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Conference organisers are constantly looking for new products and technology which engages their audiences, with many trying to move away from the ‘death by PowerPoint’ scenario which anyone who has attended a conference has encountered.

iCO recently introduced

iCO celebrates with the Leeds Hospitality professionals

Leeds Hotels & Venues Association Awards 2017

The 10th annual Leeds Hotels and Venues Association Awards took place at The Queens Hotel – Leeds on the 29th June 2017 with over 260 people attending to partake in the celebrations.

iCO provided full technical support comprising of stage set, lighting, audio, technical crew and iCO Social Twitter wall.

iCO Supports The Sheffield Cue Ball 2016


The official launch of the World Snooker Championship; The Cue Ball, took place Friday 15th April 2016 at the beautiful Mercure St. Pauls hotel in Sheffield. Not only is The Cue Ball the official launch of the World Snooker Championship, it’s also a fantastic fundraising event for nominated charities, with Sheffield Children’s

World Curry Festival 2016

The iCO team had the pleasure of sponsoring the 2016 World Curry Festival Gala Dinner, which was held at The Bradford Cathedral on the 15th September 2016.

The Bradford Cathedral provided the perfect backdrop for the event, and was quite a special moment for all involved. The Cathedral has only played host to two other eventsof this nature in the last 15 years. With some added lighting provided by iCO Event Services, the venue was totally transformed for the evening’s proceedings.  

The Stage: Key to every great successful engaging conference!

It’s a fact, majority of conferences held, have a stage - the idea of a stage is to provide a focal point for the conference and a raised platform so delegates can see what’s going on; keynote speakers and any other special events (such as awards).

But have you considered the location of your stage

iCO Supports “It’s Okay To Talk”


The iCO Event Services team recently supported #AndysManClub event at The Shay Stadium which was the first ever telling of Andys Story with a mini film from the guys at Ladbible.  

In July this year, Luke founded ‘Andys Man Club’, a space for men to talk about their problems without judgment or feeling like a burden. What started as a small support group in Halifax has ballooned into a Facebook Group of thousands, with more clubs to be setup across the UK.

Event Technology: the thing everyone seems to hide away from!

I was asked recently “Where does the events industry stand with regards to technology, and why do so few events utilise technology to make things more interesting, and to save resources”.

It seems people don’t know how to integrate technology effectively

iCO Helps The Wedding Industry Celebrate

Tuesday 17th saw the leading providers of Wedding Services in the Yorkshire, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire regions descend on the Sheffield City Hall for

what was a show stopping awards dinner hosted by I Do Magazine.

The I Do Wedding Awards are in their second year, with this year boasting and even greater attendance than last year, and a huge increase in brides and grooms placing their votes.

A charity fundraiser was held before the awards kicked off which raised a fantastic £1,260 in aid of the Laura Crane Youth Cancer Trust; who are a UK charity funding medical research into cancer affecting teenagers and young adults.

Top 5 Tips on a successful exhibition

We've had plenty of experience here amongst the iCO team at not only planning and running exhibitions but also using them as a great way for new lead generation. Quite often at these events we'll see exhibitors sat behind a table in the comfort of their booth watching potential clients walk past without interacting with anyone.

There are several ways we have learned that can attract visitors to your stand even if you're not the most confident sales person. 

Interruptions to your meeting down to technology issues?


A recent YouGov survey commissioned by Arvato UK claims that 43% of UK workers regularly attend meetings that start late or overrun, with 45% of respondents reporting meeting delays and interruptions due to technology issues – is this the

Magna Inspiring Yorkshire Business February 2016

We were very pleased to offer our support to the very first Inspiring Business Event at the Magna Science Park in Rotherham on Thursday last week.