Interesting August

Welcome to August’s That’s Interesting. A joyful high summer smorgasbord of inspiration from the far corners of the live experience universe. There was much excitement at Live Union HQ this week with the news that Visa Payments Forum Europe has been shortlisted for a C&IT Award.

Most interesting

Why joy matters at events (5min read)
Boost engagement by designing moments of surprise and charm

Just plain interesting

Joyful idea #1 – a self-drawing robot for your next event (2min watch)
Perhaps you could even use it for a presentation?

Joyful idea #2 – marshmallow clouds (2min explore)
A whimsical way to design a more intimate environment

Joyful idea #3 – neon prop hire (1min explore)
Flamingos, zebras, guitars – you name it…

Ocean plastic furniture (2min explore)
Furniture hire with a great sustainability story
If you like that you’ll also like this.

Fortnite World Cup Finals (4min explore)
One day we’ll look back on this as a landmark moment in the history of events. This video gives a good insight into the experience – scroll to the end to get a good feel for the set design

Designing networking for introverts (4min read)
Five useful tactics that sit alongside our Super Connectors reports

Samsung’s Unpacked Event (3min read)
A live and virtual audience 1.5x the size of the Oscars – can that be right? Either way an awesome experience

Something to go to:

RA Summer Exhibition

p.s. If there’s something interesting that you’ve seen at an event, please do email us

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