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The Event Within Your Event: Managing a Speaking Slot

This is a sponsored post by Kristen Carvalho, Content and Social Media Manager at etouches. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Next time you get offered the chance to be a session leader of a group speaking slot, stop and think about the amount of time and effort it… Read more

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6 Essential Reasons Why You Should Share Your Event Workload

Finalize the attendee list, post on social media, contact the caterer, arrange transportation, meet with the venue, etc… Does this sound anything like your daily agenda? Event planning professionals have an endless list of tasks that need to be accomplished on any given day and the… Read more

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The Transformational Event: Creating Meetings with Meaning

Over the last decade a new kind of attendee has emerged. This attendee wants to do more than sit in their chair and absorb information. They don’t attend events simply to be entertained or educated. This new kind of attendee is looking for an experience that somehow leaves them a better… Read more

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10 Things to Think About When Preparing for a Hybrid Event

Hybrid events are predicted to be one of the big event trends of the next few years. A hybrid event combines a traditional “live” in-person event with a “virtual” online component. Whether you are an event manager planning your first hybrid event or a speaker preparing for a… Read more

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10 Ways to Be a Better Event Manager

As we enter the New Year and set our goals for the next 12 months, many of us want to make a difference in our chosen career and ensure our skills stand out for all the right reasons. In the fast paced and competitive events industry it is important to stay on top of your game and strive for… Read more

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Ho ho ho! Why Santa is the Ultimate Event Planner

Most of us go a little crazy over the holiday season. Whether you love it or hate it, its hard not get caught up in the whirl of decorations, preparations and shopping. Today’s post is designed to provide a little light relief from the hustle and bustle of the season. It’s also a nod of… Read more

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How to Retain Casual Event Staff

The event and hospitality industry regularly relies on casual staff and volunteers but this can often bring challenges. This post looks at how to maximise commitment and performance from casual event staff and volunteers. Casual staff and volunteers are regularly employed in the event… Read more

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The Pathway to Explosive ROI: 3 Stages of Event Growth

We all want to create events that have a positive impact both on our audience and on the bottom line. However, creating the conditions for profitability require knowing when to invest and when to save, when to play it safe and when to take risks. In this article we look at 3 stages of event growth… Read more

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How Embracing the Slow Philosophy Could Enhance your Next Event

As Event Managers we strive to ensure value and as a result we often try to cram every minute of the event schedule. But is this actually having a detrimental effect on our events? Should we actually seriously consider slowing down the pace to see the benefits? A lot of thought and planning… Read more

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Creating Magical Partnerships with Sponsors

At most events today there are sponsors who are to thank for the entire event even taking place – without sponsorship dollars most events struggle to happen. As event planners we seek to find sponsors months in advance of planning an event. A sponsorship that works for one event, may… Read more

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