Selling Event Sponsorships: A Checklist for Success

Thinking about reevaluating your event sponsorship program to spruce it up? Sponsors can add some amazing resources to your events that can take them to the next level (think more funds, advertising, and manpower). However, convincing companies to become sponsors can be another story.

If you’re feeling unsure of where to start, let us help! Take a look at our checklist to see how you can make event sponsorship appealing again!

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The Event Planner’s Guide to Volunteer Management

As an event planner, it can be hard to come by reliable volunteers. They can be challenging to find and sometimes even harder to keep around.

The struggle is real! To help you out, check out our tips below to help event planners master volunteer management.

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5 Popular Swag Items that Any Event Attendee Will Love

Ever feel like your event swag is a little stale? Don’t fret! We understand that it can be hard to keep on top of what’s trending and what’s not in the world of promotional items, especially with a to-do list a mile long.

Check out these five popular swag items that any of your attendees would love to get at your next event! 

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The Ultimate Post-Event Checklist for Event Planners

So your event is over, now what? You’ve already impressed your clients with your professionality and expert eye for design, now it’s time to make sure they think of YOU for their next event, and better yet - spread the word.

Staying in contact with your clients and attendees post-event is key to building your business’ success. Not only do you want to ensure the host was 100% satisfied, but that the attendees had a good experience as well and hey, they may even consider you for their next event..

Check out our checklist to make sure that you have what you need post-event!

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Buy or Rent? The Ultimate Showdown for Event Equipment

For the average event planner, one of the hardest questions you have to ask is whether you should buy or rent your event equipment (especially for long-term or repeat event planning). And rightly so! When it comes to comparing the pros and cons, you can easily find yourself drowning in a sea of information. So, what should you do?

While your answer will vary depending on your industry and equipment needs, we created a cheat sheet of five categories that ALL event planners should consider when it comes to making a final decision. Check it out below!

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5 Creative Lounge Ideas to Spice Up Your Next Event

With over 7.9 million conferences and tradeshows put on every year in the United States alone, it’s important to make your company stand out. Designing an inviting room can be a real challenge, whether that’s hosting an evening networking event or creating a lounge your customers can escape to for a short break.

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4 Essential Educational Tracks You NEED for Your Next Conference

When you begin thinking about how you want to organize your next conference, it’s important to consider how you are going to attract a variety of attendee demographics. One easy way to start is by curating varying educational tracks that could interest a range of professionals to your event.

While these will vary depending on your industry, we’ve highlighted four types of educational tracks that will help you cover your bases for attracting both veteran and newcomer attendees alike!

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How to Attract Gen Z to Your Next Event

What can stimulate an eight second attention span? That’s the question you’re really going to have to ask yourself if you want to bring Generation Z to your next event. Speaking as one myself, I know we are a tough crowd to please. Between personal insight and some industry research, I’ve compiled three main tips that give you a little glance into the minds of Gen Z.

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Hashtags and Handles: Live-Tweeting 101

The appeal of being an active participant on Twitter is obvious. It’s a platform that provides you (a brand representative) real time interactions with your target audience in a clean, streamlined way that is easy to understand. What’s not to love? But are you concerned that Twitter doesn’t come naturally to you?

If so, you’re not alone! Many people feel overwhelmed when they first try to master the basics of Twitter, let alone attempting to live-tweet! To help, we’ve highlighted some basic tips to help any live-tweeting beginner knock it out of the park. Check them out below:

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The Ultimate Icebreakers to Warm Up Your Next Event

There’s nothing worse than an awkward start to a long event, especially when it comes to group networking games. To help alleviate some of the stress, we’ve searched high and low to curate a list of the best icebreaker games for your next event so you don’t have to. Take a look below!

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