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Bam! And you’re up!

By Dave Kramer Time to get out of bed, find that quick boost of caffeine and put on the clothes you set aside last night ― it’s event day and you’re headed to your site. It is 3:30 a.m. on Saturday after all, you wouldn’t want to be late, would……

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ERP…Check!

By Rene Tamayo An Emergency Response Plan (ERP) for your event or event series is one of the most important processes to ensure your team is ready to keep your participants safe and alive on the event. So, what is an ERP? An ERP is an action taken in…

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How to Create a Show for Your Event

By Erin Kirchoff If you’re in the business of events, chances are you will also need to put on some kind of show. (If your event isn’t already a show, that is!) Here are some easy-to-follow steps to delivering an engaging performance or ceremony. Know the basics. When planning…

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The Icing on the Cake

By Rene Tamayo Over the past five years, I have been fortunate to serve as the lead operations manager for the Susan G. Komen 3-Day® event series; a three day, sixty-mile event with thousands of participants walking to eradicate breast cancer. It is a challenging and… Read More

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New Season…New Thinking

By Rene Tamayo For people like myself and most of my team who have been working in the event production industry for many years – and especially with one client and event series – it becomes easy to allow ourselves to operate on “auto-pilot” as we work through our planning days……

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Music to our Ears – Booking Event Talent

By Janelle Banuska With the ever-competitive world of events, investing time and resources in booking top-notch talent for a musical performance can definitely impact your attendance and overall event results, or as we like to say in the music biz…”kick things up to eleven.” Given different genres and…

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Community Management 101: Don’t Feed the Trolls

By Alyssa Curran Ah, the internet. The birthplace of endless cat memes, double rainbows, not-quite-birthing giraffe live feeds and a source of limitless information on any topic you so desire. If you’re lucky enough to manage social media for a public figure, brand page, organization or even yourself, you’ve likely……

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P2P Forum Conference Recap

By Libby Riordan and Susan Wynne Last week we attended the P2P conference held in Atlanta. The P2P Conference brings together world changers who use peer-to-peer fundraising events (think all those runs, walks and rides that you hear about) and helps them learn from and share with the best in……

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Ride with GPS

By Meredith Parker Who knew that five simple letters could make event planning so much easier? Ride with GPS (RWGPS) is a software solution originally designed for cyclists. Founded in 2007 by co-owners Zack Ham and Cullen King, RWGPS allows cyclists to plan and find cycling routes. Read…

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The Event 360 Impact by the Numbers

By Tim Brockman As we quickly approach the beginning of the 2017 event season, my travel quickly starts to increase, which requires lots of time in airports, hotels and on planes. Inevitably, maybe because of my size, people always want to know, “what do you do?” Most I…

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