We’ve all been in that early morning meeting that has gone on and on and there’s nothing you rather do than just bolt. It has probably gone all awry because you feel like there has been no point to it all, like that clichéd rudderless ship.
Most of my clients asked me this question before, “What differentiates a good event management platform from an average one?”. Then I told them about data management. If you have an one-off event and decide that you will never have another similar event in the future, then you need not read further. However, if you are keen on event marketing and want to leverage events for generating business, you must not miss this article. An event management platform with integrated CRM will be key to your success.
As with any operation or business that you will run in your career, ensuring a high level of quality across your products is of the utmost importance. In fact, even at the early stages of your company’s existence, you can ride through storms of the lack of quantity of contracts or a less than healthy financial situation. However, it is my firm belief that if you get the quality control aspect of your business right, then the appropriate results will naturally follow. In this article, we discuss three simple ways to ensure your events are always at a high level of quality.
As someone who’s spent a lot of his life onstage, I speak from personal experience when I say that one of the worst things for any performer is to have to play to an empty hall. Needless, really, to say, that’s far worse for an event planner to experience in a way as the repercussions extend to and include professional pride and financial culpability. And on that happy note, let’s think about ways to avoid this doomsday scenario and how you can be confident that your guests will be there for the stellar event you have prepared.
It is possibly true that in this digital age “space” has come to be understood differently. What used to be the sole domain of physical areas like buildings or open parks can now be expanded to the online arena. Nevertheless, the vast majority of events are still physical events and physical events need venues. Let’s dedicate this article to what you should look for when scouting an event venue.
As highly-functioning members of a society (most of the time), we inevitably run into situations where we find ourselves on tight schedules or simply running out of time. In a business as hectic as event management tends to be, this can be multiplied many times when deadlines or event dates draw closer and a tsunami of elements suddenly engulf you.
As you tour around this site and read all the fantastic articles on event management, you might be (or might not be, to be fair,) struck with the raging question about the essentiality of an event manager.
Cost is always a big concern for event organizers, regardless of the event scale. That might be the reason why many shun the idea of paying extra bucks for an event management software, or opt for free tools. However, if you were a designer, would you choose to subscribe to Adobe Photoshop or use free Microsoft Paint?