Monthly Archives: January 2013

Is It a Good Idea to Search for Event Speakers Online?

If you’re looking for an interesting, relevant, and fresh speaker for an upcoming conference or event, Internet research may seem like a logical place to begin. But not so fast… Although it’s possible to find the right speaker online, many … Continue reading

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Quick Tips to Control Costs for Your Event or Conference

If you’ve been designated to plan an upcoming meeting or conference for your office, your boss probably briefed you well in advance of the budgetary constraints for the event. Fortunately, you can use these helpful tips to control costs when … Continue reading

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How to Increase Attendance at Your Next Business Meeting

Given the recent slump in the economy, more and more companies are reluctant to set aside the extra funds to pay for employees to attend statewide or national business conferences and meetings. If you’re planning an upcoming business meeting, it … Continue reading

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Do You Want to Start Your Own Event Planning Company?

If you’ve always had an affinity for organization, decor, and customer service, event planning may be right up your alley. The even better news? Event planning profits are on the rise, providing a freelance event planner or event planning company … Continue reading

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How to Use Pinterest the Right Way

The latest social media sensation Pinterest is most often used for fun to plan parties, organize kids’ activities, and even decorate the home. But beyond personal enjoyment, Pinterest can be used for a number of business purposes, like wedding planning, … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Organizing a Business Conference

Depending upon its purpose, a conference may be organized for a number of reasons. A special event like a business conference can be planned for: Academic groups Professional associations Workplace training Problem management At its heart, a conference is a … Continue reading

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Event Planners Can Use Pinterest for Inspiration

An event planner’s work is never done. Yes, working as an event planner, party planner, or conference coordinator entails much more than putting folding chairs away at the end of the night. Event planners are responsible for executing a memorable … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Prepare for a Business Conference

If you’re attending a business conference and want to get the most out of it, it’s important to plan and prepare well in advance. Sure, you may be tempted to zone out as you spend hour after hour in stacking … Continue reading

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10 Ways That Event Planners Can Use Pinterest for Party Planning

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’re probably aware of the latest social media sensation: a virtual pin board called Pinterest. While Pinterest has been proven to be more popular with women, many men are now joining in on … Continue reading

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How to Use Pinterest to Plan a Child’s Birthday Party

So your little one’s birthday is just around the corner. If you’re sick of racking your brain to think of the latest popular theme – think Elmo, Dora, or Star Wars – you can cut to the chase and use … Continue reading

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