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A Host Committee can Boost Event Revenue

Mar
27

by Karen Perry-Weinstat

When planning a fundraising event, some nonprofits fail to form a strong event committee, (also called “host committee”). Event committees can make or break an event, according to Joe Garecht from The Fundraising Authority, who shares these thoughts: What does an event committee do? This committee does not do the actual work of planning, setting […]

10 Tips to Beat Pre-Event Stress

Mar
22

by Karen Perry-Weinstat

April is here and, for many of our clients, that means the peak of the busy spring event-planning season. So this post is likely reaching you at an elevated level of STRESS! Here are some of Event Journal’s favorite tips to keep your stress level at a minimum while planning your organization’s spring events: Take […]

Event Planning Lessons Gleaned from the Oscars

Feb
26

by Karen Perry-Weinstat

The Academy Awards ceremony is back this Sunday and is celebrating its 90th anniversary. If the ceremony is anything like last year, we are in for lots of excitement. Remember last year’s major mix up, with presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway announcing the wrong winner for Best Picture? While it made for great television, […]