Every event planner works on a budget. Even the largest, most elaborate gatherings come saddled with their fair share of cost constraints. The trick is to prune the excess, keep the essentials, and experiment with creative ideas.
How do you pull it off? From high-tech event furniture rentals to volunteer workers, there are plenty of ways to get what you want. We’ve collected a few fresh ideas that will help you maximize value and minimize costs.
Printing costs can eat into your budget. Instead of creating shiny brochures and thick manuals, go digital. At the very least, l...
The event industry is in flux. Technology is transforming the way planners plan and the way participants participate. A growing wave of entrepreneurs is also pushing the envelope, forcing established businesses to rethink time-honored practices.
What can events planners expect as this year winds down and a new year approaches? How can So Cool Events help you stay current? Here are a few of the most important event industry trends for 2017.
Personalization Is Enhancing the Experience
People have limited time and budgets, so they’re increasingly demanding a more personalized experience...
A well-planned event can be a pivotal moment in the life of any organization. With the right corporate event rentals and the proper organizational skills, you can take any brand to the next level.
Event planners who want to grow their business and realize their full potential should know exactly what they bring to the table and exactly how to communicate that value. Here are a few ways a well-planned event can help your clients exceed their own expectations.
Events Provide Critical Networking Opportunities
Social media may have stolen the limelight in recent years, but face-to-face ne...
So Cool Events offers both corporate event rentals and social event rentals. What’s the difference? Quite a lot, it turns out.
However, every seasoned event planner knows that social events and corporate events are more similar than most people think.
The difference between a social event and a corporate event is the difference between a wedding and a product launch; between a once-in-a-lifetime celebration and a large user conference; between a highly emotional evening and a grand customer experience. between a bride and a CEO.
Some planners handle both types of events. Mos...
The venue. It’s the first, and perhaps most important decision an event planner must make. The location will determine nearly everything else about the event—how many people can attend, what type of activities will be possible, the space flexible to accommodate your needs for food, beverage and event rentals.
In other words, this is one decision you don’t want to get wrong. Need help choosing wisely? Here are some questions to ask when evaluating a venue.
Is the Venue Within Your Budget?
Your budget may be the deciding factor, and it should probably be one of the first things you cons...