Creating an event can be easy. Creating an outstanding event is hard work. There’s no shortcut to the perfect event with so much detail to take into consideration. Taking measures for risk management is also something we need to ensure so that’s more items on our checklists. Fret not, however. If you want a guaranteed successful event, all you need is to ensure you do certain things – while avoiding others. Small events present their challenges but - the bigger the event, the bigger the risk. So where does one start?
The ability to network successfully can be one of the greatest assets in our line of business. It allows some people to find incredible opportunities, while others just watch from the sidelines.
Effective networking isn’t a result of luck — it requires hard work and persistence. What does it take to be a super networker? Here are seven of the most important habits to develop according to Lewis Hewis, co-author of LinkedWorking (2009):
On Site Malta is a creative and innovative DMC with a dynamic and multi-lingual team of 15 event professionals who organised the largest event on the island with 7000 guests in September 2014:
Two years of intricate planning, two weeks of set-up with over 200 crew members, and two days of intense rehearsals by the international artists and their troupes, led up to the largest event ever held in Malta which entertained some 7000 guests. The Valletta Waterfront, a busy, operational cruise port and business hub was the chosen venue, which was beautifully transformed for this special event.
There are so many perks of using social media that the list may seem endless. This varies, however on your ultimate goal or what you plan to achieve. With so many new social network sites cropping up all over the internet, an event marketer may feel overwhelmed to say the least.
With the help of books and the vast amount of accessible information on the web, the world is full of experts. You can Google anything under the sun and before you know it, you learn how your metabolism works, how to fix the engine of your car or even how to write a legal will.
Although the viniculture in Malta is very young, however in a very short span of time some very good wines have been produced thanks to wineries like Meridiana. Established in 1987 over 47 acres of land, previously occupied by a Second World War airport, Meridiana is the only winery in Malta that grows its entire production on its own premises. With an estimate of 150,000 bottles a year, Meridiana enjoys a variety of exclusive wines all named after Greek Gods amongst which Isis and Nexus.
It’s very good news for Malta – and we’re wearing a big smile on our faces. The Times of Malta today announced that the Lonely Planet magazine has revealed its top 25 'secret' destinations - and it's Malta that comes in at No1. In the US print edition, writer Abigail Blasi additionally describes Gozo as being home to some of Europe’s best scuba diving sites.
Malta pushes Mexico on the podium and currently enjoys second place on the podium following the ‘Top 10 Destinations for Expats’ survey of more than 14,000 respondents. According to InterNations and the Times of Malta, Malta performs well in all areas of expat life - ranging from the friendliness of locals to taxation and provision of services.
The SeaWeb Seafood Summit brings together global representatives from the seafood industry with leaders from the conservation community, academia, government and the media. The Summit has been running annually for the past 14 years, and is generally held in the United States. Malta, being an island which is so strategically located and having such an influential position on the fishing industry in the Mediterranean, has been chosen as one of the few European destinations to host this event.