Event Tools http://specialevents.com/taxonomy/term/7398/more en You Can Say That Again: Tips on Handling Translation Services http://specialevents.com/event-tools/you-can-say-again-tips-handling-translation-services <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>With events and meetings drawing from around the world, you might soon find yourself struggling to find the best approach for translating a presentation into various languages. </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/event-tools/you-can-say-again-tips-handling-translation-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/event-tools/you-can-say-again-tips-handling-translation-services#comments Event Tools Mon, 05 Dec 2016 20:27:00 +0000 31331 at http://specialevents.com Photo by Leventalbas / © Getty Images 9 Tech Tips for Your Event Production Checklist http://specialevents.com/blog/9-tech-tips-your-event-production-checklist <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Here, nine smart items for your event production checklist from tech pro Gene Lundberg of Aquarian Production</div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/9-tech-tips-your-event-production-checklist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/9-tech-tips-your-event-production-checklist#comments Event Tools The Special Event Show Aquarian Production event tech checklist Gene Lundgren Special Events Blog Wed, 09 Nov 2016 17:47:00 +0000 31071 at http://specialevents.com New Lightweight, Portable LED Sign Available http://specialevents.com/event-tools/new-lightweight-portable-led-sign-available <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>New from Information Station Specialists, the Lightning LED message sign is designed to be &quot;ultra-portable,&quot; the manufacturer says, and thanks to its compact size can be positioned in locations where trailer-mounted LED signs cannot.</p></div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/event-tools/new-lightweight-portable-led-sign-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/event-tools/new-lightweight-portable-led-sign-available#comments Event Tools Tue, 08 Nov 2016 09:07:00 +0000 31041 at http://specialevents.com The Power of 'Strategic Narrative' for Your Business http://specialevents.com/blog/power-strategic-narrative-your-business <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>In the special event business, perhaps more so than any other industry, we are sought after for our ability to sell the story. <strong>And this comes from being able to <em>tell</em> the story.</strong> Never before has the power of story-telling been more pertinent in branding and marketing than now and to our industry. <strong>Your strategic narrative (or lack thereof) can make or break you.</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/power-strategic-narrative-your-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/power-strategic-narrative-your-business#comments Event Tools The Special Event Show using strategic narrative to strengthen a business Special Events Blog Tue, 01 Nov 2016 10:52:00 +0000 30961 at http://specialevents.com Going Green with Eco-friendly Lighting Design http://specialevents.com/blog/going-green-eco-friendly-lighting-design <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p><img alt="Igal Sapir" src="/site-files/specialevents.com/files/uploads/2016/09/19/Sapir_Igal_PORTRAIT.jpg" style="width: 172px; height: 214px; float: left;" />These days, the environment is no longer a mere afterthought--if anything, events are more and more being designed in a way that reduces their footprint. <strong>From compostable flatware to e-invitations, going green is a growing concern for all aspects of event production.</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/going-green-eco-friendly-lighting-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/going-green-eco-friendly-lighting-design#comments Lighting eco-conscious lighting lighting design special events Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:06:00 +0000 30821 at http://specialevents.com Keys to Managing Multi-Day Special Events http://specialevents.com/blog/keys-managing-multi-day-special-events <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p><strong><img alt="Fabrice Orlando" src="/site-files/specialevents.com/files/uploads/2016/09/19/Orlando_Fabrice_PORTRAIT.jpg" style="width: 180px; height: 224px; float: left;" />In many cultures, multi-day events are the norm--however, coordinating a three-day event is not quite the same as planning a one-night celebration. </strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/keys-managing-multi-day-special-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/keys-managing-multi-day-special-events#comments Event Tools The Special Event Show Cocoon Events Management Group Fabrice Orlando multi-day special events Special Events Blog Thu, 13 Oct 2016 09:01:00 +0000 30751 at http://specialevents.com Top Tech Apps of 2016--Part III http://specialevents.com/blog/top-tech-apps-2016-part-iii <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p><img alt="Kevin Dennis" src="/site-files/specialevents.com/files/uploads/2016/09/19/Dennis_Kevin_PORTRAIT.jpg" style="width: 236px; height: 294px; float: left;" />When you&rsquo;re looking for the right tools for streamlining your company, it might require a bit of experimenting until you find the best fit. Luckily, there are so many options that are available for all of your needs.</p></div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/top-tech-apps-2016-part-iii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/top-tech-apps-2016-part-iii#comments Event Tools apps for special events Fantasy Sound Services Kevin Dennis Special Events Blog Tue, 04 Oct 2016 00:55:00 +0000 30621 at http://specialevents.com How to Tap Into Your Creativity for Special Events http://specialevents.com/blog/how-tap-your-creativity-special-events <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Great creative people doesn’t focus on the creative rut; rather, they put their focus on getting out of it and finding their next dose of motivation.</div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/how-tap-your-creativity-special-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/how-tap-your-creativity-special-events#comments Event Tools The Special Event Show creativity in special event Special Events Blog Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:39:00 +0000 30591 at http://specialevents.com Finding a Balance Between Event Design with Planning http://specialevents.com/blog/finding-balance-between-event-design-planning <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p><strong><img alt="Kim Sayatovic" src="/site-files/specialevents.com/files/uploads/2016/09/19/Sayatovic_Kim_PORTRAIT.jpg" style="width: 170px; height: 211px; float: left;" />We all know the two stages of putting together a successful event: </strong>the design and the planning. Each of these components is equally important to achieving the client&rsquo;s goals, but it&rsquo;s important to keep them in a fine balance--especially when you&rsquo;re handling both sides of the coin.</p></div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/finding-balance-between-event-design-planning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/finding-balance-between-event-design-planning#comments Event Tools event professionals finding balance between design and planning Special Events Blog Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:55:00 +0000 30521 at http://specialevents.com New Waterproof Glass, Chalkboard Markers Available http://specialevents.com/event-tools/new-waterproof-glass-chalkboard-markers-available <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The new Securit line of waterproof glass and chalkboard markers from American Metalcraft are designed to be waterproof, smudge-proof and fade-proof. </p></div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/event-tools/new-waterproof-glass-chalkboard-markers-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/event-tools/new-waterproof-glass-chalkboard-markers-available#comments Event Tools Tue, 20 Sep 2016 10:20:00 +0000 30441 at http://specialevents.com