Life In Lockdown – What Has It Been Like For Cardamom Events in Ibiza?
As life in Ibiza came to a sudden halt in march due to COVID19, the island community and its unique cluster of independent businesses were left in turmoil.
What was going to happen to the summer season and all their plans?
Almost immediately for Cardamom Events, the phone started ringing and emails began to fill the inboxes. 2020 was meant to be their biggest year of events to date, with plans for multiple corporate shows, weddings, birthdays – the list goes on!
But with the island on lockdown, most clients, unsurprisingly, wished to cancel or postpone their events.
Craig Colligan, Founder and Director of Cardamom Events Ibiza, had a big job on his hands. Pacifying clients and dejected couples became his daily routine, and following hours of phone calls to clients, suppliers and venues, all events were successfully rescheduled, leaving valued customers breathing collective sighs of relief. A calm nature and personal touch is Craig’s trademark and something Cardamom is well-known for. And never had it been needed more…
But what was it like at the coalface? What was life like working in the Ibiza hills with a wife and 2 kids of 15 and 5 confined to the house? We asked him about his experience…