In any field, staying up to date with news, trends, and technology is the best ways to stay relevant. Here’s an awesome list of some of the best websites and other resources that anyone in the events industry will ever need! Event professionals that specialize in any type of event will find something useful here:
For News and Tips
Bizzabo is actually an event technology company that created an event networking app. However, their blog section is fantastic for learning about event marketing as well as great reports about recent events. Their posts are very diverse and include info for planners, managers, and especially the tech obsessed!
This hashtag is great for staying up to date with the latest in the events industry! Here you’ll find everything events blogs have to offer. Even though you’ll find some great content, you should be quite discerning about what you read since there’s no one curating what shows up and what doesn’t.
If you’re only going to check out one page from this list it should be this one. The Event Manager Blog is a great resource for anything events related: from trends to innovation. This page is great for both keeping up to date with the events world as well as learning what you need to know for your new events start up. Their posts are always cool and fun to read, so check them out!
This webpage isn’t just an awesome events industry blog, it’s also ready to help with all your event planning! From venues and suppliers to inspiration, BizzBash offers everything you need to plan an event, party or meeting. Their news and trends section is great for staying up to date with everything going on in the industry, especially how recent events will affect future events.
For Corporate Meetings
This site is your one-stop-shop for planning meetings! They provide info on the latest event industry news, but they also help you find speakers, convention centers, even international venues. They also have a great food section where they discuss the latest event food trends and the importance of food in events.
For Wedding Planners
This beautiful blog while absolutely inspire you in planning the most beautiful wedding. Their wedding planning section has everything from a 101 section to a list of great venues and vendors. I you’re working with an indecisive bride, send her a link to this page and ask them to pin their favorite things. Presto! You’ll have a great visual idea if what they want and will be able to help them create their perfect wedding in no time.
If you’ve ever googled weddings chances are you’ve come across The Knot. This webpage is the holy grail of wedding planning! They have posts about anything from the invitations to planning your wedding playlist. Check out their wedding planning hacks and their how to posts, they’re sure to make your wedding planning more productive and fun.
Pinterest is an amazing place for inspiration. If you’re a visual thinker, this is the search engine for you. You can find help with any event planning dilemma in infographic form! However, where Pinterest shines is in decorations. You can find so many inspiring pics! So make sure you have an idea in your head about what you need so you don’t get lost in the sea of beautiful pins.
Another great resource for visual thinkers, Instagram has great images from all kids of events. Keep up with the lives of celebrity event professionals and planners and check out the latest trends. Just look up these hashtags and you’re sure to find something beautiful to start your planning!
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