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Administration aids that can benefit any company

Administration aids that can benefit any company

As a creative personality, administration has never been my strong point. I have always worked very hard at not falling behind in admin tasks, as the stress of sitting and sorting it all out a few months down the line is not worth it for me – I just don’t have the... read more
Managing events-related administration

Managing events-related administration

Eventing is known for involving a fair amount of paperwork – pre, during and post-event. To be honest, I detest paperwork with a passion, and for this reason, I make sure that I have a team who are brilliant at it. This frees me to get involved in the aspects of the... read more
Standard events operations procedures

Standard events operations procedures

Putting documented procedures in place is vital for any business, not just events-related ones. As a small business owner, I have until recently been guilty of not having any formal, written procedures for new staff to follow – what’s the point, if it’s just me doing... read more
Venue enquiry email template

Venue enquiry email template

Use the basic template below for your follow up email to the venue, once you have made telephonic contact. I always suggest phoning and speaking to someone first, as sometimes emails can get lost in the many others that the venue coordinators receive, and they know to... read more
Venue booking checklist

Venue booking checklist

Although I created this template to help my staff asking the right questions in client meetings for predominantly speaker events where product sales and the like take place – this can be adapted to any event. Sit down and work through every question you may need... read more
Basic business plan template

Basic business plan template

Putting together your first business plan shouldn’t be a totally over whelming and daunting experience.  Below is a fool proof guide to creating a basic, yet comprehensive business plan for any business. Business Plan OWNERS Business name:           Your... read more
Basic event budget template

Basic event budget template

A basic budget template to get you started with your events. Remember to put the name of the event, the date and the venue at the top of your document. This can be done in an excel document, with a page for projected budget and one for actual budget. Event Name Event... read more
Timesheet for client projects

Timesheet for client projects

Keeping track of your time spent on your different client’s projects is vital. Often you don’t realise how much time is allocated to one client per month, and you don’t want to be working like a maniac and undercharging for your time. Client Hour... read more
Setting your event budget

Setting your event budget

Setting the budget for any event is possibly the most critical aspect of event planning. If not properly managed, it can be easy to go over budget, and in some cases under budget for the event, especially when budgeting or planning events is a new experience for you.... read more
More cool gamification ideas

More cool gamification ideas

Crack The Code and Badgeville encourage attendees to visit as many exhibition stands and attend as many breakaway sessions as possible to gain points and claim prizes. However, if your goal is to increase interaction between attendees and exhibitors, there must also... read more

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