Best Event Talks- Be A Maker by Adam Savage [VIDEO]

Best Event Talks: Be A Maker by Adam Savage [VIDEO]

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I believe that I’m a maker at heart. I’m sure you are, too. Adam Savage is also one but unlike us, he actually gets paid to do it (with all the toys and tools to make it real, to boot).

Adam Savage was the Keynote Speaker at the XOXO Festival in 2012, an annual celebration of art and technology. He’s an industrial and special effects designer, on top of being a host of MythBusters. He and Jamie, the more serious host of that show, basically redefined geek and turned it into cool. Read More

Einsteins Favorites - Best Event Planning Articles Of The Week

Powerful Tools for Event Professionals, The Hidden Treasures of Dropbox & How to Effectively Collect and Use the Feedback about Your Event [Einsteins’ Favorites]

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Are you eager to find out more powerful tools for event professionals? Do you want to experiment with innovative ideas to enhance your marketing results? Check out this week’s articles, where we let you know about a must-have Gmail add-on, show you all about Dropbox features and encourage you to check out Marketing Stack for learning to become a better marketing professional.

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How To Handle Rejection Like A Boss

How to Handle Rejection Like a Boss

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Rejection is never fun. But whether you like it or not, the fact remains that you will face rejection, especially as an event planner. After all, you’re in the business of dealing with people. You have to speak with potential clients, suppliers, public speakers and performers.

Things will definitely not always go your way and there are countless instances when you’ll just feel down because of all the cancelled contracts and failed negotiations. But hey, let’s not focus on the negatives here! Read More

Best Event Talks- Finding Your Own Voice by Dave Grohl [VIDEO]

Best Event Talks: Finding Your Own Voice by Dave Grohl [VIDEO]

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The musician comes first. That was what Dave Grohl said in his SXSW keynote in 2013. I know you’ve heard about this before here since Neil Gaiman said as much about writers in one of our previous Best Event Talks.

Dave Grohl was the former drummer of Nirvana and now the lead vocals, guitarist and songwriter of Foo Fighters, with hits such as Everlong, Big Me, and My Hero. His talk at the SXSW was as inspiring as it was amazing. From 1983 when he discovered his love for music to today with Foo Fighters, Grohl describes his journey as the best times of his life. Read More

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What It Takes to Be an Environment-Friendly Event Venue, How to Come up with Great Blog Topics & Why Wi-Fi Aware is the Next Best Thing [Einsteins’ Favorites]

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This week Einsteins’ Favorites spreads the word about the ultimate technology released by Wi-Fi Alliance and how it can improve our connected lives. At the same time, it reveals useful tips to support your business by showing how to exchange business cards professionally. It also brings to your attention the sustainability of events and the best practices an environment-friendly event venue follows. Check out more interesting articles below!

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Projection Mapping in Events- What You Need to Know

Projection Mapping in Events: What You Need to Know

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Imagine trudging into a convention center with expectations full of white fluorescent light and long, drawn out presentations. As you walk through the doors, you are immediately surprised to hear sweet sounds of crickets and frogs. You feel a slight breeze and the warmth of the sunshine on your skin. As you look around, you are surprised to be surrounded by the invigorating feel of life-like flowers, shrubs and a colorful forest. This “convention” turns out to be nothing more than a serene escape in the wilderness.

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How to Focus On Work Using Startlines Instead of Deadlines

How to Focus On Work Using Startlines Instead of Deadlines

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A good event professional is a good juggler. Many things constantly require your attention and you need to be an expert at balancing everything so that you don’t drop the ball on anything important. This is where things can get a bit tricky.

With you having to book speakers, choose performers, find the right caterers, inspect venues, and do a thousand other things, things get really challenging, really quickly. Sometimes it’s easy to just feel frustrated, thinking that you “don’t have enough time.”

Well, that idea of not having “enough time” is actually untrue. Read More

Best Event Talks- The Art of Social Media for Events by Justin Gonzalez [VIDEO]

Best Event Talks: The Art of Social Media for Events by Justin Gonzalez [VIDEO]

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Scriptwriters are master storytellers who can evoke powerful emotions from people. If you’ve ever watched a movie and was suddenly hit to your core by something a character said, then the scriptwriter can comfortably say that he’s done his job well. This should be the same thing we ask ourselves: are we resonating with our audience and making them feel what we want them to feel? Read More

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