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Can working longer hours benefit your work-life balance?

by Admin | Nov 28, 2014 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

We spoke to our team about how they manage the sometimes seemingly impossible task of balancing work and life. We all know that striking a successful work-life balance is harder than ever, arguably even more so in London and certainly with technology meaning we are contactable 24/7. We asked our MD Laura how she manages to fit so much into each day…it is certainly a mystery to the rest of...

The Power of Internal Social Media

by Admin | Oct 06, 2014 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

Just because your internal communications activity needs a closed network it doesn’t mean that interaction between your internal consumers shouldn’t be encouraged. Events are direct interaction points with employees, offering reward and recognition platforms as well as providing the opportunity to strengthen relationships and understanding. Social media can be a great platform to promot...

Make me App’y : Holiday Edition

by Admin | Jun 27, 2014 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

A few of the hottest apps available for sun and holiday fun this summer. With summer finally here (supposedly) and lots of us jumping on flights to exotic destinations some of these apps might be just what you need to have in your pocket. Sun Lotion and UV reminder We all know how important sun safety is and our friends over at Nivea Sun have given us the Nivea Sun Guide. This all in one ap...

Experience design is the key to successful innovation

by Admin | Jan 15, 2013 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

When Sledge decided to launch their own family festival, we had the opportunity to practice what we preach, and create a true experience-led brand. Bounce Festival 2013 is still in the making, but you can watch this space to read updates on how it’s going. We’ll also be launching the results of our survey into engaging with family audiences and discussing the lessons for brands that we...

Augmenting live with mobile – our Telefonica web app

by Admin | Jan 06, 2013 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

Live interaction at conferences through mobile devices is being tried more and more. For a recent Telefonica Digital conference for 250 employees in Madrid, we created a web app that overcomes potential drawbacks of native apps or supplying pre-provisioned devices. Augmented conference design Our goal was to create a paperless conference without the old fashioned question boxes and flip cha...

Which comms channels are best for you?

by Admin | Nov 30, -0001 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

When choosing which channel to use, there are a number of factors to consider. Your audience Choosing the correct channel includes thinking about who your audience or audiences are. Different audiences may need to be reached in different ways. For example, while an email may be sufficient for one group of staff, you will need to think differently about frontline staff without regular access...

Women in Events

by Admin | Jan 04, 2013 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

Published in Event Magazine February 2014 My leadership style is based on the same mantra I have in every day life – treat others how you would want to be treated. I aim to be flexible, supportive and understanding, and don’t lead by intimidation or enforced hierarchy. Nothing and no one inspired me to be a leader; some people have natural leadership qualities and end up taking that rol...

Working from home, more or less productive?

by Admin | Jan 02, 2013 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

Businesses throughout the UK are becoming more open to letting employees work from home, for varying reason, but for many as a cost saving necessity, saving money on office space. However, there is a stigma that is associated with this, with many having the impression of ‘out of sight out of mind’ and thinking that if I can’t see you in the office working then that means you aren’t...

' 12 Sledge Stories Before Christmas' - Sarah

by Admin | Dec 13, 2018 | Events, Uncategorized | 0 Comments

I have many fond memories, each year, that give me a sense of pride working at Sledge. 2018 was no different, with lots of exciting, new challenges to take on. My favourite moment of 2018 has to be shooting the content for HPE Inspire, an event that recently won Highly Commended at the Drum Experience Awards. We wanted to bring some fun and humour to the two-day sales conference, making sure we w...