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Planning Interview Questions for Event Professionals

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

Expert Interview with Maneesh Goyal from MKG

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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 […]

Event and Wedding Planning Twitter Accounts

54 Must-Follow Event & Wedding Planning Twitter Accounts for 2014

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Staying connected is easier than ever thanks to the explosion in popularity of social networking sites like Twitter. The micro-blogging phenomenon is a great way to follow the comings and goings of the movers and shakers in your industry, and event and wedding planning is unsurprisingly well served. After all, have you ever met an […]

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What Students are Looking for in Events Management Internships

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I’ve recently joined the hundreds of students in London looking for experience in the events industry. We’re constantly reminded by lecturers and career advisors that spending three years attending lectures, writing essays and pondering the more theological aspects of events management, just isn’t enough for a job now a days. Nope, we must also jump […]

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The 20 Must-Download Apps for Busy Event Professionals

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You’re an event manager. You’re busy. What do you do? Our advice is to reach for your mobile or tablet. Not to check the latest on who’s dating who, or spend several hours on Angry Birds. There is a vast wealth of applications available on mobile or tablet which can make your life much easier […]

How to Dress for Your First Client Meeting

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So you are new to the event world and nerves are setting in as you get nearer to meeting your first client. We’ve all experienced it at one time or another; you’ve been so busy putting together and practicing your pitch, it’s the night before and it suddenly dawns on you that you haven’t given […]

How to Improve Organisation and Get Stuff Done

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If I started this post with “I have a confession to make…”, that would be cliché, so I have three confessions to make: Confession one: This post is not solely about event planning, management or marketing – it’s about being productive through better organisation. I suppose a little to do with being a better event […]

Are Event Management Qualifications Pointless?

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I’d be a terrible eventjuice writer if I didn’t tell you to visit this site to get all the knowledge you need to know about events. However, I would be a terrible writer if I left it at just that! Today we’re covering qualifications as a way to develop your knowledge in events and prove […]

Working in Events: 5 Tips to Get a Job and Progress Your Career

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The events industry is vibrant, diverse and growing all the time. With roles ranging from AV technicians to Event Graphic Designers right through to Event Directors, there’s plenty of scope for an engaging and exciting career. But, sometimes, it can be hard to know how to break into the events industry. Then, even after you’ve […]

Which Boss Are You? Tips Managing Your Events Team

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Learning how to work in a team is one thing, being able to manage a team is another We are all human and finding the balance between being the boss we want to be, the boss everyone else wants us to be and the idiosyncratic quirks in our personality, can often be challenging. Being the […]

The Tides Are [In]Turning On Unpaid Internships (And They’re Being Paid For It, Too!)

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I must first ask for forgiveness for using such a terrible pun in the title – I simply could not resist! But despite the jest, the topic of unpaid internships is reaching critical mass. A string of tribunal cases and two very high-profile cases should have HR managers everywhere asking – “Are unpaid internships really […]