An unforgettable experience – for all the right reasons

Overseas incentive trips provide the perfect opportunity to show off a destination to a client and guests coupled with a once in a lifetime experience. While it’s not a holiday for us Event Managers (although a poll of all my friends and family would probably reveal that 90% think it is!) we do get the opportunity to visit these far flung places and pass on that knowledge to others.

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Thoughts on working with Tesco 2.0

It seems that every week brings a fresh tale of woe from the UK’s largest grocer, at all ends of the spectrum. From record losses to property write-downs, to job cuts, to out of date baby milk, it seems to be open season on Tesco right now…. Dave Lewis seems to be kitchen-sinking it to start with a clean slate. And this approach appears to be bearing green shoots. A new brand director, and sales outperforming their rivals. So what of the new, allegedly leaner, keener Tesco?

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10 Top Tips for a Successful Exhibition

So you have booked your space, agreed the design of your stand and submitted your Health & Safety documents. That, however, is just the start of the journey you need to go on to produce a great exhibition stand and, more importantly, achieve the return on investment you want. So here at Corporate Innovations we have put together some top tips for you to make that journey smoother and more successful.

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Give GIFs a chance

Growing up as a kid in the 90’s, Gif’s were the wonderfully tacky icons and avatars that swept the early Internet and computer programmes. I’m sure we can all remember the delightfully happy paperclip assistant in MS Word for example?

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Modernise your flipchart with SMART kapp!

Recently, we had the pleasure of trialling the new SMART kapp dry-erase board courtesy of our friends at Westcoast Distribution. The SMART kapp device is revolutionary in the world of flipcharts as it brings them completely up to date offering a range of functions to capture, save and share information digitally.

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Seven Deadly Sins of Proposal Writing

Over the years I have lost count of the number of proposals I have written for clients, some successful, others not. I look back at the proposals I wrote 14 years ago and marvel at how much has changed. Did I really say that?

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How do you successfully secure new business?

Coming from a retail background, the extent of my knowledge of new business went as far as convincing an unexpected customer, who was on a window shopping day out, that an extravagant handbag purchase was a must rather than a need, a necessity rather than a luxury. So, upon pursuing a career change with Corporate Innovations, I had yet to learn just how much more the term ‘New Business Strategy’ went.

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