Tradeshows are an incredible way to build connections, have lots of foot traffic and get your product into like-minded consumers and industry professionals. Companies have utilized this particular avenue for decades with much success to be had.
But why hire an events coordinator for your next trade show? Read More
It's almost October and it's time to pull out the sweaters and fall clothes. We're heading into the final quarter of the year and with that comes mounted pressure to end the year on a high note. This may be a good time to meet with your event planner and arrange a business meeting to make sure everyone is tracking towards their year end goals. An event planner is crucial in this planning process and will alleviate pressure on you so that you can focus on ending the year strong. Event planners are business folks too and they totally understand fourth quarter numbers that make or break the year. They're here to help make your end of year a success! Read More
Holiday corporate events are a fun time for the whole organization to come together and celebrate a great year. It’s an ideal occasion to recognize top achievers and thank employees for a job well done. And sometimes, it means a little added Christmas bonus for everyone to enjoy! Read More
Your event planner will have lots of ideas as far as themes and ways to make the event a smashing success. There’s so many ways to host these events and it’s even a neat way to tie in other sponsors so that funds and awareness are raised. Event planner’s are pros at the details so once you’ve decided whether a golf tournament or fancy dinner is right for you and your company, the event planner can get to planning! Read More
Whether you're planning a conference for 15,000 people or a more intimate setting with a handful of team members—making sure they arrive without a lot of confusion is helpful and important. Traveling is exhausting and if an event planner can alleviate some of that stress then they are worth their weight in gold! Sometimes people picture event planners as behind the scenes of an actual event but what some people don’t realize, is that an event planner’s job is so much more than just the event! It’s everything else in between and this includes the logistical details of getting guests to and from the airport, restaurant, venue or wherever they need to be. Read More
Planning a conference for your business is great if you have lots of time and money, right? But time and money are of the essence in today’s world and that’s why partnering with an events planner for your next conference is like throwing the winning touchdown on the last play of the game! Read More
Deciding to host a conference for your business is a great decision for a variety of reasons. It can build unity, develop your sales force or provide an avenue to introduce a new product. Conferences have been a staple amongst many companies for a long time. It enables a business to establish itself within the particular industry plus it creates great networking opportunities. Read More
Your event planner can advise you on what to look for in the accommodations of your retreat. You may wonder why this aspect is important and we're here to share the 411. Grab a cup of tea and cozy up, we're about to share some great ways to determine which accommodations are best for you and your company. Read More
Your corporate event isn’t an occasion you host without reason. In fact, your event has the potential to increase your business by dividends. The money you invest in your event directly impacts your business, your employees and your overall vision for your company. Read More
Planning an event, whether it’s a corporate retreat, a small business meeting or a year-end kickoff for the company, has a myriad of details that must be attended to in order for it to be successful. Read More
Here are 4 amazing ways to integrate Google Docs so that it works for you, organizes your event and establishes an excellent platform to ensure that everything gets done! Read More
Smart phones aren't just the current fashion trend, they've innovated a new way of doing business. Our culture does so much business online so why not move event planning online? We found that Tap Crowd For Events is a great app that has powerful platforms to build stellar apps. It covers apps for sessions, attendees, agenda, live voting and more! Read More
Welcome back to the Top Trends of 2015. We've loved sharing the trends and hot tips within the event planning industry and we hope you've enjoyed this series. Check out our previous posts if you're new to the our blog. And welcome! We're so glad to have you! Thanks to our awesome friends at The Events Manager Blog, we've been able to share their research and report. To round it all out, we're concluding with Events. Read More
We've covered a broad range of topics from drenching attendees in an experience they'll never forget to finding the perfect venue, complete with it's own charisma and story. This time around, we're sharing all about the role of the event planner--and you'll be surprised at what the experts had to say. Read More
Have you ever thought of the speaker as the performer of your event? If we really think about it, the speaker can make or break it from the start. Having keynotes that are not only engaging but are part of the performance is key to the events success. That doesn’t necessarily mean they put on a show, but it does mean that they are willing to genuinely interact with your attendees to make them feel part of the experience. Read More
It's all about the "Drop and Drag" this year. That means taking something old and creating something new. Want to know what it really means? It's all about reinventing spaces. People want to come to something that’s unique and one of a kind. Maybe you transform an old bus or a train station and make it the next hot event. Or you take an old barn and create a fun, inviting atmosphere that attendees will love! Read More
We’ve all been to meetings where the content is great but the food is pretty mediocre. We live in a society that highly revolves around food and many of us don’t remember the details of the meeting as much as we remember whether the food was a hit or whether it fell flat. We know that the food budget isn’t always the top priority for a business meeting but surely there’s a way to provide Ruth’s Chris quality on a Chik-fil-a budget, right?
We’ve put together a few ideas to ignite the wheels in your mind as you create a masterful meal plan that will have your attendees full, happy and attentive to your meeting. Because let’s be honest, maybe delicious food isn’t always necessary but it sure is a great way to create a memorable meeting. Read More
Details have a way of expressing an underlying message that words often cannot. Whether it’s the details in the meeting room, flower arrangements or the deliciously catered food- details often make or break an event. Meeting with your event planner to discuss details will alleviate a lot of stress.
Here are 3 things you’re next event can’t survive without. Read More
Have you ever envisioned an event where everything ran so smoothly and so perfectly it was like a dream come true? We have and it happens regularly with great planning, execution and attention to detail. Event planning can be a lot of fun when you are prepared and organized.
Here at The Event’s Genie, our Founder, Amy Derr, developed a special formula that we apply to each event we plan. Check them out because they’re a great way to ensure your next event is a smashing success.
Amy says it’s all about EESIA. Or…
Envision. Evaluate. Strategize. Implement. Assess. Read More
Welcome to The Events Genie blog. But let us start off by saying this—we aren’t just some ordinary, run of the mill blog. In an age where there are millions of blogs to choose from, we thought we’d go ahead and guarantee right from the beginning that this blog is worth the read. We promise. Read More