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The Price Is Right: Turning a Profit in the Event Planning Business

<i>This excerpt is part of Entrepreneur.com's Second-Quarter Startup Kit which explores the fundamentals of starting up in a wide range of industries.</i><p><i>In Start Your Own Event Planning Business, the Staff of Entrepreneur Media Inc. and writer Cheryl Kimball explain how you can get started in the event</i> …

Small Business

Toronto's Top 100 Events 2017

TORONTO Ottawa isn’t the only place to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday this year. Plenty of Toronto-based events are getting in on the …

67 Event Marketing Tricks for Event Professionals

Want to market your event like a marketing pro, bringing in your largest crowd yet? With social media, you can amplify your voice but don’t forget …

Networking

Event ROI: How to Calculate Return on Investment for Exhibitors, Clients and Attendees

Are you struggling with event ROI? If so, it’s probably because there’s a lot that goes into the calculation of a successful event and most of it …

Analytics

Cafe Chat: Wellington on a Plate reveals a massive line-up

Wellington is set to celebrate 17 days of Kiwi culture, creativity and cuisine when Wellington on a Plate returns, from Friday, August 11 until …

Restaurants

Event Planners: The Leaders of The Experience Economy

How To Make Your Events Memorable<p>We have all heard it, it’s all about the experience. We don’t attend events anymore, we want experiences! But what …

More than 3000 in the door, and 15,000 expected as Beervana 2017 kicks off

Annual Wellington craft beer festival, Beervana, has kicked off with a bang with more than 3000 people turning up for the first session on Friday …

New Zealand News

The Client is Not Always Right: Confessions from an Event Planning Agency

In this new series we present real-life confessions from people working in the event industry. These uncensored, frank insights tell it “like it …

Event Planning

Eat, Play, Love: The Latest (& Greatest) Teambuilding Trends

Once considered a bit of a boondoggle or an “extra,” teambuilding outings and activities are now widely recognized as essential to the health and …

10 Events that Take Security Seriously

Event security is serious business these days. Here are ten events that make it a top priority. Today’s event planners need to think about safety on …

Cybersecurity

How mega-gatherings like South by Southwest are rewriting the rules for conferences by making them citywide extravaganzas.

Features<p>The 'Festivalization' of Events<p>How mega-gatherings have transformed cities and redefined the conference model<p>The 2017 SXSW (pictured), held …

10 Essential Music Festival Tech Gadgets

<b>Here we look at 10 essential music festival tech gadgets festival goers are relying on to create a better experience and highlight the benefits for</b> …

Team NZ's capital welcome: 'The whole country has a passion for it'

Hometown hero Josh Junior stole the show as his Team New Zealand crewmates brought the America's Cup to Wellington.<p>Team NZ helmsman Peter Burling …

25 Eye Catching Conference Stage Sets and Backdrops

Looking for inspiration for your next stage set? Here are a selection of conference sets and backdrops, to suit all event budgets. If your conference …

Design

Programme 2017

The 2017 programme promises to be innovative, challenging and developmental. We like to bring new ideas and trends to keep the industry up to date …

Using Event Tech to Collect Actionable Data & Engage Prospects

Engaging with prospects in-person is increasingly important, but how do you track your event channel the same way you track online marketing efforts?

crowdfunding an event – a case study

In June 2017 we managed to successfully crowdfund a business to business event. In this post I want to cover, the reasons we recommended this …

Event sponsorship strategy

The environment in which we operate, when we sell the main elements of our events, is exceptionally dynamic, and our tried and tested processes and …

Networking

Trend Spotted: Neon Logos Are Having a Moment

While neon details have decked events for decades, the bold look is experiencing a particularly strong moment right now. Neon branding in the form of …

The Latest Trend For Big Events: 5k Runs

Organising a 5km run to compliment your meeting or exhibition is a popular trend we are seeing more and more. Here are some reasons you should …

Networking

Does Your Event Need a Digital Security Chief?

Digital security is a hot topic in business and an ever growing concern for event professionals. We explore the current threats and what can be done …

Identity Theft

5 Ways to Make Press Feel Welcome at Your Next Event

You did it. The press are coming to your event. Now what? Believe it or not, you can make their jobs easier and make a big impression with just a few …

Networking

The 10 Social Media Campaigns Event Pros Should Run This Year

Take these social media strategies and adapt them in order to give the most value to your audience by telling your unique story. Social media …

Social Media Marketing

10 Conferences That Excel at Exclusive VIP Experiences

Do you want attendees to squeal like pre-teens at their first boy band concert? Then consider offering exclusive experiences and upgrades at your …

Networking

3 Inventive Ways to Track Down Potential Speakers for Your Next Event

For pretty much any conference or event you’re organising, one of the most important things to get right is your speakers. If you get a line-up of …

Event Marketing Strategy: Timeline, Template and Tactics

<i>** Now fully updated and expanded for your continued event marketing success in 2017! **</i><p>If you’ve ever run events, you’ll know that no matter how …

8 Steps To Winning Out-of-Town Event Business

Are you looking to win more out-of-town event contracts? There’s no doubt you’re ready to handle the coordination long distance but have you set your …

Money

Germany's Wacken hard rock festival gets beer pipeline

<b>An underground beer pipeline is being laid for the Wacken Open Air (WOA) hard rock festival, which kicks off in northern Germany in August.</b><p>It is part of a new 7km (four-mile) pipeline network, which organisers say will make the event more eco-friendly.<p>The beer flow rate should reach six glasses …

Festivals

Finding a creative venue and what to look for

Clients often ask me, what should they look for in a venue that will support a creative conference? Where possible I do my best to recommend a venue, …