
The Appointment Group staff shortlisted in two categories at The People awards 2017
The Appointment Group (TAG) is very proud its staff has been shortlisted at The People awards, a ceremony recognising outstanding individual and teams within the travel industry. TAG's in-house 24 Hours - Emergency team has been shortlisted for Reservation Team of the Year The Emergency Team’s contribution to TAG’s Global operation is of invaluable benefit.
12th Annual Music Matters Festival in Singapore
The Annual Music Matters in Singapore is back for its 12th edition. After another successful festival in 2016, Branded are again giving a number of breakthrough acts from around the world the opportunity to perform live in front of key global entertainment industry influencers and executives.
TAG Global Events - Top Three Dos and Don’ts: Virtual Reality (VR) and Events
We’re well into 2017 now (how it is April already) and The Appointment Group has been busy managing many exciting events from VIP gala dinners in Amsterdam to a tour in Japan and there are many more to come, too. Year on year, virtual reality (VR) is becoming a bigger and more impressive part of experiential marketing techniques, as brands gain trust in the technology and gain an understanding of how it can change how an audience consumes content.
Traveller security - a best practise guide
The “Safeguarding Female Business Travellers” Breakfast Seminar organised by The Appointment Group brought together travellers and events industry representatives in order to discuss the important matter of duty of care and traveller safety. Hosted by travel journalist, Mark Frary, the event combined key note speeches from Carolyn Pearson, CEO of Maiden Voyage, Alexei Cantacuzene-Speransky from security consultancy firm Rose Partners, as well as a panel discussion of experienced professionals from the business, hospitality and events industry.
The Appointment Group - Safeguarding Female Business Travellers Seminar
Article from Meetpie. com - 14/03/2017 Arriving in daylight hours, knowing your hotel address and wearing non-branded clothes and accessories will help keep women safer while travelling, a seminar on traveller safety has heard.
The Appointment Group ranks in the Sunday Times Lloyds SME Export Track 100
Published the 26th February 2017, the 3rd annual Sunday Times Lloyds SME Export Track 100 league table ranks Britain’s small and medium-sized (SME) companies with the fastest-growing international sales. The 100 companies, together employ more than 8,000 staff, having added almost 3,000 jobs over the period.
Biggest and best music festivals in the world in 2017
Goodbye winter, hello music festivals. As the temperatures rise, music lovers slowly wake from their hibernation and will slowly but surely start planning their year.
10 minutes with Lisa Liguori – TAG Global Touring UK Business Development Manager
What is your role at The Appointment Group (TAG)? I recently returned to work from maternity leave and have taken on the exciting new role of Business Development & Account Manager for TAG Global Touring UK. Returning to work from maternity leave can be a little daunting but I felt it was the ideal time for me to change my role within the company.
TAG Global Touring goes behind the scenes on the Justin Bieber Purpose World Tour
For those who have been living under a rock for the last 12 month, Justin Bieber sailed through 2016 hitting record after record and selling a countless number of albums. Even his usual detractors could not deny the album “Purpose” was a stroke of genius and unsurprisingly, took the world by storm.
Why your next event should be in Manchester
Home to The Appointment Group’s north of England office, Manchester is fast becoming the capital of the north and coined as the “powerhouse” for all things music, sport, television, business and events. As the third largest city in the UK, Manchester has an abundance of opportunities for event organisers and their clients with venues, suppliers and travel, and The Appointment Group is first in line to encourage events to come to this pioneering and lively city.
Why it is so important to get TSA PreCheck as soon as possible
The TSA PreCheck program (TSA Pre✓® ), an expedited screening program that enables trusted travelers to enjoy a secure and efficient screening experience at more than 180 U. S.
The benefits of a Corporate Hotel Programme
What is a corporate hotel programme and what are its benefits? A corporate hotel programme is a list of specially curated hotels matching the specific requirements of any given company. The hotels offer discounted rates in exchange for an amount of yearly room nights booked.
TAG Film & Media works on Netflix original series Sand Castle
The latest addition to Netflix’s ever-growing lineup of originals is Sand Castle, a fact-based war drama inspired by writer Chris Roessner’s experiences in Iraq. Set in Iraq in 2003, Sand Castle tells the story of Matt Ocre (Nicholas Hoult), as he and his troops attempt to protect farming village, Baqubah, in the crosshairs of some very dangerous enemies.
Meet the TAG Global Events newcomers!
In November 2016, The Appointment Group (TAG) further cemented their position in the Australian event management landscape by acquiring the very successful, Axis Events Group. With over 25 years of existence Axis benefits from an excellent reputation, creating events that innovate, educate and inspire.
Baja California Sur – Five reasons why you should visit
Too often reduced to “Los Cabos” or even just “Cabo” the region of Baja California Sur is a Mexican treasure waiting to be further discovered and explored. .
Margaret River Gourmet Escape - Global and Australian food and wine
Margaret River Gourmet Escape, an extraordinary festival of food and wine, is a unique opportunity to discover wondrous produce, taste world-renowned wines and meet internationally celebrated chefs, food producers and winemakers amongst the outstanding natural beauty of the Margaret River region in Western Australia. Once in a lifetime dinners prepared by internationally celebrated culinary stars, with previous guests including Heston Blumenthal, Rene Redzepi, Marco Pierre White and Rick Stein; World class wine tastings with global Masters of Wine; Unique events including long-table lunches in the vines, the ultimate meat-lover’s feast in a karri forest, a magnificent seafood during a cruise on Geographe Bay; And the best beach barbecue you’ll ever see, amongst many others on the festival programme.
The Oscars 2017; Moonlight wins Best Picture post mix-up
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Brit Awards 2017 from David Bowie to Beyonce and Drake
The 37th Brit Awards were held at London’s O2 Arena on 22nd February with Emma Willis as the host, alongside Dermot O’Leary. Drake, Beyoncé, A Tribe Called Quest, One Direction, Little Mix and The 1975 also were among the winners at the U.