The Sky's The Limit

We all have the desire to grow and to attain new heights…

We help put a plan together for your GROWTH

The Journey begins here

Moving from education into the world of work can be a big step.

How do you achieve your AMBITION?

We help you map out the journey.

More than a job

In todays competitive world, gaining the skills and knowledge you need is paramount to meeting you true POTENTIAL


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.

Latest News

Government approved

On the 31st of January 2018, Everything Training Consultants Ltd, trading as REALISE.ME.UK were officially included in the UK Governments Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers This is an...

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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:

Posted by C&IT Magazine on Tuesday, January 16, 2018
An events apprenticeship means I don’t have to go to university

C&IT Magazine
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:

Posted by C&IT Magazine on Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Events industry apprenticeships are ‘very challenging’

C&IT Magazine
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:

Posted by C&IT Magazine on Friday, October 6, 2017
Apprentices crucial to staying ahead in events industry

C&IT Magazine
Apprenticeship events, here’s how

Conference News


David Preston

David Preston


A specialist in Event Marketing David has worked with Greenwich University delivering programmes to both undergrad and postgrad students in marketing.
Richard John

Richard John


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.
Laura Capell-Abra

Laura Capell-Abra

Career Coach

A career coach, business consultant, author and lecturer working in the creative industry Laura wrote the For Dummies guide to Event Management
Richard Tierney

Richard Tierney

Content Coach

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

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.
Katie Grennall

Katie Grennall

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. 

Clare Poynter

Clare Poynter

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.

Rosanna Machado

Rosanna Machado

Project Director and passionate educator

Rosanna has worked in corporate communications for 20 years and specialises in managing large-scale events.
Mariska Kesteloo

Mariska Kesteloo

Public Speaker

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 Tuffs

Zoe Tuffs

Transformational Coach

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.

Our Partners

JGA Group

Delivering high quality office-based apprenticeships, career support, vocational training and innovative services.

Skills Funding Agency

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.

Apprenticeships, 14 to 19 education and training for work.

Get In Go Far

Getting careers going with apprenticeships, work experience or traineeship.

Education Skills Partnership

Education and Skills Partnership (ESP) is both a training consultancy and an apprenticeship provider to industry.

Professional Assessment Ltd

PAL is approved by the ESFA as an Apprenticeship End-point Assessment Organisation (EPAO).

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.||


Kim Narrandes

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. ||


Andrew Nye

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! ||



Cat Murray

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. ||


Rose McDonald

Head Of Sales | clic+ Advisory Board Member