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Erin Van Schepen
Mar 04, 2015

8 things to avoid when planning for portable restrooms

Outdoor events of any size usually require portable restrooms. While this necessity seems easy enough to plan for, there are several missteps that....More
Joshua Needle
Feb 24, 2015

The 5 social media do’s and don’ts for event planners

Joshua Needle of Birthdays and Bottles shares five essential do's and don'ts of social media for event planner....More
Chris Cavanaugh of FreemanXP
Feb 17, 2015

Strong and getting stronger: Using social media to build brands

Chris Cavanaugh, executive vice president of brand strategy and insights for FreemanXP, discusses social media in brand building for corporate events....More
Feb 10, 2015

Celebrity bookings – the inside track

All business owners, charity organizations sports clubs and big brands want their name to stand proud of the crowd. Increasingly so in the modern....More
Feb 03, 2015

Insider’s tips for kicking off the year of the ram 2015

It's the Year of the Ram--let's get rolling on a lunar New Year party!....More
Lisa Hurley
Jan 28, 2015

Truly intelligent design: A tribute to Richard Carbotti

Last week marked one-year anniversary of the loss of one of the bright lights of special events, Richard Carbotti. I was proud to be part of the....More
Jan 27, 2015

Protect your wedding and event planning business with four powerful contract clauses

Attorney Matthew Villmer gives tips on four essential clauses for contracts for special events....More
Jan 21, 2015

Stop asking if your event was a success

I hope that the holiday season brought you plenty of perks, like a sudden uptick in events on your calendar. However, as you worked your way through....More
Anna Wickham of Charm House
Jan 13, 2015

How to use a single event to effectively market your event or catering company

Don't just create an event--create a social media campaign to go with it, and you'll win more clients....More
Jan 06, 2015

The key to longevity in the event business

Christine Yodsukar gives tips on making a business survive in special events....More
Meghan Ely
Dec 24, 2014

Wedding industry trends to watch in 2015

PR expert Meghan Ely shares her insights on major trends for wedding industry professionals in 2015....More
Steve Kohn
Dec 15, 2014

Shape up, event rental pros: Steve is watching you

Be careful, event rental pros. Rental vet Steve Kohn knows your business--and he's watching your operations....More
Anna Wickham
Dec 09, 2014

25 blog topic ideas for event and catering companies

PR expert Anna Wickham of Charm House shares 25 topics for caterer and event planner blogs....More
Shadiah Sigala of HoneyBook
Dec 03, 2014

4 modern trends your client expects you to follow

It isn't enough for event professionals to be creative and hardworking. Today, you have to be fast, connected and deliver on a dime....More
Christian Phillips
Nov 25, 2014

When the show doesn't go on: Keeping cancellation costs in check

Insurance expert Christian Phillips of Beazley Group shares tips on obtaining cancellation insurance for event problems such as failure of a....More
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