WHO WE ARE
Initially established to deliver the training and management of the Event Management, Event Assistant Apprenticeship, we aim to provide you and your employees with structured training plans to continue to develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours required to enable everyone to maximise their Growth, their Ambitions and their Potential.
The old adage used to be ‘treat people they way you want to be treated.’ No, we need to recognise it’s actually ‘treat people the way they want to be treated.’
https://www.citmagazine.com/article/1669685/this-industry-experience-rather-qualifications An interview by one of the leading Event industry magazine, discussing why some of our #eventapprentices chose this route to get into the event industry...read more
I remember when I was leading the River Pageant, at the time the biggest event I had ever run, having that imposter syndrome moment. I was hiring every freelancer I knew to work on it, some of them with 15 years more experience than me, had I earnt the right to be...read more
There are 4 weeks to go until the next London Christmas Party Show. This year we've added even more exciting elements to the event and we can't wait to share them with you. As well as networking with over 150 venues and suppliers, there are Elemis giveaways,...read more
Levy transfer increases from 10% to 25% Many levy paying companies are struggling to utilise their levy money themselves or want to be able to support smaller organisations in their supply chain. Therefore, the Government have come up with a scheme where...read more
There's been some recent changes in apprenticeships that you might be interested in. They'll benefit you whether you're a levy payer or not, so there's something for everyone! Non-levy government contribution increased from 90% to 95% If you're an SME that isn't...read more
Videos Featuring Realise
‘An events apprenticeship means I don’t have to go to university’
Three events apprentices at Haymarket Media Group discuss the benefits of getting hands-on work experience. Read more: http://bit.ly/2rbdBLXPosted by C&IT Magazine on Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Events industry apprenticeships are 'very challenging'
Apprenticeships in the events industry are "very challenging" because of the variety of work needed to be successful, says the general manager of PicoPlus (part of Pico Global). Read more: ow.ly/4onX30hcdUpPosted by C&IT Magazine on Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Apprentices crucial to staying ahead in events industry
We interviewed drp's CEO Dale Parmenter and apprentice Sarah Davitt about why the Realise events apprenticeship is so valuable to the industry and to young talent. Read more here: http://ow.ly/jUCb30fJGQRPosted by C&IT Magazine on Friday, October 6, 2017
Realise around the web
Read news from far and wide featuring Realise.
CEOA specialist in Event Marketing David has worked with Greenwich University delivering programmes to both undergrad and postgrad students in marketing.
DirectorRichard is a business trainer, consultant, writer, and presenter. His approach to learning is to take this wealth of experience and to transfer it into effective training delivery which makes a difference.
Career CoachA career coach, business consultant, author and lecturer working in the creative industry Laura wrote the For Dummies guide to Event Management
Content CoachRichard Tierney has worked in Event Production for over 30 years; producing conferences for more than 60 of the FTSE 100 companies as well as stints in television, theatre and concert production.
Winston the Realise Bear
Social Media ExpertWinston. Originally from Harrow, joined Realise as our social media expert. He travels with the team, recording activities and events and attends all the apprentice workshops so that he gets to meet and inspire the learners to utilise social media in their work.
Business Development Manager
Katie has over 15 years senior experience as an Account Director, both operationally and client service side. Exceptional understanding of the events industry, event solutions, logistics, project management and people management within the live communications and production arena.
Business Development Manager
Clare has a wealth of experience in the events industry. An extremely accountable & dynamic project leader, who excels in the creation of event and marketing strategy.
Project Director and passionate educatorRosanna has worked in corporate communications for 20 years and specialises in managing large-scale events.
Entrepreneur, public speaker and Past-President of Meetings Professional International in Belgium. With more than 15 years working experience in tourism and the MICE sector, she’s an authority in the industry.
Zoe has delivered corporate events for over 20 years. She has led teams in blue chip organisations as well as in fast paced creative agencies delivering award winning work for global brands such as Google, Toyota, BMW, and Samsung.
Get in touchIf you want to find out more about our services and aprenticeships, please get in touch.
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What they say about us...
|| I recently attended a course in Dubai lead by David, which I found to be engaging and insightful. His training method is both practical and modern, which was refreshing. I would highly recommend REALISE for corporate training of any shape or size.||
Marketing Manager at GES.
|| David brought his considerable expertise and knowledge of events and technology into the classroom which added value to students studying eCRM ||
Dr Ewa Krolikowska
Senior Lecturer, Department of Marketing, Events and Tourism - University of Greenwich
|| David worked on a variety of businesses here in the UK and in France, developing marketing strategies to enable growth. David also presented digital marketing workshops to our community of SMEs which were always very well received. ||
Professor Christopher Birch
Director of Enterprise & Innovation , University of Greenwich
|| Many thanks again for a thoroughly enjoyable session at IATEFL - the feedback I heard was universally glowing! Hope to see you again soon - I've been singing your praises back here in Cambridge. ||
University of Cambridge ESOL Examination
|| Thank you very much for the fantastic training course last week, I have actually retained information so your training style obviously worked for me! ||
Diversified Business Media
|| Their professionalism and knowledge is second to none and their willingness and enthusiasm to support these events and the events industry is wonderful. ||
Head Of Sales | clic+ Advisory Board Member