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Questions to Ask When Evaluating An Outdoor Event Site

Questions to Ask When Evaluating An Outdoor Event Site

Smarticle READ TIME: 2 minutes Depending on where you live in the world, doing an event outdoors vs. indoors can seem like an easy call. Weather, cost, and time to build out an outdoor space can threaten the success of an event, however beautiful environments and the...
Open House Webinar | Event & Meeting Management Fundamentals

Open House Webinar | Event & Meeting Management Fundamentals

OPEN HOUSE FREE WEBINAR Event & Meeting Management Fundamentals Certificate Course Whether you’ve been considering taking the leap and launching a career in events, or you’re looking to expand your industry knowledge in a more formalized way, our upcoming Event...
When Life Gives You Lemons

When Life Gives You Lemons

Karma. Fate. Everything happens for a reason.  All possible explanations we and other’s give us when we are faced with life’s unexpected hiccups.  As Event Leaders, working in a fast-paced environment with many “irons in the fire” even a minor crisis can quickly...
10 Ways to Measure Audience Engagement at Your Event

10 Ways to Measure Audience Engagement at Your Event

Planning an event requires more than ordering supplies and securing a guest list. Beyond the basics, you need to ensure that your message is not only reaching the right audience, but also eliciting the right feedback. Event audience engagement can reflect how...
Your Story Blog Series: Caroline Kay

Your Story Blog Series: Caroline Kay

Caroline Kay has done it all, from Conference & Events Director, to serving as COO at a leadership development consulting company, and most recently, opening her own event management firm, C.KAY International. Today, Caroline focusses on running her business and...
A Quick Guide to Key Social Media Channels for Event Profs

A Quick Guide to Key Social Media Channels for Event Profs

Event marketing is an essential step in pulling off a fantastic event. Not only can it help spread awareness about the event, but it can also help you engage attendees before arrival, disseminate important information, and more! And yet, many event planners leave...
Your Story Blog Series: Mia Monroe

Your Story Blog Series: Mia Monroe

This blog is the first in the Event Leadership Institute’s new blog series called Your Story. Each Your Story blog will feature an insightful interview with an event leader about their challenges, triumphs, and career experiences.  — While going into the...
An Event Producer’s Guide to Putting Out Fires (Literally)

An Event Producer’s Guide to Putting Out Fires (Literally)

Last October, I was working at an event where the main entertainment went up in flames minutes before it was scheduled to venture out into the crowd. I’m talking full-on, “turn the sprinkler system off quick before the exhibitor booths, activity stations and high-end...
Events & Meetings Industry Jobs | September 2017

Events & Meetings Industry Jobs | September 2017

One of the main reasons event professionals learn with us is to hone the skills needed to advance their event planning careers, and many of them ask us about job openings. Likewise, many industry employers reach out to us looking for good candidates to fill a variety...