Event Planning

Event Planning

Event planning tips, tricks, techniques, best practices and helpful information by event professionals from around the world.

4 Steps to Create Your First Event Budget Like a Pro

Follow these 4 practical steps to create your first event budget without any hassle to deliver memorable events to your happy clients on budget. All successful event planners know how important it is to create and follow a budget, and now you will know how too.

Prepping Your Newsworthy Event for Media Coverage

Having an event and expect or want television, newpaper, radio, and internet coverage? Here's how you can make your newsworthy event press media ready and generate positive PR not only for the event, but for the organization or client behind it.

Social Media Marketing: Are You Targeting Men, Women or Both Sexes?

They key to a successful social media marketing campaign is understanding your target market and how they use social media, which allows you to customize your marketing collateral to be more effective and reach your target market where they are.

How to Use Gamification to Market Your Events

Turn your marketing campaign into a game to engage your audience and allow them to promote your event while they play for the prizes, which also includes media attention if you do it right and make it newsworthy.

21 Most Hilarious Tweets from the Grammys

Check out 21 most hilarious tweets from the Grammys to see some of the funniest Twitter commentary about the awards show. Have fun, enjoy.

Events in Crisis: You Need a Plan

What happens when a catastrophic happening, manmade or via nature, strikes your event? And how do you plan to handle it? Follow these guidelines to create a simple yet effective crisis plan to make sure your planning and client's money does not go to waste.

6 Last Minute Forget-Me-Nots for Event Planners

A quick list of important, yet commonly forgotten items by event planners. These items will come in handy to save your event, so make sure you have it with you at your venue. You don't want small things ruin your entire event.

7 Simple Tips to Promote Your Event Effectively

They key to a successful event is not only proper planning, but also effective promotion strategy. If people don't know about your event, they won't come. These 7 simple tips will help you boost your attendance and attract larger audience.

The Beginner’s Guide to Planning a Fundraising Event

If you don't know where to start planning a fundraising event, this short guide for beginners will give you solid foundation to start with. Take these tips and build upon them, don't limit yourself but explore all possibilities to maximize your success.

The Beginner’s Guide to Planning a Trade Show

Plan your trade show with the goal of making it a lasting memory for attendees. The beginner's guide will give you 15 practical tips to help you plan a successful trade show event on budget and profitable, not just hitting the bottom line.

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10 Eventbrite Must-Do’s for Maximum Success

Eventbrite is an online event registration system. 10 must-do's will help you setup and optimize your event page and begin registration.