Inspired by Aberdeenshire in Scotland

Image: Balmoral Castle the large estate house in Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, owned by Queen Elizabeth II. How everything has changed for the world in the last few months, we can only describe the current situation we find ourselves in as unprecedented and quite unbelievable. As a team at Principal, we have taken to our

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The new normal: reimagining events in a Covid-19 world

Slowly but surely, the UK is gearing up to reopen restaurants and hotels on the 4th July, and as we gradually emerge from lockdown, we face the reality that life will simply not return to the ‘good old days’ circa January 2020 for a while. Instead, we’re having to adjust to a new normal and reimagine countless aspects of our

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Camden in lockdown: seen through street art

There is no better place to live and work than in London, a city bursting with history, architecture, innovation, culture and green spaces. London is one of the most photogenic cities in the world, and one area that attracts a lot of Instagrammers and photographers is Camden! Our home. Camden is an edgy, thriving corner of North

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2020 – WHAT’S NEW IN LONDON?

As we find ourselves in a time of uncertainty with many event planners being asked to self-isolation or work from home, we want to keep you inspired and thinking of the future with this post about What’s New in our home city of London. Let's refocus what we are looking at and use this time to get some inspiration, to learn, to

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New Year, New in London – Venues 2019

With London constantly striving to offer the very best in a myriad of event spaces, 2019 offers yet more innovative and interesting venues to explore for every type of event, from the large to small, the interactive to blank canvas. Here are a few of our favourites for the coming year. Illuminate, The Science Museum: Opening

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London’s Got Good Taste

Although you may think of Fish and Chips and warm British beer as the staple for our capital city, there’s so much more to offer as London’s food and drink scene diversifies, and proudly champions local produce for natives and guests of the city alike. Where food and drink are a top priority for delegates, we’ve rounded up

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Discover London in 2018!

Here at Principal. London DMC we don’t believe in January Blues!  With a brand-new year and the promise of new and exciting opportunities on the horizon, we look to our wonderful city to provide us with almost endless activities, exhibitions and openings to shake away any new year niggles. Find here some of our favourite going

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A day in the life…

New starter Anna documents the highlights of starting out in the events industry.  This week, she writes about the end to her first week here at Principal with a trip to the iconic Shard, dining at infamous Hutong - a firm favourite amongst everyone in the office!  It's a tough life...but someone has to do it... 'It’s every

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Welcome to London!

Principal Partners with Accor. When Accor Hotels asked us to partner with them to invite key conference and incentive agents from Germany over to London, we couldn’t say no!  Having worked with Accor both internationally, and around the UK, we were delighted to partner with their German team to ensure that we presented some of

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