Event Planning

ADE for business: Events for the entertainment industry

by admin • October 16, 2017

Every year, Amsterdam is the stage for the biggest club festival in the world: The Amsterdam Dance Event. The event started in 1995 as a three-day conference and it was attended by 300 people, and it continues to grow and innovate. During their last edition, the event attracted 375.000 festival visitors and 9.000 international music […]


Do’s and Don’ts of Managing Online Event Communities

by admin • October 2, 2017

Live events are a valuable asset, but so is online engagement in the weeks before and after the event. Events, after all, only take place a few days out of the year. Online engagement ensures you keep in touch with guests in between events. We’ll outline the do’s and don’ts of managing a community that […]


What to look for in a Check-in App

by admin • September 19, 2017

You’ve thought about every aspect of your event. You’ve set your goals, organised the team, set a date, promoted your event, established partnerships & sponsors and defined a budget. But what about guests check-in on arrival? After all, as an event organiser, creating a good first impression and delivering an amazing experience to your participants […]


6 Unique Corporate Event Ideas

by admin • October 20, 2015

Because corporate events can be quite boring and often planned without too much thought – here are 6 unique corporate event ideas for you to use to engage your employees and share the joy internally! #1 Visit a Local Producer Take your team for a fun and educational experience at a local vineyard or brewery […]


6 Vital Ingredients to Happy Event Guests

by admin • September 29, 2015

Making your event guests happy seems like an easy enough thing to do for most planners. Sometimes, though, I have felt that I wasted hours attending a conference and workshops that weren’t all they were promised to be. So then how do you make your event guests happy? Give them an experience to enjoy! Since […]


6 Critical Tools for Successful Event Marketing

by admin • September 16, 2015

According to research by HubSpot around 20% of an event budget is spent on marketing the event. Additionally event planners tend to promote their events using 5 tools with 40% of planners promoting via social media channels. The most used event promotion channels are: Email marketing; Word-of-mouth; Event website; (Registered) Mail invites. Before we can dive […]


The Ultimate Corporate Event Planning Checklist

by admin • September 9, 2015

When it comes to planning a company event, there is too much at stake for you to simply wing it. Just as a wedding planner spends months of planning to get every bit of detail down to the dot, you need to do the same for your corporate event. This is made much easier with […]


6 Things Planners Need to Stop Doing in 2015

by admin • July 23, 2015

After a while we all get ‘stuck in our ways’ – and occasionally it’s a good idea to revamp your event planning process to ensure its continued improvement and efficiency. After all, we want to get the best event planned in the best way possible. Of course, though, we all take short-cuts here and there while […]


11 Must-Haves On Your Event Website

by admin • July 8, 2015

As event planners we are all aware just how important an event website is to the success of our event. For this reason we at Azavista have compiled a short list of 11 must-haves on your event website to help you incorporate all the magic required to make a great event website. Let us know if you […]


3 Things That Will Make Your Event Better

by admin • June 30, 2015

We sometimes forget just how important our event attendees are to us. Not only in terms of event success but also what they can add to our business as a whole. I mean, events are a pretty big deal.. We plan hard to make sure that our events are successful and result in a decent ROI […]