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February 2016 – 5 Top Event Management Blog Posts

by Max Scotford

How to Organize Interactive Panel Discussions Juraj Holub, Sli.do It seems that the reputation of panels is not held in the highest esteem. But with a few moderation tricks and a meaningful use of technology, you can turn panel discussions into an engaging experience.   5 Things You Need to Know About Periscope Media 1 […]

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5 Things to Ask When Negotiating Accommodation for Your Event

by Catriona Stephenson

You can immediately improve your negotiating skills by asking the right questions. By asking simple, non-confrontational questions, you will ease the stress of the situation and get a better deal for your organisation. Here are 5 things to ask during the accommodation negotiation process: 1. How much flexibility do you have in the rate? To […]

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5 Top Tips to Promote Your Corporate Event

by Catriona Stephenson

Running out of ideas to promote your corporate event? Stop throwing budget at the problem and think creatively. Increase attendance and attract the right people to your event with these 5 top tips. 1. Know Your Audience  Start with these questions. Who are you going to invite? Why are you inviting them? What will they get out of your […]

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January 2016 – 5 Top Event Management Blog Posts

by Catriona Stephenson

Venue Transformations: An Expert’s Guide Anita Engebretsen, EMC3 We have all attended events in the past and been left feeling massively underwhelmed by the experience. One way to ensure that your event has the wow factor is by transforming your venue. A successful transformation can transport guests to somewhere incredibly special and really elevates attendee […]

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Copy Custom Fields & Other Updates 25/01/2016

by Catriona Stephenson

We have been working hard for Symphony users over the New Year period and we have some exciting updates for you. New Copy Custom Field Feature Custom fields are the fields a person will fill in when they register on an event. These fields also appear when you create a booking manually on a delegate’s […]

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5 Things to Consider For Your Next Event Invitation Email

by Catriona Stephenson

Whether you manage conferences, exhibitions or networking events, the effectiveness of your event is directly related to the number of attendees you get through the door. An extremely effective way to reach your audience and increase attendance is by email. In this blog, we’ll share with you the top 5 key elements to consider when creating […]

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December 2015 – 5 Top Event Management Blog Posts

by Catriona Stephenson

Event Manager’s Basic Survival Guide Phoebe Benta, Event Blog It can be a daunting task when you agree to manage a client’s event. Event Blog has put together this guide on what you should be doing if you want to successfully manage your event. This includes understanding your mission, planning a budget and managing your […]

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Copy Booking form and other updates 10/12/2015

by Catriona Stephenson

Here is another round of new changes to Symphony from the last month. 1. You can now copy booking forms within an event! Everything from the original form will copy to the new form including: Attendee/ticket types Custom fields Session fields Accommodation fields Dependencies Once you have created a booking form, click on the “copy” button […]

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New Reports in Symphony and other updates 12/11/2015

by Catriona Stephenson

It’s now even easier to export the data you need! We are happy to say that we offer a range of reporting options in Symphony. You can create custom reports on your Symphony bookings complete with a variety of fields and filters. For a lot of our clients, they often want a to export a list […]

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November 2015 – 5 Top Event Management Blog Posts

by Catriona Stephenson

How to Eat Healthy At a Conference Eva Baczynka, Travelle Between the stress and the hectic conference schedule, it is no surprise that many have found themselves staring into the lonely and limited options on the muffin tray during coffee breaks. To combat this all too common fate, Travelle brings you a few tips on […]

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