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Wow – what a start to the year!

2018-05-11T10:09:27+00:00 By |Categories: News|

2018 has been a blast so far. Somehow we're already in May and we've been busy running a host of events, including for the United Nations Foundation. We've also been busy supporting shows operationally, including the Business Showcase South West, and doing initial prep for events in the Autumn. As [...]

Letting audiences programme events

2017-11-29T15:28:19+00:00 By |Categories: Innovation, News|

Only our audiences truly know what they want to engage with. With that in mind, for a 400 delegate conference back in February, I deliberately left a third of the programme completely blank. Then, live on the first morning, we let our audience pitch and choose sessions to fill THEIR [...]

Designing an “Open Space”
with Sli.do

2017-11-29T15:32:52+00:00 By |Categories: Innovation, News|

Event organisers are super organised. It almost goes without saying. So deciding not to plan a third of my recent conference programme was a massive break from the norm. "Why would you do that?" I hear you cry! Because pulling together conference programmes is a guessing game. Of course we make [...]

Events are like buses…

2017-11-24T13:13:49+00:00 By |Categories: Freelance Events Projects, News|

Wow - what a few of months it's been. With three events for three clients, including three months working in-house for TSB, it's been a busy time at Focal Point (and a time of lots of threes...). We've been floor planning exhibition layouts for the Business Showcase South West, managing [...]

Showcase 2016 video released

2017-11-24T13:13:49+00:00 By |Categories: News|

Fresh from the success of the May event the organisers of the Business Showcase South West are already planning the next event for October 2016. Taking up even more of the newly constructed Ashton Gate Stadium the event will include an extensive business exhibition, workshops, keynote presentations and much more. A video [...]

Focal Point appointed Ops. Director for BSSW 2016

2017-11-24T13:13:49+00:00 By |Categories: Freelance Events Projects, News|

Exciting news! We've been appointed Operations Director for Business Showcase South West 2016! Now in it's third year the showcase has moved to a new venue (Ashton Gate Stadium) and is THE major business event for the South West of England; an event celebrating the best in commerce, innovation, creativity, enterprise and sustainability. The [...]

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