drawing of flowers, table and chair at wedding

Wedding receptions are, to many, an exciting party filled with socializing, dancing, and great food and drinks. But they don’t just happen. They start with a layout. A fun and practical wedding reception layout helps maximize both indoor and outdoor space at a venue while providing ample room for the many different activities that will…

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digital drawing of event planning notebook

Event planning is a challenging profession, and sometimes a little inspiration is needed to help to get through the peaks and valleys, no matter how rewarding they may be. So whether you’re just starting out as an event planner or you’re looking for ways to refresh your established business, these 22 event planning quotes are…

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rendering of calculator and documents for event budgeting

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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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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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 working on laptop

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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rendering of a wedding aisle

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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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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Creative outdoor event ideas

It’s no surprise that interest in outdoor events peaks in summer months. The promise of outdoor events such as picnics, festivals, and sporting events, can bring a smile to anyone’s face. They appeal to our senses and feelings of nostalgia, from the smells of food grilling to the soft grass and cold water lapping against our…

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Cloud storage tips for events

You have event contracts, and guest lists, and event photographs, and…we could go on. But the point is, you’re juggling a lot of assets when it comes to managing an event from start to finish. And with COVID-19 driving more people to work from home, your whole work environment is probably very different from before.…

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