Participate, learn, support
Welcome to our Flock
A community for business leaders to collaborate and to share insight and expertise
You're now part of Exclusive Collection's community for business leaders to collaborate and to share insight and expertise.
It's time to participate, learn and support.
a handbook for event organisers on making the most of face-to-face opportunities.
The guide reflects the changing workplace and the reasons behind bringing people together. More importantly, it explores event organisers’ heightened focus on delegate wellbeing and draws on the science and significance behind the circadian rhythm in progressive event planning. We also share our B Corp commitments as we are seeing huge demand from clients who want to work in venues that are conscious of their environment and their societal impact. Something we do in spades!Read more
Go the distance
2020 proved to be a year like no other; it's been a long journey that required endurance. Our latest initiative for Flock focuses our attention on what sport can teach us and techniques used for sporting success and be transferred to business strategy.
A review of MICE priorities as seen by agencies
We've spoken to MICE booking agents to understand the updated priorities for corporates who are actively looking to host off-site meetings and events to re-engage with their leadership team.Read more
an update on the new metrics for meetings
We've taken a look at how a whole "new normal" way of working is coming to meetings post COVID-19Read more
BEYOND event takeaways
Douglas Lamont, CEO at innocent
Douglas Lamont looks back at the BEYOND flock event with Jonny Wilkinson in November 2019, reviewing the key takeaways and how it can help support both businesses and individual mental healthRead more
Transcending limits and exploring potential
Here Jonny Wilkinson talks about the importance of mental health when exploring our potential in lifeRead more
Sustainable health for humankind…if not now, when?
Anni Hood, Chief Executive at Well Intelligence
Insight into the ‘new social contract’ that will redefine the relationship between government, business and societyRead more
An Open Letter To The Events Industry
There is no plan for uncharted territory
A look at the impact and next steps for the MICE sector following the last 10 daysRead more
The New Era of the Travel Conscious
How Millennials and Gen-Z Are Reshaping The Hotel Industry
It's time to get serious about sustainability to be part of the future of hospitalityRead more
Sleep, Hotels and The Perfect Pillow
It’s Time To Swipe Right On A New Bedtime Routine
As hoteliers, we may well be in the business of sleep, but here's why sleep really matters to you and your business...Read more
Caretakers For The Future
Re-thinking the Conference
Customer behaviour is changing and being influenced by ethical and sustainable trends more than ever beforeRead more
Exclusive Collection Managing Director Danny Pecorelli reveals the rationale behind the hospitality group’s name change and how it is reflecting its customer's hopes, challenges and ambitions.
Flock is our initiative to build a community to share and address key issues our customers face in their daily corporate lives. In this edition our trusted partners and business leaders talk high performing teams, wellness, innovation and sustainability...Read more
Be a business athlete
On your marks, learn how to be a 'business athlete'
In times of economic uncertainty and global complexity, what goes on in the boardroom should take inspiration from the sports field says Ed Chacksfield, Senior Consultant, Inspirational Development Group (IDG)Read more
John Roussot - a personal account
John Roussot, Global Commercial Capability Director with consumer goods company RB Health shares his thoughts after attending the first in a series of 'four pillars' events hosted by Exclusive Collection, in partnership with Inspirational Development Group (IDG), on what business can learn from sport.Read more
Discover some quick wins to wellness
Wellness is a watchword in the professional world so here are some top tips for a well work environmentRead more
Why going greener is to everyone's taste
Sustainability doesn't stop at the kitchen door these days. Lewis Hamblet, Executive Chef at Exclusive Collection's South Lodge, explains how mindful consumers are driving the green trend that goes far beyond more vegetables on your plateRead more
A guide to the business benefits of walking
Outdoor adventure company Pied a Terre Adventures provides a literal and metaphorical breath of fresh air for conference attendees, explains its co-founder Richard BettsRead more
The secrets to running a successful event
From the latest technology to innovative ways to problem solve as a group, Nicky Whyman, Commercial Director with KDM reveals the secrets to running a successful event in 2019Read more
Do your team really want a traditional Christmas party?
Christmas might come but once a year but plan your event well with the help of creative and experienced partners, and you could reap the rewards all year round
While the stereotype of the office Christmas party usually involves a lot of alcohol and hazy memories, enlightened employers are using the opportunity to motivate and reward their staff. The effects can last way beyond the festive period.Read more
Ridgeview - A Family Affair
Winemaker Ridgeview's tips for high-performing teams
Like the Exclusive Collection, Ridgeview is a family-run business that provides a nurturing environment that enables high-performing teams
Ridgeview has been producing wines from its Sussex home for nearly a quarter of a century. It has always maintained a family-run ethos, ensuring everyone who works there is looked after and performs to the best of their ability. This is a view shared by the Exclusive Collection, which is also a family business, and forms one of its four pillars.Read more
Ideas for innovating
Innovation can help businesses improve in a myriad of ways from product development to entering new marketsRead more