Who are we?
We are a specialist event services agency, combining our experience in the world of global events with our knowledge of organisational development, marketing and business growth.
We provide structured training programmes, written by event people for event people and this includes the Event Apprenticeship programme which we pioneered and now deliver.
We offer speaker training and provide individual coaching and mentoring of People and or Businesses owners alike.
We are proud to be part of Elevateme, the event industry mentoring programme
We manage a freelance network that provide both onsite registration services and more recently online event builds for Cvent and many industry standard event management systems. They are event managers not just technician, so they can empathise with you and your role.
We host networking @EventProfs.Exchange and have developed innovative products such as MICEMatch.me the event industry dating app
We are always on the look out for new and innovative ideas to bring to the event industry, be that people, products or services, for example Juno our wellness partner
You may feel that quarantine has upended your life, but what about those young people who have just started their events careers? Here are a few views from how the apprenticeship programme has helped event apprentices whilst on furlough
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In the latest of a series of articles, David Preston of Realise surveys the landscape....
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Videos Featuring Realise
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
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
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
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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.
Really enjoyed the workshop this morning, very informative and look forward to receiving a copy of the presentation.
Creative Project Delivery & Management Services
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
I have worked with both David Preston and Richard John from REALISE on several clic+ events that the College runs for Event Organisers. Their professionalism and knowledge is second to none and their willingness and enthusiasm to support these events and the events industry is wonderful. Not only have they facilitated the clic+ events on several occasions, they’ve greatly contributed to the content ensuring the events are current and relevant. I cannot recommend them highly enough.
Head Of Sales | clic+ Advisory Board Member