HOW TO: Innovate

Innovation is a word I've heard so many times, I've threatened to remove it from the dictionary. But here's the thing - our industry really needs to evolve. We've made some big strides in the past few years, but I still think our industry needs to embrace INNOVATION in a big way. So how can more

5 Tips For Printing Less

Once upon a time going green was a noble undertaking. Today, attendees do not expect events they attend to be environmentally friendly, they demand it. Luckily for the event organizer, going green is easier than ever. Today’s technology makes it easy to cut back on paper and printing, a big more

3 Simple Spring Ideas for Your Next Event

Here in New York, spring has finally sprung. After a long winter, it seems the days are warmer, the birds are chirping just a little louder, and the inspiration is running high. I've been spending a lot of time on Pinterest and other social networks and found a few, spring-ready ideas for your more

Keep Abreast of Tech Trends with Technology Events in London

With the explosion in event technology, savvy event and meeting planners realize the importance of keeping abreast of emerging technological trends and tools. Fortunately, for event industry professionals based in London or heading to London for a visit, there are a number of technical festivals more

Create the Stadium Effect At Your Next Event

Yesterday was the official opening day for the MLB and I was so excited to spend my time at the Yankees game here in New York. It was a beautiful spring day and though the Yankees lost, it was a great day to be out and experiencing baseball season yet again. To top off a great day, I also went to more

An Event Planner’s Spring Cleaning Guide

Here in New York, I could not be happier that the snowfall here is becoming less frequent and the temperature is on the rise. As we officially enter spring, it’s time to think about ways in which we can clean house, both literally and figuratively. As an event planner, what are some ways in more

Multiple Streams of Revenue for Event Planners

I remember attending a workshop a few years ago for entrepreneurs. The speaker was talking to a group of (mostly) software engineers and app developers and was encouraging them to think about how they could develop multiple streams of income for their companies. Monthly subscriptions, more

5 Ways to Keep Venues Warm During Winter Events

Clearly the winter chill isn't going to let up any time soon. Even areas that don't normally get winter are experiencing colder-than-normal temperatures. So, for event planners, it's important to develop creative ways of staying warm. Whether you are heating a lounge, patio, tent, or outdoor more

2 Tips for Working With Clients on Successful Last-Minute Events

As much as we love to plan ahead, any event planner knows that our clients often come to us far too late in the process. We've had clients come to us looking for a 300-person conference in just 6 weeks! While it's up to you whether or not you take the business, we've all had a few clients that more

Affordable Event Venues with State-of-the-Art Technology

Many corporate events and events hosted by cultural or not-for-profit organizations require venues with state-of-the-art technology, ample seating, and facilities for screening DVDs or films. Examples include product launches, kick-offs, festivals, annual meetings, and events to unveil more
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