mix-big-vs-small-screenMix Magazine- October 2013

ARE BIGGER EVENTS ALWAYS BETTER?

 

 

 


  • BEST BOX AT THE SEVENS

    Finance Asia http://www.financeasia.com/News/337554,who-had-the-best-box-at-the-sevens.aspx Best Box Overall, UBS was the clear winner among our panel of judges. The Swiss bank followed up last year’s Formula One theme with another corporate tie-in — an artists’ studio that had something to do with its sponsorship of the local arts community in Hong Kong. Whatever the message, we liked […]


  • ARE BIGGER EVENTS ALWAYS BETTER?

    http://www.mixmeetings.com/past-issues/2013/october-november-2013/voice/are-bigger-events-always-better           (unedited version) I hate big events. Designing for over 1000 people it is near impossible to ensure a quality personal experience for every guest. In large scale events participants become little more than cattle herded through various activities, inevitably are fed some form of passive entertainment and most will […]

  • DEVELOPING INDUSTRY OPENS NEW DOORS

    http://www.scmp.com/article/691394/developing-industry-opens-new-doors Conferences and trade shows organised by the travel and hotel sectors have been gaining momentum as the meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions (Mice) industry develops. Such events provide platforms for new products, services and networking.   But some in the industry say there have been too many networking events and harder economic times means […]

  • CITY ENJOYS BIG DIVIDENDS

    http://www.scmp.com/article/712901/city-enjoys-big-dividends The Mice industry in Macau is riding the crest of a wave and poised to reap the benefits of an upturn in the global economy.   Observers attribute this success to the Macau Government Tourism Office’s (MGTO) support plan introduced last May and which was extended to the end of last month. Another boon […]

  • GET READY FOR DINNER

    get ready for dinner http://www.scmp.com/article/712899/get-ready-dinner Event planner Robert Rogers shares tips on creating memorable dining   Design the event for the guests. Imagine the event from the guests’ perspective, starting with the invitation. Where will they be coming from – office, home? If they are driving, where do they park? Who greets them? Is there […]

  • GOOD EXCUSE FOR A PARTY

    http://www.scmp.com/article/988366/good-excuse-party Getting engaged is one of the most important events in people’s lives.   For couples who want to spread the good news, many hold an engagement party in the lead-up to the wedding.   ‘With any event, bachelor party, bridal shower or engagement party, the first thing to do is to look at the […]

  • MONTHS OF PLANNING BEHIND BOX DECOR

    http://www.scmp.com/article/587467/months-planning-behind-box-decor Months of planning behind box decor For some, the work at the Sevens starts months beforehand and events manager Robert Rogers is one of them. As this weekend’s ‘events cowboy’, he is the man responsible for making the UBS ‘Magnificent Sevens’ box come together. Robert has a background in theatre. ‘I was a magician […]

  • REPRINT FORM 2000…

    http://www.scmp.com/article/504160/robert-rogers The fire-eating, stilt-walking entertainer tells David Evans about kerosene burps and other pitfalls in his unusual line of work. At 7am I’m shaking the feet of my 13-year-old daughter Jemma to wake her up. I feed her and have my coffee and we both stare off into space and I say something like: ‘So, […]


  • HONG KONG – LIFE ON THE EDGE

    Hong Kong – Life on the Edge http://www.mixmeetings.com/past-issues/2008/december-2008-january-2009/explore/hong-kong-life-on-the-edge DYNAMIC MELTING POT It sounds like a tired cliché, nevertheless, the city’s main attraction to outsiders has always been the blending of Chinese Cantonese and British cultures. When this Eastern-Western fusion hits the streets of modern Hong Kong, it gives a sense of vibrancy – a city […]

  • THE TIDE WILL CHANGE (POSITIVE THINKING ABOUT THE ECONOMY)

    http://www.mixmeetings.com/past-issues/2009/february-march/voice/the-tide-will-change The Tide will Change For as long as I have been working, many of my peers have referred to the months of November and December as the “silly season”. We don’t call it “silly” out of a fondness for the holidays, but more so because usually at this time of year, we have so […]


  • GREEN EVENTS – PART OF THE MIX

    http://www.cei.asia/Article/328304,no-longer-a-fad-green-is-the-future.aspx


  • TALKING WITH MIX MAG ABOUT EVENT DESIGN

    http://www.mixmeetings.com/past-issues/2010/june-july/inside-knowledge/event-design-more-than-just-style

  • ROBERT ROGERS CSEP DISCUSSES WEDDING PLANNING

    http://www.scmp.com/article/988366/good-excuse-party