Many people use the phrases 'event planning' and 'event management' interchangeably especially in regard to corporate events. While they are similar there are some marked differences between the two roles and how they might be involved in corporate event planning. Let's go over some of those key differences a[…]
If you're an event management or event planning professional, earning a certification can help you stand out and provide proof of your skills and training in the events industry. There are many certifications and training programs available, but which one is right for you?
Safety must be at the forefront of every event your business holds. It doesn't matter how impressive the speaker list is, nor how impressive your event's aesthetics are if you fail in your basic duty to do everything in your power to plan for attendee safety. If safety is priority one, how can you place emph[…]
Corporate event planning can be extremely stressful logistically, especially when it comes to meal planning for the event. Trying to find food that is acceptable to everyone without being overly 'bland' or 'corporate' can feel impossible. And, that's not even taking into account the myriad of dietary restrict[…]
If you're running event programs at scale you've likely faced unexpected circumstances at an event you've planned at least once in your career whether it be a heavy storm impacting speaker and attendee travel, a power outage at your venue, a data breach, an injury onsite, a hurricane, a flood, a wildfire, loo[…]
When the European Union (EU) passed the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) into law in May, it gave EU residents more control over the personal information that is gathered and how it is used. Now that GDPR is in effect, how organizations deal with data has changed for everyone – that includes event or[…]
The sales kickoff meeting, or SKO, enables you to bring everyone together, build a sense of unity, and refocus on goals for the year. It's the perfect time to introduce new products or new information, offer fresh selling strategies, and recognize team members who have performed with excellence. Your annual k[…]