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How to Put on a Literature Festival

The UK is famous for its literary festivals. We are lucky to have dedicated people and organisations with the passion…

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13 Brutalist Architecture Instagram Accounts to Follow

Love the concrete? Barmy about the Breton brut? Brutalist architecture is a glorious coming together of uncompromising bulk and subtle…

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How to Start your Career in Event Management

If you’re looking for a job that’s full of creativity, variety and exciting opportunities, you may be considering event management…

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Planning an International Conference

With international collaboration becoming more common, many event planners will be expected to organise at least one international event during…

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How to use Facebook to market your events

So, you’re already well aware that you need to include social media event marketing in your strategy, but you’re just…

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Major Donor Fundraising

How To Organise Major Donor Events to Attract & Retain High Value Supporters Attracting major donors to your cause is…

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How to produce a dance show

With the rise of dance competition TV shows more people are choosing to leave their sofas behind and go out…

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How to use Snapchat for event marketing

According to Snapchat’s CEO Evan Spiegel, more than 25% of UK Smartphone users are now on Snapchat. This makes it the third…

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How to encourage networking at events

Events and conferences are as much about networking (and socialising) as they are the sessions. Most attendees will only judge…

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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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