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Tips for engaging brides and grooms on instagram

Instagram is the perfect social media platform to promote your business due to its focus on photos. Here are some tips on gaining more Instagram followers and engaging with them.

Tips to hosting a bridal workshop at your venue

Bridal workshops a great way for you to meet new clients and network with other event professionals. Markel offers some tips to keep in mind when planning a bridal workshop at your venue.

How to use social media to attract brides and grooms

Social media is vital to your wedding planning event business success. Every social media platform is unique and attracts a specific demographic among brides and grooms.

How to start an event planning business

Congratulations! You’ve decided to take the leap into event planning. We’ve put together a list of tips for you to consider as you embark on your new endeavor.

What to include in your event contract

Clearly written contracts, with no surprises, will lead to more seamless events and avoid frustrations on both sides.

5 tips on negotiating contracts

To be a successful event planner, it is important to have the skills to negotiate a reasonable contract for your clients so they are satisfied.

How to cultivate vendor relationships

In the event industry, you work with a variety of vendors. It is important to network and have good relationships to be successful. Get tips to help establish good, working relationships.

Tips to exhibiting at a wedding show

Wedding shows are perfect events to meet engaged couples. We’ve put together a list of tips to help you stand out from the crowd and draw couples in to your booth.

Tips to attract more couples to your venue

Thousands of couples get engaged every day. So how do you go about attracting more of these couples to your venue? Markel Event Insurance compiled a list of tips to help you gain more business.

Tips to start your event planning business

Want to start your own event planning business, but not sure where to start? Markel Specialty offers some tips to consider as you embark on your new endeavor.