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A solid communication process is key for nailing that “effective event operations” stuff. And, it’s even better when the communication method you have in hand enables your whole event workforce to communicate through a single platform. Seamlessly connecting your workforce through one channel might sound near impossible, but - don’t panic - there are tools out there to help you.
When planning large events, it’s easy to get absorbed by the exciting part of pulling together your vision for your event and organizing all the details that will surprise and delight your attendees. However, it’s important not to forget two other critical parts of your event in the planning process - packing in and packing out.
When Blerter was created for the events industry, we wanted to make sure we were delivering a product that really addressed the pain points event professionals face in their dynamic, fast-paced environment. With that in mind, we worked to find an innovation partner in the events space who would test out Blerter in action and help us to develop it into a tool events couldn’t imagine running without.
The right event sponsorship is the answer to many event planning questions. Getting those answers, in the form of the sponsorship you need, does take a lot of work though. So, we thought it would be useful to take a look at what you need to do to attract and retain the support of event sponsors that will, ultimately, enable you to bring your event to life.
The power of social media is universally known and it’s no myth that it’s an invaluable platform in the events industry. Earlier this year, Event Manager Blog’s survey revealed that “social media is of high importance to eventprofs” like you, and particularly for “pre-event management..with almost 90% typically using social media for this purpose”.
Discover the power of setting the right expectations for your event volunteers and staff. Communication and expectation setting could be the difference between a good event and a great event – these people are the face of your event, after all.
There’s no doubt about it that without volunteers many events would, quite simply, not be able to function. Just look back to your last event and think about how many of your team consisted of volunteers and the role they played? A big one I’m sure...