Event planning can be stressful. But with a PR partner on your side, it doesn’t have to be. Here are three ways we ensure our client events are set up for success!
The holidays are always crazy, but your events don’t have to be. If a crisis arises at your next event, here's how you can be prepared to handle it like a pro.
It’s showtime! Planning a milestone anniversary event is like headlining a concert. With your trusted PR roadie by your side, your GRAMMY®-winning performance will go off without a hitch.
There are countless cliches that point to human nature’s inability to balance the expanse of the horizon against the minutia before us. The funniest part is that it’s often easy for us to watch others fall victim to this trope while it’s nearly impossible to identify it in our own actions until the big picture or the small details smack us in the face. In my professional realm, I most often see this come to fruition in event planning and execution.
At OPR, our experience goes beyond traditional public relations practices (even though that is our bread and butter). Our team is fortunate to have much experience planning myriad events while implementing our PR tools along the way. We discuss the basics of event planning and how PR can be your biggest asset.
The vendor relations process can determine the success of the event you’re planning. But, it can be a challenge to find the right vendor for each component of your event. Let’s break down a few tips for vetting vendors and knowing how to communicate with them.
Party planners beware: Event planning has taken an entirely new form, and we have to be agile in response. By avoiding these five mistakes, you are much more likely to throw a successful event that you’re proud of.
Meetings, meetings and more meetings. Some people dread heavy meeting weeks while others thrive off of group discussion and planning. Leading successful meetings is a part of our job, and that success can be defined by outcomes following those meetings. Everyone has experienced the full spectrum of good…
We all thought we had an adequate crisis plan. Then 2020 happened. We may have been – slightly – off. A crisis plan is a wonderful tool to have in place should your organization face either a small issue or massive crisis that could negatively impact the overall…
Social media is a huge part of our lives. In fact, according to Statista, it’s estimated that 3.6 billion people use social media worldwide. By 2025, that number is projected to increase to 4.41 billion. With that large of an audience online, it would be silly not to…