EVENT MANAGEMENT 101

Event Management 101: How to Run it Like a Pro in 3 Easy Steps

Event management draws on the three key principles of project management: planning, implementing and evaluating. Professional event managers know that ignoring these steps can let little things slip through the cracks and jeopardise an otherwise fabulous event, and prevent you from learning what works best for future events. Discover how you can use project management basics to get the results …

The Beginner's Guide To Hiring MCs - Expert Tips for Success

Beginner’s Guide to Hiring MCs

Have you been tasked with finding a Master of Ceremonies (MC) for the first time and you’re not sure where to start? Our expert tips will make your job a whole lot easier, not to mention impress the socks off your boss! Five Key Roles of the MC Let’s begin by defining the MC’s role. One of the biggest challenges …

Get a Head Start in Events

Get a Head Start in Events with Smart Start

Are you managing events in your role, but only as a small part of what you do at work? Would you love to know how to run stellar events without doing a lengthy course? Smart Start is a series of practical tools and learning resources to give people like you a fast, efficient and professional head start in event planning …

What Does Disruption Mean For You?

What Does Disruption Mean for You?

Let’s say for a moment you head up a successful, established organisation. With decades as a market leader, you’re experiencing all the hallmarks of success – significant market share, strong sales and consistent growth. Sure you have challenges but in general, life in the organisation is good. You’re consistently meeting your targets. You begin to hear rumours of a new …

How to Plan Your Work Christmas Party

An Easy 8-Step Guide Are you organising this year’s Christmas party / end-of-year celebration? Are you daunted by the idea of adding a big project to your already crazy workload? Fear not, and get smart! Use our step-by-step guide to planning corporate Christmas parties and cap off the year with a fabulous celebration that everyone will remember. 1. Objectives It’s …

When to Use a Master of Ceremonies

When You Need a Master of Ceremonies

Do I Need An MC? When You Need To Hire a Professional In your line of work, you might be called upon to organise diverse event types, sizes and formats. How do you know when to hire a professional Master of Ceremonies rather than use somebody within your organisation? Discover the types of events you’ll most likely need a professional …