event planning

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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


10 ways to scientifically improve your meetings and events

by admin • November 19, 2013

Learn how to scientifically improve your meetings and events There are hundreds if not thousands of tips that could help improve any meeting, but most of them are experience-based and unscientific. That does not mean they are not good, but today we will take a look at some fun, yet scientifically proven ways of improving meeting […]


Tips on creating a winning event planning resume

by admin • November 14, 2013

Learn how to create an excellent event planning resume A key part of landing an event planning job is creating a resume that not only catches the eye of the hiring party, but holds it and convinces them that they’ve just found the best person for the position. However, competition for these jobs is stiff, […]