Planner Basics

Planner Basics

Securing an Event Site

by Paul Hughes | October 01,2014
How to coordinate security and establish a protocol
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The Art of the Room Audit

How to get credit for your block, no matter the booking method

How to Find and Keep On-Site Event Staff

Best practices for locating and retaining local help.
Checklists

Securing an Event Site

How to coordinate security and establish a protocol

How to Plan a Multicultural Event

Creating programs that enable everyone to engage
The Law and the Planner

The Legalities of CSR

How to avoid the risks associated with charitable activities

What Does Force Majeur Really Mean?

Many planners are misinformed as to what this clause allows. Here's the scoop.
Tech Files

Security Concerns for Mobile Devices

Keep your event safe for smartphone-toting attendees

Choosing the Right Webcast Vendor

Important questions to ask, beyond basic features
Food & Beverage

How to Plan for Sustainable Catering

Pitfalls to avoid when planning for sustainable catering  

Raising the Bar on Beverages

Here are the latest trends from behind the bar -- including some tasty choices for teetotalers.
Managing Corporate Travel

Choosing a Car Service Provider

Advice for Choosing ground transportation services

How to Avoid Travel Cost Increases

Steps you can take to mitigate increases in travel costs
Corporate World

SMMP Success Without a Mandate

How to initiate strategic meetings management

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