Event Management

Risk management for event planning: what to do when a crisis strikes

The meetings and event industry is no stranger to crisis. Natural disasters, political unrest, health scares, or an unimaginable act can happen at any time, anywhere in the world. Planners must be prepared to pivot and act quickly. You’ve likely dealt with one-off event disruptions for years, and hopefully have a crisis management plan in place to address those situations. In this eBook, we’ll explore three different stages of crisis management: adapt, evolve and accelerate.


Sustainability – how to do the right thing

Events are notorious for creating huge amounts of waste waste but by investing in the right tools and considering their carbon footprint, the industry can drastically reduce its environmental impact. Download this free mini-report, created in partnership with Cvent, for best practises in sustainability.


How to survive the event industry's 'always-on' culture

Event managers are renowned for working long hours and being time-poor. But what can be done to eliminate “the invisible workload” and create more time for strategic thinking? Download this free mini-report, created in partnership with Cvent, for useful tips on managing the chaos.


Winning event management

C&IT and Cvent surveyed over 500 decision-making event professionals to discover how they approached event management. In this report, we look at how an event management system can create new opportunities, increase efficiency and effectiveness – from marketing through to developing future events.

Popular articles

Time, money and talent: the industry's hot topics

The good and the great from C&IT's top 50 UK event agencies got together to debate how to best approach the event industry's current challenges.

Why post-event follow up is crucial to event success

Post-event feedback, whether it is positive or negative, is incredibly important.

Who are the challenger event agencies of 2019?

Who are the challenger event agencies of 2019?

A look at the agencies that didn't make the Top 50 but are doing great things in the world of events.

How to alleviate your planning stresses and strains

How to alleviate your planning stresses and strains

Our first ever C&IT Surgery held in partnership with Cvent, addressed the pressure points of today's event planner such as the invisible workload, the changing nature of the event experience and how to tackle issues of sustainability and personalisation

How to create sustainable events for the future

In partnership with Cvent, we look at ways to make your events more sustainable.

How voice recognition is changing the industry

How voice recognition is changing the industry

Voice technology is about more than playlists and weather reports - wayfinding is helping to show just how useful the tech is.

5 tips to tempt people back to your event next year

5 tips to tempt people back to your event next year

How can meeting and event planners grow their attendee numbers and turn first-timers into raving fans?

Venue sourcing 101

Effective venue sourcing can be the key to your event's success.

How to tackle the rising issue of delegate stress

How to tackle the rising issue of delegate stress

There are lots of ways to remove the core stress triggers of certain delegates.

What will meeting rooms of the future look like?

We take a look at the future of meeting rooms, in partnership with Cvent.

5 effective strategies to boost ROI of marketing events

Events, especially marketing events, are a critical tool in any marketer's playbook.

How to create a calm environment for your delegates

In partnership with Cvent, we take a look at ways to remove the core stress triggers of certain delegates.

New data and privacy rules place an 'undue burden' on smaller event companies

New data and privacy rules place an 'undue burden' on smaller event companies

Privacy rules and GDPR are hitting smaller companies hardest, says Cvent founder and CEO Reggie Aggarwal.