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Grenadine Blog

10
Dec

The Power of Offering Pay Later

Grenadine Event Management helps you plan events with ease from start to finish. Our app has many wonderful features that will help you and your team throughout the lifecycle of your event, allowing you to do everything you can to make sure it runs seamlessly.   That is why we have recently added the pay later...
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29
Aug

Five Event Signage Used During The Star Wars Premiere

Planning and managing an event is difficult but it is also incredibly rewarding to see everything come together. There are multiple parts involved in a successful event. One of them being signage and displays. These become increasingly important when you have sponsors involve that you need to showcase. There is a wide variety of signage...
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06
Aug

Top 3 Summer Event Technology Experiences

By Amanda Peterson, Enlightened Digital Technology has undoubtedly changed almost every aspect of our lives, and for the event planner, the way we manage events. Technology is progressively changing the way events are planned and executed, what guests do on-site, and even how they are evaluated. Amidst the sea of music festivals, trade shows, and...
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08
Mar

The Beacon, An Event’s Sidekick

The Beacon, An Event’s Sidekick Have you ever heard about the beacon? I certainly have not, until one of my colleagues introduced the product to me. Little did I know it, it would be one of the best products where event planners can use to enhance the level of interaction from their audience. Although the hype...
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05
Mar

Common Mistakes Planners Make

Common Mistakes Planners Make Nothing is perfect. Certainly not when you’re planning an event. There is so much preparation that must be done, it becomes impossible to coordinate all the tasks without making any mistakes that can cost you in an attendee’s experience and satisfaction. For you, not to over-do or under-do your event planning,...
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27
Feb

Digitalization in the Event Industry

Digitalization in the event industry Welcome to the 21st century With the increasing technological innovations year after year and the introduction of new gadgets, our everyday habits are slowly changing as we dive into a digitalized world. When smartphones were first introduced to the market, only a few adapters were ready to get into the...
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21
Feb

Toolbox: Schedule Forms

TOOLBOX  Schedule Templates In one day, there are countless appointments and tasks that must be completed to meet the deadlines one has possibly set. With a schedule, all these fulfillments can easily be classified and easily be remembered. Schedule Form: Very simple printout schedule to write down which activities are do at a certain date...
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21
Feb

Toolbox: Budgeting Forms

TOOLBOX  Budgeting Form Templates One of the most crucial steps when planning an event is to think of the finances. Even if you hold an amazing event, the results could still end up being bad as the costs were must more than you expected. In order to avoid making such mistakes, it is good to...
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19
Feb

Toolbox: Checklists

TOOLBOX    Checklists Event planners without a doubt create a list of activities they must complete. These to-do lists can become tedious tasks to complete when a handful of deadlines is set and time is precious. Checklist 1: If you are unsure how to plan an event follow this detailed checklist and follow these steps...
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19
Feb

Toolbox: Sponsorship Forms

TOOLBOX  Sponsorship Forms Sometimes the best way to get a sponsorship is to present the sponsor with a prepared contract and portfolio showing them how well prepared and ready you are to bring your event into reality. Sponsorship Form 1: Here is an example of a modified agreement that you can use to help seal the...
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19
Feb

Top 7 Must-Read Event Blogs

Top 7 Must-Read Event Blogs After reading blog after blog, and page after page, I have come up with a list of popular event blog that you must read. Although there are so many out there, I have dissected plenty of blog lists to present you the most valuable ones for event professionals like yourselves....
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13
Feb

Toolbox: Registration Forms

TOOLBOX  Registration Form Templates When planning an event, different registrations forms are needed to retrieve proper information from external sources such as vendors, sponsorships, partnerships or suppliers. Provided on this post are forms that may be useful for you when organizing the event and filtering through all your activities and transactions to be made.  ...
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08
Feb

Toolbox: Volunteer Forms 2

TOOLBOX  Volunteer Form Templates Volunteer form 4: This form can be used for conference organizers who need volunteers. (Little more required experience from volunteers) Download: Volunteer Form 4 – PDF Download: Volunteer Form 4 – DOC  
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08
Feb

Toolbox: Volunteer Forms 1

TOOLBOX  Volunteer Forms Templates In almost every event, part of the success is achieved with the help of volunteers. But, it’s important to get all the necessary information when recruiting volunteers. Volunteers should be assigned to a position of interest as well as use their skills when necessary.   Below are the forms that can...
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08
Feb

An Event Planner’s Treasure Box

An event planner’s treasure box Nowadays, with search engines such as Google, you can look up practically any content or thing that you need from words, to picture, to videos, to tools. A myriad of resources can be found. Unfortunately, It can be quite difficult and be mentally straining when the available resources are spread out...
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08
Feb

Top 10 Tips for planning a successful event – Part 3

Be proactive. One thing you must constantly do is follow-up with the people you have booked, whether it is a performer, a speaker, a venue provider or a sponsor, you have sealed the deal. Until then you cannot take any break. Be automatic. Instead of doing things with pen and paper, it’s time to digitize...
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08
Feb

Top 10 Tips for planning a successful event – Part 2

Be a social butterfly. Nowadays, it is to your advantage to use social media platforms to strengthen your event promotion. Don’t be a late adopter, but be an innovator! With social media, you can share your posts and even do a live shooting of your event. All these platforms can even help improve your user...
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08
Feb

Top 10 Tips for planning a successful event – Part 1

Top 10 Tips for planning a successful event Think you know what it takes to make an event successful? Well, here are a couple of tips that can be used to freshen up your event planning skills. Some of you may already know these pieces of advice, however, it’s always good to have reminders. Even...
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01
Feb

The 8Ps of Event Planning – Part 6

Moving on from the partners, we now have two Ps left to cover. 7. Plans The basis of your event is established. Well done! Now it’s time to review if your current plan is a good one and not one that is all over the place. So, What have you determine to do so far?...
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01
Feb

The 8Ps of Event Planning – Part 5

Previously, we look at the importance of promotion. In this part, we will tackle how to deal with sponsors and potential partnerships. 6. Partners Your event is just about to get publish and your tickets will be on sale! But before that, looking for potential sponsorship deals or organization that could help with your event...
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