Assistants are asked to organise a lot of events; this is nothing new! But the events we organise are getting more and more complex with lots of moving parts, technology and ever-growing expectations. Event management is a full-time job, and we have to juggle event planning with all our other tasks. So, if you organise events, it is well worth signing up to a few event management blogs to keep up to date on all the latest trends and tricks of the trade. Here they are. In no particular order. The ten best event management blogs for Assistants who manage events.

Gallus Events

Okay, I’m a little bias as this is run by William Thomson, CEO of Practically Perfect PA and my better half! But trust me there are lots of practical tips on the blog for PAs that organise events, especially around new tech, making your event more creative and social media.

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Event Manager Blog

THE blog for all things events. Everything you need to know about organising an event from start to finish can be found on this website.

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Velvet Chainsaw

I had the pleasure of meeting Jeff Hurt while in Dallas a few years ago. What this man doesn’t know about meetings and events isn’t worth knowing!

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PlannerWire

This is an excellent resource for event planning, marketing and tech. There are always loads of interesting articles and resources for event organisers.

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MeetingBookers.com Blog

MeetingBookers.com have loads of venues on their database throughout the world, and they have some great venue ideas on their blog.

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Event Industry News

If you do want to keep up to date on all the latest event industry news including new venues, suppliers, tech and lots more this is the place to be.

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BizBash

There are loads of great content on this website, including lots of creative ideas for every type of event.

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Eventbrite 

The Eventbrite blog is full of useful information and tips and tricks for event planning. If you are starting out planning events, this is one for you to bookmark.

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Plan Your Meetings

Lots of useful resources on this website from the basics right up to substantial global events!

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Practically Perfect PA

Not to blow my own trumpet, but there are lots of relevant articles on Practically Perfect PA for Assistants who organise events!

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