1. Articles from Becki Cross

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    1. What You See vs What Eventprofs See

      What You See vs What Eventprofs See

      Ever get the feeling that you see the world differently as an event planner to the rest of the world? Here is a peek into these very different vantage points. Eventprofs have a unique perspective on the world. Slide the bar to show what the rest of the world sees (on the left) versus the […]

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    2. What a Non Professional Event Planner Can Teach Eventprofs

      What a Non Professional Event Planner Can Teach Eventprofs

      Sometimes event planners can learn a lot from those that haven’t had a formal event education and training. Here are seven important things non-professional event planners can teach, or at least remind, event professionals. Not everyone has a lifelong desire to become an event manager and work their way through the ranks or study for […]

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    3. The Ultimate Guide to Planning a Conference Panel Discussion

      The Ultimate Guide to Planning a Conference Panel Discussion

      Panel discussions are a popular part of many conferences but there are lots of things to consider to ensure a successful session. Break away from the norm and shake up your panel using these pro tips and by taking inspiration for interesting layouts and furniture options from pictures of real life events. For a panel […]

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    4. Eventloom: The New Kid on the Event Dashboard Block [Review]

      Eventloom: The New Kid on the Event Dashboard Block [Review]

      Eventloom has just officially launched a brand new event registration and management solution, with some unique features to set them apart. Here is our review. Eventloom: What Is It? Time and time again from our research we hear that event planners are frustrated with multiple tools that don’t speak to each other or lock you […]

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    5. 19 Things That Thrill Event Planners

      19 Things That Thrill Event Planners

      As an event planner there are a number of simple things that get us over excited. Here are 19 things which are irresistible to event professionals, but which others outside the industry may not understand or appreciate. Sometimes the simplest of things can evoke disproportionate joy. Many of these items are inexpensive, and common place […]

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    6. 10 Decisions Event Planners Regret Forever

      10 Decisions Event Planners Regret Forever

      Sometimes event planners make the wrong choices. Here are 10 bad decisions you could regret forever. Most event professionals are amazingly accommodating and will bend over backwards to find a solution to any issue. Admitting defeat is almost seen as a sign of weakness. We can make almost anything happen if we put our minds […]

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    7. 18 Struggles Only Eventprofs Working From Home Understand

      18 Struggles Only Eventprofs Working From Home Understand

      Working from home could be the best choice you ever made. Or you could hate every minute of the solitude and isolation. Anyone working from home will identify with these 18 daily struggles – whether real or imagined! The number of people working from home is on the increase. Flexible working, superfast internet connections and […]

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    8. Emburse: Take Control of Event Costs [Review]

      Emburse: Take Control of Event Costs [Review]

      Emburse enables event managers to create and distribute expense cards to keep their event budget on track. Here is our review. Emburse: What Is It? Emburse enables teams to keep track of event costs in real time through real or virtual payment cards that enforce a set budget. Rather than having a complex purchase order process […]

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    9. The Power of Nostalgia for Events

      The Power of Nostalgia for Events

      A recent study has revealed the power of nostalgia on human behaviour and most interestingly on spending and donating patterns. How and why should we try to incorporate this state of mind into our events and event marketing? Memories are a powerful thing. A song, a smell, a picture, is all it takes and you […]

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    10. 9 Ways to Check if you have an Exceptional Event Planner Mindset

      9 Ways to Check if you have an Exceptional Event Planner Mindset

      In the event industry, what matters more than experience and qualifications? THINKING the right way. Here are 9 simple checks to see if you have an exceptional event planner mindset. Perfectionists that we are, event planners constantly strive to produce bigger and better events and to be the best event manager they can possibly be. […]

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    11. HelloCrowd: Revamped Event App & New Interactivity Pack [Review]

      HelloCrowd: Revamped Event App & New Interactivity Pack [Review]

      The HelloCrowd event mobile app has evolved, with a complete redesign, a new freemium pricing model and a greater focus on interaction. Here is our review. HelloCrowd: What Is It? It is always reassuring when app providers listen closely to what event planners are looking for, taking on board research findings and putting these demands […]

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    12. 10 Event Social Media Tools You Can’t Afford to Ignore [Webinar]

      10 Event Social Media Tools You Can’t Afford to Ignore [Webinar]

      Social media is constantly evolving and is a huge part of event marketing. As event planners we need to keep up. This webinar will share 10 exciting tools all event planners need to take note of. If you are looking for the latest tools to inspire and captivate your audience this free webinar is not to be missed. We […]

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    13. Event App Bible 2016: Calling All Event App Providers

      Event App Bible 2016: Calling All Event App Providers

      We are delighted to announce that EventMB are busy working on the Event App Bible 2016. If you are a provider of event mobile apps we need to hear from you! Year after year the Event App Bible is the number one resource for event planners looking to research and purchase an event mobile app. The 2016 […]

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    14. Are You a Revenue Rockstar? 5 Tips to Drive Mobile Event Sponsorship in 2016 [Webinar]

      Are You a Revenue Rockstar? 5 Tips to Drive Mobile Event Sponsorship in 2016 [Webinar]

      Do you want to gain more revenue from event sponsorship? Learn how with this free Webinar. Register Here. Event sponsorships can make or break your event – great sponsorships are the difference between delivering your event vision or having to compromise, scale back and stay on-budget. Event mobile apps offer huge opportunities to increase the […]

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    15. New Year Resolutions for Event Planners

      As the year draws to a close many of us take the time to reflect on the last 12 months and pledge some changes we would like to make for the new year ahead. Apparently a staggering 50% of the population make New Year Resolutions. They can be a powerful motivator if you set realistic […]

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    16. Attend: Simple Event Management and Check-In [Review]

      Attend: Simple Event Management and Check-In [Review]

      Attend is an event management and engagement platform which enables event planners to streamline and manage the event process. Here is our review.

      The Attend platform enables registration, email, onsite check-in, VIP alerts, post event survey and measurement. There is also a mobile app which can provide real-time insight into who has registered or checked-into an event.

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    17. The Best Posts of September 2015 on @EventMB

      The Best Posts of September 2015 on @EventMB

      Time for our monthly roundup of the best articles on your favourite event blog.

      September was a very thoughtful month. This month some of the most popular articles we’ve covered include the emotional value of events, event ROI, post-event depression and how to battle it, fitness and health tips for stressed #Eventprofs and finally event volunteers.

      All of these articles can help you to hone your event planning skills and become an even better event professional.

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    18. The Survival Guide for Long Live Event Days

      The Survival Guide for Long Live Event Days

      Live event days are often long and gruelling in terms of early starts and late finishes, as well as being both physically and mentally demanding. So how can you make it through to the other side with a smile on your face? Here is my survival guide!

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    19. 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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    20. 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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    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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