1. Articles from Christina Green

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    1. 20 Things Event Planners Want to Say to Attendees but Can’t

      20 Things Event Planners Want to Say to Attendees but Can’t

      Don’t you just wish you could say whatever you wanted for a day or so? It could be so glorious to give back a little of what you get each day. Here are 20 things all event planners wish we could say to our attendees. If you’ve ever seen the movie “Groundhog’s Day” you might […]

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    2. 10 Times Amateurs Tried to Run Events and Failed

      10 Times Amateurs Tried to Run Events and Failed

      Much like brain surgery, event planning is something best left to the professionals. Here are ten stories of times when things went horribly wrong for amateur event planners. Event planning is one of those careers that everyone believes they could do. It’s just a party after all, right? But things can go disastrously wrong when […]

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    3. 12 Ideas to Help Attendees Manage Information Overload at Events

      12 Ideas to Help Attendees Manage Information Overload at Events

      Protect your attendees from information overload, which can cause mental paralysis and lack of focus. Don’t allow too much of a good thing to ruin your event. Here are a few ideas to keep that from happening. If your event is a good one, chances are there’s a lot to do. The days/hours are packed […]

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    4. 10 Conferences That Excel at Exclusive VIP Experiences

      10 Conferences That Excel at Exclusive VIP Experiences

      Do you want attendees to squeal like pre-teens at their first boy band concert? Then consider offering exclusive experiences and upgrades at your next event. Read on for examples you can apply to your events. Have you ever scored backstage passes? Then you know the thrill of experiencing things few have before you. There’s a […]

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    5. 7 Tips To Stay Motivated In Events

      7 Tips To Stay Motivated In Events

      Do you feel like you’ve lost your motivation? Do you dread each day? If so, it’s time you do something about your lack of motivation. Are you dissatisfied with your job and are you buying too many lottery tickets in the hopes you’ll win and be able to enjoy a quick retirement? For most event […]

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    6. Time to Focus! 7 Tips To Crush It At Your Upcoming Event

      Time to Focus! 7 Tips To Crush It At Your Upcoming Event

      Are you stressed about an upcoming event? Is time moving way too quickly? We can’t help you slow down time but with these organization and time management tips, you might feel like it’s more of an even fight. It is a scientific fact that the closer your event is, the faster time moves. I saw […]

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    7. 13 Reasons Why Every Kid Should Become an Event Planner

      13 Reasons Why Every Kid Should Become an Event Planner

      From the moment a child is born, parents fantasize about what career their offspring will eventually hold. Is event planner on your top ten wish list? Possibly not. But you just might want to reconsider that. A study commissioned by the Institution of Engineering and Technology found that only one percent of parents wanted their […]

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    8. 20 Tips to Plan Your Event at MGM Resorts

      20 Tips to Plan Your Event at MGM Resorts

      Are you looking for a venue that can meet your creative ideas and address your capacity? MGM Resorts properties are certainly worth investigating. Here’s what you need to know about working with them. If you think of MGM as the massive emerald green hotel with the lions in front, across from New York-New York resort […]

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    9. Why Complaining Doesn’t Get You Anywhere in Events

      Why Complaining Doesn’t Get You Anywhere in Events

      “Why complain? It’s not going to do any good.” While that’s true of most professions, it’s triply true of event planning. Plus, it could mean bad things for your career. Here’s how and why you want to stop complaining. Event professionals have seen it all. People celebrating the highs of life and those who lash […]

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    10. 12 Things Only Eventprofs Understand

      12 Things Only Eventprofs Understand

      No one understands eventprofs like other eventprofs. The following twelve truths may seem weird to those in other industries but they’re our norm. Event professionals are a rare breed, don’t ya think? They need the stamina of an ox, the energy of a hummingbird, the attention to detail of an accountant, the creativity of a […]

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    11. 10 Phrases that Make You Sound Like a Noob Eventprof

      10 Phrases that Make You Sound Like a Noob Eventprof

      Instilling confidence in your work and abilities is one of the best things you can do for your career. If you’re using any of the following phrases, you’re robbing yourself of that outward appearance of confidence. Imposter syndrome: a term coined in the 1970s by psychologists Suzanne Imes, Ph.D., and Pauline Rose Clance, Ph.D., and […]

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    12. 11 Ways to Avoid Phone Calls and Still Be Successful

      11 Ways to Avoid Phone Calls and Still Be Successful

      Ever wish you didn’t have to put up with annoying phone call interruptions and making cold calls? It is possible. Here are some suggestions on how event planners can effectively minimize the distraction without impairing communication and sales. Every productivity guru will tell you to minimize distractions if you want to get things done. Often […]

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    13. Want to Plan Better Events? Make Yourself Uncomfortable

      Want to Plan Better Events? Make Yourself Uncomfortable

      Do you want to innovate and grow as an event professional? Do you want to plan better events? If so, it’s time to get uncomfortable. The magic begins where your comfort zone ends. Growth never occurs within your comfort zone. Have you seen these quotes making their way on the internet as inspirational image memes? […]

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    14. 8 Tips To Get More Referrals for Your Event Business

      8 Tips To Get More Referrals for Your Event Business

      If your event business is new or struggling, the easiest and least expensive way to grow it is through referral marketing, but how do you get happy clients and attendees to talk about you? Try these tips. It’s understandable that people would be willing to hire an event planner that a good friend referred them […]

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    15. 10 Old Event Tactics It’s Time to Ditch

      10 Old Event Tactics It’s Time to Ditch

      Event professionals need to stay on top of current trends. Not doing so can place their client list in jeopardy. Are you doing any of these 10 things? If so, it’s time to let them go. A former boss of mine came of age in the late 70s and early 80s. You know the years […]

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    16. 10 Venues that Put Event Planners First

      10 Venues that Put Event Planners First

      Are you tired of all the battles you fight on an event planning stage? The venue you select can decrease your stresses in the same way a good team can. Here’s a list of venues that assist the work you’re doing. Most spaces are eager to tell you they are the best at hosting, but […]

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    17. 6 Ways to Use Events to Grow Your Product User Base

      6 Ways to Use Events to Grow Your Product User Base

      If you’re looking for a way to increase your product user base, events are a great way to do it. Here are some event types that can help. Let’s assume you’re happy with your product or service. You think it’s the tops. Or maybe your client thinks her business is awesome but it’s taking longer […]

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    18. 7 Things Seth Godin Can Teach You About Event Planning

      7 Things Seth Godin Can Teach You About Event Planning

      Leaders can learn a lot from reading and Seth Godin is one of those authors you just want to sit down and have coffee with. His practical advice speaks to professionals in a variety of industries. These quotes can help you see event planning from a new perspective and may inspire you to forge your […]

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    19. How to Create Knock-Out Sponsorship Packages for Recurring events

      How to Create Knock-Out Sponsorship Packages for Recurring events

      Are you trying to line up sponsors for recurring events with little lead time in between? Here are a few things to keep in mind as your sponsor needs will differ from other one-off events. Securing event sponsorship for any event can be challenging and sponsorship models and expectations of the past are changing. Recurring […]

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    20. 6 Ways to Use Mind Maps in Event Planning

      6 Ways to Use Mind Maps in Event Planning

      Looking for a way to organize your events differently? Want a tool that plays to the visual person you are? Mind mapping may be just what you need. Are you a visual person? Have you ever had to spell out a word on paper just to see if it “looked right”? If you need to […]

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    21. I Am a Good Event Planner But Nobody Shows Up

      I Am a Good Event Planner But Nobody Shows Up

      Are you a good event planner with dwindling event numbers? You may be making some of these common newbie mistakes. Planning an event and driving traffic to it are two different skill sets. The first requires meticulous attention to detail, while the latter involves marketing and people skills. The first falls in the introvert’s wheelhouse, […]

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    22. 12 Events that Understand the Use of Technology

      12 Events that Understand the Use of Technology

      Are you struggling with technology at events or are you just looking for new ways to use it? These events can help show you new ways to connect through tech. Have you ever talked to an event planner who swears his/her audience hates tech? They don’t use it, not social, they don’t read blogs. Nothing. […]

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    23. 6 Ways Coachella Is Redefining Concert Events

      6 Ways Coachella Is Redefining Concert Events

      Think concerts are all the same from a hosting standpoint? Coachella Music and Arts Festival sets the bar high. Here’s how it’s redefining the concert space. The Coachella Music and Arts Festival is an annual celebration of all kinds of music, from established artists to reuniting bands, and brand new acts as well as art […]

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    24. How Successful Event Planners Plan Their Week

      How Successful Event Planners Plan Their Week

      Don’t let your week rule you. Get in charge with easy-to-implement tips to organize your next 7 days. Have you ever been around someone who seems to have everything together? Even unexpected things seem to roll right off of them and they have a solution for every problem. Most people do not come by this […]

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