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The Non-Obvious Guide To Event Planning

(For Kick-Ass Gatherings That Inspire People)

BY ANDREA DRIESSEN

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Why are some events memorable while others are forgotten immediately?

How can you conquer distraction and truly engage participants?

What does it really take to uncover the most inspiring speakers?

What do TED Talks teach us about events?

Let’s face it. Most events are boring. But they don’t have to be. This highly actionable, fast-reading guide is chock-full of unconventional, un-borifying tools, ideas and strategies to help you design more captivating and unmissable events for less money and in less time.

Whether a veteran, newbie or “accidental” event planner, you’ll learn fresh strategies to smartly select speakers, manage logistics, set a content road map, as well as plan and execute rave-worthy events of all types. Inspired by decades of delivering everything from large-scale corporate events to multiple TEDx gatherings, this fun, practical book will transform how you plan your next event—no matter how large or small.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS:

Andrea Driessen, Chief Boredom Buster at Seattle, WA-based No More Boring Meetings, is an internationally award-winning business owner who stages engaging, unconventional events with compelling thought leaders, fresh meeting formats and purposeful play. Her clients’ gatherings have participants returning to work ready to perform at their very best.