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3 Social Media Tools to Boost Your Event Marketing

Savvy event planners know they have to stay on top of social media, but which tools are worth the time and energy to invest in? Which ones are worth …

Social Media Marketing

Grow Up!: How To Transition Meetings To User Conferences

Questions to Ask Before Hosting a User’s Conference<p>There are a few things you need to map out prior to hosting a user’s conference. Most user’s …

Networking

Can Eventprofs Win Back Mobile Addicted Attendees?

Mobile Addiction Is Becoming The Norm<p>The Deloitte survey polled 2,000 internet users in the U.S. ages 18 to 75 and found that most people check their …

Mobile

Everything You Wanted to Know About Event ROI But Never Dared Ask

If you’re like many event planners, you’re being asked about return on investment. But how do you do it and how should you track it? Here are a few …

Analytics

17 Stunning Name Cards For Your Table Settings

Tell attendees where to sit in style with these 17 examples of stunning name cards to create the perfect place setting for your event. Place cards …

Calligraphy

18 Ways To Make PR Work For Your Event

How to Best Use a PR Firm for Your Event<p>Like most client-service companies, there is a host of services that a PR firm can provide for your event. …

Public Relations

How To Drive Traffic To Booths With A Low Budget

<b>Food/Refreshments</b><p>Trade shows and exhibitions are tiring, especially if attendees are aiming to stay all day so food and drinks are always popular …

Marketing

Project Management Tactics Event Planners Should Never Use

3 Basics of Project Management Event Planners Should Never Use<p>Many business consultants suggest using practices from other industries to help solve …

Project Management

Eventprofs and International Clients: a Short Guide

Are you planning on doing business with a foreign entity in their country? Maybe you’re hiring a vendor at an international destination or perhaps …

Etiquette

16 Tall and Striking Centerpieces

<b>Red Rose Tree</b><p>If you have a healthy flower budget this can be a beautiful option for covering the stem that holds the bouquet and makes the …

Flowers

The 9 Circles of Event Hell

In this video we talk about the different levels of event hell, based on severity and talking about what are some of the individual elements that you …

Fyre Festival

Creating Environmentally Sustainable Events

Draw Your Line in the Sand<p>In order to understand what you can do to improve your event’s environmental impact, you have to know where you’re starting …

Arthur Ashe Stadium

Facebook Brings Collaborative Stories To Events

Facebook vs Snapchat<p>There are some similarities to Snapchat’s group feature. Like with Snapchat, users add their stories to a collaborative timeline, …

Snapchat

Try These Methods of Re-Purposing Your Event App

<b>Make Quizzes and Test Your Audience</b><p>Most event planners only use audience surveys, either paper or digital, at the end of sessions and keynotes. …

Pokémon Go

Beef Up Your Event Marketing and Convert More Attendees

<b>Marketing isn’t just something that happens organically. There’s a lot of work involved and many moving pieces. It all starts with a strong marketing</b> …

Digital Marketing

How to Face the Event Budget Apocalypse

Understand Where Your Client Is Coming From<p>Is your client concerned about the event budget because of an organizational hardship or were they …

Networking

11 Immersive Experiences At Trade Shows

<b>1. Mixed-Reality Product Demonstrations</b><p>Product demonstrations and testing are an integral part of showing off your range at a trade show or …

Augmented Reality

The Disruption Factor: Digitalization in Events

The Role of Digitalization in Event Strategy<p><b>1. Improving Engagement</b><p>Chances are this is a top intention for your events. Most event planners want to …

Networking

25 Corporate Event Ideas To Steal

<b>Corporate Branding</b><p><b>Glass Lecterns</b><p>For keynote addresses, presentations, and speakers, lecterns are a useful staging tool to draw the focus of the crowd …

Identity

100 Days To Be a Better Eventprof: Start Today!

<b>Mapping Your Plan</b><p><b>Choosing The Right Goals</b><p>You’d think that choosing goals would be relatively simple because you know what you want right? That might …

Self-improvement

11 Themes To Turn Around Your Last Minute Event

Venue-Inspiration<p>Last-minute themes are all about what’s on hand and what you’re already working with. Take a hint from your venue. What do you think …

Weddings

16 Lounge Ideas For Your Next Event

<b>Multiples</b><p>Create a variety of private spaces for your attendees to chat in their own groups, but in comfort. This is an excellent idea if you have a …

Design

How Not To Panic When Your Event Website Is Not Ready

Non-website Alternatives For Your Event’s Online Presence<p>As you wait for your website to be completed, you don’t want to completely neglect your …

Web Design

9 Tips for Running a Successful Event

After all of the grueling hours and paperwork, and schedules and negotiations that we go through in the planning process, there’s nothing more …

Networking

17 Runways For Event Staging Inspiration

Stay away from boring, traditional setups and use runways or catwalks as brand activation tools, to enhance themes, or provide an immersive …

Incorporated

Six Ways to Work with your Venue for Event Promotion

<b>Launch your Event with a Partner</b><p>When it’s time to share the details of your upcoming event, your venue has a vested interest in helping you to build …

Networking

This Trend in Pricing May Change the Way You Think About Events

Taking a Tip from Concert Ticket Packages<p>This trend is one that’s been used in concerts for a while now. You want a good seat, you pay a premium for …

Imagine Dragons

How To Get More from Wearable Event Technology [Case Study]

<b>The Event</b><p>Hilton America’s Leadership Conference 2017 took place at Hilton Union Square in San Francisco on 13-17 March. The event is held biannually …

Wearable Tech

How Difficult Clients Can Make You a Better Event Planner

9 Ways Difficult Clients Make You a Better Eventprof<p>All of the advice below is based on you handling a difficult client successfully. If you work to …

Event Planning

How To Win In 2018: Make It Personal

If you’re struggling with attendance and ticket buying for your event, the problem may lie in a lack of personalization. Here are some ideas that can …

Networking