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Planning The Christmas Party: 18 Steps to Organising the Perfect Celebration

corporate events/create, plan & manage events

The job of planning the company Christmas party can often seem something of an unwelcome and scary prospect. You are not alone if that’s how you are feeling about it, as the time constraints and pressure of wanting to organise something that all your colleagues will enjoy can make it a stressful ordeal. One thing […]

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The Event Manager’s ‘Survival Kit’ Checklist

create, plan & manage events/event tools

Through my job I’ve come across loads of Event Managers on events and I’m always intrigued (and surprised) by the random objects they pull out of nowhere that can literally save the day – a bit like Mary Poppins and her bottomless handbag! When something goes wrong, I’ve noticed how experienced Event Managers will just […]

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How to boost your marketing strategy and start creating your best campaigns yet

Definitive Guide To Event Marketing

Tactics to enhance your marketing strategy and make you stand out from the crowd.

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How to Write Case Studies About Your Events Like a Professional Writer

business development/Definitive Guide To Event Marketing

Although they are understated and often underused as a business resource, case studies can serve as an excellent marketing tool for your company to engage both existing and potential customers.The challenge is crafting a well-written case study that people actively want to read. #1 Tell a good story Above all else, only write case studies […]

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Pitching For Events: 5 Tactics To Enhance Your Next Pitch

Definitive Guide To Event Marketing/launch an event company

Each day, the event industry becomes more competitive – in fact we are drowning in event companies, so an essential attribute of an event organiser is the ability to SELL your idea over others. Here, then, are five simple tactics to enhance your next pitch and give your ideas the best chance to win you […]

Planning Interview Questions for Event Professionals

career in events

It’s fair to say that not many people relish job interviews. They can be a nerve-wracking experience and it can often be difficult to do yourself justice in such a pressure-cooker environment. But what about the people on the other side of the table? Well, that’s not necessarily an easy task either. It’s that time […]

Entertainment Ideas to Make Halloween A Thriller – Part 3

create, plan & manage events

Now that you’ve got your guests in costume and in attendance (part 2), what will you do to entertain them? Haunted house The perfect once-a-year party activity for Halloween is a haunted house. They are easier to put together than you probably think. Create a wall by hanging black trash bags from the ceiling, and […]

Setting the Scene to Graveyard Smashing Halloween Parties (Part 2)

create, plan & manage events

In part 1, we honed in on a theme for your Halloween soiree, and now let’s take it to the drawing board. Spooky invitations In addition to covering the Five W’s, invitations are your guests’ introduction to your party concept. If your graphic design skills are not top-notch and you want to DIY, never fear! […]

Halloween Party Planning – Make It a Graveyard Smash Part 1: The Theme’s a Scream

create, plan & manage events

Halloween parties are one of the most fun to throw.  You get free license to get a little cheesy, a little loud, and have a lot of fun.  To make sure your October 31 shindig is a ghoulish good time, here’s some food for thought on choosing and implementing the perfect theme. Take stock Determining […]

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Great Expectations: Hate to break it to you, but it’s not all glamour in the events industry

career in events

The events industry is one of youth and vibrancy, an industry that has flourished in the past three decades. This has led to the development of a large number of university courses focused on providing people with the skill sets needed to thrive in such an environment. But is the proliferation of events management degree […]

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Launching A Startup In The Events Industry – Hire Space

launch an event company/sound advice

The Problem: As someone who has spent many an hour calling venue after venue to find a suitable place for a birthday party, an office drinks reception or a campaign meeting, I’ve long been aware of the need to simplify the process and make the lives of industry professionals and frustrated one-off event organisers that […]

Expert Interview with Maneesh Goyal from MKG

career in events/Definitive Guide To Event Marketing

A lot of people may dream of giving up the day job, ripping off the tie and do something that doesn’t really feel like work for a living but few actually get past the point of discussing it at the pub. 10 years ago, Maneesh Goyal (now CEO and Founder of MKG) originally worked in […]