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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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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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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How to Run an Event on a Shoestring Budget?

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Budgeting is one of the critical elements of event planning and coordination. Irrespective of the scale and nature of an event, getting your budget on point is imperative to ensuring your event pans out as planned.

Having said that, a bigger budget may not necessarily guarantee an effectively executed event. A successful event can very well be planned and executed impeccably even with an extremely restricted budget. Read on to know how.

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How Women can Find Success & Thrive in the Event Management Industry?

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While most industries today have largely evolved to level playing fields for both men and women, there still exists a certain bias against women and the larger need for them to prove their capabilities as successful professionals. What with event manager & coordinator profiles clocking in as the fifth most stressful job in the world, it certainly takes a lot for both genders to carve a niche for themselves in event industry.

Having said that, your professional success eventually does zero down on your experience, dexterity & skill set – both inborn and acquired. Albeit there exists no specific rulebook to success in the event management playground, here are some useful and pro-active measures that can help women conquer the highest pedestal in event management & planning.

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A Definitive Guide to Building an Event Website [PDF]

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As an event planner, having a website is crucial, especially when you are looking for a platform by which people can find you and solicit your services. But, what makes a good event website? And how do you even go about getting your new site up and running? We have all the details you need in this exhaustive guide on how to build an event website.

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