Colin Cowie on Inspired Events


Colin Cowie is known around the world as one of the top lifestyle experts and there is no denying his talent. The Event Leadership Institute sits down with Colin to discuss his inspirations and creations while digging deeper to learn about the effects of budget, more educated clients and ballrooms with lime green carpets. Listen in to find out what advice Colin gives to people entering the industry and learn how you can be a better and more inspired planner.

Filmed live on the trade show floor at BizBash NY.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn where and how Colin gets his inspiration
  • Understand how Colin works with a room
  • Understand the consequences of the “television effect”
  • Learn Colin’s advice on entering the event industry

Course Information

Estimated Time: 14 mins

Difficulty: All

CMP Credit Hours:

Colin Cowie

Colin Cowie is a global citizen in every sense of the term. Having traveled over 13 million miles and visiting nearly 100 countries, he creates excitement and finds inspiration wherever he goes. His love for design and business keeps him hands-on with all of his projects. Through his website, books and television appearances, as well as by example, he consistently sends that message to the world.

Born in Zambia and raised in South Africa, he is an avid supporter of several charities focused on children’s education and health. The party planner of choice for celebrities like Jennifer Aniston, Tom Cruise, Jennifer Lopez, Oprah Winfrey, Ryan Seacrest and Kim Kardashian, what sets Colin apart is his experiential approach to design; what you smell, touch, taste, feel and hear are carefully orchestrated to create the ultimate experience for Colin’s clients.

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