January 2015 Event Industry Blog Roundup

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January 2015 Event Industry Blog Roundup

Each month we round up the best posts in the events industry, below you will find our favourite posts for January and the social shares they have received up to the time of this post. Thanks to all the writers below for sharing their great content with event professionals online!

13 Unexpected Objects for Centerpieces and Tabletops (338 Social Shares)

Flowers are often the centerpiece of a table setting, but wouldn’t it be nice if teapots, toys, and other old-school stuff made their way to the spotlight? Alesandra Dublin shows you 13 surprising centerpieces to add more zing to your event’s tables.

How to Use LinkedIn Search to Find Sales Leads, Hire Top Candidates and Hunt Dream Jobs (184 Social Shares)

…And widen your network if I may add! Thriving in the events industry requires more than skills and know-how – you should connect with the right people too. This post by Joe Stych shows you how to use THE B2B social network – and its relatively unknown but extremely helpful tools – to enhance your career as an event professional.

Floral Sculptures (180 Social Shares)

When PrestonBailey.com talks about floral design, they’re not just talking about lively flowers fancily arranged in a vase – they’re talking about grand, life-sized floral sculptures that are sure to amaze attendees.

Millennials Make Meetings Better for All (157 Social Shares)

If you’re yet to upgrade your event planning and management for Millennials, be sure to read this 5-part post by Rob Carey and Allison Hall. It has very good points on why Millennials make for better meetings and what the generation expects from the industry.

How To Create The WOW Factor In Event Customer Service (137 Social Shares)

Attendees are the life-blood of your events – and if you’re not giving them the customer service they need, your business runs the risk of bleeding dry. Learn how to minimize customer dissatisfaction and keep attendees coming back with this post by Becki Cross.

Essay Procrastination Help (via Event Sites) (7 Shares)

Caitlin Kobrak is an event student – and that’s why her blog posts often contain practical advice for her fellow students trying to carve a name for themselves, just like this post! You don’t want to procrastinate but, if you’re going to do it anyway, read something that’ll help you prepare for your future career. Our Top 100 posts of 2014 kindly gets a mention!

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