How to Write an Event Planning Proposal

Statistics show that the event management industry will grow by 44% and add over 30,000 jobs in the next five years.  This is great news for all planners as it shows that the demand for your talent and service is on the rise. So as an event planner, it is more important than ever to…

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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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How To Deal With Event No-Shows

When organizing an event, no-shows are a major concern. Not only can they affect the overall budget but can decrease profits as well. Statistics in this article, reveal that there is a ten percent no-show rate for paid events and a fifty percent no-show rate for events that are free of charge. The best way…

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5 Essential Items to Have for Successful Conferences

Corporate conferences and events are rapidly gaining popularity and are becoming mainstream in the professional world. In a study by the Labor Board of Statistics, it was discovered that the presence of conventions and events will show a forty-four percent increase between the years 2010 and 2020. This far exceeds the estimated growth in other…

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7 Elements that Make for a Great Corporate Party

Creating a fabulous corporate party that will keep your guests raving requires planning and resourceful use of vendors and products. Many companies are turning towards corporate parties to network and build customer relationships. According to this study the meeting industry contributes an astounding $106 billion to the GDP (Gross Domestic Product). With the influx of…

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Improve Your Event Planning Skills with These 10 Tools

Leading events with other event planners offers great networking and learning opportunities. You’re probably wondering what the best ways to become a successful event planner are. Luckily there are a few tools that dramatically help many of the top planners out there. In fact at a recent live event we held with hundreds of planners,…

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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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Components of a Successful Business Plan

Write out your business goals, reasons they are attainable and your plan for reaching them! This is what a business plan is. As someone who is about to start a business (you), I recommend you do this even if it is on one page. By formulating a step-by-step process to follow, your new venture will…

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How to Find an Event Planning Job (5 Tips)

While finding a job can be difficult at times, it is important that you stay persistent and keep submitting resumes.  If you start to get discouraged with your search, take extra time to analyze your resume and make sure you are submitting the best possible applications.  Sometimes employers require very specific application procedures so be…

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