start the year off right

You are the CEO. The Managing Director. The Boss. The Leader.

The one who is ultimately responsible for cash flow, that deadlines are hit, products are shipped on time and new contracts are being signed.

Your team and investors are expecting you to innovate, motivate, inspire and get ahead of the game, whilst keeping one eye on the competition.

You’re the one who has to make things happen.

the problem is…

Your company’s strategy meetings, annual company presentations and team away days are…mediocre, at best. Same old, same old.   Achieving the same old results.

You’re under pressure to keep them engaged and motivated, but you’re also juggling 10 different projects, 50 calls, 100 items on your to-do list and an inbox with 500 emails waiting for a response.

It’s time to shake things up.

We’ve got the answer.

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We are your undercover superheroes.

Our team of experienced, award-winning event producers will help you organise an unforgettable company retreat that delivers results.
As your events partner, we handle all the little details of producing your away day, so you can focus on growing your business in the new year.

Full project management

The Simplifiers take care of everything; we organise, we troubleshoot and we co-ordinate as your event planners, saving you countless hours of valuable working time in the process.

Be your superhero event planner

From venue scouting to vendor contract negotiations, we also manage everything from start to finish on the day-of, so you can focus on leading your team, not worrying about the event.

Make the most of your budget

No bad sandwiches and depressing conference rooms. The Simplifiers plan effective and efficient events, helping you get the best possible return on investment.

What You Get

  • full assessment of your event needs
  • comprehensive budget, mapping out necessary event expenses and ROI
  • access to our network – world-renowned business coaches, strategic facilitators, keynotes and mind mappers
  • custom tailored solution – designed specifically to your company’s size and needs – to help you achieve your goals
  • venue scouting – radical thinking require a change of scenery
  • on-site events team – our undercover superheroes work behind-the-scenes making sure everything is running smoothly, so you and your team can focus on brainstorming and strategising, instead. We make you look like a hero.
  • vendor co-ordination – catering, keynotes, venue, activities and more.  We manage it all, saving you (and your staff) at least 60+ hours.
The Simplifiers have the tools, experience, knowledge, network and skills you need to deliver a strategy day that empowers your team and solidifies your 2018 game plan.

How much is 60 hours of time
saved worth to you?

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Ready to save 60+ hours from your workload?

Schedule a complimentary 15-minute call to see if this is a match for your organisation.

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Rates begin at £750 for Nottingham-based away days and we’d love the opportunity to work with you.  From there, we’ll create a bespoke away day quote, designed to help you meet your business goals.

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"If you’re looking for an incredible partner that is extremely proactive, anticipates your needs, and goes above and beyond, then Mary and The Simplifiers are a perfect fit to plan your next event."

Megan ThorntonDirector of Learning + Development - Aspen Heights

"Such great attention to detail: they think of everything!! Every aspect of my event exceeded my expectations. Mary even threw in some little surprises here and there that added a tremendous amount to the overall look and feel."

Robin TilottaHead of Marketing - Chomp

"Mary is one of the most amazing event planners that I have ever worked with. Her attention to detail and creativity go beyond expectations.”

Chris JCEO - Sparksight

ASK YOURSELF…

Are you truly ready for 2018?

  • how does Brexit and the latest news affect your business?

  • how does it affect your clients?

  • how does it affect your cash flow?

If you answered, “not sure,” it’s time to call a hero. 
We can help you lock down your company retreat, so you and your team can tackle these issues and come up with a game plan together.

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The way we look at it, you have two options:

FEAR

  • Waste your time and money, delegate this task to a PA, reserve the conference room, order some uninspiring sandwiches, tick a box and hope for the best
  • Go into the new year blind, reactive
  • Chase after clients and keep your fingers crossed that it’ll all work out okay
  • Continue to feel stressed, overwhelmed and like you can’t get a moment to stop, reflect and breathe
Nope, nope, nope.

GROWTH

  • Be proactive, plan an strategic retreat that not only empowers your team but also boost company culture, ensuring everyone is on the same page with the company’s goals, mission and vision
  • Map out stretch goals, refine your plan B and plan C by department
  • Create space and time for brainstorming new innovations, products and services
  • Be the hero you’ve always wanted to become
We can help you get there.  Schedule a 15-minute call to see if The Simplifiers are the right events partner for you and your firm.
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Are you ready to surpass your goals and THRIVE, not just survive?

Smart companies are planning ahead.
Don’t get left behind.

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FAQ

Can we afford this?

  • short answer: YES. We work with a range of budgets and tailor our services to you. Can you afford the risk of NOT investing in your strategic planning for 2018?  Rates begin at £750 for Nottingham-based away days.

Do we really need this?

  • Well, you could have your PA pull together another impromptu meeting in the conference room.  Tick a box, order some sandwiches, done.
  • But is that really going to get the best out of your team? A boring conference room is not going to inspire innovative ideas and those sandwiches will put your team into a carb coma.
  • Invest in your team, reap the financial rewards.

How important is this?

  • One of the best decisions you’ll make this year. This is no ordinary meeting or away day.  You need something much better. Your company deserves something different to achieve superhero results.  To gain full team cohesion.  To not just survive in 2018, but to thrive and grow.

What is it like to work with The Simplifiers?

  • Brilliant. (but hey, we’re biased) Take your most OCD employee and multiply by it 10x.  We are equally balanced attention-to-detail mavens and creative producers.  We make stuff happen: on-time, under budget and with a smile, every time.

Hire The Simplifiers as your trusted events partner and tap into our network of world-renowned business coaches, strategic facilitators and mind mappers, all ready to help you.

Create a vision, step outside your comfort zone, align your mission and goals,

Make a plan and GO.

  • If you’re looking to take your business to the next level, hire The Simplifiers as your events partner to help you produce your company’s 2018 leadership retreat.
  • We specialise in non-traditional events that leave a positive impact on your team, helping you develop leaders who are loyal to your company, your clients and to achieving success in the year ahead.
  • Make things happen.  Take your team on an away day. Leave the event planning and the details to us. Rates begin at £750 for Nottingham-based away days.

As your events partner, we empower you and your executive team to
build great things in 2018.

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Case Study: Aspen Heights

OBJECTIVE

Our client – an innovative developer and builder – wanted to plan an annual company retreat for their fast-growing, mostly millennial staff. Their aim was to finalise their annual strategic goals by department, train their teams on new in-house software and gain company-wide buy-in of their plan for the year ahead.

CHALLENGE

The challenge was not only to bring together their entire company (14 different locations and various departments), but also how to empower a fairly young team and equip them with tools to handle the challenges that come with great success.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Simplifiers developed the “The Shift” theme for their multi-day retreat, with focused workshops including “The Integral Leader”, “Preparing for Excellence in the Year Ahead” and “Becoming Uncommon.”
  • As their project manager, we managed all the details of producing this large-scale (100 person), multi-day event…from venue scouting to budgets to negotiating vendor contracts, event design and more. By trusting The Simplifiers to get the job done, their in-house staff saved hours of valuable working time.
  • Our local relationships helped keep costs down; The Simplifiers selected appropriate vendors and cost-effective products to design the event without blowing the budget.
  • Attention to detail is where we excel, matching the food menus carefully to the training programming delivered.  Heavy talks require light, healthy foods that kept their employees well-fed and alert for brainstorming sessions.
  • We incorporated an equal balance of hands-on training with strategic visioning exercises for their employees.  In addition, we provided a one-of-a-kind live event experience including horseback riding, golf, high ropes excursions and craft beer tasting to boost team bonding.

RESULTS

  • Client surpassed their annual revenue goals by 25% and expanded operations into four new markets.
  • Client hired an additional 20 staff as a result of expansion success.
  • Company culture continued to strengthen as employees and teams received recognition via awards program at retreat, striving to win year after year.

THE SIMPLIFIERS DIFFERENCE

We listened to our client’s needs, we delivered on their goals and objectives whilst keeping everything under budget.  We also planned the entire event in less than 6 weeks…

The Simplifiers to the rescue!

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