How can we use less plastic in events?

Written on April 5th, 2018

According to Greenpeace, up to 12.7 million tons of plastic end up in our oceans every single year. Plastic pollution is a global issue that needs immediate attention and the events industry is no exception. With offices over 4 continents, the Appointment Group Global Events team recognise the harmful impact that plastic waste from events…

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TAG Global Events – Five ways to write the perfect Request for Proposal (RFP)

Written on November 30th, 2017

You’ve done your homework researching event agencies and approached The Appointment Group (TAG) Global Events team to help with your requirements. Now it’s time to create a Request for Proposal – more commonly known as an RFP – to receive proposals and see which agency can fit in with the needs of your business. This…

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TAG Global Events – 10 Minutes with… Jon Pyne

Written on October 23rd, 2017

Jon Pyne is part of TAG’s Asia Pacific Global Events team and is based in Sydney. He has worked in the events industry for six years managing events in Japan, America, Europe and Australasia. Jon is both a great team player as well as project leader bringing enthusiasm and attention to detail to every event.…

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Ethical incentive trips: how can you drive positive change in travel and tourism?

Written on October 5th, 2017

Travel offers an opportunity to experience different cultures, taste new and exciting foods, and get close to wildlife you’ve only ever seen on TV. Yet even today there are many ethical issues to consider when it comes coordinating an incentive trip programme, especially for countries that promote wildlife tourism or traditional cultural experiences. As a…

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TAG Global Events – Hawaii: find the perfect island for your event

Written on September 29th, 2017

The Hawaiian archipelago conjures up an image of tropical paradise: serene beaches lined with palm trees, dramatic cliffs and bright blue lagoons. This dreamy cluster of islands may not be your initial choice when it comes to MICE, however Tiago Palhares, Global Travel & Events Specialist for The Appointment Group, shares his expert knowledge on…

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TAG Global Events – Top 5 destinations for an ‘off the beaten track’ incentive experience

Written on September 21st, 2017

According to Forbes, millennials tend to define themselves by their experiences rather than anything else – and this is part of the reason why they have been shown to value experiences over material things. The Appointment Group recognises this when it comes to planning your next incentive experience. To satisfy the young professional generation, an…

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