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Fyre Festival Fantasy - an experience to forget

by Admin | Jan 23, 2019 | Events, Uncategorized | 0 Comments

If like us, you saw the Fyre Festival documentary on Netflix this weekend recounting the lies, failings and false advertising of a luxury event experience, it’ll have been a hot topic of discussion in your office this week. No one can forget the carnage that ensued following the catastrophic failings of the festival organisers in 2017, and we all smiled wryly at the ironic role social media play...

How to build a marquee on a private beach

by Admin | Feb 14, 2019 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

What’s the first thing that springs to mind when you think about a marquee? Village fête? Garden party? Wedding? All common places at which you’d find one. What about a private gala dinner on the Miami beachfront? Now you’re listening! We’ve often written about finding the perfect venue in our blogs, and every event planner knows how difficult it is to identify the ideal space, in the be...

Karl Lagerfeld - An icon

by Admin | Feb 25, 2019 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

With the sad news that Karl Lagerfeld lost his battle with cancer last week, we’ve been looking back at some of the incredible fashion shows that were synonymous with the Chanel brand. Known for creating unique and impressive sets, Lagerfeld always blew us away with the intricate detail of his vision, and the way in which he transformed his designs for Chanel into reality. Lagerfeld’s extraor...

International Women's Day - Celebrating Sledge's Wonder Women

by Admin | Mar 08, 2019 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

Today is International Women’s Day, a campaign that seems more important than ever in today’s society. The past year has been plagued by harrowing stories from a wide variety of industries where women are treated unfairly compared to their male counterparts. At Sledge, we have a team of wonder women that we’re proud to employ and we wanted to shout about these fabulous women in support of In...

The Oscars 2019 - No host? No problem!

by Admin | Mar 12, 2019 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

We love awards season, and not just because we get to trawl through best-dressed segments across all the news outlets. It’s a great way for us to get some inspiration for our projects and see how others produce their shows. Perhaps the biggest controversy surrounding this year’s Oscars was the host, or lack thereof! A seemingly risky decision by show producers, and the result of Kevin Hart ste...

Gemma Price Spotlight

by Admin | Apr 01, 2019 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

We're shining a spotlight on Gemma Price, who heads up our Incentive Travel Department. With insatiable wanderlust, Gemma is passionate about all things Incentive Travel. Having already seen 21% of the world – when the average person only sees 7% – her knowledge really is unrivalled. Gemma’s family have always been pro exploration, so it was inevitable she would grasp every travel opportunit...

Live Streaming - A powerful marketing tool

by Admin | Apr 12, 2019 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

This weekend, VIPs and hedonists will be flocking to the Colorado desert, ready with face glitter and love, for the world-famous Coachella Festival. This one-of-a-kind music and arts festival attracts a big hype, not only for its top-notch line-up and celeb guestlist, but also for its brand activations and sponsorships, which year-on-year sees brands of all sizes and scales activate vibrant and cr...

A few alternative Easter ideas!

by Admin | Apr 18, 2019 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

With Easter approaching at the end of the week, many people, like myself, will be excited to finally get their fill of some chocolate goodies after a staggering 40 days without the delicious calorie-rich treat. However, as I drool over the idea of a bubbly Wispa bar and perhaps a Galaxy Caramel, I find myself wondering: are there different ways to enjoy this holiday? Let’s face it, the glimmer...

How important is company culture to you?

by Admin | May 02, 2019 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

Our MD Sarah recently met with Matt Storey and discussed our culture, how we approach it and sustain it. Matt's article in this months 'A word from' in Stand Out magazine is one that sits very close to us here at Sledge discussing how important company culture is... How’s this for the ultimate corporate put-down: “Culture eats strategy for breakfast”. This was coined by management guru Pete...