Posts Categorized: Event Tips

The Most Common Technology Failures and How We Should Avoid Them

The Most Common Technology Failures and How We Should Avoid Them

May 18, 2018

That’s right…I said we. Meaning your organization and mine. Some of the problems described below have easy fixes, while others require more prudent planning. I’m certain that you’ve experienced all of them — either hosting or attending an event. The most common problems fall into four categories: Sound, Projector, Presentation and Lighting. Sound Microphone Problems […]

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How to Have the Best Trade Show Booth AND Cut Down on Drayage Costs

How to Have the Best Trade Show Booth AND Cut Down on Drayage Costs

May 14, 2018

Trade shows are a great way to meet a massive number of prospects in one location over a two or three days period. However, given the competitiveness of getting attendees to your booth, cost of each trade show and those darn drayage fees, it shouldn’t be a surprise that you need to find ways to […]

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What Event Planners can Learn from Super Bowl Tech Planning

What Event Planners can Learn from Super Bowl Tech Planning

February 9, 2018

Last Sunday, approximately 65,000 fans crammed into U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis to watch Super Bowl LII. Regardless of whether they rooted for the Eagles or the Patriots, most participants had something in common: they were connected to the world through their mobile devices. Here is a brief synopsis of how technology was used that […]

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Questions to Answer Before Scheduling Your Next Meeting

Questions to Answer Before Scheduling Your Next Meeting

December 8, 2017

Meetings are an integral part of professional life. They are places where new information is conveyed, decisions are made, and strategic breakthroughs are formulated. However, most meetings are still poorly planned and ineffectively executed. If you want to be a shining star in your company or association, ask and answer the following five questions when […]

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8 Budgeting Tips for Event Planners

8 Budgeting Tips for Event Planners

October 6, 2017

You have received a some bad news: the event you are hosting in early 2018 just got a budget cut of 15% due to a shift in marketing funding by your boss’ boss. While it is certainly something you are disappointed about, now is the time to kick it into creative gear about ways you […]

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6 Key Questions about Livestreaming All Event Planners Have

6 Key Questions about Livestreaming All Event Planners Have

August 2, 2017

  It Isn’t As Scary As You Think If you have considered videotaping an event in the past,  you may have become quickly overwhelmed thinking of all of the pieces and parts necessary to make it happen. Hiring a professional videographer, securing video equipment, making sure the lighting and sound was right, and – most […]

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