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The Five Other Special Wedding Dances You Also Need To Consider

The First Dance of a married couple has always been a popular tradition in wedding celebrations. There are a plethora of popular First Dance wedding songs to choose from. Whether it be at the beginning of the reception or after dinner, it’s a way for the newlyweds to have their grand entrance that goes straightRead more

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PP024 | Gerry McColgan | Discovering the World of Event Industry Education

The year’s off to a good start for us on Planner’s Pod! This week we are joined by our good friend James Tosslle the sole proprietor of two complimentary companies that serve important key roles in the events industry.
The first one is Entertec, a professional audio company that provides speakers, mixing desks, P. A. systems and everything associated to making people nice and loud in venues and events. Second is a trucking company called J.T. Event Truck which makes sure that the equipment gets there safely and provide the logistics and transport for the events industry.
James is quite an entrepreneur and he’s done some pretty staggering stuff over the years. In this episode, he shares us his experiences on how he got into the sound engineering industry at a very early age and how he paved the way for himself to where he is now.

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PP023 | James Tossell | Discover how a small business loan kickstarted this young entrepreneur’s sound and trucking business

The year’s off to a good start for us on Planner’s Pod! This week we are joined by our good friend James Tosslle the sole proprietor of two complimentary companies that serve important key roles in the events industry.
The first one is Entertec, a professional audio company that provides speakers, mixing desks, P. A. systems and everything associated to making people nice and loud in venues and events. Second is a trucking company called J.T. Event Truck which makes sure that the equipment gets there safely and provide the logistics and transport for the events industry.
James is quite an entrepreneur and he’s done some pretty staggering stuff over the years. In this episode, he shares us his experiences on how he got into the sound engineering industry at a very early age and how he paved the way for himself to where he is now.

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Want to know why the music professionals choose Metropolis live music?

So this may surprise you...  Matt, a first call musician and conductor in London’s West End and beyond, chose us when tasked with finding a perfect band for a family event.   Last year Metropolis had the pleasure of performing at Rachel & Simon’s Wedding at the beautiful White Dove Barn in Suffolk.    Rachel’sRead more

Why Vicki was happy to admit that Andy has impeccable taste!

Andy & Vicki Nurse
Micklefield Hall
July 2015

Andy: It was the first time I’ve worked with you guys. I actually came to site and you were actually doing the full production of someone’s wedding. And it was just from the start to the end, how you dealt with it, your client, and the actual wedding itself and how… you were very caring about it and were making sure everything was on key. And it was one of those ones where you just thought, “It’s a no-brainer. Those guys definitely have to be at my wedding.”

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PP022 | Nick Ingram | Lifting The Curtain On Bespoke Music For The Events Industry

Hello and welcome to a brand new year with us here on Planner’s Pod! We have lots of new and exciting things in store for all of you and we do hope you stay with us as we unveil them.

In this episode, we decided to start things up by having Metropolis’ very own Nick Ingram, our Creative Director, for the first time here on the show. Many of you have been curious and have asked us about how we do things in the company. So, what better way to open this up for discussion than having a team member on board.

Here we discuss the ins and outs of how to manage a live-band company, what sort of sticky situations we all get into and how we try to deal with those, as well as how to engage with clients and knowing them on a personal level to give them a unique and wonderful musical experience during their event.

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PP021 | 4D Design | Discover Why Understanding Marketing is Crucial to Event Success in 2016

So far it has been an amazing journey for us this year here on Planner’s Pod! We’ve learned so many things about the Events Industry and heard about so many experiences over the course of the show. For the last episode of 2015, it was our pleasure to be joined this week by Suzanne Malhotra, the Commercial Director of 4D Design.

4D Design is a company that Creates Superior Brand Environments™ for clients who wish to explore new and creative ways of pulling together a brand experience. They specialise in the live events, exhibitions and experiential sectors, and have worked with aspirational brands in the aviation, IT & Telecoms, and emerging technologies. Suzanne tells us about the marketing aspect and how important engagement is for a client’s brand during an event.