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Planning an Exciting and Effective Corporate Retreat in 2023 and 2024: Checklist, Process, Tips, and Fun Activities

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It’s a Monday and you haven’t had enough of your weekend fun. You fight your way in against traffic to log in at exactly 8 AM. You proceed directly to your desk in front of your PC to start your work. Then you are at your desk for the next seven to eight hours. You may take a break for half to an hour during lunch and maybe some short coffee breaks. And this goes on until Friday to be repeated the next work week.

That’s only a five-line story about a typical work week for an office job, but you can already anticipate the exhaustion of that mundane situation for yourself or other members of your team sitting at your desks all week and looking forward to years of sitting at a desk, while trying to be engaged and productive. It can be hard to stay focused or motivated

And this is not just you. 

According to a study, many corporate workers are experiencing prolonged sitting fatigue alongside an increased risk of acquiring hypertension and some musculoskeletal disorder symptoms. 

Furthermore, the same study suggests that prolonged sitting behavior increases job dissatisfaction. And if this isn’t alarming enough, prolonged sitting can furthermore drain brain power and stifle creativity. Sticking up within the 4 corners of your office isn’t only physically unhealthy but also mentally ineffective. Read More

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Planning Event Registration for A Golf Tournament 101

Golf can be more than just a sport. The game of golf can be a wonderful bonding opportunity for the whole family. Adults can play with children since it does not require adult strength or specialized accuracy (it does require patience).

Being hailed as the 10th most popular sport in the world, it’s no question that a lot of nonprofits and charities use golf tournaments as a means to raise funds. However, though planning a golf tournament fundraiser can be fun, it is no easy task. 

As an event planner, you are required to research, organize, and manage the charity golf tournament. These responsibilities can be overwhelming but with the right advice and tips, you are on your way to success.

But why would you even plan a golf tournament? What makes a golf tournament better than other types of fundraising events Read More

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Workshop Planning: How to Design and Conduct an Effective Workshop

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Workshop planning is a big job. It takes commitment, hard work, and creativity for it to be effective. And how well you plan and prepare will determine the success of your workshop. 

Whether you are an experienced event planner or just starting in the industry, or maybe you are part of the training staff in your company, this step-by-step guide will help you prepare and manage an effective and successful workshop. Read More

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How to Create Event Sponsorship Packages that will Impress Your Donors

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It’s the New Year. And as event planners, you might have your events lined up already. And even though you’re still filled with great enthusiasm and vigor, planning and hosting events are still energy-consuming and can cost you a lot of money and resources. 

That’s why many event organizers choose to offer event sponsorship packages to generate revenue to cover costs for event production. But the right high-quality sponsors don’t just come on their own, you need to effectively persuade sponsors to invest in your event.

Pitching the right sponsors means offering an impressive sponsorship package. We’ll walk you through the definition of a sponsorship package, some types, and examples, how to make a package that is meaningful to sponsors, effectively converts, and how to price your package. Let’s get into it. Read More

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Your Complete Guide to Guerilla Marketing: Definition, Types and Examples

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Marketers are always looking for ways to stand out from the competition since customers are craving new and unique marketing tactics.

With the competition getting tougher, it’s very difficult to catch people’s eyes. In addition to this, other businesses, especially small businesses and start-ups, have financial restraints in their marketing campaigns.

So if you’re looking for out-of-this-world marketing that will surely attract people’s attention with the least amount of money required, then Guerrilla Marketing is the perfect fit for you. Read More

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Your Ultimate Guide To Planning A Grand Nonprofit Fundraising Event: Steps, Timeline and Tips

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Fundraising events like charity galas and golf tournaments are essentially one way nonprofits, NGOs and charities raise substantial amounts of funds for their mission. Furthermore, fundraising events are also helpful in raising awareness about the non profit organization. 

And just like in any work, every event depends on its planning and preparation. As Paul J. Meyer stated; “Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.” 

And yet planning a fundraising event can be very daunting and preparation can get overwhelming. And even more so if you don’t know where to start and how to go about it. 

This guide will help you in planning your next or maybe your first nonprofit fundraising event that will surely bring in the necessary funds and bring lasting impact not only to the guests and attendees but including your donors, sponsors, and the organization itself.  Read More

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The Power of In Person Marketing: Why It Still Matters Today

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With the rise of digital marketing, many of us wonder, “is in person marketing still working?”. And the answer to that is definitely YES. In fact, according to Statistica, 79% of US marketers generate sales using event marketing.

If you’re still thinking about whether you need to venture into this particular marketing strategy, this comprehensive guide will help you. We’ll walk you through the definition, benefits, and some tips surrounding in person marketing. Let’s get started. Read More

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Guide to Corporate Events Planning: How to Plan the Perfect Event for Your Company and Employees

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Organizations and businesses plan corporate events to reorient business goals, reinforce corporate values, foster relationships, and strengthen teamwork. No matter how small the event is, there are a lot of details that need to be considered during corporate event planning. To break down how to successfully plan a corporate event, let’s first define what corporate events are. Read More

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How to Add an Events Calendar to WordPress Page

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Are you looking for a way to boost event attendance? Adding an events calendar to your WordPress site is a great way to attract new registrations for your upcoming events.

Ideally, you want to display all details related to your upcoming event on your WordPress site. This makes it easy for prospective attendees to discover events and register for them.

Displaying an events calendar is one of the best ways to promote upcoming events for your business and enhance the user experience on your event website. In this article, we’ll show you how to add an events calendar to your WordPress page using Event Espresso. Read More

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5 Effective Hybrid Event Ideas for Newbies

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Hybrid events are the most common trend in today’s event industry. In fact, statistics show that “73 percent of event planners now think hybrid events will continue to be more common in the future.” 

While most are in the hype with hybrid set-ups, some are still hesitant and uncertain about the transition. If you are still venturing out the new waters of hybrid events, then this guide is perfect for you. Find out everything you need to know about hybrid events. Let’s keep the ball rolling.

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