So Boris gave us the roadmap this week for easing out of lockdown, and for BAGP this is almost like the roadmap to the beginning! https://www.gov.uk/government/news/prime-minister-sets-out-roadmap-to-cautiously-ease-lockdown-restrictions Since March 23 2020 our gaols have been to get back to what we love by staying visible in the events sector, and pushing the narrative that Oxfordshire is… Read more
Pivot and New services – In this crazy year of Covid19, isolation, and NOT doing 600+ events, we had time to look at the businesses and add some new elements which were ‘bubbling under the surface’ as it were but weren’t really live. So we’ve worked hard in the last 8 months to pivot slightly… Read more
It’s been a busy summer in the news for ‘Boys and Girls Promotions’ (BAGP) and our Linkedin group ‘Oxford Events Real Chat’ (OERC) even within a global pandemic! https://www.businessinnovationmag.co.uk/getting-the-events-industry-back-on-its-feet/ https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ukickstart-event-2020-registration-114245310800?aff=Henwick# https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6694612685683744768 https://www.conference-news.co.uk/index.php/news/oxford-events-industry-launches-first-hybrid-event We’re very proud to have been leading the charge for events to be back on the Oxfordshire eco system agenda.
To say the last 6 months have been challenging would be an understatement! Tears, happiness, frustration, setbacks, false starts we’ve endured it all but the one constant has been the readiness of our staff to work at events. We have had a core of staff for a number of years now, and it was always… Read more
March 23rd seems such a long time ago and the emotions I’ve had since that day have been like a rollercoaster! During the 9 week period there have been tears of joy and pain, having the young adults back from University doing tik tok videos, to then wondering when the next event would take place! … Read more
So after a quiet year for the ‘Who’s who in events Oxford’ (WWEIO) in 2019, we’ve started 2020 with a massive bang! Hosted at the Marriot Hotel Oxford City Centre by the gorgeous Christina Irons, 30 event professionals networked and listened to Amy Hewick launch the new event portal Oxford Events and Tony Nanton… Read more
The year that was for BAGP has been very interesting…… Weddings: up 23% (love abounds!) Brands with worked with: Barclays, Doom Bar, Kingfisher, Carabao, Guardian Media, ACER UK, Virgin Sport, Tortilla. World Records – Highest catch of a cricket ball from a drone The Largest gathering of Bentleys in one place Car Manufacturers events: Bentley,… Read more
We have never understood the case for wasting time trying to compete against competitors, we’re not sure of many industry sectors who don’t have competitors, and it still brings a smile to our faces when we put ” Boys and Girls Promotions ” into Google and 2 x London staffing agencies come up in the… Read more