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Table Plan Dos and Don’ts

table dos and donDO: Assign a seat or table to each of your guests – while you might like the idea of guests choosing their own seats, the reality is that no guest wants to scramble for a spot. DON’T: Feel obligated to … Continue reading
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The Ins and Outs of Name Tags

event-name-tagsAs simple and trivial as they might seem, name tags are crucial to the success of your event – in fact, in many corporate circles, a messed up name tag can be considered a personal offence. So before you dive … Continue reading
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How to Choose a Speech Topic { Basic Tips }

choosing a speech topicBeing asked to deliver a speech is a great honour, but also a great headache. Best take it one step at a time, starting off with the topic – here’s how to choose one: Consider the occasion Is it celebratory? … Continue reading
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Avoid Last-Minute Stress { Tips & Tricks }

stress free event planningPlanning an event is stressful, no arguments there. However with the right tools and tricks at your disposal, there’s always a way to relieve the bulk of the last-minute pressure: Don’t leave ANYTHING last-minute: Easier said than done, yes. However … Continue reading
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10 Common Event Planning Mistakes

event planning adviceFlimsy Budget: Many event planners overshoot on their budget because they fail to take the little things into account, and often these little things don’t come at little prices. Make sure you think of EVERYTHING – from shipping charges and … Continue reading
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Event Planning Trends for 2012

As with all things, event planning continues to go through various trends and fads as different technology is developed, styles change and needs evolve. It is important to keep up-to-date with this fluid industry so that your events, or those … Continue reading
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Celebrity Participation Confirmation

Securing a celebrity to participate in your initiative gives your event an entirely new angle from which to market and publicise it. This personality may be able to draw people, convey important information and raise funds in ways that the … Continue reading
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Event Bidding

Many national and international events require that a specific destination or venue submit a formal bid document for the hosting of it. Only those places or organisations that have submitted a bid will be considered and all bids are evaluated … Continue reading
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Incentivising Incentives

Incentivising is based on using positive reinforcement and some sort of reward to promote productivity and an up-building working environment. Some companies provide incentives for their clients (“Buy one get one free”, for example) while others incentivise their staff (“Sell … Continue reading
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Project Management

A project manager (PM) is, as his name implies, one who manages a project from the beginning (or concept stage) to end (post-event evaluation). This position means that the PM is obligated to take on a lot of responsibility and … Continue reading
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