The meetings and events community on YouTube is blowing up. For planners, it’s becoming increasingly important to stay at the forefront of new marketing trends. That’s why we’ve pulled together some of the best Youtube channels for event planners to follow for new event ideas and inspiration. Our list takes into account the number of subscribers the channel has, the number of videos they feature, and the helpfulness of the content.
Check Out 10 YouTube Channels for Event Planners to Gain a Competitive Advantage:
Melanie Woodward, founder and event planner, created Event Planning Blueprint as a result of building her event planning business. She has planned events around the world, worked with celebrities and sports professionals and managed multi-million dollar events. These tools showcase Melanie’s unique ability to create efficiencies while adding value and avoiding common business mistakes. Those who use Event Planning Blueprint will save not only time and money, they will demonstrate a level of professionalism that reflects years of event planning experience.
2. The Caterer
Watch exclusive videos from the hospitality industry, including recipe masterclasses, celebrity and Michelin chef interviews, hotel tours, and kitchen designs from the leading weekly trade title Caterer and Hotelkeeper.
Endless Entertainment creates the equation through quality, trust, and ease. They take care of every aspect of the event from the entertainment to jaw-dropping production. This channel features the popular event-icons series, where each week 4 industry experts share their insight into the world of meetings and events. Founded in 2007 by Will Curran, Endless Entertainment is focused on to provide the perfect A/V service for meetings and events.
The #1 software for planners and properties to work together online, Social Tables is the industry leading provider of cloud-based hospitality software that positions venues to work more collaboratively and efficiently with their event and meeting customers. More than 300,000 unique users rely on the desktop and mobile product line which includes 2D and 3D room diagramming; business intelligence for hotels; and event attendee management.
The IMEX Group YouTube Channel is the home of IMEX TV and all video content produced by the IMEX Group. Here you will find videos about both IMEX in Frankfurt and IMEX America including interviews with key industry professionals, educational sessions, and news releases. We add videos all year round so please check back often.
6. Quick Mobile
QuickMobile is transforming meetings and events around the world. Whether it’s increasing attendee participation, building loyalty or generating revenue, meeting professionals leverage our solutions to create richer experiences, extending events into a year-long conversation and fostering lasting relationships with their audiences.
Catersource is the leading B2B resource for caterers and offers quality support to the growing catering market. This channel features highlights from our live events, including our annual Conference & Tradeshow in Las Vegas
BizBash is North America’s #1 source of ideas, news, and resources for event and meeting professionals. Each month nearly 200,000 unique users look to BizBash for venue discovery, event style, technology, and tools for their next event. Our channel headlines the latest news, ideas, and event coverage from the BizBash editors.
The YouTube Channel for Event Manager Blog, a major publication for event professionals. How To’s, Event Technology & Trends. Plan awesome events & boost your career. Join the largest community of event planners worldwide.
Event Uncovered TV features a series of interviews with industry leaders hosted by Silvia Pellegrini. The channel features videos on a variety of topics, from using event technology to meeting and event design.
Now You’re Ready to Get the Best Inspiration on Youtube from Top Event Channels!
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In terms of skills, the most important are: organization, networking, flexibility, creativity, and customer focus.
The biggest factors in an event planner’s success are the ability to put oneself in the shoes of the attendee, and the ability to execute on what’s necessary to make that attendee experience as good as possible.