Event planning

Now, as much as we don't like to admit it, we've all been to an event or two where we've glanced surreptitiously at the clock or a watch, stifled a yawn or made faces the roll of the eyes across the table at another guest.  Or even the...

Hot off planning a corporate speed dating networking event the Bumble Events team thought we'd share our top tips for planning a successful corporate event. As an event planner for over eight years, I've found the best way to get through the stresses of planning...

I’ve never known an element of wedding planning to cause couples as much angst as working out the seating arrangements.  Is it ok for Uncle Bob to be seated next to Aunty Sandra because they had a colossal falling out last Christmas.  Should you put...

No one wants to feel flustered and not in control before a major event. Here at Bumble Events we’ve been around the event planning block a bit so we’ve rustled up some tips to help you feel serene and in control on D-Day. Plan to finish...

I know this post is sort of late. Most of you, who have the dreaded responsibility of organising the annual staff crimbo do, will have already booked it by now. However, for any of you still in search for something to keep the boss and...

So, you're planning your event and have chosen your vendors. Managing your vendors, known in the IT world as stakeholder management is critical to the success of your event. Your suppliers will annoy you, test your patience, challenge your professionalism, sometimes under deliver, run late,...

Most of us have heard those words at some point in our lives “Fail to plan, then plan to fail”, and this is never more true, than in the role of an events manager. Events management is a completely new chapter in my life; a time where...

Tip 1.  Don't. Okay okay. I know it's harsh but if there is room to be flexible with your date, have a think about pushing your event back to allow time to plan. Planning without sufficient time means stress, lack of vendor availability, etc etc Obviously...

Main speaker doesn't find the conference venue,  wedding photographer falls ill a day before the wedding, the DJ for the surprise 30th party is running late, it starts raining the day of the garden party!   With all the dependency on other people and reliance...