Event Planning Business Influencers You Should Know About

July 18, 2016 Susan Serena

The event planning business requires a wide set of important skills ranging from high charisma to great attention to detail. In the time that we live in today, successful event planners also need to grasp the importance of technology and marketing through various social networks to furthermore expand their clientele. Here is a list of some Top Event Planning Influencers in the industry that have gotten successful through innovative tools, creativity, social networking, and most importantly hard work.

Liz King

Link: http://techsytalk.com/ | https://www.linkedin.com/in/lizkingevents

Ms. King is, like her website name states, a young ‘tech-savvy’ professional in the event planning business based in New York City. She is big in the industry for several reasons. Her business called “techsytalk” can be described as an innovative online platform that connects event planning with the use of modern technological advances. Her event firm strategically delivers cutting edge “visual” experiences and is revolutionizing the event planning world through a groundbreaking use of modern devices. She also hosts her own event tech conference every year in New York City gaining.

Preston Bailey

Link: http://www.prestonbailey.com | https://www.linkedin.com/company/preston-bailey

Mr. Bailey is also a very successful in the event planning business. Although he focuses more on social gatherings such as weddings and galas, his knowledge in business is just as impressive. Bailey’s influence stems from his precise attention to detail but also his great sense of style when it comes to aesthetics. Indeed, working more as an event designer, Bailey has an eye for colors, motifs and knows how to put them together to create a truly stunning visual paradise. Although he might not always incorporate innovative technology in his business, Bailey shows us that you can be just as successful by sticking to what it is you do best. In his case, it’s interior designing.

Julius Solaris

Link: http://www.eventmanagerblog.com/ | https://uk.linkedin.com/in/juliussolaris

Although Mr. Solaris has been in the event planning business for quite some time, this event planner never ceases to re-invent not only himself but his business firm as a whole. Indeed, this event planner (which is probably one of the most re-known) has used technology to his advantage (as well as Liz King). Indeed, through the past years, he’s created ebooks, phone applications and an array of blog posts helping new entrepreneurs in the events industry. His influence is mostly due to the fact that he is seen as a guide to many. He is known for giving tips and tricks on how to be successful in the industry. Just this year, he released quite a few e-books showing how to incorporate technology into event planning to be successful in 2016. 

If you’re a company or individual trying to become more influential in the event planning business, remember that the quality of the content you produce is key. Furthermore, following the trends of today, which include: using social media and new, high-tech devices would also help. Lastly, it's important to let your own personality shine through your business, something that will naturally attract more people who will appreciate your authenticity. Connect and grow as an event planner by attending The Event Planner Expo in NYC this and every year to come!

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