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45 Resident Event Ideas That Actually Work

Planning and hosting fun events is a wonderful way for property managers to connect with residents. In addition to brightening the atmosphere of resident life, events can show the property’s appreciation and improve communication between residents and building owners. Event planners and property managers know, however, that getting residents to attend events isn’t always easy.…

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How to Organize a Golf Tournament in 7 Steps

Golf tournaments are great for most ages, allow participants to spend time outdoors getting to know one another, often raise money, and so much more, making them one of the most fun sports-related events to plan. Not sure how to organize a golf tournament for a charity, fundraising event, or social outing? We’ve put together…

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25 Cocktail Party Ideas and Planning Tips

Cocktail parties are fantastic reasons to encourage friends, family members, and coworkers to get together. Typically taking place during after-work hours, cocktail parties are social events where guests are encouraged to socialize with one another, mingle, and converse over ” you guessed it ” cocktails. Although many professional party planners are skilled in planning private…

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33 Wedding Planning Quotes For Planners and Couples

Wedding planning can be a stressful process, consisting of months of organizing, scheduling, and rescheduling. Whether you’re a professional planner or a soon-to-be newlywed, you may find yourself in need of a pick-me-up every now and then as the big day approaches. If you’re looking for inspiration, guidance, advice, or a hearty laugh, we have…

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15 Community Event Ideas That Bring People Together

Hosted in cities and towns all over the world, community events bring people together. Community events are perfect for promoting positive change, and there’s opportunity for improvement in every community. Ranging from locally-attended small-town chili cook-offs to massive national parades attracting tens of thousands of people, community event ideas come in all shapes and sizes. …

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15 Audience Engagement Strategies That Actually Work

Audience engagement plays a significant role in the success of any event. Whether in-person or online, event organizers want attendees to pay attention and participate. In fact, more than 80% of marketing professionals believe that audience engagement is a key indicator of an event’s success. Expert event planners and organizers understand that choosing the right audience engagement…

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18 Virtual Event Engagement Ideas You Should Try

As event planners worldwide shifted strategies to meet the ever-changing needs caused by COVID-19, virtual and hybrid events skyrocketed. Even as in-person events return, many businesses and event planners plan to keep the virtual event trend alive. With virtual and hybrid events becoming a standard part of industry operations, event planners and organizers are on…

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13 Catering Trends to Keep on Your Radar

Food and beverage is perhaps one of the most anticipated elements of any event. With in-person events slowly returning, event planners and caterers alike would be wise to try and make the attendee F&B experience better than ever. Being so, we’ve put together this list of catering trends to help you hone in on what…

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5 of the Top Event Planning Conferences in 2022

The event industry has had to adapt even more than usual over the past couple of years. In 2021, many national conferences and conventions became hybrid affairs, offering both virtual attendance options in addition to (or sometimes in place of) in-person attendance. Event industry professionals all over the globe have seen incredible changes shape their…

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14 Must-Attend Hospitality Conferences for Industry Professionals in 2022

Hospitality professionals saw the industry undergo tremendous changes in 2021. Many hospitality conferences and conventions were virtual or hybrid events, while others were forced to cancel altogether. 2021 also brought about many exciting developments in hospitality technology, digital marketing, hotel services, and changes in travel trends. As a result, many industry professionals are wondering what…

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