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  • Top Webinars of 2016, 21 Dec 2016

    2016 was an interesting year, especially for our monthly webinar program! With an extensive lineup of amazing presenters to the wide array of topics they covered,…

  • Motherhood & Event Planning Go Hand in Hand, 12 Feb 2015

    A few months ago I had the chance to live the overwhelming experience of becoming a mother. And now I have to learn to become a parent……

  • Pro Tips for Managing Changes to Your Event Onsite, 30 Oct 2014

    Have you had this conversation with yourself before? The morning passes before you decide you’ll have to dig into this later tonight from the hotel room……

  • Getting Vendors to Say Yes to Promotion, 28 Aug 2014

    Your event is a revolving ecosystem. In order to get everything to run smoothly and work together you need to have a plan in place. Thinking…

  • The Right Questions Every Planner Should Ask, 12 Jun 2014

    Any event planner knows that you can’t start planning anything without knowing the goals of the event. Every decision you make, from the large details to…

  • My Five Biggest Lessons from Five Years of Hosting Association Chat, 29 Apr 2014

    Five years ago Jeff De Cagna started the first Association Chat (#assnchat on Twitter). A little while later, I (KiKi L’italien) began guest hosting for Jeff whenever he wasn’t available. Eventually Jeff asked if I would officially take over the hosting of Association Chat – essentially, I was to be the Jimmy Fallon to his Jay Leno. Naturally, I was stoked as I had found these weekly chats to be so professionally inspiring. As could be imagined, I have learned quite a bit from the past five years of hosting Association Chat.






  • Maximize Your Event Exposure With Social Media, 15 Apr 2014

    Lisa Buyer, president and CEO of the Buyer Group, will lead a workshop on “How to Power Your Events Using Social Media” during the Workshop Series at BizBash…

  • Event Planner WANTED!, 06 Feb 2014

    Everyone has heard this phrase a million times over by now, “the events industry is changing.” And it’s true, the industry is changing. There is a…

  • Expect to be an Expert, 26 Nov 2013

        Few days ago I attended one of our technology partner’s user conference with content, engagement, learning tips and gamification on the agenda. I have to…

  • Simplifying Content Management for Events, 02 Oct 2013

      More often than not, events are associated with content distribution.  At these types of events, the speakers provide the content and these speakers run their…