Why Project Management is More Important Than You Think

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Sometimes we can’t see the forest through the trees. We forget how incredible we are as a whole because we are so steeped in the weeds of our everyday existence.

Keeping a plethora of tasks moving at the right pace, in the right order, while simultaneously producing an event, is one of the most challenging aspects of planning. The need for efficient methodologies is critical to the success of managing any project, especially a project like planning a major event.

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The Future of Livestreaming Events & Online Engagement

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Our work culture has become far more virtual than ever before. With so many people working from remote locations and travel being more difficult given the distances from which people work, streaming events and having those events be interactive is a huge horizon line for event planners.

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How P.E.O. Event Strategies Nurture Vibrant Communities – The VIP Lounge

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In this podcast, we take a closer look at P.E.O., a remarkable organization that started with seven young women in 1869 and now has nearly 230,000 members across the United States and Canada.

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Hackathon Design Playbook: Tapping the Wisdom of Your Event Crowd


Gather four teams of smart people in a space wired for creative thinking. Put a complex challenge before them, with helpful tools for their problem-solving journey plus a chance to compete for a cool prize. Then step back and watch the amazing solutions they create.

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Stepping Up Your Event Gift-Giving Strategy – The VIP Lounge

event giftGift-giving is the theme for this podcast episode, as we explore smart ways to shower your event guests, speakers, and staff with gifts they’ll appreciate and remember for years to come.

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Event Sourcing

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Post authored by Pattee Brown, Content Development Manager

What is sourcing? Should event planners do their own sourcing? What is the benefit of someone else doing your sourcing? What is next for sourcing? What is important about terms and conditions? How does the sharing economy play into sourcing?

Let’s face it… there are a lot of questions we have around the best way to handle sourcing when organizing an event.

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Escalation Part II: Harnessing Your Event Team Superpower

Post authored by Jeff Fugate, SVP Sales and Marketing

In my previous post on escalation,  I shared my thoughts about how escalation, when deployed properly, can be an extremely effective method to improve  communications – within teams, with clients and across an entire organization.

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Event Experience Design Superheroes – The VIP Lounge

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Experience design is the theme running across this entire podcast episode, which features two experience design superheroes who share a wealth of priceless insights with us.

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Want to Boost Event Attendance & Loyalty? Launch a Podcast

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The podcast nation continues to experience steady growth, with some of the biggest gains happening thanks to people tuning in from their vehicles.

So says Edison Research, in their report, The Podcast Consumer 2018, just released a couple of weeks ago.

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Immersion: The Perfect Sandbox for Live Events

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Post authored by Justin Mizel, Account Manager, Experient Live Events

I am so fortunate to be a part of the Live Events team at Experient. We are a team that embodies innovation and a passion for finding strategic solutions to events of all kinds. Most recently working with one of the most explosive and exciting industries – I am talking about the world of esports.

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