News & Articles

Knights at the Museum

Posted by  Anna Green on November 12, 2018

Ever wondered what it's like to set up an event in a museum?


There are times every month when some might mistake the Broadsword team for night watchmen, keys jangling at the waist and a Maglite in hand, purposefully plotting our way through plans and paperwork amidst the eerie dark of a London museum at night.

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Topics: Industry Insights

Tips for Time Lapsing

Posted by  Anna Green on October 11, 2018

If the venue is being gutted, where do you put the camera? This was the conundrum Broadsword faced when a well-known restaurant chain requested a time lapse video to record the renovation of one of their sites. (The answer, as it turned out, was on the window frame). If the mention of time lapse video has your fingers itching for your camera, read on to discover Broadsword Creative Director Martin Walton’s tips for effective time lapsing. 

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Topics: Tips

Golden Mouse Award

Posted by  Martin Walton on September 27, 2018

The wonderful thing about this job is that occasionally you get to do something brand new and which calls for learning new skills very quickly. 

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We’ve made it to the final

Posted by  Anna Green on September 12, 2018

Once again, Broadsword will be onstage, rather than backstage; we are delighted to announce our position as a finalist in the EVCOM Industry Awards 2018, Britain's most admired industry awards. We will go head to head with TRO, Smyle and Banks Sadler in the Best Event Agency category.

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Topics: News

What is Dataton Watchout?

Posted by  Martin Walton on August 9, 2018

There are many ways to skin a cat they say. Quite who ‘they’ are, we don’t know nor perhaps want to, but the phrase certainly applies to the events industry and in particular when it comes to complex video and presentation systems.

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Topics: Industry Insights

Race to the stones

Posted by  Matt Green on July 13, 2018

At the turn of 2018 our editor Olivia stated she would love it if we had a company charity. It was important to her that we had a focus on helping people in some way.

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Topics: News

How to brand an event

Posted by  Anna Green on July 12, 2018

Why is event branding important?

These days you can pretty much apply a brand identity to anything but to stand out from the crowd, the overall effect should be eye-catching and distinctive.

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Formation

Posted by  Matt Green on June 22, 2018

Broadsword's football contingent is growing, just in time for the FIFA World Cup and much to my delight.

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Snow days glow days

Posted by  Matt Green on March 1, 2018

The Beast from the East? It’s quite a harsh description for something that is really rather pretty.

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Topics: News, Insider