September 2008


Posted by louise on Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

Seventeen are currently working on the Observer Food Monthly Awards in association with Thorntons Fusions. Unfortunately the office is not yet filled with chocolate treats, but we are getting to see all the interesting recipes that Observer readers have submitted. If you think you can beat porridge made with chicken stock (?), then enter now [...]

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Record breaking attempt, tomorrow at TBW!

Posted by louise on Thursday, September 25th, 2008

Tomorrow (Friday) afternoon at Trinity Buoy Wharf Fearne Cotton and Ben Shepherd will be attempting to break the world record in human catapulting. That’s all I know about it, but it definitely sounds like fun! We’ll be watching as Fearne flies past our window.
Friday: Not sure if they broke the record, but Ben and Fearne [...]

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Open House and more at TBW this weekend

Posted by louise on Thursday, September 18th, 2008

If you haven’t visited Seventeen HQ before, this weekend is the ideal time. Not only are many artists studios opening as part of Open House weekend, but Trinity Buoy Wharf is also hosting a Riverside Regatta & Arts Festival to celebrate its 10th year. The weekend will include music, theatre and high rope performance from [...]

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Just announced

Posted by joelle on Friday, September 12th, 2008

Seventeen Event’s director Andrew Williams has just been named at number 72 in the event industry’s top 100 most influential figures.
This ranking is the Event 100 Club list unveiled today by Event magazine. Good news in our quest to lead the industry in making events greener!

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Green marketing awards

Posted by louise on Thursday, September 11th, 2008

The Green Awards for creativity in sustainability are giving eco marketeers one more week to enter their work. The Awards, now in their third year, reward communications that encourage social, environmental and economic sustainability. They’re a great opportunity to show that marketing can encourage positive consumer behaviour and communicate a green message.

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The Den

Posted by louise on Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

So it’s farewell to another series of Dragon’s Den. Look out for the dragons’ follow up show in the coming weeks, it should hopefully feature Deborah Meaden at one of our events.
There were some great eco friendly businesses featured this series: the recycled box people, last night’s ProWaste guy who got investment from Deborah and [...]

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The days dwindle down…

Posted by andrew on Monday, September 1st, 2008

Can it really be September already?! That means I only have two weeks to get my presentation ready for the Event UK Show at the NEC in Birmingham – I’m on at 2.30pm on Tuesday 16th, say hello if you’re passing. The topic up for discussion is whether operating ethically can save you money. Hopefully [...]

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