Football analogies and discipline are among Prysm Group’s main drives to success. EN caught up with managing director Tom Penn on the firm’s future plans.
Magazines were the main focus for the Prysm Group when the organiser started out in 2001, with Business Startup the only exhibition run by the business. Thirteen years on with a portfolio of more than 12 major shows, the organiser has never been more ambitious.
Joe Manby Limited celebrates 40 years this month. Scott Birch visits the family firm in Harrogate to see how their personal touch still stands out in a very different landscape.
Sometimes, cultural references provide the best guide to our past, allowing us to place a number into personal context. Forty years ago, in 1974, Rubik released his infuriating and ingenious Cube, Volkswagon rolled out the first Golf and Ronald McDonald brought his burgers to Britain. Tiger Feet by Mud was the year’s top-selling single, and The Towering Inferno led the disaster movie charts.