10 Event Planner Quotes

10 Event Planner Quotes

Who doesn’t like motivational quotes? Besides all the organizational skills needed to deliver a great project, create amazing experiences, and perform magic in the events industry; also takes a strong and positive mind to achieve the goals and objectives of every project and event.


As an event planner it is important to get inspired and motivated daily. We would love to share some quotes and phrases with you. 


  1. “A goal without a plan is just a wish.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Every project starts with an idea and having a goal in mind does not achieve success. It is important to set our goals and objectives from the very beginning, make a plan to track our progress and commit to making it happen.


  1. “It takes real planning to organize this kind of chaos.”― Mel Odom.  

We are in a high-pressure Industry. Hard-work, discipline and dedication are skills that every organizer should have.


  1. “Always begin with the end in mind” – Dr. Stephen Covey.

Start with a clear vision of the end goal. Understanding the desired result will guide you to the right direction to ensure the project’s end goal.


  1. “Until we can manage time, we can manage nothing else.” – Peter F. Drucker.

Time management is key for event planning. Mastering this skill is vital for the planning process of every event.


  1. “Planning without action is futile, action without planning is fatal.” – Cornelius Fichtner.

Strategic planning is crucial to develop our plan of action.


  1. “If it seems easy, you are doing it wrong.”

This is an unspoken event planning rule. The truth is no matter how well-prepared you think you are; you should check, double-check, and then check again!


  1. Murphy’s law: “Anything that can go wrong will go wrong”.

Last minute changes! Well in this industry expect the unexpected but always be prepared for any possible scenarios and have a second plan to take control of any situation.


  1. “Don’t find fault, find a remedy.” – Henry Ford.

Risk management helps us to establish procedures to prevent potential threats and manage the probability and consequences of risks. The significance of always having a risk management plan, communication plan and emergency plan to mitigate risk, solve problems and find solutions during a crisis.


  1. “No man is an island.” – John Donne.

Great events are never done by one person. It requires an amazing team to create unique experiences.


  1. “The show must go on”

Regardless of the difficulties or problems, the show must continue. Clear example is the actual situation which has proven that we are resilient to global pandemics and we always find ways to make things happen.


What is your favorite quote? Share with us your favorite quote!


Remember to keep your passion and professionalism in everything you do! The most successful events are the ones that achieve your goals and exceed your expectations.


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What is MICE?

What is MICE?

The MICE Industry is one of the most amazing industries in the world. We create synergies with different sectors and industries in broad worldwide market space.


We are passionate and hard-working event professionals but let’s face it, most people still find it difficult to understand what we do for a living and the value of the MICE industry. 


We work in an industry that requires knowledge, expertise and best practices. As the industry rapidly evolves, we need to stay constantly updated with the latest trends and news to offer better services and create memorable experiences, also continuing education is key to keep the needed level of competency.


An industry that requires versatility to adapt to challenges at all times. A career path that requires commitment, consistency and dedication. Our profession is one of the most thrilling careers, on the other hand it is one of the most stressful jobs according to a study by U.S recruitment site CareerCast.



What is MICE? 

MICE Industry is one of the major segments of the Tourism Industry and one of the fastest growing emerging sectors. MICE is also known as meeting industry, event industry or business tourism; this acronym stands for Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions. 


Meetings: Gathering of two or more people convened in one place with a common interest.

Incentives: Motivational tool to enhance productivity and reward performance.

Conferences: Events that bring together a group of people by profession or personal interest in a specific field and topic.

Exhibition: Events that provide the opportunity to display products and services.


MICE involves large groups and is purely related to business events, it focuses on raising the level of professionalism, standards and awareness of the value of the industry. 


Business events are held for several reasons and the benefits are different for everyone. Perhaps, the most important is the professional development, followed by research presentation, certification purposes, engagement with industry peers, opportunity for networking, showcase the latest products or services, travel to a new place, and so on.



The value of the industry

The MICE Industry is a very important component of every country. First of all, it contributes to the economic growth of the global and local economy, creates employment, event participants spend far more per day than any other type of tourist; there is a demand for business events also during slow seasons, helps to build reputation for both country and venue, improves competitive destinations, nurturing a wide range of business opportunities and investments and many more reasons.


MICE activities normally happen in competitive destinations that provide safety and security, cities that have the adequate infrastructure and facilities, accessibility and connections, sustainable development, different selection of culture and leisure opportunities, unique attractions, modern venues equipped with the latest technology and suppliers who operate with high standards.


According to the latest study presented by the Events Industry Council in collaboration with Oxford Economics the direct impacts of global business events, business events generated $621.4 billion U.S. dollars of direct GDP and contributed a total economic impact of USD $1.5 trillion U.S. dollars (global gross domestic product), involved more than 1.5 billion participants across more than 180 countries and supported 10.3 million direct jobs.


It is a demanding and competitive industry nevertheless it is a big and profitable business. It requires a good skill set and involves a wide network. Above all, to make a successful and sustainable event you need to have great communication and work hand in hand with the destination and parties involved.



Would you like a slice of the MICE Industry cake?

The MICE industry is huge and there are thousands of opportunities, everyone should have a fair slice of the cake. Keep in mind that our responsibility as event professionals, whatever our role is in the industry, is to create the best meetings and events with professionalism and ethical behavior. 


There is no better reward then when an event is successfully completed and we achieved the goals and objectives of the project.


The best part of our industry is that every event is different and there will always be something new, you would never repeat the same event and experience twice.


Lastly, we can guarantee that you will not get bored in this industry!