starkevents – Professional Conference Organiser and Event Management Company http://starkeventsuk.com Professional Conference Organiser and Event Management Company Fri, 02 Sep 2016 15:43:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 And the nominations are…. http://starkeventsuk.com/nominations-announced/ Tue, 02 Aug 2016 16:04:08 +0000 http://starkeventsuk.com/?p=795 Starkevents are delighted to announce that we have been nominated in three categories in the upcoming Scottish Event Awards 2016. Best Small Event – Borders Railway Opening Celebrations 2015, Golden Ticket Day Best Conference 2015 – ISAM Dundee 2015 Product Launch of the Year – Borders Railway […]

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Starkevents are delighted to announce that we have been nominated in three categories in the upcoming Scottish Event Awards 2016.

Best Small Event – Borders Railway Opening Celebrations 2015, Golden Ticket Day

Best Conference 2015 – ISAM Dundee 2015

Product Launch of the Year – Borders Railway Opening Celebrations 2015

The full list of nominations can be found here

Good luck everyone!

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Happy Easter from Starkevents http://starkeventsuk.com/happy-easter-from-starkevents/ Thu, 24 Mar 2016 15:51:03 +0000 http://starkeventsuk.com/?p=787 The Starkevents office will be closed for the Easter weekend from 5:30pm Thursday 24th March and will reopen at 9am on Tuesday 29th March. We want to wish everyone a very Happy Easter from Starkevents!

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The Starkevents office will be closed for the Easter weekend from 5:30pm Thursday 24th March and will reopen at 9am on Tuesday 29th March. We want to wish everyone a very Happy Easter from Starkevents!

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International Confrex & SHR http://starkeventsuk.com/international-confrex-shr/ Fri, 04 Mar 2016 11:36:04 +0000 http://starkeventsuk.com/?p=782 Starkevents have been busy this week. Two of the team were down at International Confex at Olympia in London on Wednesday looking at what’s hot in the events industry in 2016 and making new contacts. Also we have just kicked off the start of our Scottish Housing […]

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Starkevents have been busy this week. Two of the team were down at International Confex at Olympia in London on Wednesday looking at what’s hot in the events industry in 2016 and making new contacts. Also we have just kicked off the start of our Scottish Housing Regulator event series in the Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow on Thursday with 3 more next week in Glasgow, Aberdeen and Edinburgh!

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Business Tourism Scotland Conference 2016 http://starkeventsuk.com/business-tourism-scotland-conference-2016/ Fri, 19 Feb 2016 15:04:12 +0000 http://starkeventsuk.com/?p=777 Starkevents have been at the Technology and Innovation Centre (TIC building) for a site visit for the Business Tourism Scotland: Conference 2016 this week. Ideas are starting to flow – keep an eye out on the Business Tourism Scotland website for updates!

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Starkevents have been at the Technology and Innovation Centre (TIC building) for a site visit for the Business Tourism Scotland: Conference 2016 this week. Ideas are starting to flow – keep an eye out on the Business Tourism Scotland website for updates!

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Happy New Year! http://starkeventsuk.com/happy-new-year/ Tue, 05 Jan 2016 11:41:40 +0000 http://starkeventsuk.com/?p=771 Happy New Year from all the team at Starkevents. We hope you had a lovely festive season and wish you all the best for 2016 – it’s going to be a good one!

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Happy New Year from all the team at Starkevents. We hope you had a lovely festive season and wish you all the best for 2016 – it’s going to be a good one!

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Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year! http://starkeventsuk.com/merry-christmas-a-happy-new-year/ Wed, 23 Dec 2015 11:20:25 +0000 http://starkeventsuk.com/?p=766 Starkevents will be closing on Christmas Eve at 2pm for the year and will reopen at 9am Tuesday 5 January 2016. We wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from everyone at Starkevents!  

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Starkevents will be closing on Christmas Eve at 2pm for the year and will reopen at 9am Tuesday 5 January 2016.

We wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from everyone at Starkevents!

 

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Starkevents are hiring! http://starkeventsuk.com/starkevents-are-hiring/ Thu, 10 Dec 2015 17:39:07 +0000 http://starkeventsuk.com/?p=755   We are looking to expand our team and are currently recruiting for an Event Manager and Event Assistant. If you are interested in joining our team please check out the details following the link below: Event Assistant  Event Manager  

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We are looking to expand our team and are currently recruiting for an Event Manager and Event Assistant.

If you are interested in joining our team please check out the details following the link below:

Event Assistant 

Event Manager

 

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Borders Railway Opening Celebrations 2015 http://starkeventsuk.com/borders-railway-opening-celebrations-2015/ Tue, 08 Dec 2015 22:43:03 +0000 http://starkeventsuk.com/?p=626 Worked with Transport Scotland to create two amazing event days to celebrate the Opening of the Borders Railway involving 2000 guests and in excess of 30 individual suppliers Event organiser for the Royal Opening of the Borders Railway with Her Majesty The Queen on the day she […]

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  • Worked with Transport Scotland to create two amazing event days to celebrate the Opening of the Borders Railway involving 2000 guests and in excess of 30 individual suppliers
  • Event organiser for the Royal Opening of the Borders Railway with Her Majesty The Queen on the day she also became the UK’s longest serving Monarch
  • Coordinated events over three sites on the Royal Day with over 75 of the world’s media in attendance at Tweedbank Station
  • Created and coordinated Golden Ticket Saturday when 1600 people travelled over 8 inaugural train journeys across the new rail route
  • Worked on the project for 12 months from creative event design to development of the Opening brand to event delivery
  • Emphasis on local suppliers, the very best of Scotland’s Food and Drink and an appropriate celebration for the opening of the longest new domestic railway to be constructed in Britain for over 100 years
  • Collaborative approach including input from Transport Scotland, Scottish Government, Royal Household, Office of the First Minister of Scotland, City of Edinburgh Council, Midlothian Council, Scottish Borders Council, Network Rail, ScotRail, Police Scotland and the British Transport Police
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    Commonwealth Games Business Conference 2014 http://starkeventsuk.com/commonwealth-games-business-conference-2014/ Tue, 08 Dec 2015 12:55:55 +0000 http://starkeventsuk.com/?p=635 Starkevents won Best Conference at the Scottish Event Awards 2015 for this Conference Jointly hosted by the UK and Scottish Government in partnership with the Commonwealth Business Council The business event for Glasgow 2014 which took place at the University of Glasgow on the two days prior […]

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  • Starkevents won Best Conference at the Scottish Event Awards 2015 for this Conference
  • Jointly hosted by the UK and Scottish Government in partnership with the Commonwealth Business Council
  • The business event for Glasgow 2014 which took place at the University of Glasgow on the two days prior to the opening of the Games
  • Attracted business leaders from across the Commonwealth and featured speakers from both the UK and Scottish Cabinet including the UK Prime Minister and the First Minister of Scotland
  • Business speakers included Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, Eben Upton, Founder, Raspberry Pi, Ian Walker, MD, Johnson & Johnson, Andy Street, MD, John Lewis, Andy Brown, Upstream International Director, Shell and Jim McColl OBE, Chairman, Clyde Blowers Capital
  • Scottish inspired Evening Reception with the First Minister of Scotland and Danny Alexander MP Chief Secretary to the Treasury including a canapés menu designed by Scottish Chef Mark Greenaway, music from the RSNO Junior Chorus and whisky tasting by the Scotch Malt Whisky Society
  • Starkevents managed all guest registrations, event logistics and also coordinated hotel accommodation for 500 delegates and transfers for delegates and speakers
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    City of Glasgow College Riverside Campus Opening 2015 http://starkeventsuk.com/city-glasgow-college-riverside-campus-opening-2015/ Mon, 07 Dec 2015 22:50:01 +0000 http://starkeventsuk.com/?p=632 Delivered a memorable Opening of the Riverside Campus for the City of Glasgow College Creative input into the event design and logistics to create a visual and inclusive Opening Ceremony Coordinated all staging, audio visual and filming Worked with the team at City of Glasgow College and […]

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  • Delivered a memorable Opening of the Riverside Campus for the City of Glasgow College
  • Creative input into the event design and logistics to create a visual and inclusive Opening Ceremony
  • Coordinated all staging, audio visual and filming
  • Worked with the team at City of Glasgow College and the First Ministers Events team to create a programme of activity for the First Minister
  • Designed the guest experience to create specific zones and itineraries for 500 guests
  • Designed a stylish evening Dinner event for College stakeholders including exterior lighting
  • Work starts now on events surrounding the Opening of the Cathedral Campus in late 2016
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