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10 Extraordinary Venues in London You Never Knew Existed

This is a guest by Beth Kruszynskyj, editor at HeadBox, a network for creative, inspiring and off-site meeting spaces. You can follow them @headbox. There are thousands of venues in London, from colossal conference centres to elegant private dining rooms, practical hotel boardrooms to corporate party places. You name it, there’s a venue for ...

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How to Make Realistic Financial Projections for Your Event

For owners of young events it can be incredibly challenging to make realistic financial projections. However, if you’re hoping to secure investment, borrow from the bank or simply want to stay in business, it’s a necessary exercise. Whether you want to put together the business case for your brand new ...

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Now You’re Cooking! 7 Key Ingredients For The Success of Your Next Event

This infographic is for all the epicurean event managers out there who appreciate what goes into the making of fine food, drink…and of course events! And for those of you who’d prefer text… Strategy Like a great dinner party, every event starts out with a clear vision of who it’s ...

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How to Create a Winning Event Plan (Plus Free Template)

Does your company have strategy documents or a written event plan? If you do, when was the last time you actually looked at them? Chances are that a week after they were written, these 20+ page documents start gathering digital dust in some unloved folder on your desktop. Unfortunately, a strategy ...

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9 Ways to Avoid Those ‘Last Minute’ Event Changes That Stress You Out!

‘Event coordinator’ has once again been identified as one of the world’s most stressful jobs. According to Forbes’ 10 Most Stressful Jobs list for 2016, it’s the 5th most stressful profession, falling just behind ‘police officer’. What makes the role of event planner so stressful? According to a recent survey of 215 ...

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15 Unique, Unusual and Fantastic Fundraising Event Ideas

This post was originally published in February 2015, and has been updated to bring you 5 extra fundraising event ideas! Holding an event is a fast and effective way to raise funds for your charity, club or other non-profit organisation. But if the usual bake sale or black tie dinner doesn’t ...

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