Top 10 Event Planning Blogs You Should Follow

 

top event planning blogs pinterestThere is no one event planning blog that provides all the tips and information you may need, though Judy Allen comes pretty close. That being said, you can still find several event planning blogs that offer a unique perspective and breadth of information that might be particularly useful to you. In this age of accessible content, planners can easily become overwhelmed. How do you know where to start? Which sources are the best? Which are the most informative? These questions will have different answers depending on who they are directed at.

Here are 10 game changing event planning blogs that provide a great starting point in a sea of information.

These event planning blogs are listed in no particular order so be sure to check each one out and see what works best for you.

1. VELVET CHAINSAW CONSULTING (VCC)

VCC is an ideal starting place if your interest is corporate events. Their blog is must-read that goes beyond traditional event planning tips/tricks and dives into adult learning strategies and design.

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Source: How To Write Killer Conference Session Titles That Attract Attendees – Velvet Chainsaw’s Midcourse Corrections

  2. EVENT MANAGER BLOG

Event Manager Blog was one of the first event planning blogs for event professionals. This is also your best source for Event Technology Trends and social media tips.

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There are a lot of things event professionals do that annoy speakers big time. Here is how to avoid them and keep a healthy relationship with your speakers. I feel in a privileged position. In my career I’ve been an event planner and a speaker. I know both worlds. UPDATE: The follow up post,… Read more

Source: Dear Event Planner, I Hate You. Sincerely, Your Speaker.

3. BIZBASH

BizBash is a resource hub for the event and meeting industry. Their website frequently features innovative event concepts and ideas that can impress even the most seasoned planner.

Top 10 Event Planning Blogs You Should Follow - EVENT CERTIFICATEWashingtonian magazine changed its ticketing options to boost sales for its annual Best of Washington party. When planners of Washingtonian magazine’s popular AT&T Best of Washington event decided to move up the date by a month to June 17, they also opted to provide an incentive for guests to commit to the event with a new ticketing option.“We added an early bird pricing this year for the first time,” said events manager Jessi Taff.

Source: How One Change Helped This Event Sell Out Faster

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4. PLANNER WIRE

Planner Wire is one of the best event planning blogs for learning about new trends, new destinations, new technologies, and new thinking for meetings and events regardless of the type of event you are planning.

Top 10 Event Planning Blogs You Should Follow - EVENT CERTIFICATEConferences and Events can benefit from a good social media calendar. This infographic explains why and how to create one.

5. MEETINGS NET

If you are in the meetings or corporate events area this is one of the best sources for event planning information. Listed as the meeting, convention, and incentive travel industry’s top source for news, trends, and strategies. You do not want to pass over this resource. 

6. THE MICE BLOG

This blog is one of the best independent event planning blogs for anyone working or interested in the international MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Exhibitions) industry.

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Besides having a good story, celebrities, social influencers and motivational speakers have enormous amount of followers across the different social media platforms and one post from them can boost traffic to your website and increase ticket sales.

Source: Can celebrities, social influencers and motivational speakers outsell your event?The MICE BlogThe MICE Blog

7. SPECIAL EVENTS

Specialevents.com is the online platform for the Special Events Magazine and is one of the premier event planning blogs for the special events industry in North America.

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 Light and fresh, smoky and piquant, caterers’ vibrant summer-inspired appetizers and hors d’oeuvre celebrate the fun, easy feel of the sun-drenched season

Source: Caterers Share Summertime Appetizer: Oh, Those Summer Bites! | Catering content from Special Events Magazine

8. CVENT’S BLOG

Cvent is an event management platform that offers planners an all-in-one solution for researching, planning and managing events. Though not their main service, Cvent’s event planning blogs provide some of the most comprehensive tips and tools that can be quite useful to event planners.

cvent event planning blogMedia coverage is a key success factor for many corporate and association events. Yet, many event planners struggle with attracting media attention and getting enough press coverage.

 

Source: How to get Media Coverage for Events | Cvent

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9. GRASS SHACKS EVENTS AND MEDIA

Grass Shacks is a full-service meeting, event, and video production company. Their blog provides a wealth of information in meeting production and is one of the few event planning blogs with a podcast.

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As we get busier and busier it is important to get positive routines to get yourself in a productive creative mindset as you sit down to work. As I told you on

Source: {Podcast} 5 Office Hacks for Meeting Professionals | Grass Shack Events & Media

10. ENDLESS EVENTS

Endless Events is a nationwide event production company, providing unparralled value to event planners. Cited as the Einsteins who take care of the AV & production, so your job is as easy as possible.

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I am also happy to hear your thoughts. Did I miss one of your favourite event planning blogs? Leave a comment below!

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