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Check-In Web Sunset Notice to Clients

As of January 26, 2021, Social Tables will no longer support Check-In Web from our Event Services platform.  What will happen after January 26, 2021?  Users will no longer have access to Check-In Web.  Why are we no longer supporting Check-In Web? Check-In Web has had low usability throughout the years and has been a…

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9 Event Budgeting Tips Planners Need to Know

Event budgeting is often one of the least favorite parts of the planning process for anyone putting on an event. It’s tedious, constantly changing, and has to have every detail correct in order to be useful. But with some strategic planning (and the use of event budget management software), your event budget can also be…

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How to Leverage an SMMP to Create Safer In-Person Events

When event programs were turned upside down due to COVID-19, companies with a strategic meetings management program, or an SMMP, were well-equipped. These programs provided companies with immediate visibility into all meetings and events, allowed them to leverage attrition clauses to cancel contracts with lower liability, and saved millions of dollars in potential costs.   Now that…

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9 Event Marketing Plan Tips Every Planner Should Know

Even with the best of planning, an amazing event can miss your key objectives if you can’t get your target audience in the door. You’ve done the work to create a great event. You’ve followed your event planning checklist to a tee, ensured everyone will have a safe experience, and came up with some new and creative ways…

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How to Plan a Corporate Event: 8 Tips to Know

The time has come: you’ve been given the opportunity to plan a big event for your company that will leave employees feeling inspired and energized. That’s great! But if your normal responsibilities don’t include event planning, you may be feeling overwhelmed. Even after reading a thorough guide to corporate event planning, you may decide that…

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Wedding Planner Marketing: 7 Tips to Boost Your Business

Approximately 2 million weddings take place in the U.S. each year and, according to Wedding Wire, nearly one in three couples hire a wedding planner for their big day. In other words, the wedding industry is massive, and wedding planners are faced with tons of competition. Wondering how to stand out and boost your wedding…

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8 of the Most Impressive and Unique Virtual Event Examples

Virtual events are growing in popularity, and it doesn’t appear as if that’s going to change very soon. But as planners, venues, on-site teams, and everyone else involved in an event’s life cycle plan for a future full of virtual and hybrid events, there’s still a lot of unknown. That’s where these virtual event examples…

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6 Lead Management Tips You Need to Know

There are many avenues a prospect or lead will take along their journey. To effectively manage those leads, it’s crucial that organizations have a set of best practices. Use the lead management tips in this post to help your sales and marketing teams streamline their efforts and boost conversion rates. What is lead management? There…

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How to Become a Wedding Planner in 8 Simple Steps

Wedding planning is one of the toughest jobs in the events industry. It’s also one of the most important, as well as one of the most rewarding. Planners oversee almost every aspect of the wedding timeline. They’re in charge of doing everything they can to ensure that a couple’s wedding is everything they expect it…

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Top Corporate Event Management Tips

Corporate event management is about making the most of every event by bringing people together in memorable ways on behalf of a corporation. Corporate event planners take care of every little (and big!) detail from start to finish, to ensure the event delivers the best return on investment for their company. As a result, a…

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Safe Office Layout During COVID-19: 9 Must-Know Tips

The world is filled with uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic. What activities are still safe? How long until things return to normal? What will things look like when work-from-home orders are lifted and everyone starts going back into the office? How can employers create a safe office layout for their employees? While many questions…

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