Top ten books every event organiser, manager and agent must read

Every creative needs to accumulate new knowledge, right? What more convenient way to do that than at the comfort of your own couch when away from the tight schedules, planning events and>

Below is a list of books that may help with information that could be useful to you and your business.

  1. The Power of Participation: Creating Conferences That Deliver Learning, Connection, Engagement, and Action by Adrian Segar
    This is a good book on how to design and execute remarkable conferences.
  2. Special Events: A New Generation and the Next Frontier by Dr. Joe Goldblatt
    This is more of a tutorial than just a book for the event organiser. This is an excellent step-by-step tutorial on event planning and event management.
  3. Confessions of an Event Planner by Judy Allen
    If a young professional would like to consult with a woman who has organised large-scale events in more than 30 countries around the world, this book covers everything you need to know about effective event marketing and expanding your customer base.
  4. It’s Not the How or the What but the Who: Succeed by Surrounding Yourself with the Best by Claudio Fernández-Aráoz
    Actual research in psychology and case studies will help you identify the strengths and weaknesses of your employees or, if necessary, help you to find new ones.
  5. The Accidental Creative: How to be Brilliant at a Moment’s Notice by Todd Henry
    Explores how to develop this skill without all the stress that comes with on-the-spot planning.
  6. The Business of Event Planning: Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Success Special Events by Judy Allen
    Guide on what goes on behind the scenes in event planning fleshes out the secrets of proposals, fees, safety issues and other less explored topics of event planning.
  7. How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie
    Key concepts in the book, such as ways to make people like you, techniques in handling groups of people, and methods on winning others over to your way of thinking, are all useful tools for event planning and management
  8. Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die by Chip Heath
    Explores the theories and variables behind ideas that take hold so that your will know how to make your own grow.
  9. Sustainable Event Management: A Practical Guide by Meegan Jones
    Shows you the way with regards to keeping events fresh and growing at a sustainable rate.
  10. Rework by Jason Fried
    This is a book for anyone looking for a new way to run their industries and lives. It offers new and counterintuitive ideas to build productivity and build your brand, whatever it may be.

We hope you find it, read it and increase your efficiency.

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