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Does Your Event Need a Celebrity?

CanWest Steen Charity Golf Tournament with Hollywood actor, Shaun Majumder, and news anchor, Susan Hay. Can your clients’ future event benefit from a celebrity presence? We all know that “A-List” types are hired all of the time to pitch products, nightclubs, movies, and nationally televised events. So why not use the same concept – on a smaller scale – for the next event that you…

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The Fundamentals of Starting a Successful Event Planning Business

More than many other service business, event planning is a people-focused business. Realize this fact early on, and you’ll go a long way toward meeting your clients’ needs and reaching your own personal and professional goals. If you’re in the starting stages of starting a successful event planning business, follow these 6 tips and build a network of event planners, event vendors and clients you…

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Interview with an Event Expert and Being an Event Planner

Over the coming months I’ll be interviewing different event experts from various industries associated with event planning. Recently, I sat down with Andrew, an event planner with a specialty in food and beverage, to ask him about his experience and get his advice about being an event planner. Being An Event Planner CES – What’s your current position and title? Andrew – Event Planner with…

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Event Planning Services: Worth More than Just Money

Planners who provide any type of event planning service must be able to answer questions from clients like, “Why should I hire you?” Your future customers may question the cost for the convenience and solutions that you provide. So it’s important to make them aware, early on, just how much time and work – as well as money – you will save them with your event planning services. Those looking to…

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