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    1. How to Go From a Good to a Great Event!

      How to Go From a Good to a Great Event!

      In order to take your event from good to great it all boils down to whether or not you have what it takes as an event planner to survive among the sea of event planners out there – and hope you stand out from the pack!

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    2. 6 Time Management Tips For #Eventprofs

      There is a reason why when you ask an event planner how they are doing, their default response is “Busy”. Planners spend a LOT of time working – we are busier than we’ve ever been and technologies make it so that even when we are at home, it is completely possible (and sometimes very probable) to find ourselves still at work.

      I’ve always been busy – there is no way not to be in an industry like ours. The real sign of a great event planner is organization and time management skills!

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    3. Happily Ever After: 5 Ways to Follow Up With Your Audience

      Your event is completed and everything was a roaring success! Now that the dust has settled and your guests have returned home, what tools and tactics are you using to foster the relationships you built during the event? Staying connected with your guests is important, so here are some creative tips to help you stay front of mind after your next event. Sending an actual piece of mail seems rather outdated and boring, especially with the direct link we have in our digital outlets.

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    4. 7 Questions to Ask When Considering an Event App

      7 Questions to Ask When Considering an Event App

      This is a sponsored post written by Justin Gonzalez, Marketing Communications Manager, DoubleDutch. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Back in 2011, roughly 9% of events offered mobile apps as part of the attendee experience (MPI, 2014). Fast-forward to the present, and the event technology landscape has changed dramatically, with a recent study projecting that 86% of US planners will use mobile event apps by 2016.

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    5. 10 Do’s and Don’ts for Planning a Summer Festival

      10 Do’s and Don’ts for Planning a Summer Festival

      Summer is in full swing and the festival season is upon us. Festivals can be a wonderful way to bring a community together for fun, sun, music and arts. However, planning for these large-scale events can be a complicated process between the long hours, large scale venues and often times hundreds, or thousands of attendees. Here we have a few do’s and don’ts to help you get started and stay on track while planning your next (or first) festival.

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    6. AppMyDay- A Private Social Space for Events [Review]

      AppMyDay- A Private Social Space for Events [Review]

      AppMyDay is a platform to create a branded and private social experience for events. Here is our review. We live in an exciting era where social media sharing and engagement online has become a vital part of almost any modern event. At the same time the question of privacy and appropriateness has become more important too. AppMyday allows organizations to customise their event online experience in one place, rather than relying on other networks and providers.

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    7. How to Get Over an Unsuccessful Event

      How to Get Over an Unsuccessful Event

      We’ve all felt it: the gut sinking feeling that comes from planning an event that turns out to be a flop. There is nothing more devastating for an #eventprof than to put countless hours of work and ingenuity into crafting a valuable experience for your client and their attendees, only to feel when all’s said and done, as if your work wasn’t good enough. I’ve been a part of a few unsuccessful events in my day, and I am not ashamed to admit that it took me some time to get over each one.

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    8. Are Event Planners Born or Made?

      Are Event Planners Born or Made?

      The old ‘nature vs nurture’ argument rattles on, but what does this mean in terms of event planners? Are #Eventprofs born or are they made? In the Blood My father has always been an organizer; enjoying organizing his company annual dinners and fundraising and community events for the Rotary Club in his spare time. Over the last 11 years he has also jumped at any opportunity to help out at the live events and conferences we run (unpaid!

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    9. How Micro Moments are Changing Attendee Behavior

      How Micro Moments are Changing Attendee Behavior

      This is a sponsored post written by Nishita Jain, Sr.Director of Digital Marketing, a2z, Inc. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. As mobile devices continue to blur the boundaries between the event attendees’ personal and professional lives, we are seeing a fundamental shift in how they consume and interact with an event’s updates and information to plan ahead.

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    10. How to Attract Influencers to Your Annual Meeting

      How to Attract Influencers to Your Annual Meeting

      Good word-of-mouth marketing draws a crowd and industry bloggers are well-situated to get your meeting some attention, but how do you get theirs? Before you can attract them you want to know who they are and their topic of choice. Just because they are top bloggers in your industry doesn’t mean you want them covering your meeting (What if their specialty is revealing areas of egregious expense? Is this the kind of person you want milling around your buffet?).

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    11. 7 Effective Ways to Increase Participation at Your Events

      7 Effective Ways to Increase Participation at Your Events

      Want to improve learning, connection, engagement, and action outcomes at your meetings? Then use a process that requires and supports purposeful participant activity! When people are actively involved in their learning they learn more, and retain what they learn longer and more accurately. And when you eliminate attendees by turning them into participants in your meeting sessions, they connect more effectively with their peers, at a much higher rate than at conventional events.

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    12. What Type of Event Planner Do You Think You Are?

      There are so many amazing opportunities out there today for people wanting to venture into the world of event planning and management. If you take a step back and review all of the different aspects and areas of event planning, you may become overwhelmed with how many types of event planning there are today. Some people may enjoy consulting as a living, so smaller events may be right up their alley!

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    13. The Experience Wave: Are Attendees an Audience or Participants?

      The Experience Wave: Are Attendees an Audience or Participants?

      Engaging Events is one of the most useful educational tools I have seen that spells out how event planners can create – as Kevin Jackson refers to in the introduction of ‘Engaging Events’ – memorable moments in time. On reflection, and having studied the e-book, I would like to add in my two-cents worth and critique the way in which event planners can use technology as well as face-to-face interactions to create an attendee Experience Wave.

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    14. 4 Networking Hacks For #EventProfs

      4 Networking Hacks For #EventProfs

      Ah, networking. The part of your job where you head to events, and huddle around either the charging station or the hours d’oeuvres table, handing out as many business cards as physically possible. Whoever speaks to the most people by the end of the night, wins, right? Wrong. Planners end up having to make huge requests of vendors and sponsors, so building and maintaining a useful network is one of the most important things an eventprof can do.

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    15. 4 Steps to Implementing Diversity at Events

      4 Steps to Implementing Diversity at Events

      This is a sponsored post written by Kristen Carvalho, Senior Content & Social Media Manager, etouches. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. When planning your event do you think about every little need or accommodation that you attendees might need? From accessibility to food allergies to religious requirements and more, you need to make sure that you event is set up for success when it comes to diversity.

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    16. The Definitive Guide For Planning A Fashion Show

      The early stages of fashion show production are always the most exciting, meeting the client, understanding their needs and desires, collaborating on concepts and getting the creative gears moving. If it’s an established fashion house like Prada or Givenchy there are usually highly recognizable global signifiers to play off of, like logos, trademarks or patterns, such as Chanel’s diamond shaped quilting or Burberry’s ubiquitous plaid.

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    17. 8 Insider Tips for Event Management Students

      Officially breaking into the professional world of Event Management can be an extremely exciting time in your life. As a former Event Management major, I know that it can also be very stressful and overwhelming. Here are 8 bits of advice from my first-hand experience that can help you to make the most of your budding career in this fast-paced industry.

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    18. Killing the Cliques and Other Networking Tips for a Successful Annual Meeting

      Killing the Cliques and Other Networking Tips for a Successful Annual Meeting

      For association events staff, networking is essential to future attendance. Keeping returnees mingling and newbies involved takes effort. You want to provide excellent opportunities for networking in order for attendees to see value and return next year. But as soon as they do (return), they look to reestablish communications with their existing networking group and are less prone to reach out to newbies.

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    19. Are You Fit to Plan? 5 Ways to Bring Value to Your Event

      Are You Fit to Plan? 5 Ways to Bring Value to Your Event

      If you want to still be an event company in the future you should start thinking about yourself as a company that facilitates value creation. But how do you do this? How can you survive as a value facilitator? Is it a whole new ballgame or just the next level of our event industry? It can be helpful to remember that there are still basically two elements in every event (or potential value creation situation); the content (or message) and the way this is presented.

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    20. 5 Ways to Shine as an Entry-Level Planner

      5 Ways to Shine as an Entry-Level Planner

      It can be difficult to stand out at a company that has multiple departments and hundreds of employees, but it isn’t impossible. If you work at a large event agency and follow these 5 simple tips, you will ensure you will shine! I don’t know about you, but I don’t think you can make a positive impact until you know for sure what it is that you are impacting. The best way to shine at a large agency is to shed some light on what already goes on there.

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    21. Eventgrid: Online Ticketing Platform [Review]

      Eventgrid: Online Ticketing Platform [Review]

      Eventgrid is an online registration and ticketing platform for conferences, seminars, concerts, tours and festivals. Here is our review. The online event registration market is a highly competitive area which is constantly developing and evolving to meet the demands of Event Planners. A number of emerging providers are now challenging the stronghold traditionally held by a few key players in the market. Eventgrid is one of these new challengers.

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    22. 13 Tips to Keep Attendees Until the Conference Close

      13 Tips to Keep Attendees Until the Conference Close

      As an Event Manager you work hard to carefully craft the schedule for every single event and to ensure that every single minute counts. With this in mind it is frustrating when attendees make an early dart to leave the conference, often missing out on important content and information. So what can you do to encourage more of your audience to stay right until the end? Unfortunately there is not one magic solution but here are 13 top tips to increase the staying power of your delegates.

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    23. 5 Signs Event Planning is Not Your Cup of Tea

      5 Signs Event Planning is Not Your Cup of Tea

      If you are considering a career as an event planner, it’s important that you go into it whole heartedly, with creativity, passion and an understanding that not every single detail you plan will go over smoothly. Event Planners have great charisma, creative ideas, are usually overly organized, and know when it comes time for the big day of their event taking place they will be putting in super long hours, and must have a go-to attitude and smile on their faces at all times.

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