Sustainable Events Summit – coming soon…

Posted by andrew on Friday, September 28th, 2012

As many of you will know, for the past three years Seventeen have run an annual Sustainable Events Summit. First at One Wimpole Street, then at the Barbican, we aimed to create a platform for industry professionals to meet, discuss and debate the issues around sustainability at events. Our speaker line up was an eclectic [...]

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London Met and the future of events

Posted by andrew on Friday, August 31st, 2012

I’ve written a blog on the Event Magazine website about the current furore at London Met which threatens many students studying for event management degrees. You can check it out here.

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G4S, O2, M4 – feeling confident about 2012?

Posted by andrew on Monday, July 16th, 2012

For anyone who missed my blog on – here’s another chance to read it…
You would be forgiven for having one or two nerves about the upcoming London Olympics. It has not exactly been plain sailing over the past four weeks as we are getting closer and closer to the games. The list is long [...]

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Green games?

Posted by andrew on Friday, June 15th, 2012

Check out a new blog from our very own 2012 sustainability volunteer, Andrew – who’ll be flying the Seventeen flag at this summer’s games!

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Does “sustainability” mean “business as usual?”

Posted by andrew on Friday, March 2nd, 2012

For anyone who didn’t see my blog on the Event Magazine website (@eventmagazine) – reproduced below… would welcome any comments.
I’ve spent the past few years repeating my mantra so often that I sometimes sound like a broken record. “It’s not about being greener,” I’ll say, “It’s about sustainability.” One of the fundamentals of our [...]

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Looking forward to 2012

Posted by andrew on Thursday, January 12th, 2012

Happy new year to all our followers!
After the worldwide shockwave that was 2011 I’m sure we’re all hoping that this year will be a little calmer, but we may well be disappointed. Here in the UK alone we have the Olympic Games, the Queen’s Jubilee, discussion and debate about the future of the United Kingdom [...]

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Man on a Mission

Posted by andrew on Thursday, November 17th, 2011

We’ve been delighted to be working with Anthony Nolan to promote their donor register. Over the past few weeks we’ve visited Birmingham and London with TV presenter and writer Hardeep Singh Kohli in a quest to sign up more potential donors who could save a life if they are a match for someone with leukemia. [...]

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Recent grad? Looking for some experience?

Posted by andrew on Friday, October 7th, 2011

We’re always on the look out for bright sparks who might make a good addition to the Seventeen team. As part of our build up to some of the major projects we’re working on in 2012, we’re now interested in talking to anyone who might be interested in joining us at a junior level, initially [...]

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10:10 event checklist

Posted by andrew on Thursday, September 29th, 2011

We have been working with 10:10 to produce a simple checklist to get organisations started on the sustainability journey. It’s now available to download from the link on the right of the page. It’s not intended as a comprehensive list, and we’re certainly not claiming that if you do these ten things you’ll automatically be [...]

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New case study – Jose Cuervo

Posted by andrew on Monday, August 22nd, 2011

We’ve just added a new case study showcasing a fantastic installation we managed last month for Jose Cuervo. Check it out here. The exhibition stand was part of the Imbibe 2011 trade show at Earls Court and it definitely stood out from the crowd. It was a lot of work in a very small amount [...]

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