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The Christmas Magic

Dec

01

The Christmas Magic
The Christmas Magic
We can hardly believe it ourselves but the Christmas countdown is on! The 1st December is here and the Christmas spirit has reached an all-time high, as is the yearly debate on what type of tree to buy – real or...
Get the Party Started

Nov

29

Get the Party Started
Get the Party Started
We’re making those lists and checking them twice. But as the build up to the festive season commences your Christmas party function is growing more urgent. Why not make life easier and let our team here at EMG help you...
A Christmas Twist

Nov

15

A Christmas Twist
A Christmas Twist
As we are fast approaching the season to be jolly, our EMG team love to fully embrace the festivities and put a Christmas twist on some of our most loved events. Here's a few of our suggestions to get you inspired...
Southampton's Latest Treat

Nov

08

Southampton's Latest Treat
Southampton's Latest Treat
On Tuesday evening the EMG team were very excited to attend the opening of Southampton Harbour Hotel & Spa. With its striking super-yacht inspired design the hotel is prominently positioned in Ocean Village Marina with...
Remember, Remember

Oct

26

Remember, Remember
Remember, Remember
Remember, remember the 5th of November?  But do you? Do you know what really happened? As Bonfire night approaches, why not get your team out and about in the big smoke for your next team event? Either out in the...
Trick or Treat

Oct

12

Trick or Treat
Trick or Treat
Love it or hate it Halloween is fast approaching and our team here at EMG love it! Why wouldn’t we? It’s the perfect opportunity to get creative, dress up, carve pumpkins and indulge in those naughty sweet...
Whatever the Weather

Sep

28

Whatever the Weather
Whatever the Weather
  As the season of winter approaches one the many concerns our clients have is the weather, so we have put together a list of our top 5 “whatever the weather” events   CSI Crime Scene...
The Need for Speed

Sep

15

The Need for Speed
The Need for Speed
This week sees the 10th round of the British Superbike Championship take place and with only 3 races left, the riders are at full throttle. How about giving your team a unique, high speed and action packed motor...
Lendy Cowes Week 2017

Jul

26

Lendy Cowes Week 2017
Lendy Cowes Week 2017
Lendy Cowes Week 2017 is fast approaching and what better way to start off the regatta than re-visiting it's history and some useful facts for post racing discussions. Just where yachting in Britain began is as good a...
Radio 2’s Dine & Disco

Jun

21

Radio 2’s Dine & Disco
Radio 2’s Dine & Disco
Radio 2’s Dine & Disco Some very exciting news! EMG are very proud to announce that we supported this year’s Radio 2 Dine & Disco event in aid of BBC Children in Need. BBC Children in Need is a...
Sailing - Terminology

May

18

Sailing - Terminology
Sailing - Terminology
Sailing Terminology A few useful sailing terms to prepare you for any upcoming sailing events. Stern - The back of a yacht. If something is located aft, it is at the back of the sailboat. The aft is also known as the...
Sailing - Key Roles

Apr

20

Sailing - Key Roles
Sailing - Key Roles
We are aware that sailing may sound very intimidating to the novice sailor but it shouldn't be! On the majority of our sailing events 95% of our guests have never sailed before. On a standard Team Sailing Day or Corporate...
Sailing - Lets get you started

Apr

13

Sailing - Lets get you started
Sailing - Lets get you started
While EMG does a huge variety of events both on and off the water, we have a special place in our hearts for sailing events. EMG was born on the water and we love to share our enthusiasm for sailing specifically as a team...
EMG Top 5 Hospitality Events

Mar

29

EMG Top 5 Hospitality Events
EMG Top 5 Hospitality Events
Our Corporate Yacht Regatta’s always have that extra wow factor. This is an impressive and high impact event that can be as competitive as you desire. With on board expert instruction and equipment, guests of all...
The EMG Magic

Mar

08

The EMG Magic
The EMG Magic
At EMG we are proud to be a market leader in providing event solutions. With a large portfolio of events scoping land, sea and air we have a vast range of event ideas to meet clients objectives. In a saturated market place...
Not the WHAT, but the WHY

Feb

21

Not the WHAT, but the WHY
Not the WHAT, but the WHY
It's All About The Details Our clients know what we do, we provide solutions for team building and corporate events. We have a huge toy box full of high quality team building equipment and the largest fleet of Ribs in...
A Whole Lot of Love

Feb

13

A Whole Lot of Love
A Whole Lot of Love
Can you believe its February already and with Valentine’s Day on our doorstep it makes it the month of love! We here at EMG have a whole lot of love for each of our events! We also love feedback from our clients and...
Top 5 Events for Team Engagement

Jan

31

Top 5 Events for Team Engagement
Top 5 Events for Team Engagement
Are you looking for a creative and memorable event to engage and inspire your team? Let our in-house event specialists help you. Here are some of our most popular events for team engagement. The Italian Job Our...
New Year, New ideas!

Jan

11

New Year, New ideas!
New Year, New ideas!
Hello January, we are all trying hard to stick to our New Year’s resolutions and make this year better than the last. Whilst we might not be able to help our clients with their personal resolutions we are however on...
What A Year!

Dec

21

What A Year!
What A Year!
Wow, what a year we’ve had here at EMG. Working together with not only our very treasured existing clients but also building relationships with new clients, 2016 has been very exciting! We have been reflecting on...
Let's toast to that!!

Dec

07

Let's toast to that!!
Let's toast to that!!
As we approach the New Year we prepare to raise our glasses and welcome in 2017. What will be in your glass this New Year? Champagne? Prosecco or Cava? Now we all know what we like but there is always that debate, what...
Let the countdown begin!!

Nov

28

Let the countdown begin!!
Let the countdown begin!!
With December just days away we are all waiting in anticipation to start opening up the doors of our advent calendars and start the official countdown to Christmas. Here in the EMG office we always opt for a chocolate advent...
Let’s get Christmas wrapped up with EMG

Nov

23

Let’s get Christmas wrapped up with EMG
Let’s get Christmas wrapped up with EMG
The season to be jolly is fast approaching and it’s time to start preparing to celebrate. The EMG team get very excited by the word Christmas and embrace everything about it. Most importantly we love having the...
A juicy Christmas treat...

Nov

09

A juicy Christmas treat...
A juicy Christmas treat...
If you missed out on our recent newsletter here's another opportunity to catch up on the latest news (and debates) at EMG... Clementine, Satsuma or Tangerine, the current hot topic in the EMG offices. After thorough...
Winters Calling

Oct

26

Winters Calling
Winters Calling
With Winter fast approaching, yes we can’t believe we’ve mentioned the ‘W’ word either, we get asked lots of questions about our outdoor events. One of the most common questions is can we still...
“Everything begins with an idea”

Oct

21

“Everything begins with an idea”
“Everything begins with an idea”
Here at EMG we love a good challenge and working in partnership with our clients to create fresh and exciting themes. Our in house creative team will work with you to create excitement around your brand, ensure that your...
Goodbye Summer, hello Autumn

Sep

28

Goodbye Summer, hello Autumn
Goodbye Summer, hello Autumn
September marks the end of the summer season and the first step into autumn. We’ve been reflecting here at EMG on what a great summer it has been. The South Coast has been home to some fantastic sporting events this...
EMG F1 Challenge

Sep

14

EMG F1 Challenge
EMG F1 Challenge
Last weekend saw the Formula One World Championship take place in Italy. With only eight races remaining the teams were pulling together and making their final adjustments in a last bid to improve their positioning on the...
An On-Foot Adventure

May

18

An On-Foot Adventure
An On-Foot Adventure
Forget compasses and paper packs, this modern treasure hunt is a high tech dream. The Hidden Quest Treasure Hunt is the perfect opportunity for guests to explore almost any area throughout the UK. Based on our state of...
The Crystal Maze Is Back

Mar

14

The Crystal Maze Is Back
The Crystal Maze Is Back
It's the 90's, it's a Friday evening and you're on the sofa with a cup of tea (or wine depending on how your week's been). An eerily calm yet domineering voice fills the room: "Will you start the fans, please!" followed by...
Movie Monday - The Crystal Challenge

Mar

14

Movie Monday - The Crystal Challenge
Movie Monday - The Crystal Challenge
With all things Crystal Maze related on our brains thanks to this week marking the opening of the new Crystal Maze in London, it only seems apt that this week’s Movie Monday features our fantastic Crystal Challenge...
Movie Monday - Stocks and Shares

Mar

07

Movie Monday - Stocks and Shares
Movie Monday - Stocks and Shares
It's Monday, which means we're showcasing another one of our event movies. This week our Stocks and Shares indoor team building event is the focus of our attention. With the end of the financial year fast approaching, we're...
Movie Monday - Ultimate Challenge

Feb

29

Movie Monday - Ultimate Challenge
Movie Monday - Ultimate Challenge
This Movie Monday we're looking at our Ultimate Challenge indoor team building event. Our table top box challenge is the perfect addition to a meeting or a conference, particularly where space and time is limited. Each...
Movie Monday - The Italian Job

Feb

22

Movie Monday - The Italian Job
Movie Monday - The Italian Job
"The Italian Job", a cult classic, loved and revered by all and not easily forgotten. Our homage, a team building treasure hunt on wheels, boasts a similar reputation. Affectionately dubbed 'The Parmesan Job' by the EMG...
Together We Can Tuesday

Feb

16

Together We Can Tuesday
Together We Can Tuesday
The ultimate in collective team building, our fast and furious indoor team building event Together We Can brings together co-workers from any and all backgrounds and departments. Working together towards one collective end...
Movie Monday - Country Pursuits

Feb

08

Movie Monday - Country Pursuits
Movie Monday - Country Pursuits
Last week we visited one of our favourite venues, Chewton Glen Hotel, to put on a mixture of our Country Pursuit activities. As a longstanding industry favourite, it can be all too easy to forget just how enjoyable Country...
Movie Monday - Chocolate Making

Feb

01

Movie Monday - Chocolate Making
Movie Monday - Chocolate Making
To get us through the weary winter weeks, we've decided to start each one with a little events inspiration; in the form of Movie Mondays, showcasing just a few of our favourite corporate event videos. It would seem that...
In a galaxy not so far away...

Dec

18

In a galaxy not so far away...
In a galaxy not so far away...
Creating and delivering corporate events that are out of this world is top of our priority list. In turn, it is important to keep up to date with interstellar activities of all manners, and boy has there been a lot to keep...
A New Website for EMG

Oct

14

A New Website for EMG
A New Website for EMG
So, after 4 years, it’s time to say goodbye to the old and welcome in the new with our brand new and improved EMG website. The World Has Changed . . . 2011 saw a lot happen; we had a Royal Wedding, Beyoncé...
Summer of Sails - Part Two

Jul

30

Summer of Sails - Part Two
Summer of Sails - Part Two
America's Cup World Series Last week, at the other end of The Solent, off Portsmouth, saw a sailing event in the sharpest possible contrast to Cowes' classic tradition: round one of the America's Cup World Series leading to...
Summer of Sails - Part One

Jun

23

Summer of Sails - Part One
Summer of Sails - Part One
The Solent - that sheltered stretch of water on the English South Coast between Hampshire and the Isle of Wight - has long been the epicentre of the English summer yachting season with colourful events all the way through...
But What If It Rains?

May

14

But What If It Rains?
But What If It Rains?
One of the most common questions we’re asked by clients when organising outdoor events is “what happens if it rains?”. Number one piece of advice: don’t panic, we’ll get something...
EMG Take iPad Movie Making to Germany

Mar

30

EMG Take iPad Movie Making to Germany
EMG Take iPad Movie Making to Germany
This month, the EMG team headed east to Frankfurt, Germany to provide our signature iPad Movie Making event for over 170 delegates. Over an action packed two day period, delegates were split into 20 teams in order to go...
EMG Visit Cambium at Careys Manor

Mar

13

EMG Visit Cambium at Careys Manor
EMG Visit Cambium at Careys Manor
This month EMG were thrilled to attend the launch of Cambium, the re-vamped restaurant at Careys Manor Hotel and SenSpa in Brockenhurst. The aptly named Cambium - referring to secondary growth or new life in plants and trees...
Cowes Week is Around the Corner

Mar

01

Cowes Week is Around the Corner
Cowes Week is Around the Corner
EMG has been organising racing and pure hospitality charters at Cowes Week (the largest regatta of its kind in the world) for over fifteen years, yet it never seems to get dull. Cowes Week’s rich history...
Conference win for EMG

Jan

20

Conference win for EMG
Conference win for EMG
We are very pleased to announce that EMG has been selected to manage the Sales Kick Off for a Global IT company. The 4 day event for 700 employees takes place in January in Frankfurt. Jason Ludlow, EMG CEO, says "This is a...
EMG Takes on Events Specialist

May

21

EMG Takes on Events Specialist
EMG Takes on Events Specialist
EMG is delighted to welcome its latest recruit to the team, Arun Oram, our new Director of Sales. We're delighted to have him onboard! Arun, an enviable events specialist, who has over 15 years experience in the industry,...
Employee of the Quarter

Apr

24

Employee of the Quarter
Employee of the Quarter
Ellen McKeag who is just 5 months into her career at EMG has been awarded Employee of the Quarter. Ellen has worked on 48 events this quarter and has received exceptional feed back from her clients. Ellen is a fantastic...
EMG extend their team

Feb

26

EMG extend their team
EMG extend their team
EMG are delighted to announce that they have recruited two new young guns to the team, ahead of our busy summer events programme. We like extending the EMG family! You’ll soon see their faces flying the flag for EMG....
EMG Opens New London Office

Feb

12

EMG Opens New London Office
EMG Opens New London Office
Hampshire based Event Management Group (EMG) has opened a new central London Office in Westminster. Although EMG manages events throughout the UK and Europe, a significant and growing proportion of buyers are based in the...
EMG Takes on Marketing Specialist

Nov

27

EMG Takes on Marketing Specialist
EMG Takes on Marketing Specialist
EMG is pleased to welcome its latest recruit, Lucy Donnelly. Lucy, a marketing specialist, has joined the events team in order to cater for the growing demand in client marketing support and online registration that EMG has...
A Question of Budget

Oct

10

A Question of Budget
A Question of Budget
Written by Marketing Manager, Julia Browne Browsing through some articles on Event Magazine this morning, I came across one written by Michael Aldridge, General Manager for Merlin Events, questioning, "Why do clients keep...
EMG Win Bronze for Best Website at MIMA

Oct

08

EMG Win Bronze for Best Website at MIMA
EMG Win Bronze for Best Website at MIMA
EMG is delighted to have won the Bronze award for 'Best Website' at M&IT’s Meeting Industry Marketing Awards (MIMA). Selected as finalists along with Universal World Events, Manchester United, Zibrant and the...
EMG Client Day 2012

Aug

06

EMG Client Day 2012
EMG Client Day 2012
The past few years have seen EMG diversify its product offering, expanding its land based and team building sectors, providing events abroad and working more closely with companies to support their recruitment needs. To...
Unique Corporate Christmas Parties & Events

Jul

26

Unique Corporate Christmas Parties & Events
Unique Corporate Christmas Parties & Events
It may only be July, and the height of Summer (well technically, it may not feel like it) but in the events industry Christmas is only around the corner. If you haven't secured a venue or thought about what you would like to...
The Event Manager's Survival Kit

Jun

27

The Event Manager's Survival Kit
The Event Manager's Survival Kit
Event Managers are a strange breed who like any good scout are always prepared. Not being an event manager myself I often find myself out and about at meetings or on an event without a pen/swiss army knife/mac or...
Get Creative About Engaging Employees

Jun

21

Get Creative About Engaging Employees
Get Creative About Engaging Employees
The Summer Solstice has been and gone and 2012 is now slowly on its way back to darker days and long nights. So far the dominant features of 2012 have been rain (and a lot of it) and the alarming regularity with with phrases...
EMG Win New Client Santander

May

28

EMG Win New Client Santander
EMG Win New Client Santander
Event Management Group Ltd (EMG), in partnership with Taylor Alison Golf, has won the contract to manage the Abbey for Intermediaries Golf Championship 2012. The Championship, which is organised for valued partners of Abbey...
Venues with Outside Space for Corporate Events

May

24

Venues with Outside Space for Corporate Events
Venues with Outside Space for Corporate Events
EMG is always happy to recommend suitable venues to our clients and one of the most frequent venue requests that we receive is for advice on venues in the South with lots of lovely outside space for team building or client...
EMG Partner up with Glenfiddich Whisky

May

15

EMG Partner up with Glenfiddich Whisky
EMG Partner up with Glenfiddich Whisky
EMG is pleased to announce that it has been selected as the UK Corporate Partner to Glenfiddich, producers of the world's most awarded whisky, to create a range of bespoke corporate whisky tasting events centred around the...
Team Building Sailing – the Basics

Mar

09

Team Building Sailing – the Basics
Team Building Sailing – the Basics
While EMG does a huge variety of events both on and off the water, we have a special place in our hearts for sailing events. EMG was born on the water and we love to share our enthusiasm for sailing, specifically as a team...
Meet the Hotel TerraVina

Mar

09

Meet the Hotel TerraVina
Meet the Hotel TerraVina
Set in the heart of the New Forest, near Lyndhurst and just an hour and forty minutes away from the centre of London by road, Hotel TerraVina is perfectly located for those after some blue-sky thinking away from the office....
EMG Official Hospitality Provider for the Superyacht Cup Cowes Regatta

Feb

13

EMG Official Hospitality Provider for the Superyacht Cup Cowes Regatta
EMG Official Hospitality Provider for the Superyacht Cup Cowes Regatta
EMG has been selected as the official provider of hospitality for the special edition Superyacht Cup Regatta in Cowes, Isle of Wight, running from 22-25 July 2012 in association with the Royal Yacht Squadron. This year the...
Introducing the New EMG Privilege Scheme

Jan

26

Introducing the New EMG Privilege Scheme
Introducing the New EMG Privilege Scheme
Following a successful 2011, EMG has launched a new privilege scheme offering special rates and an added value service as a way of saying “thank you” to our clients. Benefits At EMG we believe in quality and...
EMG 2011 Top 10s - Client Hospitality Events

Jan

10

EMG 2011 Top 10s - Client Hospitality Events
EMG 2011 Top 10s - Client Hospitality Events
Our most popular corporate hospitality/entertainments events of 2011. A good mix of land and water based events as well as a contrast of relaxing activities such as wine tastings and pure adrenaline ones like Apache Buggy...
EMG 2011 Top 10s - Team Building Events

Jan

05

EMG 2011 Top 10s - Team Building Events
EMG 2011 Top 10s - Team Building Events
Our most popular team building events from 2011. Great to see some of our superb sailing events in the top 5 as well as the quirky Da Vinci Code Quest which was a new addition to our portfolio in 2011. 10....
Leadership & Management Training for Effective Businesses  EMG News

Nov

25

Leadership & Management Training for Effective Businesses EMG News
Leadership & Management Training for Effective Businesses EMG News
Paul J Stevens, experienced trainer & facilitator gives a few words of advice on the importance of soft skills and leadership & management training. One of the greatest reducible costs to businesses in today's...
Eco Friendly Events

Nov

25

Eco Friendly Events
Eco Friendly Events
With global warming, carbon emissions and the environment at the forefront of the world's mind, we thought it worthwhile to put together some advice on creating eco-friendly corporate events. Whether your event is for team...
Stuck for an original Christmas idea?

Nov

02

Stuck for an original Christmas idea?
Stuck for an original Christmas idea?
It's November, which means that employees across the country are putting their heads together to come up with ideas for their Christmas outings. With that in mind, we thought it would be a good time to throw a few ideas on...
The Montagu Arms in Beaulieu

Nov

02

The Montagu Arms in Beaulieu
The Montagu Arms in Beaulieu
EMG recently descended upon 4 star, 17th Century Country House Hotel, The Montagu Arms, to see what it has been up to since our last visit. The Montagu Arms is nestled in the heart of Beaulieu, which is one of the New...
EMG Has a New Website & New Look

Oct

17

EMG Has a New Website & New Look
EMG Has a New Website & New Look
Welcome to EMG's new and improved website. After talking to our clients to find out what they like and find useful and what they're not so keen on, we worked around the clock to make it happen. The new site has a number of...
Laura Stannard, Hotel Liaison

Oct

05

Laura Stannard, Hotel Liaison
Laura Stannard, Hotel Liaison
In order to maintain the high level of service that EMG prides itself on, and to support the increasing number of events that we deliver in conjunction with hotels throughout the UK, we have taken on an additional member of...
EMG Takes on Team Building Specialist

Aug

03

EMG Takes on Team Building Specialist
EMG Takes on Team Building Specialist
EMG is pleased to welcome its latest recruit, Jason Donnelly. Jason, a team building specialist, will be joining the Operations Department in order to cater for the growing demand for team building events that EMG has seen...
Introducing Vetiver at Chewton Glen

Jun

02

Introducing Vetiver at Chewton Glen
Introducing Vetiver at Chewton Glen
Moving onwards and upwards from a history of formal dining, Chewton Glen's restaurant has been renovated top-to-toe in order to offer a more flexible and relaxed dining experience. Vetiver opened its doors to the public at...

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