Category Archives: Event management

How the ‘call for papers’ ritual performs like Swiss Army knives for event management

We have probably all seen Swiss Army knives: multi-purpose pocketknives with fold-out blades, scissors, nail [...]

Boosting meeting engagement with Slido

Remote meetings highlighted the importance of attendee engagement to all of us. When you’re in [...]

Event management lessons from Sundance 2021

Sundance was one of the only film festivals last year to go as planned and [...]

Hybrid events and content ecosystems – how experience agencies are adapting

George P Johnson (GPJ) is one of the oldest brand experience agencies, founded in 1914. [...]

How to organise a tweetchat

A tweetchat is a live Twitter event with questions focused around a particular topic. They [...]

A question of value: should events and conferences be free or pay-to-attend?

When you are organising a major external event or conference, one big question to consider [...]

5 questions you need to answer before you can start organising an event

So you’ve been asked to organise an event for your organisation? Before you can do [...]

Federate your team – 7 ways to make sure your event management is properly resourced

No one person could ever manage to organise a full-scale event on their own. Event [...]

Six tactics to optimise signage at your event

Signage is often overlooked in event organisation and management, but it can be an important [...]

7 reasons invitation-only audience acquisition could be a better option for your next event

Attendance by invitation-only events sound very exclusive. However, when the event is expected to deliver [...]

8 factors to consider when recruiting speakers for your event

  What matters in event planning and management? Perhaps the most important part of any [...]

Getting media relations right for your events

It is a simple fact that you cannot adequately publicise a major event without press [...]

Understanding event sponsorship dynamics

Getting sponsors to help finance your event is common practice. It is, however, not necessarily [...]

Can hackathons be part of the social marketer’s toolkit?

Hackathons are a way to bring together groups to work intensively on a software project [...]

So you plan to live-tweet an event

Live tweeting is a key part of generating a buzz about an event, and crucial [...]

Creating good online presentation experiences

From being a tool used by only a very few, webinars have moved centre stage [...]