The Ultimate Guide to Corporate Event Planning

GEVME

As Peter Drucker once said, “Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.” When organising a successful party or a business meeting for one of the most demanding category of event-goers, corporate staff, you need a well-laid-out plan.

Avoid 2 Common Event Planning Pitfalls With These Strategies

Eventbrite

You have a vision for what your event will look like in five or ten years. However, with insight gathered by your event technology, unexpected surprises can be minimised or avoided altogether. […].

Common Misconceptions about GDPR in Event Planning

GEVME

If you’re in the events industry, you’ve likely heard many myths and facts surrounding one of the buzziest data protection regulations, GDPR. This gave birth to a huge variety of misconceptions about GDPR compliance in the events industry. Some of event invitees are EU citizens.

How to Build “The Dream Event Planning Team”

Endless Events

This is especially true when planning an event. It’s almost impossible for a single person to pull off an event on their own. There’s no room for that in event planning. It’s impossible to put together an event on your own. Designing the event logo and swag.

7 Huge Event Planning Trends Spotted at MPI WEC 2018

Eventmobi

Professionals often attend industry events to improve their craft and network with peers. But for an event planner, it’s also an opportunity to “borrow” (read: steal) creative ideas for their next event. Tech trends: creative ways to inspire audience interaction.

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Improve Virtual Events, Event Planning Certification and More

Endless Events

Not all events need to done in person. Whether it’s a purely online event like a webinar or a hybrid event where online participants can be part of a real life event, virtual events can be a welcome addition for your audiences. Want event more event tips?

Event Planning In The Hotel Of The Future

EventMB

Fast forward to 2060 as we analyse how the changes in event technology will impact events and in particular, how they are planned. As one of the strongest drivers for change in the event industry, technology plays a prominent role in the planning and management of events.

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55+ Event Planning Resources From Event Experts

Bizzabo

If you're responsible for event organizing or marketing, you are probably over-stressed, constantly busy and lacking the resources you need to learn and grow as a professional. We have a solution for you — this guide to awesome and free event planning resources. Event roadshows.

Tips for Successful Corporate Event Planning- Learning from VOT 2018

Hubilo Blog

Events are a great way to facilitate a lot of corporate benefits. Major corporate, no matter the industry they operate in from plastics to wealth management leverage events for various purposes. THE RSVP micro-site was then integrated with their main event website.

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10 Essential Music Festival Tech Gadgets

EventMB

Here we look at 10 essential music festival tech gadgets festival goers are relying on to create a better experience and highlight the benefits for events. However, not all of that responsibility lies with the event manager.

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The ABC’s of Event Planning

Cvent

Planning an event may seem overwhelming, but we’re here to tell you that, if you take a deep breath, you’ll see it may actually be as easy as ABC. Learn the ABC’s of event planning today. Without content, what is your event even about?

7 Tips to Improve Your Creativity for Event Planning

Hubilo Blog

Creativity is a key asset in event planning. From coming up with the perfect theme for your event to formulating the most resourceful event plan, creativity goes a long way for event professionals in the industry. .

7 Tech Tools to Help You Plan Better Events

Eventmobi

When it comes to event planning, it’s always guaranteed that you can expect to experience a certain amount of stress. What comes to mind as you think of stressful situations when planning and executing your events? Maybe you’ve had problems with the venue equipment or catering services, or your attendees had a difficult time navigating their way through the event and finding session rooms. How do you plan better events?

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The Simple Steps of Event Planning

Cvent

Event planning doesn’t happen overnight, and if you have never planned an event before then it’s intimidating. Event planning is no joke, whether it’s planning Cvent CONNECT, a team happy hour, or a wedding. Choose Your Event.

Event Planning Checklist?—?The Concise Version

Hubilo Blog

Event planners are generally in a major rush to plan and organize an event in a proper way minimizing errors. They have to face many event management challenges and overcome the hurdles to make an event a boon! It includes all the questions like why the event?

Free Event Planning Template: A Step by Step Guide

Attendease

Having a clear event plan will help you not only draw the path to event success, but will also give you the information and metrics you need to track in order to demonstrate your event ROI. This is a brief outline of the fundamental elements of your event.

Event Tech Better - Issue #4: Tips, Tricks and New Tech

Aventri

At Aventri, it’s important to us that everyone, from our customers and beyond, learns not only about our new updates and features, but how to fully utilize them in their event planning. featured Event Technology

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10 Tips to Stay Organized During Event Planning

Hubilo Blog

Event planning and management are by far one of the most stressful jobs out there. Check out these 10 tips to help you stay organized while planning your next event: 1. Get a presently made template or an event planning checklist of sorts to get you going.

PCMA Spark/s Conversation for Tech-Savvy Event Planners

Quickmobile

The PCMA’s Canada West chapter has organized a half-day education and networking event, the first of its kind and, hopefully, the first in a long line of legacy events. The half-day conference will bring together event planning and event technology professionals along the likes of Tahira Endean , Roger Haskett , Shannon Desouza , and QuickMobile’s own Jason Philipchuk , to share their expertise. What Your 2018 Event App Will Look Like.

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Hubilo’s First Live Twitter Chat – Productivity and Creativity in Event Planning

Hubilo Blog

Event professionals are quite active on the majority of social media platforms, mostly on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram sharing their experiences globally. Event Industry has seen a plethora of trends, changes, and developments in the year 2018.

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Chatbots and AI: The Key Event Tech Trends for 2018

Boomset

Image courtesy of Unsplash Back in the early days of the internet, one of the most common complaints that you could hear was that online interactions will render live events obsolete. Each passing year brings with it a score of new tech trends, and 2018 is no different.

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The Evolution of Event Tech – #EventIcons Episode 102

Endless Events

The evolution of event tech and the evolution of event planners go hand in hand. Technology has completely changed the role of an event planner. In today’s world, you need to be a great event planner. Will Curran of Endless Events ( @itswillcurran ).

Signs You Need Event Tech Support at Your Event

Quickmobile

Recently, I got the chance to work in event technology services. We call it an ‘onsite’: working event tech support for one of our client’s events. This isn’t always possible for the event planners and event staff who are dealing with other tasks.

5 Ways Tech Will Save Your Event

All Seated

There are some combos just meant to be together: peanut butter and jelly, mac and cheese, cookies and milk…and events and technology? OK, so maybe events and technology aren’t the first things that come to mind when talking about fab duos. What are your MUST-HAVE tech tools?

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What Navy SEAL Training Can Teach You About Event Planning

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If you Google “the most stressful jobs in the world” you’ll find event planning in the top five. It’s no secret that this is a hard job, and we often look to other event organizers and business gurus for motivation and advice. Before the Event.

Tips for Corporate Event Planning, Enterprise Marketing, and Getting Event Sponsors

Endless Events

Top-level corporate event planning requires a certain skill set to pull off. You need to get sponsors to foot part of the bill for the event. You also need to do enterprise event marketing and take your management, analytics, and execution to a higher level.

5 Event Planning Magazines to Inspire Your Next Event

Social Tables

The inspiration for your events can come from just about anywhere: event planning magazines, colleagues, other events, or social media. These event planning magazines, both digital and print, can help inspire your next big event idea. Event Marketer.

5 Digital Event Planning Problem Solvers

Smart Meetings

As meeting planners increasingly rely on technology to coordinate conferences and events , new solutions and tools are essential to optimizing every step of the planning process. The post 5 Digital Event Planning Problem Solvers appeared first on Smart Meetings.

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The Ultimate Guide on How to Start Your Event Planning Business

Capterra Event Management

Nearly two years ago, I worked in political journalism, writing about current events and lending my views to editorial columns. So after a period of searching, I discovered Capterra, and subsequently, an enjoyment in writing about event management software. Topics: Event Budgeting.

Event Planning Inspiration from Coachella 2017

Smart Meetings

Coachella is a convergence of Instagrammable foods, high-tech décor and innovative activity options—the perfect combination for popularity. Considering the festival’s consistent and major success, event planners can take a few tips from its many unique event ideas.

Top 5 Event Planning Tips of 2017

Attendease

Got five minutes for five of the top event planning tips of 2017? Seeing the end of the year coming up, we decided to look back through our blog and share the event marketing tips everyone seems to value the most. So, here is your roundup of our most popular event management tips of 2017! 10 Ways to Encourage Networking at Your Event. What can you do to encourage networking at your event, and leave everyone excited about returning next time?

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Event Tech Better - Issue #2: Tips, Tricks and New Tech

Aventri

At Aventri, it’s important to us that everyone, from our customers and beyond, learns not only about our new updates and features, but how to fully utilize them in their event planning. Make sure to scroll down to our new Event Tech Better video where (in 60 seconds or less!)

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7 Easy Steps to Successful Virtual Event Planning

Social Tables

Thanks to video streaming services , companies can achieve virtual event planning without geographical constraints. Virtual events can be a standalone venture or accompany a live event. Are they more inclined to partake in virtual event planning?

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Virtual Reality And the Future of Event Planning

MeetingPool

Did you know Event Planning is listed as one of the most stressful job positions in America? And it’s no wonder since planning events requires a million little steps, all leading up to a huge deadline. Luckily technology can help us along the way to the big event. Tech Technology Virtual RealityWhat may surprise you, is what sorts […].

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4 Free Tools for More Creative Event Planning

Event Age by Swapcard

The success of an event turns to a large extent on how innovative it is. They expect to see a creative event. Event TechAttendees set aside time and money to travel and visit your conference or trade show. Boredom is the big, fat “no-no.”.

How to Get Creative with Conference Staging Ideas

Endless Events

As you know, conferences are the bread and butter of event planners. You plan so many conferences of a similar nature each year that it can be easy to get stale. If you just started planning your next conference make sure to take a look at our.

How to Create an Event Planning Checklist That Leads to Flawless Execution

Social Tables

Coordinating an event involves layers upon layers of details from the pre-planning stage six months in advance to the day-of-event logistics. Keeping all of those details in your head will result in constant mental chaos and present unnerving stress on event day.

75 Ways to Use Event Tech to Save Money

EventMB

Event technology streamlines operations and by doing so can save event planners and clients lots of money. If you’re looking for ways to save in every aspect of your event planning, here is a mega list of ways technology can help.

5 Online Event Planning Classes To Jumpstart Your Career

Capterra Event Management

So if you, like me, are an event professional looking to develop your event management skills, you might feel overwhelmed with the number of choices for education and training in logistics, management, design, personal relationships, and event management software. Green” Events.

Event Tech News: Eventbrite IPO, PSAV Gets Acquired and More

Endless Events

This week, we have some event tech news for those interested in the behind-the-scenes of event companies. Read on for more news and event planning tips to go with it. Go Unplugged at Your Next Event. Blackstone Acquires PSAV to Help Energize Event Production.

Tech and AV Design Tips For The Best Audience Experience

Endless Events

Every eye-popping event is backed by a superb AV team, without exception. That’s why this time around, we’re sharing a few tech and AV design tips as well as a few other event industry tricks. We also dive into different event types events and how to manage them.

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21 Creative Ideas for Corporate Stage Design

Endless Events

Simply scroll through for images and tips to get the inspiration flowing for your next corporate event. Source: Encore Event Technologies. With some 18,000 people attending the IBM Impact Conference, every aspect of the event must engage huge amounts of people.

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A Brief History of Event Planning & Coordinating (And Why It’s So Important)

Social Tables

Being an event organizer is one of the most stressful careers, but when things come together, there’s nothing like it. 82 percent of small business owners say face-to-face events and in-person meetings are important. (98 Better events, less stress.