Monthly Archives: May 2013

“Gatsby” Themed Events To Be Big This Year?

Tweet According to the respondents in an online poll at Special Events, a Great Gatsby revival is coming. The new Baz Luhrmann movie “The Great Gatsby,” which opens this week, might not be getting the best reviews. But its ebullient, … Continue reading

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Wedding Planning Tips Galore

Tweet Several articles today about wedding planning, what to do and what not to do. Of course you could always do yoga like Jennifer Anniston to relieve stress but what else can you do? Well, KCRA in Sacramento has some … Continue reading

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Splash challenging Eventbrite

Tweet The Facebook of event planning? The event-planning service Splash is giving Eventbrite a run for its money. Not only can event planners sell tickets, but each event page can have photo galleries, contact management, and promotion services. “Splash aims … Continue reading

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Froomzblog: Technology’s Love-Hate Relationship with the Event Planning Industry

Tweet On dealing with everyone being accessible to everybody, anytime. “In an industry that touts itself as being relationship-based (it is after all an industry all about “human connections”), technology has actually made the relationships less valuable because now EVERYONE … Continue reading

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David’s Bridal Expands “My Event” To Mobile Users

Tweet David’s Bridal announced an expansion of their “My Event” wedding planning guide: David’s Bridal, the foremost bridal authority which outfits more than a third of the nation’s brides, recently announced the expansion of My Event for mobile users. Powered … Continue reading

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Event Planners As MacGyver

Tweet For 19 years Babette Hiles was the Director of Special Events for the University of Illinois. As she retired, she reflected on her career in special events. “The people I work with – sometimes we think we’re like MacGyver,” … Continue reading

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Scott: Project Manage Your Event Planning

Tweet Over at Smartsheet.com, Lindsay Scott says event planning is a lot like project management: The simplest lesson we learnt, one that made us change our whole event management approach, was that team members needed to know where we were … Continue reading

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