Category Archives: Meeting Planning

Getting Burned by Attendee Churn? What It Is and Why it Happens

Post authored by De-de Mulligan, President & Chief Content Strategist, Mulligan Management Group Without fail, it happens every year. A certain percentage of your conference participants don’t return. Don’t renew their association membership. They disappeared. This is attendee churn.

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Creative Methods to Generate More Revenue for Your Event

Post authored by De-de Mulligan, President and Chief Content Strategist for Mulligan Management Group. Do you need to find new sources of income for your events? While sponsorships have been prevalent for a long time, there are other ways to … Continue reading

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Even Scarier Stories to Tell Event Planners in the Dark

Event planners have too many horror stories to tell for one article, so here are more nightmare scenarios that will keep you up at night.

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Scary Stories to Tell Event Planners in the Dark

No one is immune. At some point in their careers, all meeting and event planners will have a horror story they won’t soon forget.

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Designing Event Experiences Using the Sports Playbook

What if I told you to treat your guests like sports fans? What if you used some of the same elements sports teams use when designing event experiences?

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Event Risk Mitigation: Your Path To Becoming an Event Planning Hero

Post authored by Sarah Hill, Content Writer at Seven Events, Ltd. As any experienced event management agency will tell you, the safety and comfort of your guests needs to be a top priority at all times.

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Prioritizing Event Security in Uncertain Times

It only takes a few minutes of perusing news headlines to grasp how important event security is in this day and age.

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Designing for Your Event Objectives & More: 5 Key Takeaways from e4 2019

The full version of this article was originally published in the Maritz Global Events Blog. When we ask clients about their event challenges, we frequently hear: “Every year it becomes harder and harder to top last year’s event.”

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Hacks for Growing Your Event Attendance [Podcast]

You’d be surprised how many event strategists aren’t using the basics to prepare each year. Are you doing what is necessary to ensure you’re growing your event attendance.

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