Special Events Blog http://specialevents.com/blog/3224/feed Here you'll find information, comments and advice from special event professionals around the world. en Shape up, event rental pros: Steve is watching you http://specialevents.com/blog/shape-event-rental-pros-steve-watching-you <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Be careful, event rental pros. Rental vet Steve Kohn knows your business--and he's watching your operations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/special-events-blog">Special Events Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/shape-event-rental-pros-steve-watching-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/shape-event-rental-pros-steve-watching-you#comments Rental special event rental best practices Special Events Blog Mon, 15 Dec 2014 23:36:00 +0000 20671 at http://specialevents.com 25 blog topic ideas for event and catering companies http://specialevents.com/blog/25-blog-topic-ideas-event-and-catering-companies <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>PR expert Anna Wickham of Charm House shares 25 topics for caterer and event planner blogs</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/special-events-blog">Special Events Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/25-blog-topic-ideas-event-and-catering-companies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/25-blog-topic-ideas-event-and-catering-companies#comments Catering topics for catering and event blogs Special Events Blog Tue, 09 Dec 2014 21:27:00 +0000 20551 at http://specialevents.com 4 modern trends your client expects you to follow http://specialevents.com/blog/4-modern-trends-your-client-expects-you-follow <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>It isn't enough for event professionals to be creative and hardworking. Today, you have to be fast, connected and deliver on a dime.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/special-events-blog">Special Events Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/4-modern-trends-your-client-expects-you-follow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/4-modern-trends-your-client-expects-you-follow#comments archive client management Special Events Blog Wed, 03 Dec 2014 07:47:00 +0000 20461 at http://specialevents.com When the show doesn't go on: Keeping cancellation costs in check http://specialevents.com/blog/when-show-doesnt-go-keeping-cancellation-costs-check <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Insurance expert Christian Phillips of Beazley Group shares tips on obtaining cancellation insurance for event problems such as failure of a performer to appear</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/special-events-blog">Special Events Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/when-show-doesnt-go-keeping-cancellation-costs-check" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/when-show-doesnt-go-keeping-cancellation-costs-check#comments archive special event cancellation insurance Special Events Blog Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:30:00 +0000 20391 at http://specialevents.com The anatomy of a successful event http://specialevents.com/blog/anatomy-successful-event <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>At NRG Digital we are often asked what components are essential for a successful event. Of course, there is no &ldquo;one size fits all&rdquo; solution as events vary, objectives differ, and crucially what one client measures success by, is not the same as another.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/special-events-blog">Special Events Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/anatomy-successful-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/anatomy-successful-event#comments archive anatomy of a special event NRG Digital Special Events Blog Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:35:00 +0000 20211 at http://specialevents.com Ready, set, organize: Four ways to streamline your event business in 2015 http://specialevents.com/blog/ready-set-organize-four-ways-streamline-your-event-business-2015 <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>You're working too hard! Business consultant Meghan Ely offers four tips to streamline your business in 2015</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/special-events-blog">Special Events Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/ready-set-organize-four-ways-streamline-your-event-business-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/ready-set-organize-four-ways-streamline-your-event-business-2015#comments archive event business management Special Events Blog Wed, 12 Nov 2014 10:01:00 +0000 20121 at http://specialevents.com The high cost of copyright infringement http://specialevents.com/blog/high-cost-copyright-infringement <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>If found guilty of copyright infringement, under the criminal portion of the law, or liable, under the civil portion, you may face a penalty of five years imprisonment and up to $250,000 in damages.</p> <p>Did we get your attention?</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/special-events-blog">Special Events Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/high-cost-copyright-infringement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/high-cost-copyright-infringement#comments music copyright Silver sizzle reel Special Events Blog Wed, 05 Nov 2014 03:49:00 +0000 20031 at http://specialevents.com Are you on your best behavior? http://specialevents.com/blog/are-you-your-best-behavior <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>How you behave at fellow producer's event—or any event, for that matter—really matters</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/special-events-blog">Special Events Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/are-you-your-best-behavior" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/are-you-your-best-behavior#comments archive special event producrion Special Events Blog Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:10:00 +0000 19911 at http://specialevents.com How to host a memorable reception: The Four Seasons' IMEX Red Party http://specialevents.com/blog/how-host-memorable-reception-four-seasons-imex-red-party <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Claire Harrington of Social Tables reviews a memorable IMEX 2014 party--the Four Seasons Las Vegas Red Party</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/special-events-blog">Special Events Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/how-host-memorable-reception-four-seasons-imex-red-party" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/how-host-memorable-reception-four-seasons-imex-red-party#comments Corporate Events Claire Harrington Four Seasons Red Party IMEX 2014 Social Tables Special Events Blog Wed, 22 Oct 2014 01:34:00 +0000 19861 at http://specialevents.com Preparing your business for same-sex weddings http://specialevents.com/blog/preparing-your-business-same-sex-weddings <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Meghan Ely gives tips to wedding professionals on how to prepare their business to handle same-sex weddings</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/special-events-blog">Special Events Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/preparing-your-business-same-sex-weddings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/preparing-your-business-same-sex-weddings#comments Weddings same-sex wedding business Special Events Blog Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:52:00 +0000 19761 at http://specialevents.com