It’s the final stretch, and the day of the conference is fast approaching. In Parts 1 through 3, we looked at the strategic, logistic, and ‘people side’ of planning a large-scale event.
Now it’s time to perfect some more details along the road to providing attendees the best conference experience possible:
16. Family Program
Multiple-day conferences often come with the difficult decision of spending time with family vs. spending it on education. Consider offering a family program to ease this dilemma for attendees.
“Sometimes it can benefit the event to encourage Continue reading
Planners, it’s the time of the year again: The Grammys, Tony Awards, and Academy Awards are already knocking at our doors.
Take them as inspiration and use the following additions to your daily event-planning routines to have your next corporate award ceremony shine as well:
1. Clarify Expectations
It takes hundreds of helping hands to make corporate award shows spectacular. Preparations take time, and cost a good deal of money. You and your event sponsor need to be on the same page when it comes to Continue reading
There is no “one fits all” template for organizing a successful event. Required efforts differ strongly by type of event, and its size. In this four-part and twenty-point series, we will focus on what’s happening behind the scenes when organizing corporate conferences.
Managing large-scale events is an art in itself. Since no one person can do it all, management skills are required throughout the process: people skills are essential, and project management is key!
Let us take a look at the roadmap leading to a successful large-scale event, e.g. a 5,000-attendee conference: Continue reading