A comprehensive site visit checklist from Roxanne Botha, a lead designer at event experience firm Orchestrate, makes your job a little easier.
When negotiating contracts, back yourself with data to prove your event’s worth to a potential venue and include language that mitigates risk.
Take notes from these directors of catering and convention services to put together the best possible BEO for your event.
The planner-vendor relationship should be a well-oiled machine, but that's not always the case. Here are three common ways you annoy your vendors.
Preventing personal cyberattacks starts with being aware, then minimizing risk. Here are five steps to protecting your own security.
Finding the right AV team is much like dating. Use these five clever criteria to evaluate whether you’ve found a long-term commitment or if things are
Incorporate these five ideas into your education sessions to foster active learning that will help attendees retain information and increase ROI.
Working with logistics vendors for your next event? Use these six tips to master your relationship with vendors and rental managers.
An email campaign is one of the most effective and affordable ways to promote your event. Develop your email blueprint with these seven tips.
When it comes to content marketing, quality trumps quantity. Consider this breakdown of everything you need to know for your upcoming events.
Pros in event photography share their top tips for getting the most bang for your buck and scoring photography worthy of a double take.
Sophie Turton, content producer at mdgroup, shares seven tips for pulling off a successful hybrid event.
Every piece of your event marketing should be a conversation between you and your audience. Try incorporating these five marketing conversations into your
Social media experts share six tips for making your event stand out—and worth a double tap—on Instagram.
Polling attendees on social media beforehand is one way to determine what pop culture references to incorporate into your events.
Lighting pros make an event designer’s job easier when they collaborate effectively, using tricks to transform any venue into something unforgettable.
As you compare AV quotes, take a few minutes to ask yourself these three easy questions for selecting the best provider.
Events must balance offline and online interaction to keep attendees engaged and interested both in person and digitally.
Gain valuable feedback, streamline your planning process and enhance the attendee experience by huddling up post-event for a team debrief.
Debi Tengler of Arrow Child & Family Ministries shares actionable ways event managers can help combat this national crisis.
Andy Stanley shares five ways to up your leadership skills in this moment, so your team only has great things to say about you.
A new survey from Hilton Worldwide offers suggestions for defeating the dreaded afternoon slump at meetings and conventions.
In today’s global village, it’s likely one of your events will involve attendees or presenters who don’t speak English.
These five easy, low-cost tips for meeting planners can save lives in the event of an armed attack or other emergency.
Finding the right mix of speakers and educational programs can be challenging for a global event. Here are 10 do's and don'ts for how to do it effectively.
Social influencers are becoming an integral part of a successful event communications plan or brand marketing strategy.
Accommodating a wide range of attendees' dietary restrictions doesn’t have to be as complicated or expensive as you think.
Whether you're just "dating" or looking to "go steady," consider this handy checklist a guide to finding the right match in a planning partner.
A meeting planner shares do's and don'ts on how to be an attendee when you’re used to being on the other side of events.
Seasoned meeting planners share pack hacks—tips for saving time, energy and money getting gear to your next conference.
Working smarter, not harder, isn’t a dream, it’s a reality—especially for planners who have to budget time wisely.
Sarah Johnson, director of food and beverage at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, offers her advice for crafting an expert menu of food and
Negate the wait. Taking steps to manage your downtime while traveling on business helps maximize your productivity. Here, four tips for capitalizing on
AV expert Mike Stengel of global event technology company PSAV shares his answers to the top 10 FAQs among meeting planners.
Ensure ROI for exhibitors with these three tips from the National Athletic Directors Conference.
Want to add star power to your conference? Many celebrity chefs negotiate potential events through agents or hospitality marketing companies.