Event Planner Resources: 11 Event Planning Resources To Make Your Job Easier
Event planners must balance time, budget, logistics — and their team. It’s an overwhelming job! That’s why we’ve created this list of event planner resources for busy event planners. These websites and tools will provide you with resources, education, webinars, blog posts and tools that will help make your next event rock!
TechsyTalk – FINALLY! A tech resource website for event planners! TechsyTalk is a place to go that bridges the gap between event technology and event planners.
MeetingsNet — This meeting site has a digital magazine, a webinar library and a blog full of meeting information. You can even get information on niche meeting categories.
Smart Meetings – Smart Meetings specializes in connecting meeting planners with hotels and destinations, but their website provides so much more information! You can find recorded webinars, tips and tools, meeting planning advice and more.
BizBash – Visit BizBash to get event inspiration, find venues, discover new technologies and tools for your meetings and events.
The Meeting Professional Magazine – Read the latest edition of The Meeting Professional magazine, MPI’s publication that showcases best practices, trends, destinations and industry leadership.
Attendease — Managing multiple events has never been easier! Attendease helps corporate planners plan, organize and manage events. You can even automate tasks, create workflows, clone and repeat events to help increase productivity and work more efficiently.
EventBrite – Not only does EventBrite have amazing software that makes it easy to sell (or give away) tickets to your event, but their blog is full of great info for event planners!
SoapBox — The SoapBox app lets you to build an agenda you can share with your team, take notes for your event and plan your next steps for your event. SoapBox also integrates with Slack.
Google Keep — If you use G Suite, Google Keep is a must-use tool. You can use Google Keep to create and categorize lists and access them from Gmail. This easy-to-use-tool is perfect for to-do lists and you can even share them with other G Suite users.
Flow – There are a ton of project management tools out there, but many are confusing (and overkill.) Flow has an easy-to-use interface and allows you to assign tasks to team members and visually manage timelines.
Dropbox – Sharing files with coworkers, vendors, exhibitors or speakers can be cumbersome. Dropbox saves the day because it allows you share documents and files with ease. You can even download the app to your phone to automatically sync photos of your event to the cloud! Any files you upload will be accessible from your computer, table or phone so you can access important documents when you’re on-the-go during your event.
We hope these event planner resources are helpful to you! There are so many impressive networking tools, event management programs, virtual event platforms, and more out there. What other event planning tools do you like to use? Send us your recommendations to firstname.lastname@example.org.