The (Real) Life of an Event Planner

Posts by Diana Younts

The (Real) Life of an Event Planner

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More than once a week I hear, “Your job must be so fun, you get to plan parties all day”, or something to that effect. Now let’s be clear, I LOVE my job but it definitely isn’t all fun and games. The Beginning – Large Scale Events I began as an event planner on a…

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A Night to Remember: How to Choose the Perfect Prom Venue

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The Prom is a uniquely American tradition. In fact, students from European countries who study abroad are fascinated by it. There’s nothing like that where they come from. So to impress those students and the local ones, you need to throw an awesome prom – which includes a great prom venue. But how do you figure…

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Top 10 Tips for Planning Your Annual Nonprofit Gala

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Are you getting ready to plan a nonprofit gala? Let’s be honest, planning a gala can be incredibly time-consuming and stressful for the planning committee. Without the right planning and organizational efforts, your gala is all the more likely to experience setbacks. To help prevent this from happening, it’s best to plan well in advance. It’s…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Corporate Event Planning

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Corporate event planning, while sharing some characteristics with other event planning, requires different planning strategies. For one thing, the main reason people attend corporate events is to network. 82% of people surveyed stated networking as their main reason for attending. This means activities and entertainment are geared toward networking and bonding opportunities. A corporate event planner needs…

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