Easy event management

Practically Perfect PA

We recently worked with Gallus Events who managed our Assist Travel event in London. The event management was seamless and one of the main reasons was because they used an online event registration / management platform called Eventbrite. Eventbrite Event Management.

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Organising the best team building event ever

Practically Perfect PA

Organising team building events seems to be one task that most assistants are asked to manage, which is not much of a surprise considering we are pretty awesome at organising events! So, how can you go about organising the best team building event ever?

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Nine steps to fantastic events

Practically Perfect PA

Here is a snap shot of the Practically Perfect PA questionnaire, which has now been filled in by almost 300 of our readers, it shows that one of the main functions of an assistant’s role continues to be events management. It covers every possible type of event.

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Tips for booking entertainment at your events

Practically Perfect PA

Over the years I have booked many different types of entertainment for events I have been asked to organise. So all in all I can definitely give you a few tips when it comes to booking entertainment for your events. What effect will the entertainment have on the timing of your event?

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Five top tips for using a unique event space

Practically Perfect PA

Event Management is now one of the main tasks for assistants – practically every assistant I talk to has organised something! Be it the office Christmas party, team building events, off site board meetings and committee to large scale global conferences.

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Your invitation to a very special event this September

Practically Perfect PA

Do you organise meetings, away days, conferences, private dinners, summer parties, teambuilding or other events? The events show from SquareMeal. Your ticket to an exceptional event. Venues + Events Live is legendary for its visitor perks, including….

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3 Rules For Live Music At Corporate Events

The Small Business Blog

When planning and booking live music for corporate events, as the organiser you will need to ensure you’ve done research and planned your entertainment in conjunction with your venue and needs.

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Five Tools To Improve Your Online Event Marketing

The Small Business Blog

Event promotion is none of these things: easy, stress free, glamorous. Guest Blog analytics business event business events event marketing

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Event feedback form

Practically Perfect PA

Congratulations, your event is finished. Feedback from the events you organise is really important for a number of reasons. Firstly, your organisation will have spent substantial amount of money on the event and the feedback will help demonstration the return on investment.

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Seven tips: What to look for in an event supplier

Practically Perfect PA

We used a combination of iPads and Post-it notes to ask our workshop attendees questions about what makes an event supplier great, and what makes them not-so-great…. What does a good event supplier do? What is frustrating from an event supplier?

Eventfulness

Productivityist

First off, I''d like to thank everyone who turned up or messaged me during my book event at Chapters Victoria last week. Finally, I''ve got events lined up every week between now and mid-July, so the writing here will be no more than twice per week during that timeframe.

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5 Killer “Hacks” for Networking at Events

Dumb Little Man

Social media is hot. Everyone is talking about Facebook, Twitter, and every other social media site under the sun. These are great tools for building and maintaining relationships. But they aren’t everything.

8 Easy Contract Changes to Make for More Sustainable Events

Practically Perfect PA

We can however use the events industry to make small but significant changes. Think of the amount of food waste during any one event. Whether it is a corporate dinner, a lunch buffet or a mass participation sporting event. Assist Travel Core Skills Events Featured

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Joining instructions for company events

Practically Perfect PA

Most of us will be involved in organising an event at some point in our career particularly if your company does not have a dedicated events department. General information about the event programme. Contact details of the event organiser or trainer on the day.

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The art of finding the perfect venue for your corporate event

Practically Perfect PA

Organising a business event or corporate hospitality can be a tricky and time consuming task. The art of finding the perfect venue for your corporate event is never easy. The post The art of finding the perfect venue for your corporate event appeared first on Practically Perfect PA.

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The wonderful world of events – roundup

Practically Perfect PA

Over the last few weeks I’ve been writing a series of blogs on events, well more specifically how assistants can organise and run great events within the context of their role. Here are the links to my previous blogs: How to negotiate when planning an event.

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Using social media when organising an event

Practically Perfect PA

Yesterday I attended the BNC Global Event Show and on a number of occasions I was asked if I work in the event industry. I do not work in the events industry but a strange voice irrupted from my month with the answer ‘yes…well sort of… I’m an EA’. Event page on LinkedIn.

Webinar Etiquette and Protocol for Live Events

Office Dynamics

We’ve been hosting a free monthly webinar since January of 2015 and as the events grow each month the chatter during the event increases. The post Webinar Etiquette and Protocol for Live Events appeared first on Office Dynamics.

Event Schedules and Speakers

Practically Perfect PA

Organising an event is a tricky tricky thing with lots of moving parts and details that have to be well managed. In this blog I want to share some tips on two aspects of the event management process. Here are my top 5 tips on putting together an event schedule and dealing with speakers.

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Our Event Management Training course is two weeks away!

Practically Perfect PA

I just wanted to remind you that our Event Management Training course is two weeks away! The first course is for assistants who organise events for their organisations. Events Management for Assistants. Training sessions include: Nine steps to fantastic events.

20 do’s and don’ts for team building events

Practically Perfect PA

Over the years I’ve organised a variety of team building events from week long forums to after work drinks in the local pub. it is also so important that we get team building events right. Link the challenges faced by the team with the challenges you set them during the event.

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3 Rules For Live Music At Corporate Events

The Small Business Blog

When planning and booking live music for corporate events, as the organiser you will need to ensure you’ve done research and planned your entertainment in conjunction with your venue and needs. Live music, unlike a continuous soundtrack from a playlist, is a far more impressive way to add music to a corporate party or networking… Read the full article here: 3 Rules For Live Music At Corporate Events on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

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Squaremeal Venues + Events Live

Practically Perfect PA

I have also used both the website and the Squaremeal guide for numerous events, from small external meetings to week long residential conferences. Squaremeal Venues + Events Live. The post Squaremeal Venues + Events Live appeared first on Practically Perfect PA.

Assistants! Get the most out of attending an event

Practically Perfect PA

I’m pretty sure I’m not the only one that gets a little bit apprehensive about attending events, especially large exhibitions that are set up like a gauntlet that you have to navigate through while avoiding overzealous sales people pulling you from one badly designed stand to another.

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3 Steps to Hosting and Organizing a Successul Telesummit Event

Office Organization Success

If you’re not sure what a Telesummit is, it’s simply a multi-teleclass event with a series of different speakers, and you’re the host and organizer of the event. How long you want the event to run for — a few days; a week; 2 weeks.

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Five Reasons Why Attending Live Events is a Must

Step It Up VA Coaching

For those who work virtually, and even some who don’t, we can easily get stuck in a comfort zone of learning and networking solely by email, phone, teleclasses, and internet and don’t always find a way to get out to a live marketing, networking, or educational event or workshop. And there’s SO much more that one can get out of a live event that you can’t get from online networking and learning. Chances are the other folks at any live event you attend share some common goals.

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sme3 Rules For Live Music At Corporate Events

The Small Business Blog

When planning and booking live music for corporate events, as the organiser you will need to ensure you’ve done research and planned your entertainment in conjunction with your venue and needs.

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Planning music for business events

Practically Perfect PA

All business events, from client socials and staff parties to corporate awards dinners, benefit from a considered soundtrack. When it comes to organising a work event, the expectation for the music extends beyond your a personal playlist.

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Spotlight on assistant resources: Square Meal Venues and Events Live

Practically Perfect PA

I have also used both the website and the Square Meal guide for numerous events, from small external meetings to week long residential conferences. Square Meal Venues and Events Live. Complimentary registration for Square Meal Venues and Events Live is now open.

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Words for Extreme Weather Events

Daily Writing Tips

The first two types of weather events are cyclones that sustain surface winds of at least 74 miles per hour—faster than virtually any highway speed limit in the United States. Original post: Words for Extreme Weather Events.

Five Steps to Holding a Welcome Event

The Small Business Blog

If you’re a new small business, or your client base seems to have diminished, hosting a welcome event is a great way of generating new business. Holding such an… Read the full article here: Five Steps to Holding a Welcome Event on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

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So you’ve been asked to organise an event… now what?

Practically Perfect PA

How often do you organise events? We are asked to arrange all sorts of events including anything from a team training day through to the company Christmas party and other large scale conferences, exhibitions and dinners. Why are you holding an event? What are the event outcomes?

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3 Simple Shifts That Will Make You the Star At The Next Event

Dumb Little Man

When you’re at a business training or networking event, you’re probably there for two reasons: 1. The post 3 Simple Shifts That Will Make You the Star At The Next Event appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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Triple the Results You Get from Live Conferences and Events

Productive & Organized

Today I'm going to share my secret tips for how you can triple your results from attending live conferences and events. Start Connecting BEFORE the Event. Many live events now have Twitter hashtags or Facebook groups or pages for people going to the event

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FSB Events to Assess Growth Potential for North

The Small Business Blog

A series of policy events are being organised by the FSB to find out… Read the full article here: FSB Events to Assess Growth Potential for North on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

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Tips On Getting Your Event Promoted

Small Business CEO

If you are thinking about planning an event of any kind, you will hopefully have realized that how you advertize and promote the event will in most cases determine whether it is a success or failure. … Marketing event promotion

Event objectives and the questions you should be asking

Practically Perfect PA

Earlier this week I wrote about the initial stages of organising an event , specifically the first meeting you should have with your colleagues involved in the event. One of the issues I said you should discuss are the event objectives. It really does depend on the event.

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Infographic: What an Event Looks Like to Small Businesses

The Small Business Blog

Has your business ever hosted an event? Many small businesses rely on events as a cost effective way to promote themselves in the local area or farther afield. Business Events Business Infographics business event business events infographic

5 Reasons People Run From You at Networking Events

On The Job

If you want to stop a conversation cold at a professional event, talk about religion. One of the things people like me always harp on is that you need to network all the time, whether you're employed or not.

How to make your event more environmentally friendly

Practically Perfect PA

Sustainability certainly hasn’t been a priority for assistants organising events, particularly as we often have to manage events alongside our actual day job and the budgets we have to spend on events are still quite a bit smaller than they were a few years ago.

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