5 Blogs Event Planners Should Read
EventManager Blog is probably one of the more essential blogs for event planners. With a range of topics like "How to Fall in Love with Your Event Attendees" to "How the Sharing Economy is Changing Events," there will be a little something for everyone here. It's updated quite frequently so be sure to check back often with this one.
BizBash is a great, well-rounded event planning resource that includes ideas, resources, as well as industry news to help keep you in the know. Follow this blog to stay up to date on the latest trends and take advantage of their marketing collateral like their 2015 Conference White Paper: How Marketing and Technology Will Change in 2015.
Cvent is renowned for their software platform that enables the events and meetings industry to plan events, find venues, manage membership data, and more. Their blog features tips and tricks on the more business-focused event planner, such as crowdfunded sponsorships, ways to increase meeting attendance, and more!
This UK blog was created by the event community for the event community, meaning they have all kinds of insight on how to plan the perfect party and what items should be included in an event manager's survival kit. They also have great resources like an Event Dictionary to help you get all the lingo down of the event planning world.
Sure, we may be a bit partial to this one since Freshtix is a sister-site of ours, but it has some really great event-planning advice as well as tips on how to market your event! From the Fresh Friday Reads posts that collect the top 5 articles of each week to learning about how to utilize UTM parameters in your event links - this blog has got it going on.