For the next issue of our Industry Black Books series, we chat to Juliet Bates from BMW Group to look inside her Black Book at her roots from investment banking to rooftop DJ sets at luxury London hotels. How she’s partial to the views over Lake Como, the food at Nobu and what her dream event would be…
For the next instalment of our Industry Black Books series, we chat to Alexis O’Connell from Norton Rose Fulbright to peek inside her Black Book at champagne receptions with Henry VIII, how Glastonbury would be her dream event and how she ended up emigrating to the UK, twice.
Whether you are looking for a private room with incredible views, a conference venue steeped in history, or a hotel you can take over exclusively for your event, the Black Book Venue Sourcing team has the answers.
In our fourth Industry Black Books series, we chat to Joanna Lamontagne from NatWest Group to check out what’s in her Black Book and find out why she has a soft spot for incentive travel and Elton John.
Colombia’s character blends colourful and vibrant coastlines, Andean mountain ranges of World Heritage status, cosmopolitan cities, and a rich cultural history that has lofted this enthralling, passionate, beautiful, and exotic country.
In the third of our Industry Black Books series, we catch up with good friend of the company Jess Badminton and find out what’s in her Black Book.
Flying into Kathmandu over the breathtaking Himalayan foothills is a life-changing experience and it fills me with excitement every single time I go.
In the second of our Industry Black Books series, we have a chat with Rosalys Bryan from Investec and get the lowdown on what’s in her Black Book.
In the first of our Industry Black Books series, we catch up with Maria Gomez from Amadeus and ask her to open her Black Book for us.
Keeping a team engaged and motivated is one of the hardest things a manager or leader has to do. With multiple personalities, the different preferences of working styles and various roles and experience levels all have to be considered. It can be a minefield but without a motivated team the road to success will be a difficult one.
The Black Book team have just returned from a really great four day site inspection in Dubai for an incentive next year. Being completely honest, having spent the best part of eight months without going overseas, I was a little apprehensive about the trip – what will the airport experience be like in the UK, how will the flight be different to normal…
There’s been lots of debate on what the evolution of incentives is going to be, especially under the current COVID-19 circumstances. Agencies have been innovating and exploring different options for maintaining engaging and motivating incentive programmes. These range from individual incentive trips for winners and their partners, to holiday vouchers, monetary rewards and even virtual experiences.