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What Is a Keynote Speaker and How Do You Find One?

With the power to influence, energize, ignite, and even empower an audience, an impactful keynote speech has the potential to make or break an event’s success. But what is a keynote speaker, exactly, and how do you go about finding the right one? Let’s find out.  In this post, we take a deep dive into…

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14 College Event Ideas Students Will Actually Attend

Wondering how to throw events that college students will actually want to attend? It’s time to shift your perspective. Whether you’re an event planner, a professor or faculty member, or anyone else involved in collegiate affairs, these 14 simple yet effective college event ideas are just what you need to boost attendance and engagement. Whether…

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The Complete Guide to Early Bird Registration for Events

Successfully marketing an event relies on creating and capturing demand throughout the entire event registration process. Breaking down event marketing into stages allows event planners to appeal to different audiences at different times throughout the registration process. Starting with early bird registration offers, successful event planners generate buzz and accelerate sales in the earliest stages of the…

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How to Plan a Concert in 10 Steps

As far as events go, those with live music are some of the most engaging and entertaining for attendees. But without the right plan in place, they can also be the most likely to hit some bumps in the road. That’s why we put together this guide on how to plan a concert. With more elements…

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How to Plan an Outdoor Event in 10 Steps

Whether it’s an outdoor wedding, a corporate event, or even a family gathering, outdoor events are a great way to take advantage of nature and do something a little different. But while they tend to be a bit more casual than their indoor counterparts, planning for them is anything but. Want to learn how to…

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How to Plan a Workshop: 22 Tips to Know

Whether you’re a full-time event planner or you’re just getting started, this guide on how to plan a workshop is what you need to bring this special type of event to life. First, let’s clear up any confusion. The term workshop is commonly used to describe many different types of events. But according to Merriam-Webster,…

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How Much Do Wedding Planners Make? 7 Factors That Impact Salary

According to sites like Comparably, ZipRecruiter, and Salary.com, the average wedding planner salary ranges from $14 per hour to $420,000 per year, which doesn’t really answer the question on the minds of anyone trying to get into the industry: How much do wedding planners make, exactly? For careers like wedding planning, there’s a lot that…

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How to Throw a Virtual Birthday Party in 9 Steps

If someone you know has a birthday coming up, you may feel like they’re going to miss out on having a big celebration with friends and family. And if you’re planning on hosting a party for that person, you may be wondering how to do so safely during a global pandemic. Thankfully, with new technology…

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