Event Timelines

“Time isn’t the main thing. It’s the only thing.” Miles Davis was on to something when he said this. If only there was a way to manage your time effectively, especially in the world of event planning. Oh but there is, friends: the ubiquitous timeline. At Powered by Professionals, we make efficient, effective use of ...
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Interning at PBP

Top 5 Takeaways from an Event Planning Internship No matter your level of experience or your choice of careers, you should be learning from your work and co-workers every day. As an intern, your entire goal is to learn and experience firsthand the desired industry you want to enter, gaining understanding of the industry and ...
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5 Ways to Fundraise this Holiday Season

The holiday season is a great time to focus on the things in life that are truly important: family, community and giving back. Whether you work for a charity, are involved on a committee, or are just looking for ways to support an important cause, we have compiled our list of ways to making end-of-year ...
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Standards for Charity Accountability

Standards for Charity Accountability were developed to assist donors in making sound giving decisions and to foster public confidence in charitable organizations.  The standards seek to encourage fair and honest solicitation practices, to promote ethical conduct by charitable organizations, and to advance support of philanthropy.  The main objective of these standards is to assist a charity’s ...
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Why the Event Debrief is So Important

You’ve planned for months.  Every minute detail, from what linen colors to use, what entertainment to hire, which font will be on the signage….. and your event is finally over.  Hopefully your non-profit partner is happy, the event raised more money than last year, and guests have been sending emails and posting on social media ...
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Fundraising Ideas for College Campuses

Fundraisers are taking place all over college campuses nationwide. Today, college students are forging new pathways in the fundraising field as they initiate philanthropic events and raise awareness for important causes in our world. Anyone can start their own fundraiser; here’s some tips to consider before starting your own fundraiser on campus! 1. Partner Up! ...
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