At some point in your career, you’ll probably have to deal with the mess of canceling an event for one reason or another. This kind of mishap can send you into “panic mode,” but moving through the process with a checklist will help you feel organized during this unfortunate time. Although it is never ideal, here are some tips on how to get through it.
In 2016, one of the biggest events across the globe, the Rio Olympics, went over budget by 1.6 billion dollars. Even with the most thorough planning, there are some planning fees that will end up sneaking past your budget. When events are for large groups of people, what may seem like a small additional cost can end up turning into a major dent in your wallet. Budgeting well is key because you will need to have the funding to deal with emergencies. Here is a list of the commons items that planners forget to include in their calculations:
It’s time to get rid of the old and bring in the new! Your manual processes are holding your events back in terms of efficiency, diverse crowds, and earnings. Here is a list of what you, as a planner, should look into changing in order to keep up with the times.
Every event planner has to go through challenges when organizing an event, but there are some things venues do that drive event planner absolutely crazy! Here’s a list of things venues should consider improving to help events run more smoothly.
Planning an event requires you to think of everything and be prepared for the worst-case scenarios. Establishing a routine will reduce panic in volunteers, staff, and patrons. Here are seven steps to creating an effective evacuation plan for your next event.
Even when you love your job, things still pop up to make life difficult — or at the very least, super-annoying. Event planners have a special list of pet peeves that can turn a good day into a terrible one pretty quickly. Sure, stress is part of the job, but there are certain things that can really grind your gears. In no particular order, here are the seven things event planners hate more than anything:
An invitation is the first glimpse potential guests get into what they will experience at your upcoming corporate event. Let them know what's on offer and build a better guest list with these 7 tips on how to get more attendees with customized corporate event invitations.
You cannot always meet people face-to-face to make deals, but livestreaming technology allows you to now reach people who cannot attend your event in person. A great conference has always been a wonderful way to reach out to your audience, create a dialog and disseminate information about essential topics.
Here are a few reasons to consider using a livestream for your next event.