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Is Event Planning the New Black?

Posted by Laura Witherspoon

May 27, 2014 9:09:00 AM

Did you know that meeting, convention, and event planners are expected to increase their share of employment pie by 44% before 2020? That means that there are an estimated 30,000 planners that will join the industry and potentially impact your event-related business in the next 5 years! What kind of plan do you have in place to take advantage of the growth potential?

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Topics: eventizen

4 Signs You Are a Successful Event Professional

Posted by Laura Witherspoon

May 9, 2014 2:36:00 PM

Being an event professional can be challenging in today’s age of rules, regulations, and requirements. Meeting planners face an increasing number of obstacles when organizing an event, and event professionals (whether you are a florist, a music artist, a photographer, or some other service provider) are in a unique position to ease some of the pressure on meeting planners.

Exhibit some of the following characteristics and you may become a meeting planner's go-to person. With these traits, you could very well increase the likelihood of capturing more event or meeting business:

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Topics: eventizen