Best Event Planning Tools for Academia & Non-profits

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We researched the best event planning tools for 2020 based on their features list, popularity, verified reviews, user satisfaction and pricing.

The list includes the best tools available in the following categories: Project management; Event website; Email marketing; Venue search & planning; Social networks publishing; Abstract management; Event ticketing; Agenda management; Floor plan designer; Polls & surveys; Budget & expenses management

 

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10 Ways To Prevent Burnout When Planning an Event

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We all know that many factors need to be considered when planning an event. And, we also know that trying to figure out all these, along with the most minuscule details, can easily drive almost anyone into a wall. So, before you reach that breaking point while on your pursuit of the perfect event, here are 10 different ways you can alleviate stress and prevent a burnout while planning an event.

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5 Common Problems Event Planners Face

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Event planning includes many different aspects, from picking out the right venue, organizing the catering, ensuring that that everything is coordinated, right down to the most minuscule detail and many other elaborate, important tasks. However, when managing all these at the same time, there will bound to be some slip-ups here and there and we are well aware of those things. Which is why we have decided to put together a list of five of the most common issues that are faced by event planners or managers when they plan for events, so that you don’t make the same mistake too. What are we waiting for, let’s dive right in!

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How To Find & Onboard The Right Speakers For Your Event

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Most event organizers or hosts make the common mistake of chasing the biggest names in the industry to speak at their events. While this may pay off largely, it shouldn’t be the sole driving point to you finding your event the right speaker.

The mantra is to bag a speaker who has the ability to connect with audiences, compliments your event’s core ideas and brings ideas to the table that your audience can carry with them as important takeaways.

We’ve put together a comprehensive checklist to arrive at one such speaker for your upcoming event.

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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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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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