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How to Broaden the International Appeal of Your Event Planning Business

After achieving much success with a local customer base, many event planning and small businesses often decide to take the next big step by expanding internationally. Yet, it is essential not to rush in when moving from a domestic to an international market. We are therefore offering some helpful tips ...

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Top tips to hire an event planner

Need staff for events? Need to hire an event planner or meeting planner? If so, you will need to understand the key questions and topics to discuss with the prospect event staff you want to hire. Today we share top tips by professional planners to successfully hire an event planner ...

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A Better Way to Serve Premium Wine to Your Event Attendees

Millennials now make up the number one wine-drinking consumer segment in the United States, a number estimated at over 90 million. Sustainability too is an important consideration for this group. They appear to be the first generation willing to spend more on sustainable products. Companies, services and events wanting to ...

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4 Ways to Market Your Event to Millennials

Move over, Baby Boomers, Millennials have taken over as the largest demographic in the United States. They’re the 18-34 year olds who are attending a great deal of your events and have an astounding amount of buying power. So, if you haven’t yet made a concerted effort in ...

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10 things successful planners do every day

Take advice from these successful meeting and event planners and learn how to become an event planner yourself. See how their daily routines and behaviors make them effective in their jobs. Learn their event planning skills and qualities to become a great event planner. CAROLINE KAY Event Director Extraordinaire with ...

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5 Tips to Help You Market Your Event

Event marketing is one of the most popular traditional marketing methods for many reasons. Not only does it give businesses the chance to meet potential clients face to face but it also gives businesses an opportunity to get more exposure. The problem some businesses have is that they don’t ...

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Building an Event Budget: The Basics

Putting together a successful event for your company tends to be a rather large undertaking, especially if the event you are organizing is a large one. One of the most important steps in the process - and the one that should be the very first step - is to build an event ...

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How to Turn Your Small Business Event into a Big Success

Business events are an inseparable part of success, especially for start-ups and small businesses. Whether it is a product launch, a conference, or a general event designed to help your business connect with the media or stakeholders, a well-crafted business event often leads to many new opportunities. Careful planning and ...

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Trending event swag

Be on the cutting edge and make a splash at your next trade show or conference with these trending promotional products. DRINKWARE GAINS VALUE The hottest items of the past year believe it or not, have been water bottles. But, not the inexpensive ones! Best sellers are water bottles that ...

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10 plus books every meeting planner needs to read

As we speak with meeting and event professionals for our Interviews with Planners series, we continue to be amazed by the variety of books that help these talented professionals in their jobs as planners. See what other meeting planners read to help them excel in their careers. A must read ...

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How to Protect Sensitive Company and Conference Data

Computer applications and apps can be reinstalled. Unfortunately, unique data cannot be replaced. For this reason, the safekeeping of your data is one of the most important services a company should offer their clients and customers. Read our top tips on how to protect your sensitive corporate and event data ...

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Top tips for planning your event security

Meeting and event professionals are very much aware of the security challenges generated by bringing people together. They plan for accidents, venue problems, protesters, weather related issues, and much more. In recent days, we have been confronted once again by televised images of terror being inflicted on participants at events ...

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The best and worst trends in the event industry

We asked meeting and event planners to share their thoughts on the best new trends, and the worst trends of the year. They share excellent thoughts on the ever-evolving tools, styles and activities planners employ. BEST Sarah Sebastian with Rose Gold Collective loves the trend of using unique venue spaces ...

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Planning The Audience Experience And PR For Your Events

Andy Perez, a Los Angeles based marketing and public relations consultant who has created more than 1,000 events in his career joins EPN and Event TALK. Andy will be discussing the importance of public relations in preparing for an event. Listen to Eric Dye & Andy Perez discuss the ...

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A Step-By-Step Guide To Planning Events

In this first post we are sharing the basic elements of coordinating events including event types, committee development and questions to ask right from the get-go. At the end of the series you will have the confidence, knowledge and skills to plan and manage your own events with ease. EVENTS ...

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Interviews With Planners - Jasmine Eldeen

Experienced hospitality sales and marketing industry expert, Jasmine Eldeen, shares her advice on how Meeting and Conference Planners can overcome the challenges of a seller and supplier market. What is the best advice you have ever received as a planner? While I am not a planner, my clients who are ...

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