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We offer a lot of little tips and tricks for events—like doing social media for events, planning events, knowing event industry terms, and more. And this little corner of our blog is where you’ll find all of those event tips. Good luck!

6 Tips For Providing Branded Event Swag

Swag can be useful, and actually worth it to handout—here’s how…

It’s an experience which is familiar to all of us in the event’s industry—while attending a trade show or conference, we’re handed a knickknack by a smiling brand ambassador, emblazoned with the logo of the brand responsible for putting on the event or the booth you’re standing in front of. There’s just one problem… the event swag doodad they gave us is totally underwhelming, and more often than not, it’s ugly or cheaply made, and completely useless to us.

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What Data to Collect at a Festival

Collecting data from your festival doesn’t need to be a challenge and with a little planning, it can actually be easy, and give you insights you never thought possible.

As an event organizer, you know one thing to be true: the data you collect today can be used to make more informed decisions in the future. For this reason, it’s a must that you learn the ins and outs of collecting data at a festival. By implementing the right strategy, you’ll be left with mounds of data to comb through once your event comes to an end.

Here are three of the best ways to collect data at a festival:

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Three Awesome Types Of Retreats You Can Host (And How To Host Them Successfully)

Have you ever wanted to just step back and get away from it all? Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city around you to relax on a remote beach, or explore the woods? You’re definitely not alone in that. Today, we live in a hyperconnected electronic and digital world. On a daily basis, we’re bombarded with information from both our professional and personal lives – who can blame us for feeling a bit overwhelmed? Who can blame us for looking to escape the noise for a while? It’s precisely that desire that makes retreat-styled events such […]

Ten Tips To Figure Out Who To Market To

Bungled marketing: we’ve all experienced it at one point or another. An online ad supposedly targeted at us swings completely wide of our actual interests. A TV spot on a network we’re watching is totally irrelevant to us – and to most of the other people watching that network, as well. An ad on Facebook that couldn’t be aimed at a worse target. These marketing efforts might all be great on their own – witty, funny, or intriguing enough to be a success. The only problem is that they’re targeted at entirely the wrong audience. Somewhere along the line, the […]

Tips for Planning an Event Abroad

Planning an event abroad can be a great idea, but here is something you need to remember: it brings forth a variety of unique challenges. If you are in charge of pulling off an event outside of the United States, there are going to be many additional challenges that rear their ugly head that you probably aren’t used to, or even worse: not ready for. Learn the Language You don’t need to be 100 percent proficient in the language, but it definitely makes sense to become familiar with common words and phrases. Not only will this help once you touch […]