Event Planning Blog

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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From Zero to Hero: How to Get Your First 3 Paying Clients as an Event Planner

As you probably already know, starting a successful event business takes time, effort, and patience. However, there are a few things you can do to accelerate your progress and get your first paying clients faster.  In this post, I’ll share my personal experience as an event planner, as well as some tips and tricks to help you get your first 3 paying clients. 10 Tips…

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5 Key Event Marketing Strategies That Work

As an event planner, you’re competing for business. So your event marketing strategies need to resonate with the right audience to effectively market your services to them.  Mastering event marketing is so important that, according to Harvard Business Review, 52% of business owners claim that event marketing is THE marketing channel that drives the most ROI. However, event marketing isn’t just about filling the room…

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Corporate Event Planning – Is It Right For You?

If you’re an event planner or looking to get into event planning, you probably know there are two main categories: corporate event planning and social event planning. But how do you know which one to specialize in? It helps to know that the main difference between the two categories is that corporate events are typically business related, while social events are for individuals.  So what…

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