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Attendeerecommended Strategies For Sustainable Events

Attendee-recommended strategies for sustainable events

The United Nations defined “sustainability” back in 1987 as “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” Sched wants to know what impact an increased focus on “sustainability” has on event planning and surveyed conference attendees to learn more. Watch Demo Attendees on Sustainability According…

Event Planning Lessons From Pendomonium Emea 2022

What lessons can event planners learn from attending other events?

What’s the best way for event planners to discover inspiration for their events? By attending events! Sched regularly attends events to uncover the latest and greatest event planning practices and share our findings with our community of event planners.  In November 2022, we attended the Pendomonium EMEA 2022 conference in London. Like any conference we…

Launch A Call For Speakers

How to launch a call for speakers for your next event

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. Including 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

7 simple ways to craft effective conference session content

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 topics,…

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

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 important to connect your planning task list with your goals….

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 headache 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 hurdles…

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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…