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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
Considering the current status of affairs in Europe and as well as in the U. S.
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.
Annual Global Entry Event – Nashville
The Appointment Group Nashville 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 the Thompson Nashville 401 11th Ave South Nashville, TN 37203 .
Adele triumphs at the 59th Grammys
The 59th Annual Grammy Awards took place last night Sunday, February 12 in Los Angeles’ Staples Centre. Beyoncé was in the lead with nine nominations while Drake, Rihanna and Kanye West flowed close behind with eight nominations each.
BAFTA’s 2017: the highlights and the winners
The UK’s most prestigious film award ceremony rolled out the red carpet yesterday evening, 12th February, at one of London’s most beautiful venues, the Royal Albert Hall. The ceremony was brilliantly hosted by the multi-talented Mr Stephen Fry; skilfully balancing humour, entertainment with some powerful political undertones.
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 .
The Appointment Group UK Annual Conference - Bournemouth
The Appointment Group’s (TAG) UK annual conference took place in England's seaside town Bournemouth on Saturday 28th January 2017. The company’s London and Manchester offices joined representatives from the company’s international offices in New York, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Nashville, Sydney, Melbourne and Singapore to review the group’s performance in 2016 and discuss plans and objectives for the coming year.
Academy Award 2017 nominees: La La Land sets all-time record with 14 nominations
The nominations for the 89th Academy Awards were revealed this morning, January 24 in Los Angeles. As expected, this years’ favourite ‘La La Land’ takes the lead with 14 nominations, matching the record previously held by ‘Titanic’ (1997) and ‘All About Eve’ (1950).
Golden Globes 2017: UK series lead TV award winners
It was a golden night for the Brits at the Golden Globes as both “The Crown” and “The Night Manager” swept several awards. Tom Hiddleston, Olivia Colman and Hugh Laurie from the BBC spy drama “The Night Manager” were all rewarded for their outstanding performances.
Golden Globes 2017: Who will win?
For movie-lovers and those working in the entertainment industry, it's that time of year. The biggest film and entertainment awards ceremonies are just around the corner and, as per tradition, it kicks off with the Golden Globes this Sunday, 8th January.