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  • What’s to come in 2017?


    With Casual Dining just over a week away, and many other shows fast approaching, The Diversified UK team certainly have a busy year ahead of them. Here’s just a taster of what’s to come in 2017: Diversified 2017 from Diversified UK on Vimeo.

  • Record year for Diversified UK!


    Now is a perfect time to take stock and reflect on another successful year, but don’t just take our word for it! Here are some quick-fire stats to show exactly what we did in 2016…    

  • Strategy Day 2016


    The Diversified UK and USA teams came together on Friday 2 December for our annual Strategy Day which took place at the Hilton Brighton Metropole. USA guests included president & CEO Ted Wirth and corporate vice president of human resources Janice Rogers. Kicking off the day, MD Carsten Holm gave an in-depth review of the company […]

  • Our 2016 highlights – part 1


    After another successful year at Diversified, we asked everyone to tell us their highlight of 2016…   Carsten Holm – Managing Director “Without a doubt, to have had the best year in the company’s history, with a lot of fun along the way.”    Louisa Pope – Awards Manager “Launching the first ever Casual Dining Restaurant & Pub Awards […]

  • Our 2016 highlights – part 2


    Here are some more of our highlights of 2016..   Hazel Slimmon – Head of HR “My professional highlight was returning to work after a years maternity leave and completing my first module in my CIPD qualification.”     Nina Jones – Marketing Manager “The successful launch of the first ever Commercial Kitchen show!”     Karolina […]

  • Raising money for Christmas Wishes


    This week Diversified Brighton came together in a variety of festive Christmas jumpers to raise money for a local charity. This year we raised money for ‘Christmas Wishes’ who predominantly work with under privileged children around West Sussex. The charity started in 2013 with the aim to help local families during the Christmas period with […]

  • “GO sausage, GO sausage, pink sausage GO!” – Brighton Star Awards 2016


    It’s that time of year again where we slap on the sun cream, kick up our heels, and enjoy some well-deserved summer fun out of the office. In true diversified tradition, everyone took part in a morning activity before – event director by day and stand-up comedian by night – Chris Brazier revealed the Star […]

  • The return of the ‘Universally Challenged’ Quiz – Peterborough


    Whilst Diversified’s Brighton team played limbo in the south, the Peterborough team headed to the picturesque Ferry Meadows Country Park for their summer fun, which saw the return of the testing ‘Universally Challenged’ quiz! Everyone split into teams with quiz in hand and props on heads. Our personal favourite has to be the ‘blue rinse […]

  • Diversified to sponsor Events for Namuwongo


    In 2011, a few exhibition industry people, led by Chris Hughes and Trevor Foley, and supported by Jeremy Clarkson, founded Events for Namuwongo (E4N), a unique events charity to support and help transform the lives of the inhabitants of the slum community of Namuwongo, in Uganda.  It was a desperate place, where up to 30,000 people […]

  • camexpo, lunch!, Casual Dining and British Tourism & Travel Show up for AEO Excellence Awards


    Nominations for the Association of Event Organisers (AEO) Excellence Awards 2016 have been announced, with three of the six events shortlisted in the ‘Best Tradeshow – under 2,000 sqm’ category – British Tourism & Travel Show, camexpo and Casual Dining – organised by Diversified UK.  Casual Dining will be defending its title, having won this award for the last two years […]