Event ROI

4 common mistakes in event planning

by admin • October 1, 2014

Event planning tips Knowing how to plan a corporate event can be a tricky endeavour. It takes time, imagination and excellent planning skills to cover all the details and stick to the budget at the same time. Here is how to avoid some mistakes that can compromise the goal of your event. 1. Going over […]

Vendor Management: tips and hints for the event planner

by admin • September 29, 2014

Vendor Management: tips and hints for event planners Planning an event is not a one person gig. No matter how big the event, from a small corporate retreat to a big conference, you cannot micromanage. You need to deliver tasks and find good vendors and contractors that help you.You need great support, excellent staff and […]

10 mobile apps your event attendees will love

by admin • September 23, 2014

Take a look at our list of app recommendations for the modern business traveler Your invitees are confirmed, speakers are booked, venues are arranged. It time to engage a bit with your attendees and provide them with useful information on the event website. What about a list of mobile apps that they can use before, […]

7 smart things to do after your event is over

by admin • September 10, 2014

Post-event checklist: Use your event management platform and send key data to your sponsors. Your guests have walked away with their awesome swag bags and now you can allow yourself to rest. It is time to enjoy life and go back to your friends and family. Oh, wait! Not yet. There are few more things to […]

Top 10 inspirational speakers

by admin • September 2, 2014

Top 10 influential speakers from Azavista 1. Joel Cohen Joel is a former executive in the corporate world, who ended up becoming an Emmy-winning writer for The Simpsons. He can teach your employees about creativity, innovation, teamwork and the value of a diverse workforce. Cohen’s experience as both a “creative” and a “suit” has not only left […]

10 books every event planner should read

by admin • August 6, 2014

10 books every planner should read from azavista Event planner readings 1. Into the heart of meetings: Basic principles of meeting design Authors: Eric de Groot and Mike van der Vijver Summary: This book provides a wonderful introduction to meeting design for any event planner. Unlike the many books on the profession that emphasize logistics, […]

Event email marketing is not dying. It is changing.

by admin • July 31, 2014

When used smart, event email marketing is an effective and cost effective way to approach your target clients, create awareness and generate leads. Event Email marketing is a great way to ensure that you are staying in contact with your customers while keeping costs low. The online marketing landscape is continuously changing and best practices […]

Tips for a successful conference. Check out this list!

by admin • July 15, 2014

A recipe for a successful conference Conferences are what you make of them. These events can be engaging or boring, depending on your focus and networking skills. Check these tips for a successful conference. With some good research and a willingness to collaborate you can get great results out of them. People gather at conferences […]

How to create a killer content marketing strategy for your events

by admin • July 9, 2014

How to develop a content marketing strategy for your events: Tactics and ideas Let’s face it. If you want executives to attend your event, the content marketing strategy you present has to be best-of-breed. Developing the right content for your conference can make the difference between ‘Yes, I will attend’ and ‘Yes, I will send […]

Meeting venues have to prove their value in multiple ways

by admin • June 23, 2014

“The least expensive meeting venue does not guarantee that you are selected. You have to prove your value in other ways” Daniella Middleton is a destination marketing and business development professional living in New York serving as the MICE Division Director for Development Counselors International (DCI). Azavista interviewed her about DCI’s new study entitled  “Exploring the […]