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How To Run a Retreat Business Effectively: Best Practices and Activity Ideas

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Retreats are events made for a group who wants to get away from their usual routine to recharge and gain energy to be productive again. Hosting retreats or starting a retreat business serves a huge market and can be a profitable way to earn for event planners. In this article, we will give you all the information you need on how to run a retreat effectively plus some activity ideas you can apply to your retreat planning business.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Concert Planning

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Organizing concerts has emerged as a dynamic and rewarding endeavor as the event planning business continues to rise. In the past three years, there has been a notable resurgence in the global revenue of the music event industry, which has increased from 14.2 billion U.S. dollars in 2014 to 17.3 billion U.S. dollars in 2017.

However, concert planning is a meticulous process that demands careful planning, coordination, and execution. With so many things to consider (like crowd control and safety), it’s so easy to be overwhelmed. Whether you’ve been in the event industry for years or you’re a first-timer, this guide is here to support you at every stage of the concert planning process.

We’ll explore the key steps for planning a concert and provide an event checklist for a memorable concert experience.

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Contract Negotiation: Get The Best Deals For Your Events

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As an event planner, you know that contract negotiation are essential for any successful event. Contracts form the backbone of agreements between event planners and stakeholders like vendors, venues, and sponsors. Contracts also protect your rights and interests, as well as those of your clients, vendors, speakers, sponsors, and attendees.

However, contracts take effort to negotiate. You may face challenges such as finding the best prices, meeting deadlines, ensuring quality, and resolving conflicts, especially for those new to the industry.

That’s why this guide is here to assist you in securing the best deals for your event negotiation. We’ll cover essential strategies and tactics to help you negotiate a contract confidently and achieve favorable outcomes. Whether you’re an experienced planner honing your skills or a newcomer,  join us to learn negotiation strategies for securing excellent deals on your upcoming events.

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How To Be An Event Planner Without A Degree

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Imagine having to attend concerts, organizing networking opportunities at corporate events and witnessing a wedding as a job. Being an event planner sure is an exciting career path. Unlike an ordinary office job, not a day as an event planner is the same. People who want to meet new people, witness cool events, and create experiences aspire to enter an events career. If you’re just starting as a professional event planner or want to start your own event planning business, here is a comprehensive guide on how to be an event without a degree. 

Event planners are the point of contact for the event. They usually wear many hats and carry heavy expectations from clients and stakeholders. Even if you don’t have a degree in events management, it is helpful to take note of the following ways to jumpstart your career.

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How To Choose The Right Vendor For Your Event Needs

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In our modern society, businesses rely on various vendors to provide goods or services that are essential for their operations, success, and growth. As an event planner, choosing the right vendor is one of the most important decisions you have to make. Whether you need a caterer, a florist, a photographer, or a DJ, the vendor you choose can make or break your event. You want to find a vendor that can provide high-quality service, meet your budget, and match your style and vision. 

But how to choose the right vendor for your event needs and expectations? What are the criteria in the supplier selection process? How do you guarantee cost savings while minimizing risks and avoiding pitfalls to ensure the best value for your money?

As we go along with this blog post, we will provide you with the ultimate guide to a successful vendor selection process. Let’s get started!

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A Guide On How To Make Money Hosting Events

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The events industry can be a lucrative industry when your events are successful. You can earn as an event planner or through ticket commission fees. If you have a passion for event planning, then you can consider how to make money by hosting events. We’ve compiled a list of ideas so you can have everything you need. 

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5 Ways To Gain Event Planning Experience

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Can you imagine doing what you love – experiencing the thrill of meeting new people, creating fun experiences, making things happen, and potentially earning up to 100k a year? There is no wonder why a lot of people are interested in pursuing a career in events. For newbies, the question is how can they first get event planning experience. We’re here to provide useful information that will help you in your career.

Whatever industry you’re in, learning the skill of event planning is a valuable asset you can have. Learn everything you need to know that can boost your event planning skills.

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How To Setup Your WordPress Event Registration Strategy

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WordPress powers almost half of the web. It is safe to say that you’ll not go wrong when you use WordPress for your site. If you’re an event planner wanting to set up an event registration site on your WordPress site, this article will be all you need. 

Event registration is the process of allowing individuals to sign up for an event through a registration system. Almost all types of events need some sort of registration or RSVP whether that is for workshops, seminars, classes, concerts, festivals, social events, and more. 

If your site is on WordPress, you can use a plug-in to add an event selling and registration feature. Plugins are software that you can easily plug into your website without having to change or modify your WordPress site code.

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Role Of Technology In Event Management: A Guide for Event Planners

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As an event planner, you know how challenging it can be to organize and run successful events. From managing budgets to coordinating schedules and communicating with attendees, many aspects must be considered. But with the increasing role of technology in event management, it has become more streamlined, efficient, and effective. 

In this guide, we’ll explore how technology can support you in planning, promoting events, and executing events that leave a lasting impression. Let’s get started.

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Post-Event Follow-Up: Why It Matters And How To Do It Right

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You’ve put a lot of time and energy into planning and hosting a successful event. Yet you missed one important element in event planning which is post-event follow-up. Post-event follow-up is a phase that can make or break your event’s impact and ROI.

Post-event follow-up is not only a way of showing appreciation to your attendees, it’s an opportunity to deepen your relationship with them, gather feedback, and generate leads. 

In this blog post, we will show you how to create a post-event follow-up strategy that works for your event goals and objectives. With some tips and examples on how to write an effective post-event follow-up email that gets opened, read, and responded to.

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