It's such a great sensation getting the call telling you that you've been awarded a piece of business. There's the sense of relief and reward for all your hard work and effort compiling your request for proposal. You knew you had put your best forward and now you've just received … [Read more...]
Organizing and planning a conference requires a great deal of communication and preparation skills. Here you'll find information on the types of conferences, planning resources, as well as expert recommendations of what items should be on your conference planning checklist.
The 14th summer Paralympics have just kicked off in Rio. With over 4,000 athletes from almost 160 countries descending on Rio for this two week event, my thoughts turned to the logistics of organizing such a huge, high-profile accessible event. Creating fully accessible events, … [Read more...]
It's 2016. It's PRIDE week in many cities and towns around the world and in honor of PRIDE let's talk about the impact that pride events have on our industry. But first - some facts. On Sunday, June 27th Turkish police fired rubber bullets into a peaceful pride event in … [Read more...]
Love them or hate them, a tradeshow can be an effective way to get your product or service in front of a very targeted audience. Now that's not saying that you're guaranteed sales from your tradeshow efforts. Rather with the right approach, and the right staff, you do have an … [Read more...]
There's no doubt about it, budgeting can be tricky. Oh sure, on the surface it sounds easy enough to trim a few dollars here and there. Event planning budgets are no different. Not understanding how and why budgeting dollars are allocated can lead to a real mess of an event. To me an … [Read more...]