Non-Profits and Organizations

Planning successful events as a nonprofit organization can be a challenging but incredibly rewarding task. To ensure the success of an event, it is important to create a cohesive plan that considers the purpose and goals of the event and the budget constraints of your organization. Start by setting a goal for what you want…

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Planning an Event at a College or University

Managing events at Colleges and Universities presents a complex set of needs that require a centralized, flexible solution. Fortunately, most campuses are built to host all types of social, educational, and professional events that can be attended by students and members of the public alike. Whether it is a technology conference, a charity ball or…

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The Secret to Planning Successful Meetings

Event planners bend over backwards for their clients turning over every stone to find the best venue or space for the occasion, identifying reputable caterers for meals, as well as keeping everyone in the loop.  Scheduling site visits and good old-fashioned research like checking references is the go-to strategy when trying to match groups with…

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Elevate Your Event Venue Management Software at ACEED-i

If you can’t make it to meet the team at the CaterSource event in Orlando, Florida in March, don’t worry! You have another opportunity. Our very own Mark Williams will also be running an exhibiror booth at the ACCED-I Conference located in Chicago, Illinois. Mark brings years of experience working with universities and college campuses…

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Visit Us at the Catersource Event!

This upcoming March, Catersource and The Special Event will be hosting an event in Orlando, Florida, and it is one that you won’t want to miss. Get ready for the show stopping event of all events! This conference will bring in the best of the best in the event planning industry. With over 200 total…

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Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Event Planners

There are many different things that professional event planners must do to plan and set up events so that they are executed well.  Your reputation is at stake, so it is all about dotting the “i’s” and crossing the “t’s”.  Among these things are marketing, setting up speakers/sponsorships, finding a space that can accommodate the…

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The Secrets of Planning Successful Catering

From weddings and parties to corporate meetings and conferences, catering is an important part of event planning. Finding the right catering option can help make your event a big success. Whether you need full service event catering or buffet tables, the following tips can help you tackle this part of event planning. Consider In-House Catering…

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Scalable & Affordable Event Management Software

If you host frequent small to medium-sized conferences, you know how challenging it can be to respond quickly to inquiries, get attendees registered and communicate all the details of the event to them. This is especially true if your guests come from different parts of the country and the world, with different time zones. Event Guru…

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