In some previous conversation we had, I’ve been talking about Microsoft Office and Event Planning Software. Open Source has shaken the proprietary software stage with free and better products. Here follows a list on how your event could be more “open” and definitely cheaper. The Open Source Event Planner manages her/his project with WinPlanner, BaseCamp, […]
Project and Event Templates for Microsoft Project
Microsoft Project is a software widely adopted to organize projects and coordinate events. It is part of the Office pack which makes it accessible for most households/offices. For those interested in Gantt charts and plans, here are few event templates you might want to consider.
Top 10 tips to generate leads with events
Events are a source of revenue and most of the times a concept to sell to interested people. Nevertheless events are widely used as a marketing tool to generate leads. Here are a few tips on how to maximize leads generation for your event. 10. Collect data. The most obvious yet the least adopted practice. […]
Events and communities: councils and permissions
As previously analyzed, communities have a significant impact on the success of an event. Councils around the globe adopt policies toward particular kind of events that might e.g. attract large audiences or have an impact on the environment. What is councils’ decision process toward events? Of course a big portion of it it’s contextual and […]
10 Killer Tips on How To Make Your Event Successful
What is the basic structure of a successful event? What should you consider before running an event to avoid blunders? In this article, we take you through the basic steps of the event planning process.
Top Locations: Castello Sforzesco
This is a new section of this blog with useful information about the top locations around the world where to stage an event. I am open to submissions, please use the ‘contact me’ section to forward your favorite location. The first submission is dedicated to Italy. Castello Sforzesco is a 14th century castle located in […]
Gantt Chart in use
I’ve been talking previously on how important is to break down in small packages the activities of a project. Once we have small packages of activities and we assigned a temporal weight to them, it might be useful to organize them chronologically in a Gantt Chart. A Gantt Chart visually summarizes the timing of a […]
Web-based tool to assess environmental impact of meetings now available
MeetGreen is the pioneer’s choice for environmentally sound meetings. MeetGreen is a line of tools and certifications that give guidance for green meetings. Green meetings have been defined as a “meeting that incorporates environmental considerations throughout all stages of the meeting in order to minimise the negative impact on the environment.” A small meeting may […]