Browsing the "Event Organisers" Category


5 Event USPs That We’re Bored Of

What is the one thing that makes your event unique? I’ve spoken about the importance of an event’s Unique Selling Point (USP) on the blog before, but looking around, it seems event USPs are often muddled and not all that [...]

March 24, 2014 Event Organisers
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5 Myths About Event Organising

Despite the fact that thousands of people attend conferences, meetings and expos each week, there are still some perpetuating fallacies about the people who run the events. We’ve listed 5 of the biggest myths, in the hope of putting them [...]

March 17, 2014 Event Organisers

10 Cool Benefits of Installing Event Ticketing Software

Taking part in events is one thing and managing them is a completely different experience. An event manager needs to take care of so many things – venue booking, event promotion, inviting speakers, selling tickets, and much more. Handling so [...]

March 13, 2014 Event Organisers
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Stuck in a Rut? 6 Novel Tricks to Spruce Up Q&A sessions

A great speech with a bad Q&A session is like a wedding cake without icing. As event organiser, it is your job to make it as easy as possible for your speaker(s) to interact with their audience. With this in [...]

March 11, 2014 Event Organisers

5 Things To Do After Your Event Is Over

The speakers have left, the tables pushed away, the floors swept. Your event is over, and it has been a runaway success. At this point, it’s easy to think your job is over, but some of the most important work [...]

March 5, 2014 Event Organisers
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Marketing Events 101: 7 tips to get you started

When organisers sign up to Pickevent they always ask me one question: “How do I increase my turnout?” But there are so many FAQs and how-to guides for doing this on Pickevent that this question is answered elsewhere. This is a [...]

February 27, 2014 Event Organisers

16 Things We Desperately Want to See at Events in 2015

At Pickevent, we love innovation. Inspired by Nike’s announcement that they’ll be making self-lacing trainers in honour of Back to the Future, we decided to look ahead and think about what we want to see at events in 2015. 1. [...]

February 26, 2014 Event Organisers

Marketing Events Easily – an Interview with Abidemi Sanusi

Want to hear from a real expert in copywriting? Abidemi Sanusi spoke to the Pickevent blog, answering our questions regarding marketing your event, and how to handle making mistakes. Hi Abidemi. Can you tell us a little about you and [...]

February 24, 2014 Event Organisers

5 event problems attendees HATE

There are little things that can make (or break!) the event experience for attendees. Below, we’ve listed the 5 pet-hates that eat at almost every attendee. 1. Extended speeches Ideally, a speaker leaves the audience wanting more. That’s not going to [...]

February 23, 2014 Event Organisers

7 Questions to Help Calculate Expected Event Turnout

One of the first things you are going to need to know about your new event is how many people to expect. The expected turnout affects everything; catering, venue, number of speakers and more. Before you decide on a firm [...]

February 22, 2014 Event Organisers