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The past few months have been a rollercoaster and there will be no change to that. The entire event sector is bleeding and we are not spared either. Nevertheless, we continue to dream of a bright future for events.
24 Great Menu Cards for Your Conference Dinner
It takes attention to detail and an exquisite approach to create an enjoyable dining experience. And while the food at your event is certainly important, it isn’t enough to impress your attendees.
Do Detection Dogs Save the Event Industry? Dog Nose Finds Coronavirus in Sweat
Tracking dogs will soon be able to identify people infected with the coronavirus. By the end of August, corona detection dogs in Belgian would be ready for use, for example at mass events as soon as they are allowed again.
International Event Industry Turns Red on August 11
The events supply chain is on the brink of collapse and urgently needs more support to survive the Covid-19 crisis. Join the growing collective of organisations, companies and freelancers to get our industry's voice heard and increase our chances of receiving further support.
Conference Compass launches #OneCommunity Virtual Event Platform
Conference Compass launched one of the most powerful platforms for virtual and live events! You can now effortlessly turn your events into empowering experiences with your own inclusive, intuitive, and customisable #OneCommunity Virtual Event Platform.
Biggest Tech Trade Show CES will go Virtual in 2021
It's official: CES, the largest technology exhibition in the world, will present the latest digital gadgets in 2021 virtually. The Consumer Technology Association (CTA), which is organizing the event, has announced that the in-person event will be canceled.
Move on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, here is the 'eventplanner.net app'
You have a few minutes to swipe on your smartphone. You hesitate, Facebook, Instagram or Twitter? Do not hesitate any longer and open the brand new eventplanner.net app from now on. As an event professional, you have everything you need with this application.
German Experiment Wants to Make Concerts Possible Again
German researchers want to research how larger events can be organised again in the near future. Without the coronavirus being able to spread.
The Future of Brand Activations? The Drive Through Pop-Up
The pandemic has drastically altered the way live experiences are produced and - while festivals are on hold - GDX Studios is working to find alternative ways brands can still connect with their audiences.
TIP! - Checklist Event Budget
Drawing up a budget is a continuous, on-going process. It is best to start with a global approximation of costs. Do this before you ask for price tenders. This will allow you to check whether or not you are approaching your project realistically.
TIP! - Project Management for Events
The organising of an event can quickly become a complex challenge involving many different parties. As overall organiser, you must possess the necessary project management skills to coordinate the activities of all these different people.
TIP! - Which Dress Code at Your Event?
In most cases, your guests will be free to dress as they please. In most cases but not always. Sometimes, a particular type of clothing will contribute to the atmosphere of your event or may be necessary because of specific (weather) conditions.
TIP! - Avoid Blunders on Your Event's Guest List
Compiling a guest list is time-consuming work. However, you cannot afford to make mistakes. It is an unforgivable sin to forget someone who should be invited.
TIP! - Tips for the Invitations of Your Event
A good invitation must be eye-catching, intriguing and exciting. Try to persuade your target group with a combination of rational and emotional arguments. Why should they come to your event? How can you persuade them to give up some of their precious free time?
TIP! - Entertainment Checklist for Events
There is much more to organising your entertainment than simply finding the acts that are appropriate to your objectives, target group and budget. You also need to take account of a number of practical matters.
TIP! - How to Choose a Party Caterer?
You don't choose a (party) caterer haphazardly. Also at an event, the love of the participants goes through the stomach. Catering is therefore very important and must match the objective of your event and the target group. What should you pay attention to?
TIP! - How Much Drinks and Snacks Should You Provide at a Party or Event?
Nothing is so annoying for a guest as to stand hungrily before an empty buffet that has been plundered by others or to receive a microscopic piece of meat when you feel that you could eat a horse.
TIP! - Outsource your Event or Do It Yourself?
You can either opt to organise an event yourself with the help of your colleagues or you can decide to call in an external events agency to do it for you (known as 'outsourcing'). Both choices have advantages and disadvantages.
How to Help Your Speakers Create Great Presentations without Annoying Them
There are lots of disappointing experiences people may have when attending an event, but there’s nothing worse than listening to a world-known professional deliver an average speech accompanied by a low-quality presentation.
How to Stay in Touch with Your Attendees after the Event
How much time and thought do you typically put into planning and managing your events? Probably a lot. Planning an event is pretty much the same as building, promoting, and selling a product.