A guide for surviving your role as a live social media coordinator at your company’s event

Congratulations on being the official live social media coordinator for your next big conference. Isn’t it grand when your boss volunteers you for a massive task, like this? Not all events have the budget to call in the professionals, and sometimes, it can be challenging to communicate the ROI of implementing live social media experts. […]

Global Petroleum Show 2018: Overview

The most important energy event in North America has wrapped up yet another successful year. Celebrating their 50th year and acting as a huge milestone for the uptick of the Canadian economy, the Global Petroleum Show (GPS) attracted more than 50,000 international and domestic oil & gas executives from over 20,000 companies, high-level government officials, National […]

5 Prize Ideas for an Event Giveaway that Cost Next to Nothing

If you are no stranger to the events industry, you’re probably well aware of how valuable event contests can be for engaging your attendees. They give guests activities to participate in, ways to engage with your brand, and possibly your sponsors’ brands; and also creates content for different types of online and offline media. And […]

8 Ways to Keep Calm During Event Disasters

They say in show business that anything that can go wrong – will go wrong. Ask any event planner and they will tell you the same can be said for organizing events. Sometimes, all the planning in the world cannot prepare you for the extenuating circumstances that pop up at your conferences, trade shows or […]

Canadian Special Events Live & Gala 2018 Overview

We have finally had time to come down from the high that is one of Canada’s largest events shows for the events industry – The Canadian Special Events Live & Canadian Event Industry Awards Gala. As you can imagine, it was an immersive experience that delivered on its promised when it came to experiential marketing. […]

Time to get Excited for the Canadian Special Events Live 2018 Show!

Never underestimate the importance of getting to walk with your herd! We are, in fact, talking about all of the incredible event industry professionals we can’t wait to meet at the CSE Live show. It’s hard gig being involved in and event with such amazing programming content happening – how will we possible get to […]

6 Must Have Social Media Posts for Events

If you are an event planner, or you work in event marketing, it can be challenging to determine what types of social media posts to share during your event. Oftentimes, you are all hands on deck and social media posts for events become an afterthought. It’s understandable – and like in show biz – anything […]

Go West 2018 Overview

Last week we had the privilege of sponsoring the Go West Conference in Edmonton. The event was impeccably planned and filled up both days with trendy event ideas, educational speakers, cutting edge sponsored networking mini-events, and a hands-on showcase portion unlike any typical trade show. Go West Conference details February 12-13, 2018 Edmonton Marriott River […]

7 Social Media Trends You Can Tap into for Your Next Event

When social media first came out, many believed that it was just a passing fad, or a trend. Now that it’s clear that social media is here to stay, it’s important to be using it to benefit your brand, or in this case, your event. You’ve probably noticed many social media trends across your own […]

8 Things Your Guests Will Love That Will Increase Your Event Engagement

If you are in the business of event planning, you are already succinctly aware of just how difficult it is to put events together, no matter the size. There’s venue acquisition, vendors, sponsorship, securing speakers, creating signage, staffing, marketing and ticket sales – just to name a few tasks on your never ending list. Unfortunately, […]