Articles by Julia O’Grady

  • Navigating Privacy Laws For Events

      As event planners, we often find ourselves juggling a million details to create memorable and successful events. Amidst all the hustle and bustle, it’s easy to overlook a crucial aspect of event planning: privacy laws. You might be wondering, “But you’re an event planner, what do you know about privacy?” Spending more than 20 years working with Canadian federal privacy legislation, I’m here to use that expertise to help educate our industry on this important topic. To make collecting…

  • The Power of Customer Feedback

      Customer feedback is the compass that guides event planners in the right direction. It provides invaluable insights into what worked well and what needs improvement. Here’s why it matters: Continuous Improvement: Feedback highlights areas for enhancement, allowing event planners to refine their processes and offerings. Client Satisfaction: Satisfied clients are more likely to become repeat customers and recommend your services to others. Attendee Engagement: Positive feedback fosters attendee loyalty, ensuring they return to future events. Competitive Edge: Gathering feedback…

  • Balancing Act: Prioritizing Mental Health

      In the fast-paced world of event planning, where deadlines, logistics, and creativity converge, it’s easy to lose sight of one crucial aspect: our mental health. This year, with all its challenges and uncertainties, served as a stark reminder of just how important self-care and balance are for event professionals. We invite you to join us in a conversation about mental health in the events industry. It’s time to recharge, reflect, and share our self-care rituals as we navigate the…