Kelli White has 10 years experience in event management, creative marketing, volunteer coordination and non-profit fundraising. You can follow her at @kellimwhite.
7 Principles of Designing a Winning Check-In Zone
1. Stay Organized As well all know, organization is a large key to our success as an event planner. If you don’t have quality organization in place for your check-in process, it is sure to be chaos. When guests begin arriving ensure you have proper systems in place in order to stay organized throughout the […]
7 Fundamental Rules of Event Photography
For small budget events, photography can sometimes fall onto the back burner. However, it is possible to capture great images that highlight your event without spending hundreds of dollars on a professional photographer. This being said, you will need to know a few tricks of the trade in order to make it happen. Follow these rules to give yourself a shot at event photography success.
Event Planning Language for Beginners
When you first start out as an event planner, the career can seem very overwhelming at times. When you combine this with all of the vocabulary and acronyms that industry professionals throw around, there is a lot to learn when you decide to pursue this path.
6 Things Marathon Training Can Teach You About Your Events Career
Training to run a marathon is a tremendous undertaking. The commitment and time it takes to train and prepare for the race, takes effort and passion. The process is not so different from your career in the events industry. Here are 6 new tools I have gained that can help you in both your events career and (if you’re up for it) some distance running!
5 Negotiation Mistakes Every Event Planner Should Avoid
Negotiation is a big part of the job when it comes to being an event planner. From negotiating with vendors and venues, to clients and even employers, the negotiation never seems to end. I spoke with three event managers from around the United States and discovered five common mistakes of new event managers, along with ways you can avoid them during your next big negotiation.
How to Find Superstar Volunteers For Your Next Event
Recruiting quality volunteers plays a major role in the success of your events. Finding volunteers who are dedicated to your organization and the mission of your event can be a challenge, but using the following tips will lead you towards recruiting and retaining excellent event volunteers. Recruiting Locations Everyone longs to find the volunteers that […]