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Tips and Advice for Managers, Planners, and Event Production Professionals

December 8, 2016

5 Effective Techniques for Event Managers to Resolve Team Conflicts

Event managers work in stressful environments. In an industry that cannot function without the efforts of hundreds to carry off an event, conflicts are bound to happen. Here’s a few thoughts about how to resolve conflicts at work when they happen and some tips to reduce the likelihood of them occurring again.

April 22, 2016

5 Public Speaking Techniques to Make You a More Efficient Manager

This post was originally published in April, 2015. It has updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

October 17, 2014

Propared Interviews the Pros: Frank Luppino of Blizzard Lighting

If you manage live events, you've likely heard of Blizzard Lighting. The LED manufacturer and distributor is one of the leading companies in the industry, providing high quality equipment for bands, production companies, clubs, theaters, churches, and more. 

But what you might not think about is that Blizzard, like almost all event production companies, works hard to establish a consistent framework for logistics tracking and scheduling. An event planner might be concerned with getting everything delivered to a single venue. The Blizzard team has to coordinate equipment shipped out to hundreds of facilities across the world. That takes a high level of management efficiency. 

September 12, 2013

How Do You Address Data Conflicts On Event Management Teams?