6 unmissable LGBTQIA+ events to celebrate Pride 2021

6 unmissable LGBTQIA+ events to celebrate Pride 2021

It’s Pride Month! In celebration, we’re rounding up some of the unmissable LGBTQIA+ events we’ve seen listed on Ticket Tailor for this summer and beyond. From drag brunches to games nights, to quintessentially PRIDE parades, there’s a plethora of truly amazing happenings to get involved with over the coming months – all of which aim to celebrate, support and uplift LGBTQIA+ communities around the world. Let’s take a look.

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6 qualities to look for in a conference speaker

6 qualities to look for in a conference speaker

It’s an unavoidable fact that a conference is only as good as its speakers. No matter how impressive a venue is, how stunning the conference location is, or how good the food and drinks are – attendees are going to feel deflated if a much-anticipated talk ends up being disappointing.

This is a lot of pressure for conference organisers, of course – who are tasked with creating an entire conference program filled with speakers that leave a lasting impression for the right reasons.

But how can you tell if a speaker is truly good or not? Are there specific speaker selection criteria you should be sticking to? Or is it more about trusting your gut? The truth is, it’s probably a bit of both. It can certainly help to have a set criteria list to use as a guide, but it’s also crucial to trust your instincts.

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Covid-19 risk factors to consider as larger events open back up

Covid-19 risk factors to consider as larger events open back up

There’s no denying there’s a palpable feeling of excitement in the air as we see events opening up across the USA, UK, and other parts of the world. After months of lockdown, postponements and cancellations, event organisers and attendees alike are counting down the seconds until they can enjoy the larger gatherings they once took for granted. But, of course, the events industry is reopening its doors with caution – no one wants to be the one contributing to a new serious wave of the virus.

With this in mind, we’ve popped together a list of the latest risk factors to be aware of if you’re moving into larger-event territory soon.

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10 digital marketing tools to help you grow your event planning business

10 digital marketing tools to help you grow your event planning business

Using digital marketing to promote your event can mean anything from sending out emails to your mailing list through to running a full social media advertising campaign.

Whatever the scale of your online activity, it’s a dead cert that it could be made more effective by using the right digital tools.

From measuring the success of campaigns through to determining who your event’s target audience is – there’s a whole plethora of software, apps and tech designed to make your online marketing efforts more efficient and effective.

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How to get into music festival planning

How to get into music festival planning

For live-music aficionados, nothing quite beats the thrill of watching a revered band or DJ perform as the sun sets over atmospheric festival scenes. If this sounds like you, and you also happen to have exceptional organisational skills plus a passion for bringing people together – a career in music festival planning could be a smart move.

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6 tips for getting into event management with no experience

6 tips for getting into event management with no experience

Whether you’re starting out in the world of work, or looking to pivot from a job you’re tired of, getting into event management can be a lucrative and fulfilling career to turn to.

But like with any sector that requires you to have a portfolio of impressive projects behind you, knowing how to get your foot in the door can be really hard.

The good news is, everyone’s got to start somewhere, and there are lots of things you can do to open up a career in event planning – even if, say, your degree is in an unrelated field, or you never got a degree at all.

In this article, we provide six top tips for starting a career in event management when you’ve got no experience.

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How to handle event cancellation or postponement

How to handle event cancellation or postponement

Realising the event you’ve poured your heart and soul into might need to be cancelled can come as a devastating blow. But it’s an eventuality all event planners need to prepare for, because failure to do so can make things so much worse if things do end up going wrong.

But how do you decide if you really do need to pull the plug on your event (or at least postpone it)? And what’s the best way to communicate this with people who’ve already bought tickets?

In this article, we cover all you need to know.

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