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Event Planner Business Proposals

As an event planner, your business proposal must accomplish five main tasks:  1. introduce you  2.  demonstrate you understand the client’s needs 3.  showcase your services  4.  outline your costs 5.  help your clients understand you are the right person to trust for the job One “no-no”, cautions Ian Lauder of proposalkit.com, is sending every […]

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Corporate Team Building Beyond the Bullets

“You must seek the proper balance between message and material,” caution Ray Anthony and Barbara Boyd in Innovative Presentations for Dummies. The authors bemoan the fact that “modern presentations lie trapped in a “black hole” of text-heavy slides read by presenters.” Engaging presentations they caution, must combine creativity with  technology. Finding a good balance between […]

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Savvy Trade Show Exhibitors Have a Plan

When it comes to trade shows, the old saying “Plan your work and work your plan” certainly applies, veteran Midwest trade show entertainers Christian and Katalina agree. Our Corporate Events team interviewed Jane Thompson, whose expertise involves improving trade show marketing outcomes. Thompson’s twin goals – helping clients increase profit while reducing face-to-face marketing costs. […]

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Sweet Spot for Corporate Events

John Venn invented the Venn Diagram as an organizational tool to visually contrast and compare relationships among different groups of things. In the overlapping part of the diagram is a “sweet spot”, where the separate elements share common ground. Event planners, as we at Corporate Events Indianapolis have found, deal with myriad details. Those many tasks […]

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Psychology of Home Creates Rapport

“There’s a reason why the first thing we often ask someone when we meet them, right after we learn their name, is ‘Where’s home for you?’”, says Julie Beck, writing in the Atlantic. Beck quotes psychologist Susan Clayton, who explains that for many people, their home is part of their self-definition. Yes, we know. In […]

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Start with a Budget in Mind

When planning an event, many start backward, observes Houston entertainer Robert Berry.  They call caterers, entertainers, and halls to get prices, then submit those for approval, having to start all over when the approved budget does not cover the expenses. Knowing the budget allows a planner to divide it into thirds, Berry says: 1.  Facility […]

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The Power of Color

We humans are capable of discerning about 250,000 different colors, and every color we see has an effect on every other color we see, explains Robert Ausbourne in the book Visible Magic. Here are important facts about color: 92.6% of people say visual factors are the most important when purchasing a product Ads in color […]

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Unexpected Entertainment

The Use Your Illusion albums represented a turning point in the sound of rock band Guns N’ Roses, music critics said. Because the famous musical group was able to incorporate elements from different types of music, including blues, classical music, heavy metal, and punk rock, the albums were considered “more mature”. Here at the Mind […]

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