Posts by Dan McCarthy

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Event Security & Logistics 101: Best Practices for Minimizing Risk

Event security entails far more than just dotting the venue with security personnel. The process is quite complex and requires extensive coordination and communication. By employing the right security practices, you’ll ensure the safety of your guests and staff, plus you’ll prevent damage to the venue and related property. Below, we’ll dive into recommended practices…

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5 Tips to Ace Your Upcoming Event Management Job Interview

5 Tips to Ace Your Upcoming Event Management Job Interview

So, you have aspirations to be an event planner and you’ve turned in a job application. You got a call back for an interview, congrats! Now you have to undergo the interview part where you’ll be in the hot seat and grilled by an interviewer. Your answers, conduct, demeanor, and body language will determine if…

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The 7 Best Event Planning Tools On The Market

The 7 Best Event Planning Tools On The Market

It goes without saying that you need to be organized in order to be a successful event planner. All the logistics, client interaction, and physical setup can get quite hectic, and things don’t always go as planned. Make your job a tad easier by using event planning tools. Here are seven event planning tools that…

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What to Always Include in Your Event Planning Contract

What to Always Include in Your Event Planning Contract

In any type of contract work, miscommunication can arise between the contractor and client. This is why a verbal agreement is never enough. You need a written contract to outline the terms and conditions of your service. A contract will be the go-to source in the event of a dispute. So be sure to always…

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Sporting Event Planning

Play Ball: 7 Ideas for Sports Event Planning

There is nothing like a good sporting event to promote sportsmanship and friendly competition. When it comes to sports event planning, there may be some questions running through your mind over what is required in terms of logistics and venue layout. Here are a few ideas to help you organize an event that is fun…

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7 Easy Steps to Successful Virtual Event Planning

Thanks to video streaming services, companies can achieve virtual event planning without geographical constraints. Virtual events can be a standalone venture or accompany a live event. Whichever the case, event streaming is definitely something you should be exploring if your company caters beyond a local demographic. 

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How to Plan Charity Events

The Charity Event Planning Process: 5 Simple Steps

A charity event serves two purposes: to raise awareness for a specific cause and raise money. People by nature are very charitable and are willing to give to your organization to make a difference. It’s up to you, though, to explain what your charity is and how it’s impacting lives. For better charity event planning,…

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Product Launch Event Planning

6 Steps to Perfect Product Launch Event Planning

A launch event is an excellent way to showcase your latest product, build hype around it, and even acquire some sales right at the event. The more you can get people talking about the product, both at the event and via social media, the better it’s going to do. Here are a few tips to better…

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