Eventskill

by confrenz.com

January 2014

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Don’t let your creativity go – how to stay on top of your mind

Being in the events industry is by no means a routine job. To stay ahead of the game, you’ll need to display a lot of creative skills. It’s required to come up with new engaging ideas for each event that you run, so it’s necessary to keep your finger on the pulse of what the industry’s up to.

It’s natural that the creative flow isn’t always there in your mind, and event the most experienced professionals face the moments when they need some external sources of inspiration. Indeed, there are a few ways in which you can help your brain get on the right vibes to wow your attendees.

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5 ways to attract attendees to your event

As your event is approaching, the key thing is to create this buzz around it that makes everyone talk about it. There are, indeed, scores of ways to do it well and keep it going – that’s when we all reach out to marketing specialists. But any professional also needs to have a pretty good idea about things that matter to your attendees, as this also should influence the way you create your events.

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4 ways to go green with your event

Greenhosue gas emission has been the talk of the town for a while now and as a result, being green is the demand that’s here to stay in the event industry. Apart from hundreds of events focused on sustainability and environment-friendly solutions in tens of industries, the general tendency now is that your event should go green. Here are a few things to do if you want to express your concern about our planet’s condition.

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4 skills it takes to be a great event planner

Posted on January 2, 2014

An event planner is the person who will take care of all these minute details we can’t get our heads around. It’s a complex, stressful, but also a very rewarding job. It also takes some excellent skills and experience to throw the best parties or top-class conferences for senior-lever delegates. What is it then about event profs that lets them handle the job? What does it take to organize unforgettable experiences for each and every guest of an event? This list enumerates the key characteristics of an event planner we’d all want to hire for our wedding, company meeting or a conference:

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6 steps you can’t forget while organizing an event

Posted on January 2, 2014

There is no shortcut when it comes to event organization. This will always require checking off hundreds of bigger and smaller points on your to-do lists. There are, however, a lot of things that are unchangeable – you’ll always have them on your list, whether you’re running a meetup for a local community or a high-profile finance summit. They need to be thought over and determined before you start talking to the vendors that you’ll work with.

The steps below will in practice unfold into another sub-lists with further details to take care of. Nevertheless, use this mini-guide when you’re about to start with your new project and are in two minds about the essentials.

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How to get the networking right

Posted on January 1, 2014

With all the different types of events, there are a few common things we all count on while participating. One of the most prominent ones, the very purpose for many to consider attending a conference or meetup is networking. There’s always been a lot of talk about the subject, as reactions to it are as different as people’s personalities. It’s of little doubt, however, that networking is the of fundamental importance and while at an event, you should try to make much use of it.

For some people, the idea of getting together with as many fellow participants as possible is what gives them the thrills. For others, the shy ones, it’s as unpleasant as it gets. Some just want to do their business and see hard numbers, some are there getting valuable feedback from people in-the-know. So, how to do the networking right? What should you get out of it?

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