26 June

Interview with an Event Manager: Our event profit went from €4000 last year to over €10,000 this year

Clodagh Fleming is in the top 3 for Event Industry Awards' "Event Manager of the Year" category. Her event, Rith na Lochanna 5k, has also been shortlisted for "Best Sporting Event". She took the time out of her very busy schedule to share her experience and expertise in Event Management with aspiring event managers. First of all, congratulations on your Event Industry Awards nomination! Can you…

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21 June

6 Tips for New PR Grads

Graduation season is here! That means, of course, the work force will be receiving an onslaught of college graduates. Nearly 10% of all are communications/journalism graduates, which means that competition will be fierce for the best jobs. What’s a new PR grad to do? Don’t underestimate the importance of good writing skills There is nothing that makes a job candidate stand out more than strong writing skills.…

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15 June

3 routes to take after graduation

If you’re just out of college and are eager to get out into a creative industry such as event management, public relations or digital marketing, specialising at postgraduate level can augment your skills sets and make you a stronger job applicant. But, with job roles becoming increasingly complex, you don’t just need higher levels of skills and qualifications if you are seeking a competitive edge; you…

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12 June

How to become a certified event manager

There is no denying that event management is an amazing job. In addition to being the mastermind behind some really exciting experiences, event managers and planners get to try their hands at many different tasks during their workday. But how can you become a certified event manager? Here are the steps you’ll need to take: 1. Earn an industry recognised qualification   Most employers require event…

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11 May

Can training transform your life? Meet Kate

Kate Kelly, one of Ireland's top bloggers and Digital Coordinator with Benefit Cosmetics Ireland, is one of our recent Postgraduate Diploma in Public Relations with Arranged Work Experience' graduates. Read her story below: "In 2014 I decided to go back to college after a few months of travelling and it was the best decision I ever made. After graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from…

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3 May

5 Tricks for Growing Your Audience and Business on LinkedIn

Though social media has become a competition of virality, there are still a few sacred places that can be used for professional growth. Building a strong brand on Twitter and Facebook can do a lot for your personal network, but your brand on LinkedIn actually means business (pun intended). LinkedIn is less about choosing the right selfie or mastering disappearing stories and more about using content…

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3 May

6 Ways to Understand SEO Impacts Sooner

SEO is a great marketing tool for an entrepreneur. It is scalable when you don’t have a big budget -- you don’t have to pay for every click as you have to in paid marketing programs. It also has a great brand impact. Users often ascribe leadership status to companies that are top ranked. SEO therefore is a great program that enables entrepreneurs to compete with…

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25 April

How to get your Event Management qualification in 10 weeks

Do you dream of having a career that is fun, dynamic, and always exhilarating? Do you envision escaping the every-day boredom of an ordinary job and instead, working on events where no two days are ever the same? Do you see yourself using your creative side to design amazing events that will be talked about for years to come? Then you will LOVE working in the…

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24 April

18 practical skills courses to get your event management career to the next level

There is no denying that event management is an amazing job. In addition to being the mastermind behind some really exciting experiences, event managers and planners get to try their hands at many different tasks during their workday.   If you want to elevate your career, the number one, most important thing you can do is embracing the learning curve. The only thing you need to…

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19 April

How to Start an Event Planning Service

The special events industry has grown enormously in the past decade. According to recent research conducted by Dr. Joe Goldblatt, CSEP (Certified Special Events Professional), spending for special events worldwide is $500 billion annually. Goldblatt is the founder of International Special Events Society (ISES), the founding director of the Event Management Program at George Washington University, and co-author of The International Dictionary of Event Management. "Suffice…

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