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So you want to be an event planner? Here are six event planning skills you’ll need

Published on Apr 13, 2018


So you think you want to be a professional event planner?

Perhaps you've dabbled with event planning here and there. You oversaw a non-profit fundraising gala or helped coordinate your company’s...

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To Certify or Not To Certify: What Certifications Are Worthwhile for Event Profs?

Published on Dec 11, 2017

I was recently at an event where several senior meeting planners were being honored. As each planner was called up to the stage, their name and certifications were flashed on the screen. I was...

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#RememberTheTime...Your Best Worst Event Management Stories

Published on Nov 08, 2017

A few weeks back, we asked for your best worst event management stories. You know, the war stories about disasters that made you cringe at the time but laugh now.

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#RememberTheTime: Our Best Worst Event Management Stories

Published on Oct 17, 2017

We've all had our version of this experience. This is mine:

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Seven Books Every Event Manager Should Read to Advance Their Career

Published on Sep 18, 2017


"If you only read the books that everybody else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking," said author Haruki Murakami.

We’re a bit of a nerdy, book-loving set here at Hubb....

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Hubb's Guide to Work-Life Balance

Published on Aug 28, 2017

Here's a crazy stat: event coordinator is the 5th most stressful job in America, behind enlisted military personnel, firefighter, airline pilot, and police officer. Four jobs that are...

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11 Essential Blogs for Event Profs To Read

Published on May 18, 2017

Technology, as we've long argued, has revolutionized the job of event management. One of our favorite changes is the explosion of high quality content for event managers. Not long ago, staying on...

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The Part-Time Event Manager

Published on May 11, 2017


An event manager friend was venting to me recently about her job: "I don't have TIME to do everything! I manage our annual user conference on top of my day-to-day work. The conference itself is...

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12 Essential LinkedIn Groups for Event Professionals

Published on Apr 13, 2017

There is a secret organization savvy event profs join that gives them a leg up on the competition. No, not the Freemasons, Illuminati, or the Stonecutters. We're talking about LinkedIn Groups.

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How Event Managers Can Recover After An Event

Published on Mar 29, 2017

The event is over.



It's been a journey. You've spent the last few months alternating between exhilaration and anxiety on what feels like a minute-to-minute basis. It’s a good...

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