Event Planning

Event planning tips, tricks, techniques, best practices and helpful information by event professionals from around the world.
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How To Avoid The Dreaded No-Shows At Your Next Event

No-shows happen to both free and paid events, although you can't eliminate them 100% you can reduce them. Here are 5 steps you can take to keep all your seats filled and all your tickets and RSVPs used.
5 Tips to Effectively Manage Time and Resources When Planning an Event

5 Tips to Effectively Manage Time and Resources When Planning an Event

Planning an event is not easy, but it's not rocket science either. As long as you can manage your time and resources effectively, you'll always plan exceptional and memorable events everyone loves.
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WiFi: The #1 Tool for Your Festival Sponsor Area

Make sure you offer your festival sponsors reliable and fast WiFi connection to give them an opportunity to execute digital and experiential marketing strategies to get the maximum ROI.
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How to Plan a Get Well Fundraiser House Party

A get well fundraiser house party is a simple way to help raise funds for the person you care so much about, be it a relative or a friend.

The Top 3 Reasons People DON’T Attend Your Event

Many event planners focus on why people would attend their event, but it is also important to consider why people DON'T want to attend your event. This allows you to address those issues and easily increase your attendance to reach and surpass your objectives.

6 Tips to Boost Attendance Without Breaking the Budget

Events present amazing opportunities for everyone involved, but it is event planners job to fill the seats with attendees to make it a huge success. Here are 6 budget savvy tips to help you increase attendance to fill the venue.

4 Steps to Create Your First Event Budget Like a Pro

Follow these 4 practical steps to create your first event budget without any hassle to deliver memorable events to your happy clients on budget. All successful event planners know how important it is to create and follow a budget, and now you will know how too.

Prepping Your Newsworthy Event for Media Coverage

Having an event and expect or want television, newpaper, radio, and internet coverage? Here's how you can make your newsworthy event press media ready and generate positive PR not only for the event, but for the organization or client behind it.

Social Media Marketing: Are You Targeting Men, Women or Both Sexes?

They key to a successful social media marketing campaign is understanding your target market and how they use social media, which allows you to customize your marketing collateral to be more effective and reach your target market where they are.

How to Use Gamification to Market Your Events

Turn your marketing campaign into a game to engage your audience and allow them to promote your event while they play for the prizes, which also includes media attention if you do it right and make it newsworthy.