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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.
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.
You’ve got your unique vision for a festival event that will blow people’s minds, and you’re in the process of pulling together the resources to make it happen. The musicians are booked (including that big artist you thought you had no chance of getting...), you’ve secured the epic venue you wanted, and the hype on social media is driving ticket sales through the roof. Now it’s time to nail all the details.
No-one can say being an event planner is easy; it comes with the pressure to create a unique experience within a limited timeframe. Organizing an event - especially if you’re new to the industry - can be a daunting challenge. Like any major project, you need to be aware of the challenges first, then break down the planning process into manageable chunks. Do this, and you’ll be on your way to creating an event you can be super proud of.