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You Can’t Fake Quality: What Event Planners Can Learn from the Peacock’s Tail

In these budget conscious times, most of us are looking for ways to keep our costs down. The prevailing logic is that we need to keep our ticket prices as low as possible in order to attract attendees. So, how do we account for the popularity of events high-end events like TED with ticket prices… Read more

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Is Your Event a Vitamin, Painkiller or a Candy?

You’ve built your website, your advertising has begun, your social media is buzzing but for some reason people are not registering for your event. Why? There is a good chance you have a messaging problem. In this article we look at how a shift in context can change your messaging so that your… Read more

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Never #Fail Your Attendees Again

Here is a presentation about how simple mistake can ruin our events. Don’t let your attendees down ever again! I know you appreciated this article about making always the same event planning mistakes. We all make mistakes, but there is a big difference between occasional and repeated… Read more

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5 Counterintuitive Ideas for #EventProfs to Boost Productivity

While event professionals are masterful at getting things done, it is also one of the most demanding professions where working long hours to meet hard deadlines is common. In this article we look at some thought-provoking and sometimes counterintuitive ways of boosting productivity. Time,… Read more

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The Entrepreneur’s Dilemma: Where Owners Get Stuck

One of the best things about being a business owner is that you don’t have to answer to anyone. Unfortunately, one of the worst things about owning your own event company is, also, that you don’t have to answer to anyone. Why? Because there is no one to stop you from getting in your own… Read more

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If You Work In Events You’re In The Entertainment Business

The word conference has become so laiden with negative connotations that we‘re going out of our way to avoid it. We’re awash with – fests, camps, stocks, meet-ups, and of course unconferences. Somewhere along the line ‘conference’ came to mean boring. Why? Probably because all too… Read more

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Designing Events Without a Hair in the Soup

This is a sponsored post written by Ellen Seguin, Content & Event Marketing Director at etouches, event management software. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. What makes you happy about having dinner at a restaurant? Is it the setup, the service, the menu, the taste… Read more

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Meant to Be: The Event and the Mobile App

This is a sponsored post from Cvent. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Romeo and Juliet, Bonnie and Clyde, Ross and Rachael, Superman and Lois Lane, real or fictional, the most enduring tales of true love often involve soul mates. Like salt and pepper or hashtags and… Read more

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When It Hits the Fan: What to do When your Big Event is not Going as Planned

We all hope it won’t happen to us – but here are some pointers on what to do if your carefully planned event gets thrown curveball. You’ve spent months planning your event and finally the big day arrives. You think you have covered every detail and every contingency and then, seemingly out… Read more

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20 Reasons Why We Love and Hate Events

The relationship between event professionals and their job is quite an incredible one. In very few industries can you find such passionate and dedicated individuals. The relationship with our job is far from being straightforward. Quite the opposite, it can be stressing, daunting and boring but… Read more

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