event management

Challenges that Event Planners face in Project Management

by admin • July 15, 2019

Event planners have managed projects all along, that’s why they’re able to simplify processes such as organizing tasks and people. But, just like project managers, they can face issues in the planning and management of events. Here’s a list of the most common challenges event planners struggle with:


Plan the perfect Christmas party

by admin • November 13, 2014

Follow these steps as a basic Christmas Event Checklist, in order to plan the perfect Christmas event.  Read till the end, because we have an exciting gift for you! 1. SET THE DATE Date and venue are particularly important in December. Get this sorted as soon as possible to ensure you get the Christmas party […]


Stephen Morton-Prior: “We plan events like movies”

by admin • November 10, 2014

Inside the mind of a planner: How to implement technology into events Stephen Morton-Prior Managing Director at Clearwater Events 19 years of experience in the Events Industry Prior to the launch of Clearwater Events, he has held positions in the Event Management sector He had the opportunity to work with a diverse portfolio of global […]


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, […]


The art of persuasion in meetings

by admin • September 16, 2014

How to use persuasion in meetings Negotiating in meetings and being persuasive yet honest and straightforward is not easy. It takes a lot of experience and let’s face it – not everyone is good at it. There is more to being persuasive than making a good point. It involves your demeanor, psychology, and ultimately the […]


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, […]


You messed up. It happens. Now, how do you fix mistakes?

by admin • June 4, 2014

Let’s see how do you fix mistakes. Making a mistake while managing an event has happened to all of us. Its up to you though to take responsibility and do your best to provide the winning solution. Event management is a profession that combines creativity, charisma with great organizational and time management skills. However, even those […]


Be Creative…Think Like a Child

by admin • March 11, 2014

Think like a child and bring innovation It may come as a shock that thinking like a child can be much more effective than thinking like an adult. It seems quite counter intuitive, doesn’t it? Studies show that adults asked to solve problems while pretending to be children garner better results in terms of creativity […]


6 Tips to Speed up the Contract Approval Process for Events

by admin • February 25, 2014

How to speed up the contract approval process for events Event planning and management is about details. One confusing and frustrating aspect can be dealing with the myriad of vendor contracts generated around an event. Dealing with supplier contracts for events like venue rentals, supplier services and hotels can be a complex and tedious process. […]


How to Select the Ideal Event Registration Software

by admin • February 17, 2014

Learn how to select the ideal event registration software Selecting the right event registration tool is a key element for any event’s success. The tool will be used to create the event registration pages, as well as the event website. These pages are the first key interaction point potential attendees will encounter. Consequently, the features, […]