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Launch A Call For Speakers

How to launch a call for speakers for your next event

Introduction Whether you’re organizing a conference or planning your school district’s professional development day, attendees will ultimately evaluate your event based on the quality of the speakers. Expert insights in your event’s session content is a sure-fire way to boost attendance and attendee satisfaction.  But finding great speakers that can command a conference session, educate,…

Event Session Content

How to craft conference session content for your event

Introduction Your event planning program can automate many of your tasks, but great events require building great session content.  Of course you want attendees to be engaged, interested, and excited about the topic, but sometimes it’s hard to know what event content will work best and engage them.  In this article, we’ll explore choosing session…

Event Planning Problems Advice

Dear Eve: I have an event planning problem

Meet Eve Event planner by day, Superhero by night.  Her mission? To help event planners create out-of-this-world experiences. Eve’s saved over 25,000 events and rescued more than 10 million attendees.  Are you haunted by a nasty problem or facing an event villain? Ask Eve. She’ll wield her superpowers to bust underperforming vendors, negotiate better deals,…

Setting Goals For Your Event

How to set the right goals for an event

What to do before customizing your conference management software. Introduction  If you’re planning an event, it’s important to set goals. Event goals give direction and help make planning decisions that contribute to the success of your event. Decisions and priority setting become easy when you evaluate every tactic against your goals for the event. It’s…

The Problems With Buying Event, Conference &Amp; Meeting Scheduling Software

The problems with buying event, conference & meeting scheduling software

Whether you are a part-time or full time event planner, you’ve likely suffered a heachache or two organizing your event. Common issues include managing session registrations, sourcing payment solutions, easily collaborating with your team, and communicating with attendees. But there’s another headache that many overlook: the challenge of sourcing event meeting scheduling software. There are…

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Guerilla Marketing: The Ultimate Guide

A strong marketing strategy is vital to a company’s growth and survival. Creating a persona of the target audience and communicating through various channels will help your brand reach the right people. However, some forms of communication are more effective and not necessarily very expensive. That brings us to Guerilla Marketing. It may sound almost predatory…

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How To Make Your Career Explode with the Event Planning Certification

Regardless of where you’re coming from, becoming an event planner certified professional has many benefits if you’re interested in working in events ongoing. It can help you gain the skills and knowledge necessary to plan events successfully. It can also help you build a solid reputation in the event planning industry. Additionally, certification can lead…

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Quotes for Event Planners to Keep You Motivated

As an event planner, you know that the success of any event depends on meticulous planning and organization. But it’s worth it when you see all the happy people who came to enjoy your creation. But even with the best-laid plans, there are always unexpected challenges that can arise. That’s why it’s crucial to stay…

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Post Event Survey Questions

There’s a lot of work and effort that goes into organizing an event. Sometimes it’s months and months of preparation to create an environment perfect for sharing ideas and knowledge. Although our attention usually focuses on the event itself, where most of our work is done, we can benefit significantly from conducting post-event surveys. Event…

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Event Sponsorship Proposal

Organizing an event can be an extremely costly initiative; the more people and the more complex a schedule, the more costs tend to increase. That’s exactly why many companies and individuals reach out to others in hopes of them financing part of the costs in exchange for exposure and a chance to increase the brand’s…