5 Tips to Starting Your Event Planning Business

There is a lot to consider when deciding to start your event planning business. This video and article below make it simple for you by discussing the top 5 things you should focus on. Be sure to watch the whole video and read the detailed article. 5 Areas to Think About First When Starting Your…

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Plan Your Event With These Eight Important Steps

You just landed a client you’ve been pitching for a while and want to make her event spectacular. After rejoicing for a couple of hours after getting the contract signed, you can reach a state of planning block where you are so overwhelmed with the task in front of you that you do not know…

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5 Soft Skills Needed to Be a Great Event Planner

Updated: January 11, 2017 Soft skills are an event planner’s best friend. For those who haven’t heard this term, “soft skills” refers to your non-tangible, non-quantifiable skills – things like your personality, etiquette, how you get along with others, small talk and listening skills. An event planner’s profession requires both soft and hard skills but…

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Event Planning Job Description and Responsibilities

(Reading time: 6 minutes) As an event planner, there are specific activities you are generally responsible for when planning high-end events. According to this study, by the United States Department of Labor, event planners coordinate all aspects of professional meetings and events. They choose meeting locations, arrange transportation, and coordinate other details. The Houston Chronicle…

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Why Event Planning Internships are so Important

Internships are a nice bridge between the world of education and the working world.  By participating in an internship, you are able to experience what it is like working in a specific industry.  This experience can be very beneficial to your career further down the road for a variety of a reasons. Gain Real World…

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How to Do It Yourself Event Planning (DIY)

There are times you may want to plan an event yourself. This can happen for any number of reasons: 1. If you have a limited budget for the event. 2. If the event is for your young child’s birthday party, so you don’t need a professional planner. 3. If you have a small number of…

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Best Business Job of 2012: Event Planning!

Event Planning was just named as the top business job of 2012 which is great news for everyone interested in our industry. If you are looking for a profession that is ranked as the best business job by U.S. News & World Report based on employment opportunities, growth and salary potential, then look no further…

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Red Carpet Party Tips for Celebrities

If you’re the star arriving to a red carpet event, we have ten very important tips for you… Be sure to stand in front of a bright light before you leave for the red carpet to be certain that your dress is not see-through! With all the flashes and lights, you could look naked in…

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