Great Advice to Get You Geared Up for 2016!


Relevant, tried-and-true advice from niche event experts to boost your 2016.

Out with the old and in with the new? Well, maybe. Here’s the thing–some bits of advice, even if a couple years old, still makes perfect sense and continues to resonate. In case you missed these before, here are our top five most popular event posts of all-time:

Learn: Always important. Carl’s constant mantra is to urge ALL event organizers to get out of the office and Attend an Event about Events – What a Concept!

Prevent: As live networking events continue to expand, these couple of pesky problems crop up in most every industry. Here’s what to do about it from guest blogger Stephanie Selesnick:  How to Handle (and Prevent!) Suitcasing and Outboarding at Your Events

Coach: Wrangling speakers, it’s a big job! Plus finding engaging experts that are the right fit for you and your attendees. Here’s how–Lead your speakers to the promised land of great presentations!

Sell: Guest blogger Chris Ware shares the true power of sponsor prospecting with lists. Top Ten Lists: Not Just for Late Night Talk Shows Anymore

Offer: Finally, attendees want meaty sessions. Carl expounds on the true virtues of event breakouts vs panel discussions. Don’t bore your audience! Should You Really Use Panel Discussions as Breakout Sessions?

Niche event organizers need to learn what’s new and what’s working while managing potential co-opters and at the same time coaching your speakers, selling more sponsorships and offering better programming! All in a day’s work, right?



DS head shotAbout this blogger: Diana Landau is the Content Wrangler for Niche Media. A former corporate marketing hack, she has now found nirvana in writing and wrangling quality content. Diana is a food, wine, art and SF Giants enthusiast……who sometimes gets carried away.


Niche Media has created super niched-out events specifically for magazine publishers for over 12 years. We’ve helped pave the way for the era of boutique events that connect specific audiences and provide great educational, friendly and super-fun environments! Plus, Carl Landau – Niche Media’s Grand Poobah – launched a niche event all about creating and marketing targeted events –  Check it out!

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