50 Pro Tips to Reduce Event Non Attendance
No shows and non-attendance are one of the biggest frustrations for event planners. This mega list of 50 tips will help to boost numbers and avoid wasted places at your events. You scan your event room proud of the job you did organizing and then what do you see? Empty chairs peppered in throughout the room. What went wrong? This was a sold-out event. Why all the no-shows? Don’t worry. There are things that can be done to lower that number the next time. When you are planning a conference, or even hosting a party for that matter, there are always those who RSVP and then don’t show up. They’re frustrating and costly for you and the client. Sure, things […]
Why Setting Goals Makes You A Better Eventprof
Setting goals can help your workload and eventprof career. Here are some expert tips to help you utilize them to your advantage. Organization is key in the fast-paced event industry and goals are an excellent tool to get what you want. Many people set goals or aims subconsciously when they want something when you write a to-do list or during event planning, you know you want it to be a success. This counts as a goal, but the main mistake that most eventprofs make is not honing the skill or deliberately holding themselves accountable to it. Setting goals can be incredibly rewarding if done properly, and here’s why. What is a Good Goal for event manager or event organizer? A good […]
Event Photography – 4 Best Practices
Since antiquity, people have been trying to capture memories by the use of images. We had this instinctive drive to document everyday life and breaking moments. For years many individuals have been trying to simplify this process and make it available to all of us – not only the ones with artistic skills. The first man – Nicéphore Niépce – succeeded in 1820. Nowadays we experience a real revolution in this area. Most of us cannot image life without using cameras. We take and share photos on social media regularly. That is why event photography should be one of your key concerns. It is all about the human need to catch best moments!
15 Creative Sponsorship Ideas
When you want to stand out from the crowd as a brand you need a constant stream of sponsorship ideas that are creative, fun and ahead of the game. Here are 15 more ideas to keep in your back pocket for next time. Event planners need to step up their game from previous sponsorship success so here are 15 more creative sponsorship ideas to see you through. Stair or Escalator Clings These are types of wraps that go on each step (some on top, others on the side) that when looked at from certain angles show your brand. They are particularly useful for events with prominent staircases and with activity taking place on different levels because you are guaranteed exposure. […]
HOW NOT TO WASTE EVENT LEFTOVER FOOD
No matter how tasty, beautifully served or expensive is your catering. You will probably end up with tons of event leftover food when the meeting is over. Getting the best cook won’t help much. It just the way it is and there is no effective way to avoid such situation. That is why you should be prepared and have a backup plan. Do not throw it all away. What are my 5 tips? SELECT THE LEFTOVERS YOU WANT TO SHARE First of all, decide which food is still suitable for donation. Do not give away any inedible leftovers. You need to decide if they could be eaten the day after. Remember that charity is about respecting each other as […]
MEETING APPLICATION AS TOP MOBILE EVENT APP SOFTWARE AT GET2 CROWD
Today it is a great day for Meeting Application. We have become a top mobile event app software according to Get2 Crowd. What is this site? It enables people to compare the best business software and services based on detailed user reviews. Each current or past client can share his/her unbiased opinion about a given solution. That is why Get2 Crowd helps people assess potential providers and choose the best one. Here is the reason of us being so proud today 🙂
Event Planners – 19 Things That Thrill them.
Event planners, there are a number of simple things that get them overexcited. Here are 19 things which are irresistible to event professionals, but which others outside the industry may not understand or appreciate. Sometimes the simplest of things can evoke disproportionate joy. Many of these items are inexpensive and commonplace but to a professional event planner they can mean or be worth so much more. Here are some of the things guaranteed to make me happy (and I don’t think I am alone!). Lists Whether you like paper or electronic lists this is often an essential part of an event planners daily life. Obsession, necessity or comfort, the real thrill however really comes from crossing (or striking or […]
EMAIL MARKETING FOR EVENTS – 10 TIPS ON HOW TO USE IT
One of the most important data to measure your event success is attendance, email marketing might be your best friend in completing this task. The biggest your audience the better. However, there are so many competitive conferences that it is quite a challenge to draw attention specifically to your happening.
How To Write An Effective To-Do List
To use a to-do list to its full potential you first need to know how to construct one that is going to allow you to meet your goals and targets. Choose your platform – Whether it’s on a tablet, smartphone app, piece of paper or in your calendar, pick the platform that is most suited to you. Many find that physically writing a to-do list down helps to make it more memorable and “real”, whereas others feel that a digital copy is more convenient and easily updated. Either way pick your platform to suit you and stick to it. Consistency – It is not going to happen overnight and sometimes you can forget to look at your list but ensure […]
GUEST POST: 12 BEST PRACTICES TO NAME YOUR EVENT
Picking a name to encompass your whole event can be high pressure, but choosing an epic event name could have attendees talking (and tweeting) about it for years to come. What’s in a name? Branding is an important step during the planning phases and many make the mistake of choosing a name and working their way outwards. What you should do is pick the name, part way through the process after you have thoroughly thought about what your event will include and what you want to get across so that you don’t trap yourself with a name that no longer fits with your vision. Effective branding and the right name can create customer recognition, loyalty and makes marketing much easier, […]