Interesting Breakfast – The Write-up

The sheer volume of event inspiration can be overwhelming, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram churn out new ideas round the clock. Keeping up is impossible. At Live Union we set out to sort the hype from the truly useful. Last week’s Interesting Breakfast, held at the Timber Yard in Soho saw us sharing the new ideas, formats… Continue reading Interesting Breakfast – The Write-up


Five Things We’ve Learnt Recently

It's been a busy few months of events. Here's a quick taster of some of the things we've learnt along the way. Play is the perfect antidote for technophobes Digital transformation is a term that pops up in lots of briefs. Events are seen as a great opportunity to get hands-on with new technology. For… Continue reading Five Things We’ve Learnt Recently

Interesting Breakfast – The Write Up

The commitment we made to the audience at Friday's breakfast was not simply to be interesting but to be useful. To share tangible ideas and innovations that they could use in their events. We chose five topics, introduced them with speed presentations and then had time for people to get hands-on and explore further. The… Continue reading Interesting Breakfast – The Write Up

The Death of Distance

A hybrid solution to communicating with a distributed workforce Multi-location hybrid events have been around for a few years, but haven’t yet achieved a mass uptake. Some recent high profile examples suggest this is changing, that the benefits are becoming clearer to corporate communication teams. One reason for the slow uptake of hybrid events has… Continue reading The Death of Distance

New Year’s Resolutions

There’s no better way to make a resolution stick than to declare it in public. Here some of the team share their event ambitions for 2017. We’ll check back in with them in December... Katie One of my resolutions is to attend a morning rave - when I moved to London 3 years ago I… Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions

That’s Interesting – November

An absurd moment at TED, a conference for emojis, an exciting event wearable, and some hugely useful tips for choosing the perfect event date and attracting your dream audience. All this, and much more, in our list of the most interesting event things we've seen recently. Audience Wearable with Amazing Creative Opportunities  (3min read) When… Continue reading That’s Interesting – November

Designing More ‘Brain-Friendly’ Events

Comedian Mark Watson talks about the 40 minute lull you often get in a one-hour comedy show. He once addressed this by giving an audience member a stopwatch and asking them to chant LULL! LULL! LULL! at 40 minutes. Comedians are the crack-unit of audience engagement, often having to single handedly hold an audience for… Continue reading Designing More ‘Brain-Friendly’ Events