Holiday Party Ideas 2015: 11 New Catering Trends

BizBash

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Holiday Party Ideas 2015: 12 New Entertainment and Activity Trends

BizBash

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Holiday Party Ideas 2015: 15 New Design Trends

BizBash

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Holiday Party Ideas 2015: 11 New Catering Trends

BizBash

At corporate holiday parties this year, guests can play with their food at interactive stations like gingerbread-men-decorating tables, plus innovative

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Holiday Party Ideas 2015: 12 New Entertainment and Activity Trends

BizBash

From activities such as dance lessons and card-making workshops to live entertainment like aerial acrobats and circus acts, end-of-year festivities

2015 104

3 New Gift Ideas for Holiday Parties

BizBash

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How to Throw a Stylish New Year's Party

BizBash

While most companies gather their employees, clients, and business partners together for end-of-year bashes, planning a party at the stroke

2015 104

10 Practical Holiday Party Favors That Guests Will Actually Use

BizBash

Instead of giving away unwanted swag, event pros can fill up guests' holiday goodie bags will handy treats such as

2015 104

3 New Gift Ideas for Holiday Parties

BizBash

Show gratitude and say cheers this holiday season with spirits-inspired gifts and favors—from a luxe tequila tasting to inexpensive cocktail

2015 104

Wedding Alcohol Cost and Bar Budget

EventPlanning

Almost everyone who plans a wedding has to decide how much of their budget to allocate toward the bar and how many beverages to stock their wedding bar with. A wedding planner should be equipped to help with this information. We answer many of your questions in this article.

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When Choosing A Hotel For Events, Go Beyond The Rate

helloendless

We get it. The economy has improved and is looking better than it has for the past several years, yet planners/travel managers/organizers are still charged with getting more for less. However, the hotel/hospitality industry is not manufacturing.

2015 70

5 anti-hustle lessons I learned the hard way & how learning them resulted in more time for me, my family and my life

Lara Mcculloch

HOW I HIT ROCK BOTTOM BY HITTING THE TOP. “You know, Lara, you’ve got to be first in and last out if you want to make it to the top. Especially if you’re a woman.” ” This was the prolific piece of advice I got, in my early 20s, from my suit-pants-toting, hard-hitting, never-let-’em-see-you-cry-proclaiming, sports-car-driving, 6-figure-making female mentor / boss. My mouth agape and my eyes wide, her words fired like a laser deep into the subcortex of my brain.

2015 64

Episode 022: Protecting your business: How to legally set up your small business for success with Jo-Na Williams

Lara Mcculloch

GRAB YOUR ANTI-HUSTLE GUIDE! Learn how to stop sacrificing your lifestyle for your business. contact-form-7]. Today we’re going to be talking with legal expert, Jo−Ná Williams on how to protect your business. Our guest founded her practice, J.A.

2015 66

11.5 Things You Need To Clarify On Your Next AV Quotes

helloendless

My hope is that one day, AV quotes will not need to be clarified and you have a flawless AV experience every time, but until then I wanted to share some small details that can make a BIG difference, especially from a cost and headache perspective.

2015 65

How to Write an Event Planning Proposal

EventPlanning

Statistics show that the event management industry will grow by 44% and add over 30,000 jobs in the next five years. This is definitely good news for all planners as it shows that the demand for your talent and service is on the rise.

2015 68

8 Things to Avoid When Engaging Millennials at Meetings

Planner WIre

Millennials comprise of a huge chunk of the country’s demographic. This is the audience you should have your sights set on. Here’s the thing: millennials have very peculiar characteristics. They take notice of the little things.

2015 83

8 Things to Avoid When Engaging Millennials at Meetings

Planner WIre

Millennials comprise of a huge chunk of the country’s demographic. This is the audience you should have your sights set on. Here’s the thing: millennials have very peculiar characteristics. They take notice of the little things.

2015 82

Death to the Albatross! (Let's get back to the basics on name tags!)

Event Philosopher

Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. George Bernard Shaw Name badges have gotten ridiculous.

2015 56

Plan Your Event With These Eight Important Steps

EventPlanning

You just landed a client you’ve been pitching for a while and want to make her event spectacular.

2015 54

Periscope 001: To Hustle or Not To Hustle

Lara Mcculloch

[link]. In this first instalment of my weekly #swiftshift Periscope video series, I share my thoughts on the 1 word synonymous with entrepreneurship that I fundamentally disagree with (and why I think it’s actually sacrificing your happiness). As entrepreneurs, we’re told that in order to succeed, we have to HUSTLE. This word sends shivers down my spine.

2015 52

US Hotels See Strongest Demand Since 2015

Smart Meetings

During the year’s first three months, consumer confidence drove demand for lodging at the strongest quarterly rate since 2015, reports PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). The post US Hotels See Strongest Demand Since 2015 appeared first on Smart Meetings.

2015 71

Your Anti-Hustle Guide Day 4: Incentives (Value Adds)

Lara Mcculloch

Day 4 Video. Your tools & resources. Powerpoint Presentation (pdf) . Bonus! Bonus! Bonus! Want to know how to pull all of this work together, including your Shift List, and present your offer to your client for the first time? In this bonus video, I’ll tell you how to do just that!

2015 52

Create Your Event Planner Website in 10 Minutes

EventPlanning

If you don’t see ones you like there you can Google for “free wordpress themes 2015” I like to add 2015 to my search so the newest themes show up. A common question we get is do you need a website for your business? What type of pages do you need on your site?

2015 53

Optimizing Your Event Portfolio

Event Philosopher

This is a guest post that was posted on Goombal's blog. Take a look at the other great content posted there! In many spheres of human endeavor, from science to business to education to economic policy, good decisions depend on good measurement. -

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Mobile Social Media: A Checklist for Maximum Event Impact

Corbin Ball

65% of global Facebook video views are mobile – AdWeek, January 2015. Twitter: 88% of users are on mobile – Jeff Bullas, 2015. YouTube: Half of views are on mobile devices (1 billion views daily) – YouTube, 2015.

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Mobile Social Media: A Checklist for Maximum Event Impact

Corbin Ball

65% of global Facebook video views are mobile – AdWeek, January 2015. Twitter: 88% of users are on mobile – Jeff Bullas, 2015. YouTube: Half of views are on mobile devices (1 billion views daily) – YouTube, 2015.

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Mobile Social Media: A Checklist for Maximum Event Impact

Corbin Ball

65% of global Facebook video views are mobile – AdWeek, January 2015. Twitter: 88% of users are on mobile – Jeff Bullas, 2015. YouTube: Half of views are on mobile devices (1 billion views daily) – YouTube, 2015.

2015 52

#EventTech’s Top 5 Easily Missed Requirements

Corbin Ball

©2015 Dan Monsieurle, ThinkWall. Inspiration isn’t the struggle – it’s the implementation. Event professionals have an abundance of apps, devices, and services at their beck and call, with new and exciting technologies reaching maturity every week.

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#EventTech’s Top 5 Easily Missed Requirements

Corbin Ball

©2015 Dan Monsieurle, ThinkWall. Inspiration isn’t the struggle – it’s the implementation. Event professionals have an abundance of apps, devices, and services at their beck and call, with new and exciting technologies reaching maturity every week.

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#EventTech’s Top 5 Easily Missed Requirements

Corbin Ball

©2015 Dan Monsieurle, ThinkWall. Inspiration isn’t the struggle – it’s the implementation. Event professionals have an abundance of apps, devices, and services at their beck and call, with new and exciting technologies reaching maturity every week.

2015 52

5 Soft Skills Needed to Be a Great Event Planner

EventPlanning

Soft skills are an event planner’s best friend. For those who haven’t heard this term, “ soft skills ” refers to your non-tangible, non-quantifiable skills – things like your personality, etiquette, how you get along with others, small talk and listening skills.

2015 52

Planning Interview Questions for Event Professionals

EventJuice

It’s fair to say that not many people relish job interviews. They can be a nerve-wracking experience and it can often be difficult to do yourself justice in such a pressure-cooker environment. But what about the people on the other side of the table? Well, that’s not necessarily an easy task either.

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Pitching For Events: 5 Tactics To Enhance Your Next Pitch

EventJuice

Each day, the event industry becomes more competitive – in fact we are drowning in event companies, so an essential attribute of an event organiser is the ability to SELL your idea over others.

2015 79

Onsite Data Analytics – A Goldmine for Meetings Improvement

Corbin Ball

The onsite meeting used to be known as the “black hole” of event data management. Planners used computers to gain insights before and after events, but during an event they were “flying blind.”

2015 52

Onsite Data Analytics – A Goldmine for Meetings Improvement

Corbin Ball

The onsite meeting used to be known as the “black hole” of event data management. Planners used computers to gain insights before and after events, but during an event they were “flying blind.”

2015 52

Onsite Data Analytics – A Goldmine for Meetings Improvement

Corbin Ball

The onsite meeting used to be known as the “black hole” of event data management. Planners used computers to gain insights before and after events, but during an event they were “flying blind.”

2015 52

How To Deal With Event No-Shows

EventPlanning

When organizing an event, no-shows are a major concern. Not only can they affect the overall budget but can decrease profits as well. Statistics in this article , reveal that there is a ten percent no-show rate for paid events and a fifty percent no-show rate for events that are free of charge.

2015 52

Motorcycle madness

Arlo Training & Events Software

When you’re looking for a training management system, you want to know that it will work for the training you provide.

2015 52

TravelMath is Great Tool for #EventProfs

Planner WIre

Travel adds up in many ways. It can be measured in Dollars, Euros, or Rupees and in other ways like miles, meals, or meetings. All have a cost and all have ramifications that meeting and event planners need to consider for the attendee or budget.

2015 69

Insurance for Third Party Meeting Planners

Planner WIre

Finding general liability insurance if you are a meeting or event planner can be a royal pain in the ass. No kidding. It sucks on a level Hoover and Dyson cannot even begin to touch.

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