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The Best Posts of the Year on @EventMB

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2016 has been another busy year for EventMB. Here are 10 of the most popular posts from the last 12 months.

As the number one blog for event professionals, 2016 has seen new books, new YouTube channel, new Instagram account, great content (and more of it each and every week than ever before).

EventMB will celebrate our 10 year anniversary next year. We are excited about 2017 and everything we have planned for you. In the meantime though, sit back and enjoy some of the biggest posts of the year.

When I Grow Up, I Want to Be an Event Planner


Are you guilty of always focusing on the negative side of your event planning career? Instead you should ditch the stress talk and inspire the next generation by being a #proudeventprof!

6 Reasons Why Event Planning is the Worst Job on the Planet (and The Best)


Eventprofs constantly hear that we have the “the best job ever” but we all know that life as an event planner has its downsides! So is it the best or worst job in the world?

3 Vital Ingredients For The Success of Your Next Conference

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Today, a great event and a great location are not enough to guarantee return attendance. You must remain top-of-mind, or more importantly, top of budget to keep attracting attendees to your conference.

12 Things Event Planners Can Learn From Pokemon Go


The Pokemon Go gaming craze was big in 2016 and it can actually teach event planners a lot of about what attendees want from the blending of digital and live experiences.

7 Ways to Tell You’re NOT Event Professional Material


We frequently discuss the skills it takes to be a successful event professional. On the flip side, however, there are certain ways to tell that event planning is not the best career for you. If you see elements of your personality in this post, odds are you shouldn’t invest the time and energy to become a planner.

5 Tips to be a More Positive Event Professional in 2016


In a world that seems to be full of drama, stress, and negative thoughts and actions, it is an ever-increasing challenge to stay positive. Don’t get sucked into the habit of complaining and negativity by reading this post.

Is Snapchat the Next Big Thing in Events?


Snapchat is the perfect social media platform for live events. Here is why you should get on board with the essential event planner guide to Snapchat..

5 Things Event Planners are Tired Of


Being an event planner is one of the most rewarding, fun, and creative jobs out there most of the time. However, there are times when planners just want to getaway, or punch a wall (literally). These are the things we are most tired of.

10 Things Venues Hate About Event Planners



There are certain things we do as event professionals which drive our venue partners super-crazy. Are you guilty of any of these 10 things?

How The Event Industry Will Evolve in the Next 20 Years

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In events, we always have to think one step ahead. We are forever on the hunt for new ways to make future events greater, more influential, more memorable. But what will events and the event industry look like in ten or twenty years time?

In Conclusion

Thank you for reading and supporting EventMB throughout 2016. We are looking forward to sharing our 10th anniversary year with you over the next 12 months!