November 2008

Off to Hay-on-Wye

Posted by andrew on Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

I’m off up to Hay-on-Wye tomorrow to take part in the winter Greenprint seminar. As well as discussions featuring a variety of sustainable festival and event organisers (including our pal Al Tickell from Julie’s Bicycle) I’ll hopefully have a chance to see a quieter side to the town away from the summer tourists.

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Busy day at Seventeen today…

Posted by louise on Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

….with both the Observer Food Monthly judging lunch and an event for businesses in Holborn about transport. I had the enviable task of tasting the UK’s best food produce with an esteemed judging panel including Jay Rayner, Nigel Slater, Sheherazade Goldsmith and Alex James. Managed to avoid haranguing Alex about how Tommy Reilly should win [...]

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Veg out

Posted by louise on Monday, November 24th, 2008

If you’re following the UN’s advice from a few months back and cutting down on your meat intake, I can recommend a great new veggie restaurant in London, Tibits. It’s a vegetarian buffet where the cost of your meal depends on its weight. The buffet has a variety of options including veggie sausage salad, lentil [...]

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C&IT Magazine

Posted by andrew on Friday, November 21st, 2008

…were good enough to cover Louise’s achievement as one of the Future 100 Young Entrepreneurs for 2008. You can read the article here.

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Future 100 Young Entrepreneurs

Posted by andrew on Monday, November 17th, 2008

High excitement at Container City, as Louise has been named one of the 100 top Future Entrepreneurs for 2008! Having founded Seventeen in 2005, Louise has taken the company from strength to strength and this recognition is well deserved.
The winners will be officially unveiled at a ceremony on Tuesday 18th November at the British [...]

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I love public transport

Posted by claire on Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

Having only recently moved to London I am still getting used to the abundance of public transport. Out here in East India I was worried that my journey to work could be slow and irritating, but to my joy I find myself with the option of taking either bus, Overground, Underground, DLR and/or boat! My [...]

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On the box

Posted by louise on Monday, November 10th, 2008

One of our flagship events, the Observer Ethical Awards, was featured in last night’s Dragons Den follow up show with Deborah Meaden. It was just a short piece, but gave viewers a good glimpse of the sophisticated, glamorous party we created for the Observer (and included a nice close up of the lovely Colin Firth). [...]

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Posted by andrew on Thursday, November 6th, 2008

Seventeen Events launch eventberry – an online system to achieve BS8901 compliance.
Seventeen Events, the sustainable event management agency based in east London, is delighted to announce the launch of their new project – eventberry.
eventberry is an online system to manage compliance to BS8901, the British Standard for sustainable event management. After accessing the site [...]

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