Their mouth says green but their actions scream landfill – Friday Funnies Ep 13

All event planners have had the “make my event green” request before. It’s great to hear and it’s fun to produce an environmentally friendly event, but it doesn’t always work out as planned. When my client ask me to take into account the environmental impact when planning their conference, I’m like: When the same client...


Friday Funnies for Event Managers – Episode 12

You pitched a big name speaker to a client for their conference, hustled to make it happen and got it confirmed. What could possibly go wrong? When the big name speaker I wanted for the conference says yes, I’m like: When that same speaker pulls out the day before the conference, Im like: When I...


Friday Funnies for Event Managers – Episode 11

You’re at a conference to learn about amazing new progress in your field of study, and some muppet in the crowd won’t shut up. We’ve all been there right? When the guy in front of me won’t stop asking stupid questions at a conference, I’m like When I ask him to let other people talk...




Friday Funnies for Event Managers – Episode 9

We’ve all been there. You’re sitting with a prospective client and the question about budget comes up. It’s always tricky. When a client tells me they budgeted $250 for my fees, I’m like: When I tell that client what a realistic budget is, they are like: When the same client changes their mind and proposes...


Is Flash Dead?

Two men wrote the original Adobe Flash in 1993 – where are they now?

With the announcement last month that Adobe are no longer providing certifications for flash on Android 4.1, it seems clear. Flash is dying. Sure it will take time and it will remain a part of the web for years to come, but if you admit defeat on mobile these days then it’s time to get...