Kate Hutchinson, Founder & Managing Director of The Secret Event Service, wins at the Northern Leadership Awards.

We are unbelievably excited to announce that Kate Hutchinson, Founder and Managing Director of national events agency, The

Top Tips for pulling off successful Hybrid Events

Hybrid Events have been around for over 20 years now, but we’ve only recently seen them come to

Private Dining: What to look for in a venue? 

Private dining offers a luxury, high-quality restaurant service, combined with the intimacy of a private setting for you

What Should Every Good Virtual Christmas Party Have?

Can you believe Christmas is only 4 months away? We can’t! The excitement is real and we’re already

Question and Answer Time with Our Wonderful Clients!

We celebrated our 3rd Birthday back in July and it was honestly such an incredible month for us;

My First Week as an Event Executive

Hi, I'm Tara and this blog is all about my first week as an Event Executive with The

Why You Should Start Planning Your Christmas Party Now!

At the time of writing this blog, it’s officially 135 days until Christmas, and Team SES are excited!

Our MD is a Winner of the Tomorrow’s Talent Awards 2021!

More super smashing news – Kate is a winner of Tomorrow Talent Awards!  At the Secret Event Service

The Importance of Finding the Right Event Venue

As of July 19, England has moved to step four of the roadmap, and we can finally plan

Restriction-Free Events Are Back… But Maybe Not For Everyone!

Along with the recent lifting of most legal restrictions on social contact in the UK, our lives are

The Success Story of The Secret Event Service

Three years ago, we opened our doors, bright eyed and ready to take on the world. We knew

It’s Our 3rd Birthday!

As you've probably seen plastered all over our social media, IT'S OUR BIRTHDAY MONTH! We're turning 3 this

Kate and The Secret Event Service make the shortlist for Northern Leadership Awards

We’re sure you can guess by the title of our post that we have some exciting news to

The Art of Mastering Virtual Conferences

Here at The Secret Event Service, we've adapted to offer fully online experiences, in a time where only

Secret Sessions: Ask the Expert with Lisa Clifford (Part 2)

Welcome to our brand new series of ‘Secret Sessions: Ask the Expert’ where our Managing Director, Kate Hutchinson,

The countdown is on! Steps to live events returning…

The countdown is finally on! With the national lockdown easing across the country, we’re beginning to emerge into

10 Tips to Networking like a Pro!

As we all know, it's been quite a while since we've been able to network properly with our

Secret Sessions: Ask the Expert with Lisa Clifford (Part 1)

Welcome to our brand new series of 'Secret Sessions: Ask the Expert' where our Managing Director, Kate Hutchinson,

Step by Step Guide to Hybrid Events

Virtual meetings are here to stay, but now we’re getting back to normal it’s time we talk about

Building Skills through Online Team Building Experiences

By creating shared experiences through online team-building exercises, a team can be unified and empowered. These are just

Using Brand Activation Events to Generate Leads for your Business

Using events to promote your brand and its products or services is the perfect way to showcase your

Key Elements of a Successful Team Building Event

Team building events bring the team together, boost morale and increase communication over a fun exercise. They help

Kate’s Secret Snippets

We can't deny, we’re all a little fatigued when it comes to being online. This episode of Kate’s

Comic Relief 2021

Today is Red Nose Day and here at The Secret Event Service, we’re getting involved by spreading laughter

The Best Virtual Event Systems!

Take a look at our favourite online event systems, and how you can LEVEL UP your virtual events!

What Can Hopin Do to Improve Our Virtual Events?

Well, what a year it’s been since the shift to virtual event delivery. This time last year, I

Event Strategy: The 2021 Guide

Take a look at our Event Strategy Guide! If there’s one thing to take away from this guide,

How To Create An Events Strategy In 2021

By now we all know to expect the unexpected… however, it’s always great to have a strategy in

Top 5 Events For Business Growth

Despite the world having to take a digital-first approach to all marketing activity since the pandemic first struck,

Top Tips for Team Building!

Take a look at these ideas that will ultimately help to increase workplace productivity so that your team can

The Importance of Virtual Team Building

This lockdown thing really is hard on teams, isn’t it? As leaders, managers, team members, we’re all feeling

Key Event Predictions for 2021

Take a look at our key event predictions for this year! Download our 2021 Events Calendar! If you're

Kate’s Secret Snippets

In this week's episode of Kate's Secret Snippets, Kate discusses her predictions for the Events Industry in 2021. 

What Will Events Look Like in 2021?

As we all know by now, you never know what the future holds. Everything is unpredictable. Will there

Six Tips to Increase Your Productivity whilst Working from Home

Is working from home a new concept for you? Are you unsure how to create a healthy work-life

All about our Free Venue Finding Service

Do you need to find a venue for an upcoming event but just don’t have time? Well, we

How to Get Attendees to Register to Your Event

There’s nothing more frustrating than organising an event, sending out invitations and getting the classic responses, “I’m not

How to Recover from a Bad Event

It’s happened to us all at some point in our lives; something you’ve been planning for a long

The Secret to Success in 2020: Investing in Events

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that live events are crucial to your marketing strategy – or at least,

5 Tips to Creating an Events Strategy in 2020

It’s the start of the new year and a new decade and you should definitely be thinking about

Why You Should Vote for us in The Yorkshire Choice Awards 2020

We have been nominated for not one but three Yorkshire Choice Awards this year! We are still so overwhelmed to

2020 Event Trends: 5 Things to Expect

It’s time to talk about what’s going to be shaking up the events industry in 2020! Things are

The Secret Behind The Secret Event Service

When we meet a new client the first question they usually ask us is ‘What’s the secret?’, so

Making the most out of connections – Series 2: Building Relationships At Events

I am a firm believer in the power of relationships – nothing beats human interaction. No technology will

Making the Most out of Connections – Series One: What should you ask your mentor?

I’m the founder of a growing, exciting and ever-changing start-up, The Secret Event Service. We’re just over a

Why Should Recruiters Be Investing in Events?

At The Secret Event Service we have worked with a range of clients. Some of the best events

3 Ways Law Firms Can Think Differently About Events

Events are often used in law firms as a way to create engagement and drive business – and

Sustainability in the Events Industry: How we can all make a difference

In today’s current climate its more important than ever to be conscious of our important on the environment

The Event Journey for your Attendees: Before, During and After your Event!

If you get it right, events are a hugely impactful way of increasing your brand profile, growing your

Why we put you at the heart of everything we do!

At The Secret Event Service, we’re dedicated to putting our clients at the heart of all of the

What’s the point in using an expert?

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that live events are crucial to your marketing strategy – or at least,

5 Reasons Why Event Marketing is a Game Changer for Your Business

What is the secret that every single one of the best marketing campaigns holds?  It really is simple.