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Shoshin: Event Management With An Open Heart and Open Mind

The word Shoshin refers to a beginner’s mind—a state of openness and wonder that allows a person to approach life unfettered by the preconceptions, biases or habits associated with knowledge and experience. Looking at the vast empty spaces an event often has to fill, Shoshin seems like something an Event Manager with a vision needs!…

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Media Entrepreneur: “Do it with Heart, Be Brave and Be True to Yourself”

Many thanks to The Media Online for featuring our Squadron Leader, Kelly McGillivray. In the latest of their ongoing media entrepreneur series, The Media Online highlight the work of Kelly McGillivray, managing director and squadron leader of theSQUAD Creative Events. With the events industry being hard it by the Covid-19 pandemic, she recently realigned the business to encompass…

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The Power of Unexpected Kindness

When lockdown seemed to sever us from our community my frustrations levels were sky high. Creating the big events I love doing ground to a halt and I missed my clients and my team. Eventing can only happen so far via a Zoom call. On top of this, the weather got colder and I could…

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A Bolshoi Ballet Pirouette For Event Managers

*With thanks to MarkLives for publishing this article and the image is by Photographer Jeffrey Vanhoutte – the exploding dust you see there? powdered milk!* Many businesses have ‘pivoted’ during covid-19 but, for event managers, it’s been more of a Bolshoi Ballet pirouette, including having the resilience to spin around on your toes. Supporting people What’s become clear…

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The Power of Great Produce and Collaboration with Workbench

Workbench create “feel good work” for brands with a combination of hard-earned strategy and world-class creative execution. With it they grow brands and businesses over the long-term. And that feels good! We spoke to Mike from Workbench about strategising for their sizzling new Denny Campaigns and more… What role has your business played in the…

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Support Your Local and Add Goodness with Denny Mushrooms

The last two Denny Mushroom Campaigns (Support Your Local and Add Goodness) have made magic happen. We’re especially proud of the campaigns because they do good at a time when it is more needed than ever. And theSQUAD was involved in both! We caught up with SQUAD leader, Kelly McGillivray, for a chat about where theSQUAD…

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Making Good Things Happen with Twiga Communications

Twiga Communications are a highly creative, intrepid, client-centric boutique public relations and communications agency. They love making clients smile! We spoke to them about why working with theSQUAD on the Denny Mushroom’s Campaign was cool and why collaboration matters. What role has your business played in the recent Denny Campaigns? Our role was to spread…

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Digital ID E-Interview with theSQUAD Creative Events

Introducing Julian Robberts, Website Designer & Branding  and Co-Founder of Digital-ID. We caught up with Julian via an email interview (what else in this era?) and found out a little more about what makes him tick and what Digital-ID are doing at the moment – besides helping theSQUAD a lot! Hello Julian and thank for your…

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5 Ways to Create Virtual Events

Nearly 50% of the world is in some form of self-isolation and according to Julius Solaris, Editor of EventMB, as of March 2020, 90% of event professionals saw some or most of their business disappear and 2.75% were left unemployed globally.  So how do we do events differently when live group gatherings are not an…

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3 Intense Wellness Events Trends 2020

Forest Bathing Shinrin-yoku or forest bathing is a practice begun by the Japanese and over the centuries groves of Sugi and Hinoki cypress trees, known for their sense- aroma, have been nurtured in Japan specifically for therapeutic reasons. Forest therapy is also part of the national healthcare in some parts of Asia, treating chronic illness…

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Intern Love with theSQUAD Creative Event Management

Introducing theSQUAD Creative Event Management Interns 2020. Our stylish Karabo Mpheta is a Snake according to the Chinese Zodiac giving him sophisticated traits and making him the eye of the storm in a chaotic environment (it could be he’s in the right place). Before joining theSQUAD Karabo was a promoter/ brand ambassador for Bos Ice Tea,…

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