19 April

How to Start an Event Planning Service

The special events industry has grown enormously in the past decade. According to recent research conducted by Dr. Joe Goldblatt, CSEP (Certified Special Events Professional), spending for special events worldwide is $500 billion annually. Goldblatt is the founder of International Special Events Society (ISES), the founding director of the Event Management Program at George Washington University, and co-author of The International Dictionary of Event Management. "Suffice…

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19 April

Employment hits record high as UK firms keep on hiring

More workers than ever before are employed in the UK as upbeat companies show few signs of worry over the state of the economy. Employment climbed by 37,000 to 31.84m in the three months to December, while unemployment stayed steady at 1.6m - a level which has fallen by almost 100,000 over the past year as a whole. The unemployment rate stayed at 4.8pc, its joint-lowest…

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19 April

Covent Garden May Fayre and Puppet Festival

Punch and Judy fans of all ages will love this family puppet festival The annual Covent Garden May Fayre & Puppet Festival (which celebrates its 42nd anniversary in 2017), brings together Punch and Judy professors from around the country for a day of jolly old-fashioned fun. The grand procession at 11am is led by a brass band, and culminates with a birthday toast to Mr Punch,…

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18 April

12 digital marketing and customer experience tips for success

Creating great customer experiences separates market leaders from the rest of the pack. Here are 12 ideas, best practices, strategies and words of advice for advancing your digital marketing efforts in the year ahead. 1. Digital transformation is ‘all or nothing’ Adobe CEO and President Shantanu Narayen addressed the pain points many organizations face today: The need to stay ahead of competitors, the struggle to achieve…

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18 April

Agencies love our Event Management students

Daniel Halpin from Cogs & Marvel said: "At Cogs & Marvel, we have a great working relationship with Fitzwilliam Institute. In the last six months, we’ve offered three internships to recent graduates, one of whom has recently been promoted to a Junior Project Manager position. With many of our team having graduated from Fitzwilliam Institute, we value the training they have received there in preparing them…

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18 April

Events Management Apprenticeship

Tyro Talent specialises in the recruitment and placement of Event apprentices into a variety of Events roles across England. Working with agencies, venues, hotels and hospitality companies, we have a great variety of roles available. All our apprenticeship opportunities are with businesses looking to support a new starter with both on the job training and ongoing support to an approved 18month training programme developing skills to…

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18 April

Events Executive - The London EDITION

Description   The London EDITION represents authentic comfort, extraordinary style and an exceptional level of service in a uniquely individual environment. Located in the Fitzrovia neighborhood of central London, the property brings together the integrity and character of a historic building with a simple, sophisticated design sensibility to create a seamless blend of charisma and ease. With 173 guest rooms, a vibrant restaurant, multiple bars, event…

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11 April

Pluto about Fitzwilliam Institute's postgraduate students

Pluto, one of Ireland's top event management agencies, has taken Fitzwilliam Institute's postgraduate events students on 3-month internships for many years. Many of these students secured full-time jobs in Pluto at the end of their arranged work experience module. See what one of Pluto's Account Directors has to say about Fitzwilliam Institute's students: "Pluto has taken students on placement from Fitzwilliam Institute Group over the past…

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10 April

Your Monday Inspiration: 10 successful Digital Marketing career stories

Beat the Monday blues with 10 inspiring stories from people who made it into the competitive Digital Marketing field. “I enrolled for this course as I needed to improve my knowledge and skill set around Digital Marketing. I currently work in a marketing position and Digital Marketing is fast becoming an important part of my role. Due to this I needed to educate myself in the…

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10 April

Six years after finishing the course, I volunteered to work with the UN in Nairobi, Kenya, which has been my home ever since

Andreas Needham, one of our top Diploma in Public Relations graduates tells us how Fitzwilliam Institute's part-time evening course led to his successful Communications Officer career with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency: "I took the night classes for my Diploma in Public Relations with the Fitzwilliam Institute. I was working in marketing communications and PR in a tech company when I started the course, having recently…

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