Event Planning Blog

Risk Management and Contingency Planning for Event Planners

As event planners, we navigate a world with unexpected twists and turns. The secret to our success? Mastering the art of Risk Management and Contingency Planning.  This blog post shows you the essential strategies to identify potential risks at events and develop contingency plans, ensuring your events run smoothly, no matter what surprises may come your way. Understanding Risk Management in Event Planning Risk management…

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Event Marketing: Insider Strategies to Achieve Sold-Out Success

Since starting my event career in 2004, I’ve learned a thing or two about the transformative power of effective event marketing and promotion. Today, I’m thrilled to share some strategic insights that can elevate your events, regardless of your audience. Understanding Your Audience: The Key to Tailored Event Promotion First and foremost, knowing your audience is crucial. Whether you’re organizing a corporate conference, a music…

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Event Design and Theming: Transform Your Event Planning Skills

As someone who ventured into the event industry fuelled by a deep-seated passion for bringing people together and creating experiences, I’ve learned that the essence of a successful event lies in its design and theming. Over the years, my journey to a become an event planner has been marked by a commitment to excellence and a keen eye for detail. Today, I leverage my organizational…

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Vendor and Venue Selection: A Guide for Aspiring Event Planners

Embarking on a career in event planning is more than a profession; it’s a journey driven by passion, creativity, and the desire to bring people together.  As someone who found their calling in the world of event management, fueled by a knack for organization and a personal love for hosting gatherings, I’ve built a wealth of knowledge and experience over the years. Today, I am…

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Budget Management for Events: Your Guide to Cost-Effective Planning

Welcome event planners! This is your guide to mastering budget management for events. Drawing from a passion for bringing people together and great organizational skills, I’ve carved a niche in the event planning industry. Now, I’m here to pass on tips to cost-effective event planning, ensuring your understand event budgeting since it’s a key component of being an event planner.  A Personal Journey into Event…

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Event Planning Toolkit: Tools for Planning, Budgeting, and Execution

Whether you’re just stepping into the world of event planning or you’re a seasoned pro aiming to refine your craft, this guide is for you. We’re looking into the essentials of an event planning toolkit that’s been honed from years of experience and a genuine passion for bringing people together in memorable ways. The Foundation of Every Event: Contracts At the very core of your…

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Intro to Event Planning: How to Become an Event Planner

Embarking on a career in event planning is filled with the promise of new challenges and the joy of creating moments that matter. This post walks you through the essential steps and skills you’ll need to become an event planner. Understanding the Spectrum of Events Event planning is not a one-size-fits-all career. It ranges from intimate birthday parties to grand corporate launches. Each type of…

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Avoid These 22 Mistakes to Build a Successful Event Business

Are you an event planner who is ready to start your own event business? It’s an exciting venture, but it’s essential to be aware of the common mistakes that can hinder your progress. Let’s discuss the 22 mistakes that even good event planners make with their progress, and how you can avoid them. Whether it’s doing too much research or not telling people you’re in…

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11 Must-Haves To Add To Your Wedding Planning Checklist

Wedding planning is an exciting yet sometimes overwhelming process for those preparing for their special day.  From finding the perfect venue and creating your guest list to choosing your wedding theme and deciding on the entertainment at your wedding reception, it’s a beautiful process to see all the details come together to encapsulate you and your partner’s style and personalities. To help you with the…

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Elevate Your Events: The Latest Trends and Tips

2023 Event Trends As someone who’s always on the lookout for the hottest event trends, I wanted to share some exciting developments in the industry. Whether you’re planning a party, a conference, or any other kind of gathering, these ideas are sure to give you some inspiration. #1 – Sustainable Event Management First up, let’s talk about sustainability. As people become more aware of the…

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