By: Deborah Pannell
Last November, I was invited to go on my first cruise – an experience in luxury that I will never forget. If you’ve never been on a cruise, then imagine a Las Vegas resort hotel… on water. As a guest on the world’s largest cruise ship, Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas, I was treated to what seemed like endless food, entertainment, and leisure time options. I also received a concentrated lesson in the art of hospitality and yes, a few insights about event planning.
By: Sarah DeJesus
Sarah De Jesus on her Event Design: The idea and concept for this table design was inspired by the spring season, my crochet flowers (which I had been assembling mainly as cupcake toppers) and my desire to incorporate the use of Pantone’s Honeysuckle Pink as the main color and the use of yellow, light pink and green as a spring color scheme to compliment it. The decor is focused around the flowers which were arranged in galvanized socker planter pots, flower metal plant stakes used to hold the dessert labels and the use of clay pots as the cake stand to give it a unique yet casual, garden and spring feel.
By: Liz King
The man in this picture represents the way I have felt too many times as I’m being bombarded by people trying to spread their brand and so I thought I would take some time on Day 10 of our branding challenge to talk about some basic DON’Ts in the personal branding process. I hope you will keep them in mind as you are moving forward because I promise you that it will make the world a better place. It will also make sure your brand is conveyed successfully, even if it takes a little longer. Remember – the good things in life are worth waiting for.
Event Planner Incomes, Illustrated by City and State
By: Ungerboek Software
The satisfaction of throwing a successful event may be priceless, but the services of an event planner are most certainly not. In fact, incomes can range pretty significantly depending on a number of factors, from the experience level of the person to the types of events they plan to whether they work in-house or independently. Based on 2010 data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, this infographic shows how the city you live in can have a huge effect on your salary.
9 Ways to Use Twitter for Event Planners
By: Nicci Anderson
You’ve probably read 1,879 blogs on how to use Twitter. I know I have. But as an event planner, do you feel that you could be using it more effectively? Maybe you’re a social media maven, or maybe you feel you could use some tips. Either way, these are the 9 ways to use Twitter that we have found helpful and hope you do to!