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The Metrics of Social Media: The Importance of Platform Diversity

by Admin | Oct 04, 2017 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

  What is it that makes some freelancers successful, while others remain in the back seat? While waves of people attempt to freelance, only a small percentage make it. The things that make this small percentage of people are related to their behaviour. There are some things a successful freelancer does to ensure not only initial success, but ongoing success in the freelance arena 1. They P...

We’ve Made The Cut!

by Admin | Aug 02, 2017 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

Exciting news at Sledge HQ – Our Dubai Week in China activation has been shortlisted in C&IT’s Event Awards 2017! Our event, which took place last year in Shanghai, has been shortlisted for the ‘Best Event Solution to a Business Challenge’ category in this year’s awards. As the second event of its kind, following on from its success in Beijing in 2015, the principle objective of D...

We’re a Top 50 Agency!

by Admin | Jul 27, 2017 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

After a busy year already, we’re incredibly proud to be announced in C&IT’s Top 50 Agencies again this year. Having moved up three places from last year to number 38 in the list, we are thrilled to see that all of the hard work has paid off, improving year on year in delivering exceptional live experiences for our clients. C&IT’s full Top 50 Agency list is conducted annually, ranked o...

The Importance of Engagement in Internal Business Conferences

by Admin | Jul 14, 2017 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

I think it’s fair to say that conferences don’t always have the best reputation when it comes to attendee engagement, often alluding to thoughts of sitting through endless talks whilst painfully counting down the minutes until you can finally be released of your pivotal duties. Yet conferences done well can play an extremely important role for a business, particularly in communicating c...

Why Event Apps are Changing the Way we Plan, Manage and Execute Events

by Admin | Jun 20, 2017 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

In the last decade, the events industry has benefitted greatly from the creation of event apps, whether this be through the utilization of the platform to provide seamless interaction with the audience, or even through the aid they provide in event logistics and analytical support. Their multi-faceted design has meant they can be utilized to solve a number of event challenges and improve ev...

Networking – The Convenience or the Experience?

by Admin | May 11, 2017 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

  Networking events – the all important occasions for making the conversations from business to business and business to consumer happen. Despite being regarded as one of the most ‘valuable uses’ of one’s time (businessinsider.com), how has the way that we interact, exchange and connect with people changed, why has it changed and what does this mean for the future of networking eve...

The Influence of Technology in the Events Industry

by Admin | Mar 20, 2017 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

With the constant development of technological advancements, enhancements and changes, it is easy to understand why technology in the event industry is ever changing the way events are managed, created, planned and marketed. Although a rather daunting prospect for some, new technological capabilities can be utilised in a number of different ways, using a number of different types of technol...

Working Hours, Challenging The Status Quo

by Admin | Jan 10, 2017 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

‘Working 9-5,  what a way to make a living’ – we all know how the song goes. But is it still applicable in 2017? In a world more connected than ever, should it still be ‘bums on seats’ that businesses see as important? For every study into working hours or working from home, there’s always a counter study. Sweden have been at the forefront of asking the world stage to consider...

Dubai: A City Of World-Firsts

by Admin | Aug 09, 2016 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

Dubai is well known for its world firsts. In the last year alone a number of ground-breaking projects have been launched in the Emirate including the world’s first 3D printed building, Bollywood theme park, floating villas and 7-star airport terminal to name but a few. Not content with breaking boundaries in construction, Dubai has now turned its attention to events. This year saw the lau...