Why Corporate Event Planners Need to Know Risk Management
As a corporate event planner, it’s your job to take your client’s vision and turn it into a reality. Sometimes, though, the unexpected can happen. Every single event you plan will come with potential risks (a lackluster turnout, inclement weather, damaged property, or even an unexpected pandemic). Though the majority of the time, none of […]
3 Do’s and Don’ts for Planning an LGBTQ+ Wedding
Although there are admittedly some parts of the world that still have some catching up to do, it’s truly wonderful that we finally live in an age where LGBTQ+ marriage is accepted the way it should be. In many ways, LGBTQ+ weddings are pretty much the exact same as ‘traditional’ weddings. There are guests, a […]
How to Get Real Experience During Your Event Planner Training
We’ve all been there when breaking into a new career: you need experience to get a job, but you need a job to gain experience. This can be especially tricky if you’re planning on launching your event planner business straight out of school. But there are ways to get real-life experience during your event planner […]
How to Incorporate Stepparents into Your Client’s Wedding
Amira Harris is the owner and destination wedding specialist of Aisle Travel™ based in Calgary, Alberta Canada. Aisle Travel™ provides Canadian couples with full group travel services, destination wedding planning, and customized wedding group experiences. In addition to running her own business, Amira is also one of QC’s leading tutors for the Destination Wedding Planning course. Now that […]
Get Sponsorships for Festivals and Live Events with These 4 Tips!
Once social distancing rules are safely lifted, there are going to be tons of businesses, corporations, and brands who will be eager to promote themselves and start gaining back business. One popular way to do this is by throwing a festival, or some other type of live event. If you’re a corporate event planner, you’re […]
How Stylized Photoshoots Can Lead to Event Planner Jobs
When first entering the world of professional planning, you may not really know how to find event planner jobs. Where do you start? How can you start acquiring clients, so you can begin to assemble your portfolio and resume? At first, this all may feel a bit overwhelming; maybe even daunting. But it doesn’t have […]
5 Tech Trends Event Managers Need to Know in 2020
Now more than ever, it seems as though technology is one of the most important parts of any event. From online conferences, to hyper-digital displays, technology isn’t just the future of event planning… It’s the present! If you’re an event manager, you’re probably well-versed in your industry’s tech as it stands right now. But of […]
Always Follow These 8 Event Planning Rules on the Big Day!
As a professional planner, you know there is nothing more exciting (and admittedly, more stressful) than when the day of the event finally arrives. After all, you’ve spent weeks – often, months – planning every last detail for your client. Now, it’s time for everything to come together and bring your client’s vision to life. […]