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Forward thinking event pro Beth Surmont shares what it means to be a futurist in a changing event landscape—and how you can be one too.
Howard Givner, ELI founder and CEO, shares insights on what to expect for the event industry this year and in the near future.
J. B. Miller, Lawrence Coburn, Kevin White and Brandt Krueger share their philosophies of hybrid events and examples of design, execution, budget, interactivity, and engagement.
Follow these tips to create a successful multi-channel promotion plan for your virtual event.
What will on-site events look like when they do resume? What shifts do planners need to make in their strategies and plans? And how can we convince all involved it’s safe to participate?That’s a tall order to answer, which is why we sat down with Kevin White, head of the Boston-based, award-winning experiential event agency XPL.
Here are several tech tools to help pivot your event and meeting planning in the COVID-19 era. (This list isn’t comprehensive—just a small sampling of all the available event management and planning technology!)
More and more weddings involve technology beyond music and videography. When the bride and groom want spectacular, there is plenty of technical wizardry available to make that special day even more memorable.
As an event professional, why not borrow some ideas from your day job to create holiday traditions at home?
It’s the event organizer’s job to bring people to the event, but it’s the exhibitor’s job to get the right people into the booth.
While design is an art, understanding how colors interact is really more of a science and is something you can learn and master.
Your client just handed you a bunch of swatches of her “favorite colors” to incorporate in an upcoming event, and they absolutely do not all go together. What are the best practices for using color in events?
Some basics to help event professionals explain to clients who don’t understand the importance of using vector files, especially when enlarging logos.
In this video clip, Aaron Tharp, Executive Producer at Hello! Destination Management discusses how successful event design should inspire emotions in event attendees.
Perception is everything in these situations. If you had that same 150 people in a venue that maxed out at 150, it would have the buzz of a sold out event…
Do you get your entire team together in one place to brainstorm big ideas for your event or company? Howard Givner explores universally accepted rules of brainstorming that may have you checking your assumptions.
To most outsiders (not us planners), the event start is usually the time the ballroom doors open. To us, it starts at the first drop of creative materials. That said, it’s important that we make a splash, a statement and an everlasting impression as soon as the save-the-date or invitation hit a prospective attendee’s mailbox. Creative materials are what sets up event themes and guest expectations and, most important, what sets us apart from our competitors.
If you’re planning to become a wedding designer, it’s important that you know how to communicate your value to potential clients. You should easily be able to convey the key differences between a wedding planner and wedding designer, the dynamic skills wedding designers have, and how you will help take their wedding to the next level.
Gone are the days of the stuffy black-tie fundraising gala: an event built on a five-course meal and lengthy live program featuring speakers touting organizational accomplishments.
Today’s eventgoers demand a more…
As a result, a creative block can be a blow to an event planner’s productivity and ability to do their job. While creative blocks are at times unavoidable, they can be overcome. We’ve put together some sound strategies for overcoming your next creative block when it strikes.
Wondering how to choose color strategically at your next event? Find out in our latest blog post.
Mike interviews Marla from Balloonzilla to get the scoop about balloon trends in 2017 and how to incorporate them into your corporate event.
Exclusive video from BizBash LA 2017! BizBash editors share their finds for the best event trends & ideas.
s the wedding and event industries have grown markedly over the last ten years, what was once an over-arching profession of “event planner” or “wedding planner” has been slowly divided into a number of factions – planner, designer, and stylist – each title referring…
I am in the business of good ideas. Some people look at my business and see that I make flowers or print stationery or plan parties. I believe, however, that all of those things are actually by-products of what I actually sell – which are good ideas. And let me tell you…
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