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You know you’re an event planner when… An industry infographic

Fact: Not everyone was cut out to be a shock troop in the never-ending battle against deadlines, wilting flowers and sprinkler systems that explode at exactly the wrong time, but those that make it love every hectic minute. How do you know when you’re knees-deep in the industry? Our clever colleagues at Event Manager Blog polled their readers, asking them to pinpoint those little indicators that set event planners apart from the rest. Read more…

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Seating Arrangement Ideas: 7 Floor Layouts Guaranteed to Keep Them in Their Seats

Apart from the conference venue itself and the décor, the lay-out of a meeting room will be the first impression attendees get. It will help to color their judgment of quality event management, their thoughts on originality and comfort as well as set their mood. Below, we have picked a few innovative set-ups for event seating arrangements which can lend the right blend of work and whimsy to your conferences. Read more…

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9 Weird Themed Venues for Events Big and Small

It isn’t all staid business hotels and conference centers in the event management scene. Check out this list of fun, unique and downright odd event venues. Read more…

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Event Security: How to Deal with Tipsy Guests

The Chilean supplier has just flown for 18 hours to be at your conference event. He is a reliable partner, makes the best darn galvanized rubber tires in the Western hemisphere, and always delivers on time. He’s made a real effort to be here, one can understand he might want a drink from your conference’s open bar. The problem comes 4 hours later when he’s three sheets to the wind, clinging precariously to a trade show booth and chanting songs about Salvador Allende. Read more…

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Beautiful Fall Centerpiece Ideas – The Ideal Way to Herald the End of Summer

Sorry we have to be the first to break the news, but fall is just around the corner.

Labor Day is coming up, after which the little ones will mercifully head back to school, Congress will return from summer recess and campaign event production will whir back into life. And of course, all those leaf-peepers will head for the Blue Ridge, Shenandoah, and New Hampshire.

But professional event managers out there will see the turning of the seasons as the chance to unveil some new tricks. Outdoor trestle tables will burst forth with autumn colors as centerpieces and floral arrangements make full use of nature’s most beautiful season. Read more…

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