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About Thomas Heiser

Hi, I'm Thomas, the Director of Focal Point Marketing and Events. I've been working in the events industry for over 16 years, the last four as a freelance event manager.

Designing an “Open Space”

2017-03-28T11:10:58+00:00 By |Categories: Innovation, News|

Event organisers are super organised. It almost goes without saying. So deciding not to plan a third of my recent conference programme was a massive break from the norm. "Why would you do that?" I hear you cry! Because pulling together conference programmes is a guessing game. Of course we make [...]

Events are like buses…

2016-11-10T11:46:13+00:00 By |Categories: Freelance Events Projects, News|

Wow - what a few of months it's been. With three events for three clients, including three months working in-house for TSB, it's been a busy time at Focal Point (and a time of lots of threes...). We've been floor planning exhibition layouts for the Business Showcase South West, managing [...]

Showcase 2016 video released

2016-11-08T12:58:16+00:00 By |Categories: News|

Fresh from the success of the May event the organisers of the Business Showcase South West are already planning the next event for October 2016. Taking up even more of the newly constructed Ashton Gate Stadium the event will include an extensive business exhibition, workshops, keynote presentations and much more. A video [...]

Focal Point appointed Ops. Director for BSSW 2016

2016-11-08T12:58:17+00:00 By |Categories: Freelance Events Projects, News|

Exciting news! We've been appointed Operations Director for Business Showcase South West 2016! Now in it's third year the showcase has moved to a new venue (Ashton Gate Stadium) and is THE major business event for the South West of England; an event celebrating the best in commerce, innovation, creativity, enterprise and sustainability. The [...]

3 steps to sustainable badging

2016-11-08T12:58:18+00:00 By |Categories: Sustainability|

Recently a question came up on a LinkedIn group for event managers asking about sustainable badging. I wanted to post an image to the group of how I usually tackle this issue, but as you can't (yet) post images to group discussions I thought I'd write a quick note and post the [...]

Bristech 2015 video release

2016-11-08T12:58:18+00:00 By |Categories: Freelance Events Projects|

Check out the promo video from Bristech 2015. A sell-out first year event for the Bristol tech community. Focal Point were employed as freelance event managers for the show and will be supporting their second event in October 2016! The video was produced by Woven Films Bristol. To keep up to [...]

Venturefest 2015 featured in green events guide

2016-11-08T12:58:18+00:00 By |Categories: Sustainability|

Sustainability was at the front of our minds while working on Venturefest Bristol and Bath 2015 and we employed a range of strategies to limit the impact of the event. We're really pleased that the event has now been featured as a case study in the 'Bristol Method': a knowledge-transfer programme aimed at [...]

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