How to Start a Successful Event Planning Venture

The event planning industry certainly suffered some setbacks in 2020 and this year, too, as the global pandemic left people stuck at home more than usual, and many events canceled.

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However, as increasing numbers of people get vaccinated against COVID-19, and it’s more feasible to open things up again and attend more events in person, now is a time when you might be considering launching your own venture in this field. To give yourself the best chance of success, take a few strategic steps.

Do Plenty of Research

Firstly, you need to research what other operators are offering in the market.…

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7 Tips to Plan a Successful Event

Planning a successful event takes months of preparation, a lot of dedication, and a willingness to remain flexible to make sure that you’re equipped to deal with any pitfalls along the way.

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Planning an event is no small feat – you’ll need to draft the first plan, set a budget, assemble a dedicated team, and negotiate with vendors. But you’ll also need to anticipate any problems that may arise and make sure that you have a backup plan for each.

Use these seven expert tips to plan and organize an event to ensure that yours is a success.…

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4 Reasons to Use Event Planning Software

Regardless of the size or type of business, you run, hosting events can be a very effective way to promote yourself. They enable you to reach out to potential customers. Or, if you prefer, connect with and reward those you already have.

Businesswoman using event planning software

You can use events to grow your business in all sorts of ways. But, you do need to stay organised. If you are not careful, things can get out of hand and you can end up with a flop on your hands. Using good-quality event planning tools is the best way to avoid this happening. Below, we explain why they are well worth using.…

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How to Organize Travel and Events for a Business Trip

A well-organized business trip for your team can transform your business. It will not only pick up everyone’s spirits because it’s always fun to go on a shared adventure to a new location, but it will lead to new connections and strategic partnerships.

It’s even better if you can organize the trip around an event, either one that you’re attending or one that you’re hosting. This will help structure your trip around a clear outcome.

Business team travel planning

Here are all things that need to be done to make your trip and event profitable and fun:

Arranging the Use of a Virtual Office

Many major cities have virtual offices.…

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Licensing and Permissions for Planning a Public Event

If you are planning on running a public event, there are a number of procedures that you will need to go through, including obtaining permission or a specific licence from the relevant authority in your area.

Crowd at a public event

It is not uncommon to actually need more than one type of licence for an event and this could involve things like obtaining an alcohol licence or getting consent to erect a temporary structure like a Smart Space building that you are using to host the planned event.

Here is a look at what is involved in planning a public event that is fully compliant with all the relevant rules and regulations that are likely to apply.…

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