The Best Webinars of 2021 So Far

One thing that can be said about the Great Covid-19 Lockdown is there has been no shortage of webinars to attend. From how-to’s to top tips, there has been plenty of content to keep us busy as we navigate a chaotic and confusing landscape and adapt to the ever-changing “new normal.” 

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4 Fundamental Guidelines for Saving on Your Event Budget

Keeping within a budget is probably one of the top stressors for most event planners. There’s a lot to consider: venue, entertainment, transportation, food and drink, etc. So, how do you save where you can?

Don’t worry! We’ve outlined four guidelines to follow when planning your next event to help you organize your thoughts on where you can and can’t save:

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Event Financials 101: Building a Budget and Pricing Your Event

Event planners are often in charge of their event’s finances — which can be overwhelming at first, especially for those who don’t have much experience with managing money!

That said, having a firm grasp on your event finances also gives you a lot of power and freedom. Managing your event’s budget and pricing can give you the flexibility to prioritize where you spend money (and where you don’t) and how you add value to attendees, giving you the ability to drive more registrations.

It all starts with your event budget and pricing. Here’s how to approach both:

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15 Event Ideas for Young Professionals

Engaging young professionals can be tough, especially when it comes to events. Throw the word ‘networking’ out there, and people seem to run for the hills.

But you know what makes networking a lot less intimidating and a lot more appealing? When there’s an activity to break the ice. (And no, nothing cheesy.) Remember, young professionals want to connect — but you’ll be much more successful at engaging them if you can help them do so in a way that’s going to be fun.

The next time you are planning an event or event activity for young professionals, keep these ideas in mind:

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Straight from the Pros: 5 Event Planning Tips

There’s a lot to juggle with event planning and sometimes, you just need a refresher. So we have asked a few fellow event planners — what are some of your MUST-KNOW tips and hacks for planning events?

Check them out:

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Event Committees: 5 Types and Their Duties

We’ve all heard the old phrase “two heads are better than one”! And it still rings true today. Planning a large conference or company event is a huge task to take on and will almost always need more than one person planning. So, how do you manage it in an organized way?

Introducing…..committees. Committees are appointed for a specific function and can help your daunting task list become more segmented and task-specific. Planning an event goes much more smoothly with a proper team in place and this basic framework can be applied to any kind of event, no matter the size or budget.

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How to Build Your Virtual Event Value Proposition

Part of trying to decide on pricing for your virtual event is first determining exactly what attendees will get out of joining. The value of the event plays a huge role in how much attendance is worth!

And not only that, understanding how to build a strong virtual event value proposition will keep your team aligned during the planning phases and encourage more attendee engagement.

But how, exactly, do you do you do that? Here are four tips:

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