WHO WE ARE
Combining our experience in the world of global events and academia we have bought together the best of both worlds to provide the UK’s first dedicated events and live communications training agency.
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.
We specialise in the world of events and live communications and we work with employers large and small, across the UK.
Many people dream of their ideal role but are unsure of how to REALISE this ambition. We are here to help.
Every person has real potential inside them, it just needs releasing so they can REALISE that potential.
Trying to work out how much apprenticeship levy you will pay and therefore how many apprentices you can afford to train is a minefield ... the link below take you to a Government website that is supposed to explain it.... over complicated if you ask me.....read more
Some questions for you: Do you know what your salary bill is? Have you heard about the new Apprenticeship Levy? Do you know whether you will be paying it? If you can't answer all these questions then here are a few clues to help you out. Now, obviously I do not know...read more
Here I am, sitting in a hospice, holding hands with a very sick old lady. This sort of experience makes you contemplate what is really important to us in our ever busy lives. Is it how far up the ladder we have risen, how big a house we have bought or how many cars...read more
Im interested in health care sector... this is an example of one of the messages we get through our contact page on the website. My reply was simple. If you have a serious question and desire to know more about some aspects of what we say or offer from our website,...read more
A message from Richard..... As I’m writing this there’s a chill wind blowing over the Black Mountains of the Languedoc, the sun is bright, and I’m ignoring the urge for another glass of vin rouge. And if you think I’ve been ignoring you, well, I have; I’m hiding in...read more
As many employers are finding out the #apprenticeshiplevy is about to hit them... in principle it is a great idea as a mechanism to encourage employers to invest in training and staff development but as is often the case the road to implementation has been rocky and...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
An events apprenticeship means I don’t have to go to university
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
Events industry apprenticeships are ‘very challenging’
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
Apprentices crucial to staying ahead in events industry
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A specialist in Event Marketing David has worked with Greenwich University delivering programmes to both undergrad and postgrad students in marketing.
Richard 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.
A career coach, business consultant, author and lecturer working in the creative industry Laura wrote the For Dummies guide to Event Management
Richard 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 Expert
Winston. 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 Queen and Sales Coach
Samme combines her commercial development skills and a passion for the industry to create a successful record of accomplishment in business growth.
Non Executive Director
Richard is strongly commercially focused CEO and Warwick MBA, who is building a fast growing and entrepreneurial learning focused business, JGA Group
Business Development Manager
Katie has 15 years project management and client servicing in the live communications and production arena in both the consumer and corporate sectors, from Automotive to Energy, Telecoms to Finance, Media to Pharma.
Delivering high quality office-based apprenticeships, career support, vocational training and innovative services.
Funding skills training for further education (FE) in England. Supporting over 1,000 colleges, private training organisations, and employers with £3.2 billion of funding each year.
Education and Skills Partnership (ESP) is both a training consultancy and an apprenticeship provider to industry.
Get in touch
If you want to find out more about our services and aprenticeships, please get in touch.
Some of our employers to date:
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