The event industry never stands still and top event planners strive for continuous development to keep them at the top of their game.
To help busy event planners, over the course of 2018 we have published a number of free reports, full of inspiration, strategy and learning, written by experts with countless years of event planning experience.
These popular guides have been downloaded thousands of times. If you haven’t already grabbed your copy of each of them, do it now! Start the new year fired up with best practices you can implement right away in your own events.
CMP credits are also available – details are at the bottom of the post.
The Rise of Moment Marketing in Events
Moment marketing is the latest trend taking the event industry by storm. In a fast-paced, social media rich experience, event professionals need to take advantage of impulse decisions to scale their business.
Download for free: The Rise of Moment Marketing in Events
Yes! The Art of The Event RSVP
In this day and age, capturing attention and standing out against competition can be tough. We’ve summed up research-backed strategies and tactics to make sure the right people attend your events.
Download for free: Yes! The Art of The Event RSVP
The Good Event Management Software Guide
Choosing a solid event management software platform has proven one of the most difficult tasks for event professionals. This review of over 100 tools, unpublished research and unprecedented analysis will give you the only unbiased perspective into what good event management software looks like.
Download for free: The Good Event Management Software Guide
25 Venues and Destinations to Watch in 2019
We live in the age of experiences. Guests and sponsors expect more, and it’s an impossible proposition to deliver an experience without a destination or venue that supports it. For that reason, we have reviewed hundreds of venues and destinations to bring you the most incredible, sustainable and experience-centered venues and destinations to consider for your event.
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How to Design Experiences in 2018
In an unprecedented push, the event industry seems to have found consensus. Planning events is not enough; attendees, sponsors and stakeholders want experiences. Use this complete guides to kickstart your transition from event planning to experience design.
Download for free: How to Design Experiences in 2018
The Event Tech Bible
Event technology has changed events forever. Whether it is attendee-facing or planning tech, events are extremely different from how they looked a few years ago. The Event Tech Bible is the essential point of reference for modern event professionals who want to use technology strategically to achieve event objectives.
Download for free: The Event Tech Bible
The Power of Events
Not all events are created equal. Some events leave a long-lasting legacy. This report explores 29 events that made a difference.
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Work-Life Balance for Event Planners
A career organizing events is fast-paced and filled with pressure. Every year, event planning is voted one of the most stressful jobs, behind firefighting and the military. If you are an event planner who has ever felt overwhelmed, you owe it to yourself to read this report.
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Make sure you grab your free copy of these reports and make it one of your new year resolutions to read and digest the learning and inspiration they share.
EventMB is a CMP Preferred Provider accredited by the Events Industry Council and provides Continuing Education credits for learning activities. To acquire CE credits through reports, webinars and other reading material, refer to the resource list here.