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By: Event Planners Association  If you've ever felt like "the small fish" in a sea of competitors, then you'll want to hear these top 4 ways  a trade association can boost your business. 1. Resources for Education A trade association offer one place to get industry resources and professional development materials. Sorting through many online articles and trade publications and…

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About EPA Chapters   1 Want to create a chapter? We are currently accepting applications. Please visit the “Create A Chapter” page; emailing all relevant qualifications, business information, and contact info. The benefits of chapters… Looking for support? You’ve got it with local chapters! Here, EPA members create events and activities specific to their community…

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Want to be highlighted as an expert in the community? Email us at:[email protected] Be on the look out for opportunities to participate in our podcasts, educational classes and newsletters.

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4 Ways That Joining a Trade Association Can Help You Boost Business

December 2, 2016 | No Comments

By: Event Planners Association  If you've ever felt like "the small fish" in a sea of competitors, then you'll want to hear these top 4 ways  a trade association can boost your business. 1. Resources for Education A trade association offer one place to get industry resources and professional development materials. Sorting through many online articles and trade publications and…

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Marketing Strategies to Attract New Clients

December 1, 2016 | No Comments

By: Crystal Nicole Soto | Multimedia Designer/Content Writer for Event Planners Association | December 01, 2016 When starting your own event planning business its difficult to decide where to start. Which is the reason for this article. Today, we will discuss eight ways that you can promote your event planning business to the right audiences. Remember, as you…

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How to use Facebook Groups to grow your business & get more clients

November 30, 2016 | No Comments

By: Diana | Social Media Marketer, Design Enthusiast, and Blogger | November 30, 2016 Before I launched my business, I hated using Facebook for advertising. In fact, as a social media marketer FB wasn’t even part of my social media plan. I focused on Twitter (read about twitter chats here), and Pinterest. Why? I’ve heard…

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How To Deal With Difficult Clients

November 29, 2016 | No Comments

by: Crystal Nicole Soto | Multimedia Designer/Content Writer for Event Planners Association | November 29, 2016 By: In business, one of the most challenging things to deal with is a difficult client; particularly the ones who are never satisfied - continually changing the game as the relationship progresses. This type of scenario can easily place a well versed entrepreneur on the…

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How To Be Productive Even When You Feel Overwhelmed

November 23, 2016 | No Comments

By: Crystal Nicole Soto | November 23, 2016 Everyone gets overwhelmed once in a while; especially at the end of the year. Deadlines seem to come relentlessly one after the other, while the holiday season beckons for gifts to be purchased - it can seriously dampen your productivity levels. Luckily, there are smart strategies you can…

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Turning a Profit in the Event Planning Business

November 18, 2016 | No Comments

By: Crystal Nicole Soto | November 18, 2016   Charging enough—but not too much—for your event planning services is key to ongoing business success. It's important for first-time business owners to be cautious when they estimate the cost of holding events. Your goal when pricing a service is to mark up the labor, and costs of materials sufficiently…

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When Working Towards Your Goals Avoid These Mistakes

November 17, 2016 | No Comments

By: Crystal Nicole Soto | November 17, 2016 Working towards your goals can be enough of a struggle without mistakes slowing down your progress. If you want to simplify your path to success, these are 7 mistakes to avoid: 1. Sharing Your Goals Lets face it, we've all done it! How many of us have turned…

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How to Find Focus

November 16, 2016 | No Comments

By: Crystal Nicole Soto | Multimedia Designer/Content Writer for Event Planners Association | November 16, 2016   The world is forever spinning; each day coming just as it did before. Which is why In our busy lives, we can’t afford to waste time due to lack of focus. In a business this is important as…

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Want a High Approval Rating On Your Next Sales Kickoff Event?

November 15, 2016 | No Comments

Every sales season ideally begins with a great sales kickoff event. Why? Because sales kickoff's set the tone for the new year ahead. And if planned carefully the incentive to show up and participate is maximized. Here are our 5 best recommendations for making your sales kickoff meeting a success:   1. Start planning before…

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What to Expect During an Interview For an Event Planning Role

November 14, 2016 | No Comments

November 14, 2016 Event Planners Are Expected to Handle Details Without Getting Flustered. Event planners do precisely what the job title indicates: they manage all the logistics and planning involved in pulling off an event. This can range from weddings to conferences, corporate to casual, and everything in between.   Event planners must be intensely…

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