Burnout is a common problem within the events industry, but it is possible to put on a successful event without crossing into exhaustion.
The planner-vendor relationship should be a well-oiled machine, but that's not always the case. Here are three common ways you annoy your vendors.
When negotiating contracts, back yourself with data to prove your event’s worth to a potential venue and include language that mitigates risk.
Build your best branding strategy yet using these six tips, and watch your event go viral.
Cybersecurity experts Michael Owen and MaryAnne Bobrow share how to keep your information safe in the world of the Internet of Things.
Kevin Cargill, production director for North Point Ministries' Buckhead Church, gives tips for keeping the focus on worship.
Events must balance offline and online interaction to keep attendees engaged and interested both in person and digitally.
Event photography can be a hefty line item in a planner's budget. Set yourself and your photographer up for success with a little preplanning, and maximize
Maximize the efficiency of your next site visit thanks to this comprehensive list from Roxanne Botha, a lead designer at event experience firm Orchestrate.
We asked Robin Ryan, career counselor and best-selling author of “60 Seconds & You’re Hired!”, for her tips on asking for a raise.
Follow these steps to creating a welcome team that will give event participants the ultimate guest experience.
When it comes to content marketing, quality trumps quantity. Consider this breakdown of everything you need to know for your upcoming events.
Here are five ways to get the most out of the livestream at your next event.
Working with a logistics vendor for your next event? We've got six tips for you.
Nick Gianoulis, founder of The Fun Dept., shares secrets to successful teambuilding with these three easy-to-remember traits.
Hybrid event structures maintain the experience of a live event while adding a virtual element to include remote attendees.
As you compare AV quotes, take a few minutes to ask yourself these three easy questions for selecting the best provider.
Former 911 operator Adam Timm shares his five keys to becoming stress resilient.
We examine five tips for incorporating pop culture into events.
A new survey from Hilton Worldwide offers suggestions for defeating the dreaded afternoon slump at meetings and conventions.
Debi Tengler of Arrow Child & Family Ministries shares actionable ways event managers can help combat this national crisis.
Ruthie Weil shares insider tips for scoring fabulous floral designs on a not-so-fabulous budget, plus what’s hot now.
Social media experts share tips to make your event stand out on Instagram.
Leverage these eight actionable communication methods, tips, and tools to stay on top and think like a modern meeting planner.
These three simple tips for accommodating dietary restrictions aren't as complicated or expensive as you think.
Taking time to debrief an event reaps many benefits, even when it seems to have gone off without a hitch. Here, six steps to do it right.
Here are a few ways to push youth toward social change and encourage activitism.
These five easy, low-cost tips for meeting planners can save lives in the event of an armed attack or other emergency.
How do you balance faith, life and vocation? Here are tips from faith-based industry pros on balancing faith and work.
Only a decade ago, a small population had a smartphone; select university students knew about Facebook; and Instagram and Snapchat were futuristic phenomena. Fast-forward
When choosing an outsourced planning partner—much like committing to a personal relationship—you want someone who “gets you,” who is open and honest,
Being more efficient at work isn’t a dream, it’s a reality—especially for planners who have to budget time wisely.
Coordinating a meeting’s ground transportation is one of the most challenging aspects of a program. Here are three examples of setbacks and solutions
There’s an easily blurred line between professionalism and people-pleasing. Here's how to find the balance between the two.
Event lighting can be complex and burdensome. Keep it simple and still make an impact.
Have a plan on how to best jump back into work after an event to avoid burnout.