Event Planning Publications

I love print publications, turning the pages, hearing from different authors, tagging articles for reference with sticky notes, and sometimes tearing out photos to add to my idea folders.

If you’re looking for a print publication to help inspire and guide you, you might want to subscribe to one of these event-focused magazines.  Here’s a quick run down of what they offer and how often they are published. All of the magazines listed here are free to receive!

  1. eventmarketer.com This magazine is geared towards those marketing an event- online, in person, and through print advertising. It is published bimonthly. You can also sign up for a biweekly electronic newsletter.
  2. bizbash.com “Event planning news, ideas and resources.” Published quarterly. If you are a visual person you’ll enjoy the array of beautiful photos on the website and in the magazine.
  3. rejuvenatemeetings.com Inspiration and ideas for faith-based planners. Published bimonthly. Their website site also offers regional guides for different spots in the US for event planners.
  4. meetings-conventions.com From event furniture trends to new airline policies this magazine looks at large and small issues effecting event planners and their many responsibilities. Published monthly.

Where do you need fresh inspiration? Do you need to research new technology, communication or management strategy? Think about your particular needs and how one or more of these publications might serve you. Where do you find most of your inspiration? Please share in the comments section so that others can benefit!