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Brit Bertino
Jul 25, 2016

So You’ve Joined an Association: 3 Things You Should Do Next

Congratulations! You’ve done your research, you’ve networked, you’ve met people and decided to make it official and join an....More
Niki McKay of Blue Danube
Jul 20, 2016

Don't Do Rude: Niki McKay on the Power of Staying Polite

The #EventProf life is a life of doing all the things all at once. Sometimes it can be described as organized chaos. But manners matter. Here's why....More
Jul 19, 2016

2016 International Wedding Trends: Midyear Check-in

As weddings become more of a personal statement for many couples, we’re seeing more and more distinctive wedding styles--from vintage glam to fairy....More
Chris Stoddart of HiFly Photography
Jul 13, 2016

4 Things You Should Already be Using Drones for at Special Events

Drones have revolutionized the way moments can be captured and shared. Whereas just a few years ago the only options for aerial photography were....More
Dan Rose
Jul 11, 2016

Q&A on Corporate Social Responsibility in the Festival Industry

Festival season is in full swing, and organizers about the world are considering new ways in which they can improve their relationships with the....More
Jul 06, 2016

The Key to Staying Sane (and Productive!) During Peak Event Season

The good news is that sanity and productivity can go hand-in-hand as long as you’re committed to getting organized and maintaining priorities....More
Erinn Jones of CORT
Jul 05, 2016

7 Savvy Steps to Plan Your Summer Event

The sun is out and summer events are just around the corner. No matter what type of event you’re planning this season, summer brings a different vibe....More
Jun 29, 2016

LGBT Destinations on the Rise for Weddings

LGBT-friendly countries are seeing increased travel and tourism from weddings, honeymoons, conferences, and other special events....More
Jun 27, 2016

Keeping Summer Event Crowds Orderly, Safe—and Happy

If you're hosting a big summer event, you have big responsibilities to keep guests safe....More
Fabrice Orlando
Jun 22, 2016

Building a Solid Team For a Destination Event

Just like its at-home counterparts, a successful destination event requires teamwork--there is no such thing as a "one-man show" in the events....More
Niki McKay of Blue Danube
Jun 20, 2016

Leadership Lessons: How to Teach Intuition to Your Team

Are leaders born or can they be taught to lead? Niki McKay of Blue Danube weighs in....More
Jun 13, 2016

You’re a Business Owner--Own It!

So you want to start your own business? Niki McKay is about to test you on it....More
Erinn Jones of CORT
Jun 06, 2016

5 Smart Reasons to Rent Your Event Furniture

Why bother buying when there are so many good reasons to rent event furniture?....More
Jennifer Taylor
Jun 01, 2016

Something Borrowed, Something Blue: Wedding Traditions You Should Know

You can expect your couples to be asking about ways to incorporate traditions into their celebration, so it’s important to brush up on your wedding....More
Rebecca Hochreiter
May 31, 2016

The Keys to Building an Event Website that Attracts Millennials

You've got to get millennials where they live--and that means getting them online....More
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