How To Turn Your Passion For Event Planning Into A Career

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Event planning is something that almost anyone is capable of doing. From meeting vendors, to figuring out the what the clients need, right up to the actual planning, picking out the venue and organizing everything to a T, there are lots of people out there that have a knack for it. Even if you’ve only had experience planning family gatherings or birthday parties, that itself is part of event planning.

But, many are in the dark about how to turn their passion for event management and planning into a full-fledged career. Although it’s not a bed of roses to be a great event planner, with a little bit of hard work and additional skills, you can make your passion a full-time career option. Here are some tips on how to follow your dreams and make a career out of your love for event planning.

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Booking A Venue For Your Academic Event? Seven Things To Look Out For

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Finalizing your academic event’s venue involves various considerations and decisions that are governed by factors such as your budget, logistical requirements at the venue and the turnout expected. Just as you obtain clarity on these variables, it is advisable to expedite and close your search for the right venue at the earliest.

Not only does deciding your venue early give you time to work around the other critical parameters such as lighting and catering, but it also gives you a head start on your marketing collaterals with the all-important venue decision out of the way. Here’s a checklist you can tick off to zero down on the right venue for your academic event.

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Event Planning Tips : 5 Reasons Why You Should Use An Event Management Software

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Event planning and execution can be a handful, especially if you do event management on a large scale and have to juggle working on two or three different events at the same time. And trust me, no one wants to be dealing with a ton of different spreadsheets, documents and any tasks that may fall through the cracks and cause your event to be incomplete.

Which is why event planners turned to technology for help and came up with an event management software. With an event management software, you’ll have all the things you need for your event planning and management rolled-into one i.e. no more hassle or missing details. Let’s go deeper into the reasons why you need to be using an event management software right now.

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How to Price Event Tickets to Maximise Return on Investment (ROI)?

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Pricing event tickets is a tricky affair. Tremendous thought, research and number crunching goes into finding a price that gets people from all economic strata to see value in your ticket. On the flipside, the price you choose must also help you cover costs and attain the profit margins you are aiming at. Some useful tactics for achieving this pricing equilibrium are:

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Maintaining Professionalism in an Event Management Company: Tips for Event Managers

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Event managers are people whom, by the nature of their job, would be meeting lots of people. Hence, it is crucial for event managers and planners to maintain a certain standard of professionalism and grace when in communication with other people, especially when they are at work.

But, as an event manager, you are required to be quite open and friendly with your clients, sponsors and event attendees, even, so the line of professionalism can be pretty blurred. However, we have put together a list of 10 sure-fire tips to help you stay professional at all times, without having to cut back on your charm, friendliness and sense of humor.

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Preparing a Budget for Your Conference: A Step-by-Step Approach

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On the outside, a conference would be a perfectly organized and executed as if everything was running on clockwork, aside from having everything that a conference would need. But. Behind the scenes of such flawless academic events, lies a whole lot of planning and forecasting, also including some pretty complex financial budgeting.

Preparing an event budget can leave you stumped at times, especially when it’s your first one. There are lots of things that need to be considered during budgeting, not only the actual things that an event would need, but also the cost that it will incur and how that cost is relevant to the basic proceedings of the conference that you had in mind. But, here are some easy-to-follow steps that you can use to quickly and effectively draw up a concise budget for your event planning convenience.

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