Event planner burnout is a very real problem, particularly in the day and age we live in. And when it comes to an industry as convoluted and restless as the event industry, planners can feel like they’re in constant turmoil. There is always a million things to do, dozens of flights to take, and minor details to worry about. With so much going on, it’s no wonder the stress ends up accumulating and before you know it, you’re completely burnt out.
Live from Connect Marketplace 2019, it’s #EventIcons! You already know that we love nothing more but keep you up to date will all the hottest trends in the industry. And what better way to do it than take you with us to one of the most interesting events in the country? So this week’s episode is coming to you all the way from the one place where some of the brightest and most exciting people from several industries congregate – Connect Marketplace! For resources and more info, head to the blog!
It’s Event Tech Podcast time! Oh, wait…no, sorry, our bad. It’s actually time for a brand new episode of #EventIcons. But this week, we’re keeping it all in the family. For those of you familiar with the #EventIcons podcast, you already know the icons of the week. The glorious Brandt Krueger and the phenomenal Will Curran are taking a backseat on the host role and stepping up to the icon level they undoubtedly deserve. And they’re being guided by one and only Lindsey Martin-Bilbrey! For resources and more info, click here.
Get your planners out everybody, because we’re talking crisis communication! As event planners, there are a million things we have to keep in mind. And amongst all of that, there is always the consideration of what might go wrong. Because let’s face it, what are the odds everything will go according to plan? Something will always escape our control, which is exactly why having a plan for crisis communication is so important. It might sound a bit alarming at first, but it will save you a lot of trouble! And especially within the paradigm we operate in today, being prepared is an absolute must! For resources and more info, head to the blog!
For the third year in a row, live from ILEA 2019, it’s #EventIcons! You already know that this is the place to go when it comes to getting the best tips from the icons of the industry. And this week, we bring you a particularly delicious episode. Well, delicious for your ears, at least! Directly from the International Live Events Association, today’s episode is the perfect mix of small nuggets of precious information. All of them collected during ILEA 2019, and all of them from seriously iconic guests!For resources, head to the blog!
Here at Endless, we figured it was more than time we talked about planning sustainable events. As an industry, it’s extremely important that we are involved in the discussion of topics that matter for the world. And it’s even more significant that we choose to look at the bigger picture and think globally. Both as human beings and event professionals, we must be aware that our actions have a certain impact in the world. And we also have the responsibility of trying to improve it through planning sustainable events! For resources and additional info, click here.
Let’s get those event ideas muscles working, shall we? To all the nay-sayers, and all the non-believers out there, take note! Because today’s episode of #EventIcons is all about keeping it weird and making it awesome in the process. We’re exploring the amazing things that can come out of thinking outside the box, growing, and constantly learning in our industry. And while we know change can be scary, it tends to be for the best. Nothing can provide an extra kick to your event ideas quite like keeping it just a little weird…and you’re about to find out how. Click here for resources.
Another week, another iconic event prof! And for today’s episode, we’re proud to welcome our two amazing hosts, Lindsay Martin-Bilbrey and Brandt Krueger, and a very special guest. Ashley Strachovsky is an event prof and a 2019 Bizbash Rising Star. She was selected for her dedication to detail and her willingness to go above and beyond for every client. Additionally, Ashley has executed high-profile events including the MTV Music Awards, The US Open, Tribeca Film festival, Raise the Macallan tours, Thanksgiving Day Parade. For resources and additional info, head to the blog!
Hackathons for events might sound a bit strange at first. Even the most creative and out of the box event planners out there can frown at the thought of it. But the truth is, as professionals of the industry, it’s our job to consistently push forward in the idea department. And especially when it comes to the ideas that ensure the attendee experience goes from good to amazing. This is exactly where hackathons for events come in! For resources and additional info, head to the blog.
Life on the road for event planners can be quite the hassle. Just ask our phenomenal hosts Brandt Krueger and Lindsay Martin-Bilbrey! The two have been on the road since early May, and boy, do they have a lot to share! Anyone who works in the event industry knows that traveling is an inevitable part of the job description. And even if you are more of the stay at home type, if you want in, you have to learn how to adapt. Living off of a suitcase isn’t exactly glamorous, but it can be rather fun. Plus, there is always something to learn with each new trip, and with each new event. For resources, click here.