Eventskill

by confrenz.com

February 2014

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Current trends in the trade show market

The trade show market has been keeping strong, with year 2013 seeing the 11th consecutive quarter with growth, as observed by the Center for Exhibition Industry Research. The industry is also being shaped by new trends and influenced by technology more than ever.

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Smooth party planning tips

Organizing events calls for a good deal of versatility – apart from conferences and summits, there are many other types of events out there which require careful thought and skill to pull off. Even though there are thousands of parties thrown for whatever occasion, a well-organized party planner can be worth their weight in gold. Taking care of a party and its guests is somewhat different than other events – it’s often more intimate, informal and it’s all about everyone having a good time.

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How to avoid things going wrong at the event

Things going wrong at the event – what to look out for

In the ocean of things to take care of as an event planner, you can imagine that there are hundreds of situations for things to go awry. An attempt to compile an exhaustive list of problems you may face would probably take weeks to finish, but there are indeed some patterns that you can see repeated over and over again. That’s sort of the essence of the job – far more things go wrong than they ever go right. Your job as the organizer is to constantly improve the way you handle obstacles and mishaps.

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7 things to prepare when you organize an outdoor event.

Sometimes an event provides a much better experience for your attendees if instead of setting it in a large conference hall, you invite them to an enchanting, spacious outdoor spot. It helps people feel more comfortable and less formal, making for cherishable moments at your event. However, there are also pitfalls to watch out for, as outdoor activities can be very easily spoiled and need taking care of a number of details that might turn out to have a vital importance in the end. In short, these are some of the points to bear in mind when you decide to ditch the usual venue and go for the al fresco:

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