Monthly Archives: August 2016

Guidepost Solutions: Olympics Lessons Learned: Is Your Event Planning Prepared For Today’s Challenges?

Tweet From Guidepost Solutions: While millions of people across the globe watched American Michael Phelps propel himself through the pool in record speeds or Jamaican runner Usain Bolt sprint to another gold medal in the 100 meters, scores of security … Continue reading

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Anything for hire: Hiring the right wedding planner

Tweet From the Anything For Hire blog: Planning a wedding is by far one of the most stressful tasks anyone will ever be appointed, with the logistics and itinerary being infamously difficulty. Known for taking the shine away from what … Continue reading

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Top 5 Blogs Every Event Planner Needs To Read

Tweet Top 5 Blogs Every Event Planner Needs To Read: Event planners are the backbone of every successful event, small and large. Most of the time though planners stay behind the scene, so special event guests rarely see directly the … Continue reading

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Pinterest: 5 Tips for Event Planning on a Budget

Tweet Pinterest has tons of tips, ideas, and inspiration for wedding and event planners. Follow this link to a board with plenty of all of that.

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BizBash: Why You Should Add Walking to Your Next Meeting or Event

Tweet The ‘walk and talk’ helps people at meetings learn more: The next time you have to organize a meeting or conference, take note: The most beneficial strategy may be to have participants walk as they talk. A recent study … Continue reading

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WalesOnline: Rugby player with love of history brings ancient Rome to Wales for his unsuspecting bride

Tweet Former Newport Gwent Dragons winger Matthew Pewtner planned the biggest day of his new wife Zoe’s life for TV show Don’t Tell the Bride: A former rugby player with a love of history brought a touch of ancient Rome … Continue reading

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Eventopedia: 5 Lessons The Olympics Can Teach EventProfs

Tweet The good, the bad, and the ugly from Rio offers lessons for event planners: Even the Greatest Show on Earth has to concentrate on getting event marketing right, and – some would argue – that the 2016 Olympics in … Continue reading

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Maximizing An Event’s Social Media Impact

Tweet Some good tips here on how to get your event attendees talking about your event on social media: ¤ Make sure your company and event websites are responsively designed. Your websites are a principal means of promotion and should … Continue reading

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Eventbrite: How to Gracefully Cancel an Event

Tweet From Eventbrite’s blog: We all know that unforeseen circumstances can get in the way of an event. Maybe your venue cancels on you at the last minute, or bad weather puts your attendees’ safety at risk. As part of … Continue reading

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BizBash:5 Crowd-Sourcing Apps for Events

Tweet From BizBash: Thanks to a host of resourceful crowd-sourcing apps, eventgoers are now sharing more than just the live experiences with their fellow attendees. From carpooling to even CPR assistance, here’s a look at some apps harnessing people power. … Continue reading

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