Ah, the joys of 'event planner's block'. No matter how creative we might be, everyone eventually falls into some form of an inspirational rut. But don't worry: whether you're stumped on how to put the 'wow' factor into your next event or are struggling coming up with the latest tech trends you should be using, here's a comprehensive list of the best websites for event inspiration.
Websites for Wedding Planners
Reading this slick blog is like reading a dreamy wedding magazine: the editorial details and images are gorgeous, and the advice for wedding event planners is wide ranging. From floral arrangements to drinks recommendations, this beautiful blog has it all.
2. Rock My Wedding
One of the most widely read wedding blogs in the UK, Rock My Wedding is a very comprehensive directory for brides and grooms featuring real weddings, inspiration, ideas and useful planning advice to create your day your way. You'll most certainly not be short on inspirational ideas.
3. Coco Wedding Venues
We all know that the venue dictates the style and ambience of the wedding. And while it might be tempting to think that when it comes to choosing one, you've seen it all and know it all. But sometimes, you can really benefit from a pair of fresh, experienced eyes, and that's where Coco Wedding Venues comes in. Packed with gorgeous ideas, this blog will leave you feeling very inspired.
Websites for Cool Event Tech
4. Event Tech Brief
Event Tech Brief's focus is “building the events of the future", and their website reflects this incredibly well.The website covers everything from new event technologies to tips on how to use analytics to drive growth.
5. Techys Talk
The name pretty much gives it all away. Techys Talk is a website that focuses on all things tech. From interviews with industry leaders to networking events, this is a great resource for event planners and entrepreneurs alike.
Websites for Industry News
6. Smart Meetings
A free resource for event and meeting planning professionals, especially helpful for those working in the corporate industry. Smart Meetings has a digital version of their monthly magazine that you can access, along with destinations guides and video content.
7. Event Industry News
Event Industry News is a fantastic source for industry insights and trends, with its many articles, blogs and news coverage.
Websites for DIY + Decor Inspiration
8. Pretty My Party
A blog that features a huge amount of all things party planning ideas, wedding tips, recipes, crafts and party supplies.
9. Mint Event Design
Another gorgeous blog packed with stunning photography, event and design ideas, and more. They also offer event planning, decorating, and style shooting services.
10. Entertaining with Emily
Entertaining with Emily is a beautiful resource for all things event decor. Not only does Emily a huge wealth of written advice, tips and tricks on hosting and planning parties, but she also offers online courses and videos. It truly is an amazing and inspirational find!