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14 Academic Conference Mistakes and How To Avoid Them

Academic conferences are an essential part of academia. They remain the primary means for academics to exchange ideas, share new…

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Film Screening: How to Organise a Film Screening

There are many reasons to organise a film screening or community cinema event; from gaining exposure for the film and…

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8 Ways to Cut Event Costs

Budgets are increasingly tight for event planners. It’s something we are all struggling with. Rather than feeling pressured into cutting…

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Surviving Short Lead Times in Events & Conferencing

  Time management for event planners   As an event planner you’ll be well aware that most clients underestimate the…

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Using LinkedIn for Event Marketing

If you’re organising a business conference or networking event, disregarding LinkedIn for event marketing could be a big mistake, especially…

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How to Run a Successful Meetup at Scale

Do you run a successful meetup group that you’re keen to grow into a larger event? Perhaps you started yours in…

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How to run a comedy night

With the comedy scene more popular than ever, there is an audience hungry to spend their time and money on…

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The Rise and Fall of the Unique, Unusual & Funky Venue

As event planners, we are always looking for ways to shake things up to deliver memorable events. Over the past decade,…

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15 Remarkable Old Photos of London

To paraphrase Samuel Johnson: if you’re tired of London then you are tired of life. As a city, it has…

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How to Choose the Best Speakers for Your Event

Selecting the right guest speaker for your event can be the difference between pats on the back and slow shakes…

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10 Types of Client You will Encounter as an Event Planner

In your career as an event planner you will have come across a whole range of clients. Most will be…

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How to Organise Training Events & Increase Engagement

Training is a great way to develop and enhance skills amongst employees. It also plays a vital role in engaging…

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How to Deal with Exhibitors at Conferences and Events

Attracting exhibitors to your event is hard. Making sure they remain happy in the run up to and on the…

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How to make your event more Green

A large event can generate huge amounts of unnecessary waste, adding to an already alarming amount produced each year in this…

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Why Event Planning is the Toughest Job in the World

Event planning is a stressful job and we mean STRESSFUL. A recent study from the U.S recruitment site CareerCast agrees,…

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Organising Academic Conferences

There are many reasons why you would want to organise an academic conference: you get to play a key roll…

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Corporate Event Planning Guide

Whether you’re planning an event for your employees and key partners or an external corporate event to raise the profile…

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How to Run a TEDx Event

Ideas have always been pivotal to the success of an event: the exciting visions brought to life by speakers but…

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How to Draw Media Attention to Third Sector Events

It’s important to have a third sector that has the power to impact social change and improve the lives of…

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Using Social Media for Networking – A Guide for Event Professionals

As an event professional you will know just how important your connections and contacts are. Without them, we are nothing….

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