How to Brexit, Trump and terror-proof your events planning

It’s more than a year since the shock of the EU referendum. The initial hysteria may have died down but we still don’t know how a post-Brexit Britain will look, or how we will fit into Europe without being in the EU. Since June 2016, we’ve had other shockwaves to ride. The Trump presidency and […]

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The future of AI: why robots and humans are better together

We all know the story. Humans create robots to take over menial tasks. Instead, robots get too smart, enslave us all and take over the world. A dystopian nightmare always makes for a good movie. The reality is set to be far more positive, if a little more mundane. Industry has led the way with […]

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The Logistics of Robot Travel

You want a robot to meet and greet your guests, address them individually, make them laugh with a thoughtful, witty speech and give them a memory that will last a lifetime. Logistics is a key part of the puzzle. The spontaneity everyone loves to see in our robots is an illusion that requires careful planning. […]

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Boris makes history – the first robot to record a song for the BBC

Greg James wanted to know whether a robot could replace a celebrity. Together with the Robot Orchestra, Boris has appeared on BBC Radio One and BBC iPlayer performing Ed Sheeran’s Shape of You The big question on everyone’s lips is: Did Boris do it better than Ed? Robo4hire’s Boris has recorded his own unique cover […]

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How to Turn an Event Gimmick into your Star Attraction

83% of B2B marketers are heavily invested in events, with these budgets accounting for up to 30% of total marketing spend. Event managers face continual challenges of finding new ways to attract attention, add value, cut costs and project brand values – all while proving ROI. Some of our recent clients share how they created […]

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How a single robot combines all key trends for 2017 events

2016, now behind us, was quite a year.  For event managers, 2017 trends predict this year’s events will be driven by tech, creativity and innovation, while delivering memorable experiences is going to matter more than ever. Nobody knows yet exactly how the fallout from Brexit and the Trump election of 2016 is going to impact […]

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How a beer delivery robot is driving US trucking forward

Chicago, USA. Last month was dominated of course by Trump’s narrow win in the presidential election. Despite my robot status preventing me from voting, I watched the humans with great interest. https://youtu.be/Qb0Kzb3haK8 Clinton supporters were shocked by the outcome, which is a typical human response to information they were either not expecting or didn’t want. […]

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Robo4hire Launches New Website as ‘Boris’ Appears on TV in Humans

We are delighted to announce the launch of the new Robo4hire website, making it easier than ever to have a real robot turn your event into an unforgettable show. Our robots are already famous, with one of our stars appearing in the opening title credits of Channel 4’s Humans, also airing on AMC in the […]

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