Event Planners: It’s Time to Set Boundaries With Your Clients

Event Planners: It’s Time to Set Boundaries With Your Clients
Lynne Wellish
January 23, 2019
When I transitioned from working for hotels to independent meeting and event planning, I wish I would have known it was OK to set boundaries or charge your clients for additional services. My focus was on providing anticipatory service, versus remembering I was now a small business.

Learn These 4 Elements of AV to Enhance Your Event

Learn These 4 Elements of AV to Enhance Your Event
Lynne Wellish
November 27, 2018
Think about a meeting or event program you are working on and how the four key elements of audiovisual—sound, lights, projection and special effects—can be woven into the overall experience to create an engaging and interactive environment for your participants.

Event Website Strategy: Opting Out of Optimization?

Event Website Strategy: Opting Out of Optimization?
KiKi L'Italien
May 9, 2018
Short or long, the content on your event website should provide value to your audience when your goal is to communicate quality and build relationships (or to drive registration for your event).

14 Helpful Speaker Tips That Are Worth Saving

14 Helpful Speaker Tips That Are Worth Saving
Lynne Wellish
May 8, 2018
I wish I would have known to keep a list of helpful hints earlier in my career. The following list covers sage speaker advice learned by several planners, through the school of hard knocks.

Why Would I Use a Speakers' Bureau?

Why Would I Use a Speakers' Bureau?
Lynne Wellish
March 21, 2018
You have a big event coming up and you’ve been tasked with lining up a mix of speakers that are educational, motivational and inspirational. Most importantly, they have to know your industry. Where do you start?

A ‘Great Speaker’ May Not Be Great for All

A ‘Great Speaker’ May Not Be Great for All
Lynne Wellish
February 21, 2018
In the beginning, I was only focused on the speaker and the budget. Now I know that, while those two pieces are important, the focus needs to be on how attendees experience and interact with the content of the event.

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