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Boris the Baby Bat Bombs in on the KDM Team

August 2011

Wikipedia tells us that bats are the only mammals naturally capable of true and sustained flight – but Boris the baby Bat would beg to differ; flying doesn’t come naturally to him at all 🙁
Boris the baby Bat

He landed on the floor of the M D’s office at KDM’s head office in Trentham sometime on Wednesday night and was found awaiting rescue on Thursday morning by Kevin.  Boris – named following a pretty biased vote comprising a fully inclusive electorate of Accounts Supremo Maria and no-one else – spent the next few hours in a makeshift bat house, carefully constructed by the ever thoughtful Maria. He found comfort in a duster and sipped from a tea spoon until the whole team had to say our final goodbyes when Suzanne, a Bat Carer with the Bat Conservation Society flew in to take him to the Bat Hospital where he will be fed on bugs, taught to fly and be cared for until he is fighting fit when he will be returned to Trentham to play once again with his Bat Mates.

While Boris is recovering, plans for his return are already in motion, as corporate entertainment experts we can’t resist the opportunity to plan a welcome home party – the Bat Man, Robin and Bat Lady costumes are on order, the champagne is on ice … Gotham City here we come!


Our Corporate Events Team are Superstars!

January 2011

Every week we collate the client feedback we received from the previous week’s events. We are totally committed to maintaining our high standards and not allowing the inevitable pressure on costs to deflect us from our objective of delivering high quality corporate events every time. All of last week’s feedback is not yet in but the following will give you a flavour and confirms that we are succeeding. Well done and thank-you to all the KDM team.

“Nicky, I just wanted to say again a massive thank you to you, Kathy and the team for such a fabulous conference! It couldn’t have gone better and I am still on a major high. Your team were all so efficient and everything was extremely slick, controlled and timely. I was particularly impressed with Graeme, your event manager, and everyone had a great time with the team building.”
Conference Management and Production, Magazine Mayhem Team Building and Hollywood Themed Dinner

“The event went well, was well received and I was pleased with how it went. I thought it met the objectives, everyone seemed to enjoy it; it was a good experience and useful.”
– Bigger Picture Team Building

“The event staff were excellent.”
– Krypton Factor and Quest for the Best Team Building

“Feedback from the event was awesome … best party so far. The guys were great as usual and the room looked fantastic!! I look forward to the next event we have …”
– Calypso Carnival Themed Dinner and Party

“The event went really well. It was excellent and a lot more fun than expected. The guys were great!”
– Crystal Maze Team Building

“The event went really well, my colleagues were all really pleased and they all noticed the branding on the balloons and the colours. The guys on the event were great too! I would definitely use you again if I needed any help!”
– Table Dressing for Product Launch

“They team told me they had a fantastic day, everybody really enjoyed all the events including the team building.”
– Crystal Maze Team Building

“Everyone had a fun night; the boys were excellent and did a good job! I was happy with the event and the pre-event service.”
– Horses, Hogs and Hounds Corporate Entertainment

“Thanks so much to you and your colleagues the evening went really well and everyone seemed to have a good time. The theming was lovely and the snowboarding was managed very professionally. Lots of people had lots of fun so thanks very much!”
Winter Wonderland Themed Party

“The evening was marvellous! Everything was perfect and the staff were great as always. The entertainment suited the theme down to the ground.”
– Masquerade Ball Theme Night

“The event went very well and all credit to the guys for fitting the screens into the room. Garry and Shaun were fantastic.”
– Mega Quiz Corporate Entertainment

“As usual Graeme and the boys did a fantastic job, we couldn’t ask for anything more, please pass on our much appreciated thanks to them all. Once again thanks for all your help.”
– Fun Casino Corporate Entertainment


American Diner Theme Night

February 2010

Our client had chosen a venue with American Diner style booths for their event conference finale party. It was our job to transform the rest of the room to emphasise the theme and get everyone talking. After a site visit, many hours of design and planning and full event management the result was stunning. (more…)


The Company Party from Heaven and Hell

January 2010

Normally our valued clients don’t tell us to “Go to Hell!” but for a Christmas party with an ‘eternal’ message this is exactly what they did! Tasked with providing an evening of Corporate Entertainment with a difference our excited client chose a Heaven and Hell theme and with tricky room limitations (and of course budget constraints!), it was our job to make it a reality. (more…)


A Whip Cracking Night of Corporate Entertainment!

December 2009

Last month we provided a jaw dropping Wild West Hoedown Gala Evening for over 300 industry leaders. Show stopping interactive entertainment coupled with an array of table dressing and room theming created an electric atmosphere and an exciting night to remember. (more…)


A Night on the Red Carpet

November 2009

We work closely with many of the leading hotel chains and were recently asked to help in the event management of two glamorous Gala Balls. These evenings were high profile corporate events for both key corporate clients and trade contacts requiring that special ‘wow’ factor – an everyday occurrence for us at KDM! (more…)


Oktoberfest!

November 2009

Our client was looking for corporate hospitality to entertain 60 of their top customers on four consecutive nights. They were looking for a theme and a full programme of entertainment to keep their guests entertained. As the majority of their guests would be male (and it was October!) an Oktoberfest set up on site within a marquee was ideal. (more…)


The Retail Experience!

October 2009

The world’s most famous department store opened its doors to our clients ‘Make the Difference’ nominated associates for a highly exclusive and totally aspirational celebratory dinner. (more…)


A Bond Night Like No Other

October 2009

A National Market Leader asked us to provide a Bond theme night like no other. No expense spared and the sky is the limit was the brief. If only they could all be like that! We transported the guests to a truly spectacular night to remember, dining in the beautiful surroundings of the Pinewood Studio ballroom! (more…)


An Evening at the Races – Ascot with a Difference!

August 2009

After working with my government sector client for the last two years and with four successful events under our belt it was time to pull out all the stops for an evening of glamour and sophistication. The brief was for an event with style and grace, giving the ladies a chance to dress formally whilst providing an entertainment option designed to pull in the guys.

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