Power of the retweet

I am a regular user of twitter and frequently make use of the re-tweet, favourite and follow twitter_resizeoptions. However I do ask myself, what does it all actually mean? In this post I will focus on the power of the retweet feature that twitter provides its users.

Retweeting is when you choose to share content with your twitter followers, by re-posting someone else’s tweet. If you decide to retweet, it indicates that you believe the tweet contains interesting content, which you deem suitable for your followers. A retweet is the same as a normal tweet with a 140 character allowance, and will appear in your feed. It is important to remember not to get retweet happy, as continuously retweeting will saturate your twitter feed which may irritate your followers and create annoyance, especially if the content is not of any relevance. Continue reading

Traditional Marketing Vs Digital Marketing

Every month it feels as though there is a new way of reaching consumers online, adding to the struggle for marketers to keep up to date with the latest and most effective marketing strategies. Here at the Brighton Centre we often find ourselves asking whether receiving 100 likes, 200 re-pins, 300 favourites or 1000 new followers results in a more effective campaign. It is hard to tell what makes a difference, in the highly saturated online world.

Keeping up to date with the new social media and digital marketing opportunities online is difficult, but it is something that we understand will help attract business to the Brighton Centre. While we try our hardest to keep ‘in the know’ with digital marketing, more often than not we are forgetting about the importance of traditional methods. Continue reading

VisitBrighton: Working with the Brighton Centre

As the Brighton Centre are taking the month of November to celebrate their amazing workforce we thought we’d take some time to tell you our thoughts on the team as VisitBrighton works really closely with the Brighton Centre, introducing new faces to the venue and working closely with the (many!) repeat clients.

Whilst the Brighton Centre itself is a fabulously flexible facility, greatly beautified and enhanced by its recent multi-million pound makeover, we truly believe that the success of the Centre in securing such a jam-packed conference calendar is due in no small part to the dedicated, committed and exceptional staff that work there.

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AVT Connect has been producing live events for over 35 years, from conferences, congresses and seminars through to award ceremonies, gala dinners, product launches.  When it comes to event production, AVT has the experience and expertise to deliver a wide variety of visually appealing, high impact solutions that will engage, inspire and motivate the audience.

For the Ultimate Site Visit, AVT is the sole technology partner on site and will demonstrate their expertise in a variety of different formats.  Auditorium one will show a day time conference, theatre-style and also a round table, gala awards setting.  Here AVT’s technical know-how will come into play for each of the different arrangements.

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Brighton Centre Teams up with VisitBrighton for the Ultimate Site Visit

The Brighton Centre has teamed up with VisitBrighton for The Ultimate Site Visit, taking place on 21st June 2012

As the official tourism organisation for the city of Brighton & Hove, VisitBrighton will be supporting the Centre during the event to showcase the Brighton Centre and the city of Brighton & Hove as the ideal venue and location for all of your eventing needs. Following an extremely successful refurbishment, visitors will be able to see the Brighton Centre in a new light.

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The Ultimate Site Visit Goes Mobile

With less than a month to go until the Brighton Centre’s innovative ‘Ultimate Site Visit’ on the 21st of  its impressive £1m refurbishment. We are delighted to announce that Insight Mobile will be launching a new app to support the upcoming event.June, the Centre is preparing to showcase

The app we have developed allows the Brighton Centre to communicate directly with visitors on the day of the event wherever they are on site. The app also offers a number of inventive ways to enhance the interactive nature of the Ultimate Site visit through visitor participation via the application, as well as the ability to gather feedback after the day.

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Sussex Signs Gets Ready for Ultimate Site Visit

The Sussex Sign Company has worked with the Brighton Centre for three years now, supplying a range of different signage and graphics to the Centre including extra-large banners. Due to our continued relationship, we are proud to have been asked to become a Brighton Centre partner for the upcoming Ultimate Site Visit event, and will be supplying all of their signs.

The Sussex Sign Company has become renowned for high quality sign making, but not only this, we also provide a vehicle wrapping facility, unlike many other signage companies. This makes it easy for our customers to get the complete package from one single company. It also enables us to ensure that your company’s profile and appearance is matched across your entire company.

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Brighton Centre Head Chef Becomes World Master Chef

It is with great delight that we can now announce that Dan Loader, the Brighton Centre’s Head Chef, is formally recognised as a true Master Chef.

Working with our caterers, Kudos, Dan joined the Brighton Centre team as a Sous Chef just over a year ago. Working up to head chef, Dan has now been given a prestigious new title and recognition by the World Master Chef Society – acknowledging his hard work, passion and the determination he has shown to his food and menus.

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Aeon Events Prepares to Impress at the Brighton Centre’s Ultimate Site Visit

Having had the great pleasure of working with and staging events at The Brighton Centre in the past, we’re really quite excited about the Ultimate Site Visit. Our contribution to the event will give visitors a small taste of what is possible in this highly adaptable venue, with its various rooms and spaces.

At Aeon Events, we are a group of dedicated professionals who bring our talents together to help make magic! We work closely with every one of our clients to tailor make their important special events, designed to their own specific needs. No event is too large or intimate for our team who can transform any space into the glamorous champagne reception or fun themed event of your choice.

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Meet the Brighton Centre team and see the fantastic redesign at International Confex 2012

Brighton Centre Foyer 3D ScreenshotIt is just over a week to go until the doors open again for another fun-filled Confex exhibition, and we’re all very busy at the Brighton Centre getting ready to showcase our fantastic makeover!

Visitors to stand B610 will meet our dedicated conference staff, be able to talk through the extensive £1m refurbishment project, find out why the venue is the ideal location for their event and even get a chance to have a site visit using our very special 3D tour program.

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