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Based in Oxford and London providing professional, high quality, promotional event staff for Corporate, Briefing, hospitality, and Promotional events.

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2020 Pivots and new services from BAGP

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…
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BAGP and OERC – In the news

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.

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We’re ready to staff your event!

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…
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Conference News Article

Great that with all of the activity we’ve been doing for the last 10 weeks that we’ve made the national press! https://www.conference-news.co.uk/news/oxford-events-industry-launches-first-hybrid-event

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The ‘ new events ‘ world in Oxford post Covid19

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! …
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Who’s who in events Oxford – 2020

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…
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2019 the year that was for BAGP

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,…
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Working with competitors!

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…
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Yondr – the phone-free spaces in 2020

We love a first, and we love a bit of technology at BAGP, so the opportunity to work with The New Theatre Oxford and US-based tech company Yondr to deliver Oxfords first phone-free space was especially exciting a few weeks ago. The phenomenon of setting up phone-free zones started a few years back with the…
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Dreams can come true! – TED TALK

In 1984 Richard Saul Wurman and Harry Marks started a conference series for Technology, Entertainment, and Design – TED TALK, and many years later TED Talks are now delivered in over 100 countries worldwide, and independently TEDx talks have helped share ideas in communities globally. Since the conception of BAGP, it has been our dream…
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