An Introduction to Breach of Contract

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A breach of contract occurs where one party fails to fulfill their obligations under contract. A breach of contract can take many forms, for example: It would be a breach of contract where an employee leaves without giving two weeks notice (if this is a term of his contract), or where a customer does not […]

Tip 6: What was that? Noise Pollution, Behind the Scenes in Event Planning

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Be wary of noise pollution and know what the allowed spl level (sound pressure level) is for the event venue even if your event is outdoors. Some other things to consider here is hearing protection for anyone standing within range of speakers or having to work for long periods of time in consistently loud music. […]

Permission To Plan A Party

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When you are running and arranging events, your ass is quite liable to be on the line for a number of reasons and not just regarding the success of the event. Such success however, is dependent on the assurance that your event is actually legal. It is not ok just to commander a field or […]

What can we learn from the Curious Chameleon?

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Sounds odd I know…you might not even recognise the name of the creature but rather what they look like and most importantly what they do! Chameleons are from the distinctive and highly specialized lizard species who have this incredible ability to change colour. Why am I giving you a fifth grade class on chameleons? Simple. […]

Security at Events: Tip 5 Behind the Scenes of Event Planning

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All entertainers whether dancers, musicians or guest speakers are concerned about the safety of any unwatched personal items. It is pure courtesy to offer them an isolated room close to the area of performance where they can get changed in privacy, warm up and leave any personal belongings. It sounds obvious but such details can […]

Tip 4: Tech Talk – Behind the Scenes of Event Planning

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Be sure that you meet all sound and/or light technicians that you might be employing for your event, however large or small. Creating ambience is crucial for any event and it is important to discuss set-up requirements. It is also useful for you to find things such as the following: 1. What lighting is required […]

Tip 3 – Practice Makes Perfect: Behind the Scenes of Event Planning

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Do not forget to schedule in enough time for a final run through of your live entertainment, especially when there is a line up of several different acts. You need to ensure that the transition between one performance and another is going to run like clockwork. It is all very well having something down on […]

5 Ways To Promote Charity Events Online

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If you have a charity event coming up, it’s vital that as many people as possible know when it’s happening to make sure it will be a success. Whether you’re raising money for a charity with a sporting event, an auction or community fair, there are lots of quick and free online tools to help […]

Cue Sheets: Tip 2 – Behind the Scene of Event Planning

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Running orders are one thing but cue sheets for your entertainment personnel are essential. They don’t need to know what time the bar staff is arriving. A cue sheet provides exactly as it name suggests, a cue. This can be a word, action or particular section of music that acts as a prompt for a […]

Behind the Scenes of Event Planning, Tip 1: Meet with Vendors & Venues

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Your event will only be as good as your management skills are behind the scenes, regardless of how great a host you may be. Don’t forget about the people who are actually putting your entire event planning into action on your behalf. Communication is definitely the key here and having everyone on the same page […]

Dealing with Inebriated Guests

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An over-served guest can ruin a function faster than a plague of locusts or an afternoon thunderstorm. How do you keep that lushy board or family member from taking over your carefully planned affair? The most important decision is whether you should invite them at all. Is it truly unavoidable? When was the last time […]

An Introduction to Contractual Terms for Beginners

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Last week we looked at the primary constituents of a contract – Offer, consideration, and acceptance – and if you’re the kind that likes visual metaphors, you can consider these the bare-bones of a contract. This week, we’re going to briefly introduce contractual terms. Further on our visual metaphor, contractual terms are the meat on […]