How to Plan an Event

ProjectManager.com

Need to know how to plan an event? If you’re planning a big event like a conference, we can help you successfully plan, structure and lay it out. This blog will go over everything you need to consider when planning an event, including an easy-to-use checklist. Planning an Event. Most of us have some experience planning an event, be it at home, work or in their community. For this article, let’s focus on large events. Event Planning Checklist.

Project Management Conferences and Events 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

Many conferences have early bird pricing so it is worth checking out the events that interest you as soon as you can in case you need to get corporate funding to attend. Make sure you sign up for the free Attend a Conference Checklist before you go to any of these events. The conference takes place in Latvia, but the official language of the event is English. I think events like this are showing how diverse the project management community is.

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The unfolding course of events

Musings on Project Management

"It is not given to human beings -- happily for them, for otherwise life would be intolerable -- to foresee or predict to any large extent the unfolding course of events" Winston Churchill Of course, project management can modify such a bit to tolerate some of the intolerable: Simulations can add to the extent of foresight of unfolding events Systems tests can reveal unforeseen hazards in.

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PMXPO – The Virtual Event Before Virtual Events Were Cool

Keyedin

PMXPO , the largest virtual event for project managers hosted by PMI (the Project Management Institute) had its 13 th edition of its relished event this past month. This year’s event was timely indeed, having always been held virtually in a time when virtual is the only option, brought over forty-four thousand (yes, thousand!)

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Using a Non-Revenue North Star Metric

Speaker: Ashley Carroll, Partner, Social Capital

In this session, we’ll look beyond revenue as the primary metric in product analytics. What other metrics are applicable as your north-star, and how do you establish reliable data sources? By taking an experimental approach to your KPIs, you’ll establish more useful analytics that reduce churn in the long term.

35 Conversation-Starter Questions for Social and Networking Events

Project Bliss

Meeting people and socializing during the holidays at work parties and social events can be stressful. And if you’re at a social event and you just can’t bear to talk about work any more, you can use more creative questions to keep it fun and interesting. And it’s simple to do: if you’re standing next to someone, simply ask them a question about something in eyesight or the event you’re attending. Consider the event and the conversation partner.

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Event Management Software: 5 Apps that Fully Cover Your Event Project Requirements

GanttPRO Project Management

Identify the reason why you need event management software. Pricing: Individual plan starts at $15 per user per month billed annually. Team plans start at $5.90 per user per month […]. News GanttPRO Project Management Tips

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Gantt Chart Inspo: Holiday Event Planning | TeamGantt

TeamGantt

Planning a holiday event? See how to plan your event in TeamGantt—with a little inspiration from the Griswolds You’ve got tons of details to keep up with!

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Event Management Software: The Ultimate Guide for Event Planners

Teamweek

Planning a successful event is tough. This round-up of event management software will help you evaluate the options and pick the best software for your team. We’ve found event management software that will fit every need and budget. Whether you’re a third party event planner working for multiple clients or the in-house event planner for a large corporation, we’ve got you covered. All in one event management software.

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Why I Stopped Going to Agile Events

Agile Coach

This year at Agile and Beyond was the first Agile event I attended since I presented with Declan Whelan at Agile 2015. As the Agile movement emerged , people learned, alliances formed, and a little more structure by way of meet ups, other events, and official certification and training happened. I’m ready to go back to Agile events. The post Why I Stopped Going to Agile Events appeared first on Jason Little.

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Project Management Tips Every Event Planner Should Know

Wrike

Project managers and event planners have more in common than you might think. So when facing down a complex to-do list, event planners can channel their inner project manager to run events like a well-oiled machine. Here are 8 of our top project management tools and tricks that your event planning team can start leveraging today. Identify the event goals and constraints. Identify all the steps to get from the idea of an event to the actual event.

Project Managing Large Corporate Events

PM for the Masses

Cesar Abeid and Megan Marcel from Automattic talk about planning and managing large corporate events. Cesar Abeid and Megan Marcel from Automattic talk about planning and managing large corporate events. It's all project management! It's all project management! Case studies Interviews PM Concepts Podcast

The Ultimate Event Planning Checklist: How to Plan Ahead

GanttPRO Project Management

GanttPRO is an online project planning tool that helps event planners work with tasks, schedules, deadlines, and budgets, communicate with team members, and successfully achieve goals. Try GanttPRO for free! […]. News GanttPRO Project Management Tips

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A Successful Event Requires Strategy and Planning by Brad Egeland

MindGenius

Events regardless of size can be difficult to plan, whether it’s a large conference event, a wedding or even just a small get together, event planning can spiral out of control very easily. Define the event. What is the event purpose? Interested in event planning?

Event Management Software: 8 Apps that Fully Cover Your Event Project Requirements

GanttPRO Project Management

Identify the reason why you need event management software. Pricing: Individual plan starts at $15 per user per month billed annually. Team plans start at $5.90 per user per month […

The Ultimate Event Planning Checklist: How to Plan Ahead

GanttPRO Project Management

GanttPRO is an online project planning tool that helps event planners work with tasks, schedules, deadlines, and budgets, communicate with team members, and successfully achieve goals. Try GanttPRO for free! […

100+ Tech Conferences and Events to Attend in Europe 2020

Teamweek

We tried to focus on the most interesting and/or largest events (not monthly meetups) that international audiences attend. While most of the 100 plus events listed are in Europe, w e’ve also synched some larger North American and Asian conferences that will have European companies and stakeholders in attendance. . In their words: One of the largest events dedicated to design and its consequences. We are more expansive and multi-disciplined than any other event on the planet.

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Project Management Tools for Event Planners

TimeCamp

Concerts, sporting events, charitable collections, festivals, industry conferences ? The good news is that all those events are projects in disguise and, therefore, project management tools can be applied to simplify the process of coordinating tasks and people. And the arsenal of project management tools for event planners is rich in handy solutions: TimeCamp 3.0

How to Build Your Own Event Planning Template in Wrike

Wrike

. Event coordination can be a monster to take on. Whether it’s a trade show, conference, corporate event planning, sales kickoff, or even just a team outing, managing an event is a different from managing a project. Every event requires meticulous planning and collaboration, not to mention exceptional budgeting, resource allocation , and time management. There are a ton of event planning tools out there. Step 1: Create an Events Folder.

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Breaking the Ice at An Event Apart

Redbooth

Departing from the usual IT trade show circuit we traverse as AeroFS , An Event Apart — a design conference for people who make websites — proved to be a golden opportunity to test product messaging, a new promotion and even send our own designers to attend. Compared to IT events where visitors mostly reference antiquated IM and chat tools Amium is clearly different from, many of the attendees of An Event Apart are already aware of many of the more modern chat and collaboration tools.

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Project Management Tools Every Event Planner Should Steal

Wrike

If this sounds like the last event you managed, then I suggest you start stealing. It’s about time that event managers started stealing, too. Large events such as product launches, industry conferences, and promotional affairs are just projects in disguise. Since project management methodologies are closely aligned with event planning, the gadgets you need to make your event successful are already available. Event Planning is a Project.

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Be a Professional: Top Event Planning Certifications to Stand Out in the Industry

GanttPRO Project Management

You have an event and need professional event planners. Or you want to build an event planning career. You go searching for certified special event professionals [… Let’s imagine these situations.

Be a Professional: Top Event Planning Certifications to Stand Out in the Industry

GanttPRO Project Management

You have an event and need professional event planners. Or you want to build an event planning career. You go searching for certified special event professionals […]. Let’s imagine these situations. News GanttPRO Project Management Tips

Event Planning – Don’t Leave Anything To Chance

MindGenius

Event Planning - Don't Leave Anything To Chance. A successful event which runs smoothly relies on a great deal of organisation. Anyone who has ever planned any kind of event will tell you it can be a highly stressful task, there are a million things to consider, contingency plans for things outwith your control such as the great British weather going against you are a must and that it is never too early to start planning and organising.

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Event Planning in a 2×2 Framework

Appfluence

Event Planning is Pure Multi-tasking. Anyone who has ever tried to plan a small party can imagine, professional event planning is no joke! Event though the event is over, the event planners’s work is not. Many Different Phases of Event Panning. From start to finish, there are many different phases in the event planning process. What’s more, an even planner will be working through a phase for multiples events at a time.

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Networking Tips and Guidance for Professional and Social Events

Project Bliss

If networking makes you anxious, even the thought of going to a social or professional event can stress you out. Sometimes these events are unavoidable, like your work holiday party. If you tend to avoid social and networking events due to anxiety over meeting people, this post is for you. And they work in any setting , whether you’re at a conference , networking event, social gathering, or even your work holiday party.

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Bug fix: syncing events with Google Calendar

Resource Guru

We’ve just fixed a bug when syncing events with Google Calendar. This mainly affected customers who have a lot of events in their Resource Guru account. Turns out that Google rejects any iCalendar files that are over 2MB in size. Who knew?! Well, we do now.

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Using Wrike as an Event Planning Tool

Wrike

Compared to traditional methods for managing events, Wrike can prove to be a much better solution. In this post, I will focus on how you can use Wrike to (1) manage all the cogs that keep an event running smoothly and (2) enable communication between your vendors and team members. According to a list by careercast.com earlier this year, event planning is ranked as the fifth most stressful job. Where Traditional Event Planning Tools Fail. Wrike for Event Planners.

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Expecting the perfect holiday, Christmas, feast, celebration or event

Lynne Cazaly

Oh the pressure! All of those images and articles, news reports, retail displays, advertising campaigns and other external standards hurtling at us, telling us what we should be doing, buying, gifting, giving, receiving, eating, preparing and. expecting. They’re all just trying to sell us something and make us strive for a better or 'more perfect' Christmas or holiday season. Don’t believe it!

GPM Takes Root in Russia Amid Historic International Events

Green Project Management

The post GPM Takes Root in Russia Amid Historic International Events appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time. April was a busy month for all of us at GPM. We have activity buzzing all over the globe which is exciting! In this post, which we would normally issue a press release for, I chose a blog format as I wanted to share some personal thoughts rather than a quote. On April 16th, I […].

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New ways to edit events

Resource Guru

You can now edit or delete a single day within a multi-day event with just a couple of clicks. Just click on the day of the event you want to change, and you will see new options in the actions menu as shown above. If you opt to delete or edit a single day within the multi-day event, the system will automatically split that day out for you. Prior to this change, you would first have to manually split the event up and then make the relevant changes.

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KeyedIn Spotlight 2015 - User Group Event

Keyedin

The event saw attendance from a great mix of customers and partners with presentations from Alliance Boots, easyJet, Aditro, TBR, Abellio and CDG. The event also featured a preview of KeyedIn Projects 5.8.The KeyedIn Spotlight User Conference took place at the London Hilton on Park Lane on March 18th 2015.

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KeyedIn Spotlight 2016 - User Group Event

Keyedin

This year the event featured an exciting new format with interactive breakout sessions allowing attendees the chance to take an in depth look at some of the latest features with our KeyedIn experts. The event showcased an exciting preview of KeyedIn Projects v6.0 The KeyedIn Projects 2016 User Conference took place at the London Hilton on Park Lane on Tuesday 19th Apri.

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PMI-ACP Supported Self-Study Group with Mike Griffiths - September Start

Leading Answers

Agile Project Management Books Certification Events PMI-ACPFollowing the great success of the pilot program, I will be launching another Supported Self-Study Group in September. For more details and schedule of Zoom calls email me at SeptemberACP@gmail.com.

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The 5 Skills You Need For Managing Complex Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Project managing the Olympics: milestone timeline With the Olympics kicking off in London next week, I’ve picked out the major project management milestones for the event in this timeline. Conferences & Events Expert ViewsSometimes projects can seem a bit overwhelming. I know – I’ve cried with frustration after a meeting where totally the wrong people put together an unachievable plan. Complexity adds to the overwhelm.

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Adapting to All-Remote Talent Management

Leading Answers

    Events Leadership Remote Work TeamsThe recent article “ Can We Still be Agile? examined two successful organizations that many years ago deliberately chose an all-remote workforce structure.

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2017 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want To Miss

Girl's Guide to PM

Make sure you sign up for the free 3-part mini-course on How to Get the Most Out of a Conference before you attend any of these events. The PMI Sweden is an event with inspiring speakers, professional colleagues, and companies in different sectors gathered with the goal of sharing their knowledge and experience in project, portfolio, and programme management. I’m not an Agile expert by an means but if Scrum is your wheelhouse, this could be a good event to get to.

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3 Ways to Cope When Your Project Goes Off The Rails

Girl's Guide to PM

Still, Conferences & Events Expert ViewsIf I’m honest it has been a while since I’ve worked on a project that has gone totally off the rails. We’ve had little disasters here and there. Perhaps experience helps me frame and deal with these as not the end of the world but rather a problem to be got around. Whether it’s a big problem or a small issue doesn’t actually matter.

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Free Professional Development in London in October

Arras People

Project Challenge is a must visit event for project practitioners in the UK… Click To Tweet. Project Management Event Project ChallengeIt’s back in London next month – Project Challenge – the seminar and exhibition show at London’s Olympia.

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The Social Project Manager’s Toolkit

The Lazy Project Manager

What: A Social event exploring everything you need to know to collaborate effectively as a project team. Who: A unique event with both Elizabeth Harrin (A Girls Guide to Project Management) and Peter Taylor (The Lazy Project Manage). Here’s what will you get from this event… Understand the value, in both quality deliverables and reduced waste, in adopting the social project principles.

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