Dan Howson - Entertainment Director

Customisable Entertainment Packages (UK, South West and Beyond)

+44 (0)1392 680360

Out of the Ordinary Experiences

Enjoy tailor-made out of the ordinary experiences unique to your business

The following packages have been developed with our insider networks allowing partners including, the Quintessentially Group, to provide their Membership and corporate customers, with out of the ordinary experiences focused on doing things they never thought they could, for pure enjoyment, motivation and development. These have included:

Sport: Get backstage access to world class football and see the game the way a Manager sees it.

Wellbeing: Experience a workout and training session with World Champion Boxing and MMA talent. Enjoy gym, health and mental strength advice from Premiership footballers or an elite training and kicking masterclass with international rugby stars. 

Film: Experience the red carpet at global Premieres or attend one of the oldest film festivals in the world in the magical city of Venice.

Fashion: Develop your eye for design, meet top designers and attend fashion shows and parties in Milan.

Magic: Unlock the power of your mind to get what you want with a world renowned Mentalist or learn to think in a different way, build confidence, and entertain with mind reading tricks with one the world's greatest Magicians. 

Music: Fine-tune your DJ skills on an Ibiza DJ coaching experience. Stay at a legendary rock band's hotel, cut a track in their studio or experience an afternoon on the road with a top recording artist. 

Theatre: Improve communication skills with an inspirational West End workshop designed by top West End talent, perform in an award winning live show in Las Vegas, sing with one of the world’s Great Maestros or go backstage at smash hit musicals. 

Adventure: Experience a tailor-made survival challenge in the Arizona-Sonora desert, explore Antarctica with Astronauts or discover more about the universe with one-of-a-kind talks and insight into creative thinking, consciousness, human history, political corruption and new paradigms in science and technology. 

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Daily Rates

Out of the ordinary experiences and incentives R&D and creation: £500 

Experiences direction and live delivery: £500

Uplift existing experiences and meet & greets: 20% Commission 

Weekly and monthly rates? We are able to block periods of time based on a project brief and a scope of work. Simply get in touch to discuss prices.

Tailor-made out of the ordinary entertainment experiences

Recent experiences have included, smash hit musical Mama Mia, Cara Delevingne, Formula 1, Moto GP, ITV Studios, the International Venice Film Festival, Dynamo and Manchester City FC.

To understand how to create entertainment experiences unique to your business get in touch and make your own mind up.

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Destination Venue Strategy

Turn your stadium and venue into a destination experience for fans, corporate customers, renowned artists, promoters and organisers

We need a deeper understanding of your business, stadium, venue and audience to create relevant strategies, experiences and events that connect with fans and corporate customers.

We need bold and inclusive strategies that promote resources to local communities and businesses, operational audits and plans for premium concert promotors and large scale event organisers, and first-class facilities for artists and audiences alike.  

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Daily Rates

Destination stadium and venue strategy R&D, creation and delivery: £500

Stadium audit and health & safety plans: £5000 

Weekly and monthly rates? We are able to block periods of time based on a project brief and a scope of work. Simply get in touch to discuss prices.

Destination stadium and venue strategy

With a comprehensive strategic approach we are working with Exeter City Football Club to create a 5 year business plan and strategy for the stadium and venue’s new look resources, events and services with cutting edge communications at its core.

To understand how a relevant destination stadium and venue package can help your business connect with fans, corporate customers, and renowned promoters get in touch and make your own mind up.

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Destination Experiences

Help your best people and customers do things they never thought they could across the South West

Create packages, unique to your business, that you will not find in the public domain

We’ll help you better understand the values and interests of your best people and customers, use our standout ideas, insider contacts, and ability to collaborate with partners willing to challenge the norm, to create customisable destination experiences for pure enjoyment, motivation and development across the South West.

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Daily Rates

Out of the ordinary experiences and incentives R&D and creation: £500 

Experiences and incentives direction and live delivery: £500

Uplift existing experiences and meet & greets: 20% Commission 

Weekly and monthly rates? We are able to block periods of time based on a project brief and a scope of work. Simply get in touch to discuss prices.

To understand how we can help you create and deliver destination experiences unique to your business, get in touch and make your own mind up.

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Entertainment Marketing Strategy

Design the most relevant entertainment marketing strategy and pioneering talent programme possible

To demonstrate a new and dynamic approach we need a deeper understanding and attitude towards the core values of your business, customers and audience. An understanding that helps us, create and deliver, the most relevant and feasible entertainment marketing strategies and pioneering talent programmes possible - not just what we might think is current or popular.  

By looking at projects form a creative and commercial perspective, extracting and understanding these core values, we have helped partners including, The Samphire Club, Quintessentially Group, and American Express with new entertainment marketing strategies, dynamic pioneering talent programmes, data research, brief writing, fine tuning propositions and delivering, from concept to completion.

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Daily Rates

Entertainment marketing strategy R&D, creation and delivery: £500

Pioneering talent programming: £500 

Pioneering talent buying: 20% Commission

Strategy & programming direction and live delivery: £500

Weekly and monthly rates? We are able to block periods of time based on a project brief and a scope of work. Simply get in touch to discuss prices. 

Relevant entertainment marketing strategies and pioneering talent programmes

We created the strategy, Hot Dogs & Conversations, for The Samphire Club and Hotel Du Vin Exeter’s flagship summer party 2019. Taking The Samphire Club’s strap line, Canapes and Conversations, we applied the Hot Dogs theme based on the event taking place on the 4th July. With this American inspired theme we asked guests to nominate their favourite state side songs for the event playlist, a simple Independence Day question for a chance to win a stay in the Hotel Du Vin, and to list relevant connections they would like to make at the event. By creating a more personalised experience, and involving some of the most popular brand names from across the South West, the event is nicely balanced to benefit The Samphire Club’s Membership and showcase the Hotel Du Vin Exeter’s facilities and new menus.

Hashtag Hotels trusted us to design the most relevant and feasible entertainment marketing strategy possible. What we created, Hashtag Hotels Supports Artists, allowed the group to help management and up and coming artists on their development cycle in return for VIP experiences, tickets to events, tours, festivals, and exclusive music and content. Hashtag Hotels Supports Artists was nicely balanced to benefit all parties. 

The Quintessentially Group, American Express and Chime Sports Marketing asked us to programme pioneering talent for a series of new events based on the core values of their business, customers, audience and proposed event programmes. What we created, was a series of relevant pioneering talent programmes, changing the way people experienced, engaged and obtained new knowledge through their brands.

To understand how we can help your business demonstrate and new and dynamic approach, get in touch and make your own mind up.

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Complex Event Delivery

Deliver complex events

As event specialists we translate vision, brand and strategy into relevant, bold, and well-planned events. These events drive footfall and awareness, promote city centre spaces and venues, deliver brand experiences, and generate data and revenue.

As creative, commercial and operationally savvy Event Producers we have a unique ability, to extract and understand the core values of a business, it’s customers and it’s audience, to demonstrate the most relevant and feasible event marketing and delivery strategies possible.

We help our partners:

  • Produce and deliver comprehensive venue audits and health and safety plans including; capacities, certificates, licenses, insurances, crowd control, traffic, noise management, security, emergency services and welfare requirements

  • Identify and forecast income including; ticket sales, sponsorships, partnerships, food, beverage and merchandise

  • Itemise expenditure up to £5M including; event management, design and build, creative, technical, and artists production, staging and structures, power, hospitality, VVIP and VIP management, catering and concessions, logistics, transport, water and services, toilets, cleaning, crew and volunteers

  • Remember the basics including, smooth security checks, comfortable travel, clear signage and announcements, quality and value for money, access to water and toilets, equal opportunities and disabled access

  • Deliver any live activation and operational requirements with end-to-end event management

Information 

Daily Rates

Event Producer: £400 

No mark up on third party suppliers

Weekly, monthly rates and Management Fees? We are able to block periods of time based on a project brief and a scope of work. Simply get in touch to discuss prices.

Event Delivery

We have recently produced a complex international Gala Dinner for an UHNW client at the Maritime Museum, Amsterdam, INSIDE Automotive at Hedsor House, Buckinghamshire, and we are currently producing a flagship networking event for The Samphire Club, one of the South West's leading private business clubs.

To understand how designing, developing and delivering bold and well-planned events can help your business, get in touch and make your own mind up.

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An Introduction To The Entertainment Industry

Increase your chances of finding the right work or further education in the live entertainment industry

Create a personalised plan of action, improve your CV, and fine tune your interview techniques.

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Rates

£400 or 8 x £50 instalments.

8 x 60 minute one-to-one sessions.

Includes a summary email after each session with key actions and access to industry contacts and resources. Sessions to take place via phone, Skype or other digital platforms. Sessions spaced 2 weeks apart and subject to availability.

This introduction to the live entertainment industry will give you the confidence to make the transition from where you are now to where you want to be with a customised plan.

Designed to equip you with advanced entry-level knowledge, that will help fast-track your career in the entertainment industry, this introduction provides a unique opportunity to ask questions on the topics you want answers on and listen to first hand stories and insider knowledge.

We’ll discuss the live entertainment industry and subindustries, its ideas, leaders, agencies, venues, suppliers and work related learning experience opportunities. We’ll explore your areas of interest, tools that will make you and your CV standout from the crowd and how to plan for the future.

We believe in preparing you for the real world of work with knowledge and confidence.  We'll do what we can to help you accelerate your goals with the right knowledge, information and contacts. 

Worth the fee? We guarantee you will develop a solid plan, an introductory understanding of the live entertainment industry and better ways to improve your CV, interview techniques, and chances of finding the right work or further education. Get in touch and make your own mind up.

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The Creative Strategic Pitch - From Light Bulb To Delivery

How do you pitch, sell and deliver relevant ideas?

Get inspiration, ideas and practical information from industry insiders before pitching and delivering relevant ideas privately or on behalf of an organisation.

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Rates

£400 or 8 x £50 instalments.

8 x 60 minute one-to-one sessions.

Includes a summary email after each session with key actions and access to industry contacts and resources. Sessions to take place via phone, Skype or other digital platforms. Sessions spaced subject to your projects and availability.

Whether you’re pitching privately, or for an organisation, these sessions provide an opportunity to discuss how to encapsulate your light bulb ideas into saleable, creative and commercial concepts with an experienced and proven professional. 

We’ll discuss conceptualising, developing and presenting ideas, the process of producing and management after the pitching, and the importance of collaborating with others who become involved in the final delivery.

We'll also draw inspiration from current real world live and pending briefs, empowering you to approach ideas with a creative and commercial mind, unique selling points and an ability to deliver the nuts and bolts effectively, efficiently and with a difference.

Built around the following key pillars of Creative & Commercial, Research & Development, Delivery & Measurement, we'll work through your brief in detail leaving you ready to pitch and deliver by the end of the sessions. Get in touch and make your own mind up.

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Commercial Insight Experiences

Out of the ordinary commercial insight experiences

Gain inspiration form one of the world’s leading sports clubs. Let us take you on a tailored commercial insight experience with Premier League Champions Manchester City. Understand how executives operate, see the game the way the manager sees it, experience modern hospitality, and explore the benefits of a deeper connection between club and fans.

Manchester City FC is top of the league on the pitch and off it in terms of how the game, and the business, can be experienced. We bring you out of the ordinary commercial insight experiences by developing innovative and immersive ways for you to engage with the club. 

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Prices 

Experiences range from £1000 to £30,000

Simply get in touch to discuss a variety of experience options and prices.

Out of the ordinary experiences

Recent experiences have included, smash hit musical Mama Mia, Cara Delevingne, Formula 1, Moto GP, ITV Studios, and the International Venice Film Festival.

To understand how we can create commercial insight experiences unique to your business, get in touch and make your own mind up.

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Destination Management Strategy

Create the most personalised, unique and alternative destination management packages possible across the South West

Do you need a forward thinking, well connected, multi-service partner able to deliver a complete strategy, experiences and events service across the South West?

We combine entertainment and business across the region, to deliver unique destination experiences and incentives that you will not find in the public domain. Suitable for business and tourism we design, develop and deliver relevant, personalised, and alternative packages, with a focus on doing things you never thought you could, and realising your true potential.

Services

Strategy: We help partners better understand the values and interests of their best people and customers, to create unique destination management strategies including:

  1. Relevant destination management strategies for the South West

  2. Personalised itineraries 

  3. Alternative packages that you will not find in the public domain

Experiences: We use our standout ideas, insider contacts and ability to collaborate with partners willing to challenge the norm, to help our partners with out of the ordinary destination experiences including:

  1. Out of the ordinary experiences, alternative itineraries, and insider access

  2. Insider meet and greets, celebrity appearances and entertainment bookings for events 

  3. Venue and hotel sourcing and management 

  4. Private dining and high end hospitality experiences

  5. Luxury transportation and transfers 

Events: We help our partners translate their vision, brand and strategy into bold, well-planned events, conferences and meetings including:

  1. Event creation and design

  2. End-to-end event management and technical production

  3. Comprehensive venue audits and health & safety plans

  4. Income forecasts, itemised expenditure, measurement and reconciliation

Information

Daily Rates 

Destination management strategy R&D, creation and delivery*: £500

Destination experiences creation and delivery*: £500 

Destination event direction and live delivery*: £500

Monthly turnkey package*: £5000

*Excludes third party supplier costs 

Weekly and monthly rates? We are able to block periods of time based on a project brief and a scope of work. Simply get in touch to discuss prices.

Destination management strategy

Creating and delivering destination management strategy, experiences and events across the South West can be a challenge. 

We’ll help you achieve your strategic business goals, with relevant, feasible, alternative solutions, and apply our insider access and event management expertise to deliver full experience and event programmes.

Our destination management strategy package can take care of every aspect of your destination planning or more specific elements. To understand how simply get in touch and make your own mind up.

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New Interests Experiences

What’s really going on in our world?

Would you like your best people and customers to be more aware of the bigger picture? Let us help you create experiences and events with a focus on new interests including:

Creative thinking - Intensely develop creative natural talents and personal passions. 

Consciousness - Think differently about ourselves, our mind, body and soul.

Human history - Spot new and old information which is constantly emerging that will change everything. 

Political corruption: Understand the illegality which has been, and is, occurring worldwide.

New paradigms in science and technology: Research emerging information that will change the world radically, and in a way that most people have no idea what’s coming.

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Daily Rates

New interests experiences R&D and creation: £500 

New interests experiences, direction and live delivery: £500

Weekly and monthly rates? We are able to block periods of time based on a project brief and a scope of work. Simply get in touch to discuss prices.

New interests experiences

We are developing our own live experiences and events concepts tackling the subjects of creative thinking, consciousness, human history, political corruption and new paradigms in science and technology.

To understand more about our ongoing research, workshop and event development tackling these subject get in touch and make your own mind up.

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Community Experiences

Help your community do things they never thought they could

Money can’t buy experiences have been watered down. With a package to help you better understand the values and interests of your local community, our standout ideas, insider contacts and ability to collaborate with partners willing to challenge the norm, we’ll help you deliver out of the ordinary community experiences, that you will not find in the public domain, unique to your business. 

We work with partners including, the Quintessentially Group and Family Offices to create tailor-made lifestyle experiences for pure enjoyment, and incentives for motivation and development.

Information 

Daily Rates

Out of the ordinary experiences and incentives R&D and creation: £500 

Experiences and incentives direction and live delivery: £500

Uplift existing experiences and meet & greets: 20% Commission 

Weekly and monthly rates? We are able to block periods of time based on a project brief and a scope of work. Simply get in touch to discuss prices.

Out of the ordinary experiences

Recent experiences have included, smash hit musical Mama Mia, Cara Delevingne, Formula 1, Moto GP, ITV Studios, the International Venice Film Festival and Manchester City FC.

To understand how we can help you deliver out of the ordinary experiences unique to your business, get in touch and make your own mind up.

Do things you never thought you could | Realise your true potential | The more you learn the more you see

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Destination Event Delivery

Deliver complex events across the South West

As event specialists we translate vision, brand and strategy into relevant, bold, and well-planned events across the South West. These events drive footfall and awareness, promote city centre spaces and venues, deliver brand experiences, and generate data and revenue.

As creative, commercial and operationally savvy Event Producers we have a unique ability, to extract and understand the core values of a business, it’s customers and it’s audience, to demonstrate the most relevant and feasible event marketing and delivery strategies possible.

We help our partners:

  • Produce and deliver comprehensive venue audits and health and safety plans including; capacities, certificates, licenses, insurances, crowd control, traffic, noise management, security, emergency services and welfare requirements

  • Identify and forecast income including; ticket sales, sponsorships, partnerships, food, beverage and merchandise

  • Itemise expenditure up to £5M including; event management, design and build, creative, technical, and artists production, staging and structures, power, hospitality, VVIP and VIP management, catering and concessions, logistics, transport, water and services, toilets, cleaning, crew and volunteers

  • Remember the basics including, smooth security checks, comfortable travel, clear signage and announcements, quality and value for money, access to water and toilets, equal opportunities and disabled access

  • Deliver any live activation and operational requirements with end-to-end event management

Information 

Daily Rates

Event Producer: £400 

No mark up on third party suppliers

Weekly, monthly rates and Management Fees? We are able to block periods of time based on a project brief and a scope of work. Simply get in touch to discuss prices.

Event Delivery

We have recently produced a complex international Gala Dinner for an UHNW client at the Maritime Museum, Amsterdam, INSIDE Automotive at Hedsor House, Buckinghamshire, and we are currently producing a flagship networking event for The Samphire Club, one of the South West's leading private business clubs.

To understand how designing, developing and delivering bold and well-planned events can help your business, get in touch and make your own mind up.

Do things you never thought you could | Realise your true potential | The more you learn the more you see

New Interests Event Delivery

Deliver events for audiences with new interests

With a better understanding of new and developing interests in creative thinking, consciousness, human history, political corruption and new paradigms in science and technology, we’ll translate your vision, brand and strategy into bold, well-planned events.

As creative and commercial Event Producers, with a keen understanding of these new interests, we help our partners deliver comprehensive venue audits, health & safety plans, income forecasts, itemised expenditure, and complex event management and technical production.

Information 

Daily Rates

Event Producer: £400 

No mark up on third party suppliers

Weekly, monthly rates and Management Fees? We are able to block periods of time based on a project brief and a scope of work. Simply get in touch to discuss prices.

Event Delivery

We have recently produced a complex international Gala Dinner for an UHNW client at the Maritime Museum, Amsterdam, INSIDE Automotive at Hedsor House, Buckinghamshire, and we are currently producing a flagship networking event for The Samphire Club, one of the South West's leading private business clubs.

To understand how designing, developing and delivering bold and well-planned events can help your business, get in touch and make your own mind up.

Do things you never thought you could | Realise your true potential | The more you learn the more you see

Community Event Delivery

Deliver community events

We’ll translate your vision, brand and strategy into bold, well-planned community events to engage with your audience. 

As creative and commercial Event Producers, with community event experience, we help our partners deliver comprehensive venue audits, health & safety plans, income forecasts, itemised expenditure, and complex event management and technical production.

Information 

Daily Rates

Event Producer: £400 

No mark up on third party suppliers

Weekly, monthly rates and Management Fees? We are able to block periods of time based on a project brief and a scope of work. Simply get in touch to discuss prices.

Event Delivery

We have recently produced a complex international Gala Dinner for an UHNW client at the Maritime Museum, Amsterdam, INSIDE Automotive at Hedsor House, Buckinghamshire, and we are currently producing a flagship networking event for The Samphire Club, one of the South West's leading private business clubs.

To understand how designing, developing and delivering bold and well-planned events can help your business, get in touch and make your own mind up.

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Talent Buying

Secure the most relevant talent for your entertainment marketing strategies, pioneering talent programmes, out of the ordinary experiences and complex events

We specialise in buying industry leading talent and programming pioneering entertainment in specific, specialist areas. Our approach is different, we listen to what you want, match that with your business/brand values, and the core interests of your audience - not just what we think is current or popular.

Our approach will get you more out of talent relationships, we’re cost effective and deliver solutions to strategically fit your requirements.

Information 

Daily Rates

Talent programming R&D and creation: £500 

Talent buying and booking on request: 20%. Commission  

Weekly and monthly rates? We are able to block periods of time based on a project brief and a scope of work. Simply get in touch to discuss prices.

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New Interests Strategy

Do you truly understand the core values of your best people? 

We need a better understanding of people’s interests in the workplace. Let us help you design a strategy, develop experiences, and deliver events that provide opportunities for acquiring knowledge in creative thinking, consciousness, human history, political corruption and new paradigms in science and technology - not just running clubs, work drinks and big salaries.

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Daily Rates

New interests strategy R&D, creation and delivery: £500

New interests talent programming and buying: £500 

Strategy, experiences, and events live delivery: £500

Weekly and monthly rates? We are able to block periods of time based on a project brief and a scope of work. Simply get in touch to discuss prices.

New interests strategy

We are developing our own New Interests Strategy focused on the subjects of creative thinking, consciousness, human history, political corruption and new paradigms in science and technology.

To understand how offering new opportunities, like these, will yield valuable benefits for your business get in touch and make your own mind up.

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Community Strategy

Help better the local community and increase brand awareness

The benefits, for every side of the equation, are positive and that’s a product of the time and effort invested every bit as much as the modest financial investment. 

Let us create a strategy for your business. We’ll find out what your community needs and how your company can help.

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Daily Rates

Community strategy R&D, creation and delivery: £350

Weekly and monthly rates? We are able to block periods of time based on a project brief and a scope of work. Simply get in touch to discuss prices.

Community strategy

We got involved with our local neighbourhood by combining the things we enjoy with business. Our approach has donated sponsorship and services to the Exeter Chiefs RFC, Exeter City FC, the multi-form arts venue Exeter Phoenix and The Samphire Club, one of the South West’s leading private business clubs. 

To understand how getting involved with your community can help better local culture, business, and increase brand awareness get in touch and make your own mind up. 

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