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Different types of conference attendees

Different types of conference attendees

Everyone attending a conference has a reason to be there. Although this article is written tongue in cheek, there are some truths to these different types of attendees – see how many you can recognise. I know as a conference organiser I have met almost all of these in... read more
Event management software

Event management software

If you are lucky enough to be able to afford professional events management software to track tasks, develop programmes, handle registration and marketing etc then there are a variety of options available to you – but we suggest doing detailed research and reading up... 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
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
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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