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7 of the Largest Festivals Around the World

Posted by gotügo on June 22, 2015

Think you've got it tough as an event planner when it comes to finalizing details for an outdoor wedding, family reunion or city festival? While we're certainly not underestimating the challenges that come with the aforementioned events, let's just say that planning a party for 300 people is nothing along the lines of planning one for 2 million, as is...

A Day In The Life As An Event Planner

Posted by gotügo on June 16, 2015

Everyone who is involved in event planning will testify to the job's hectic nature and unpredictability. Daily activities range from meeting with vendors to drawing up event contracts, scouting venues and communicating with clients. While the job is full of digressions and plenty of stress, it is still one of the most coveted in the country. According to research conducting...

How To Plan An Event Like Coachella

Posted by gotügo on June 9, 2015

All event planners are at least moderately familiar with the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. As a refresher, the annual festival takes place in Indio, California at the Empire Polo Club. Although it was officially established in 1999, its roots date back to 1993 when Pearl Jam performed at the Club as a means of boycotting ticket fees from...

7 Event Planning Tips for a Successful Celebration

Posted by gotügo on June 3, 2015

As you plan a big event, you may feel tempted to jump right in and begin ordering supplies and other needed items. However, experts say that taking time to establish a clear plan and objectives can pay off with an event that comes in under budget and leaves attendees with great memories. Here are 7 event planning tips that will help...

Festival Planning 101

Posted by gotügo on May 27, 2015

Many event-goers take the festivals that they attend for granted, but any event planner knows that there’s a lot more that goes into festivals than what may meet the eye. Yes, planning a festival is a time-consuming and exhausting task, especially when you consider that the event itself may only last for a day or two. In terms of festival planning,...

Planning an Outdoor Event? Check Out this Event Planner’s Checklist

Posted by gotügo on May 12, 2015

Whether it's a wedding, family reunion, tailgate or some other type of large event function, there's obviously a ton of planning that goes into it. There's the early planning stage, like setting a date, establishing a guest list, selecting a venue and determining other essential details of the event. But planning an event hardly stops there, whether you're a professional event...

5 Things You Never Knew About Porta Potties

Posted by gotügo on May 6, 2015

Porta potties - which are also commonly known as "porta johns" and "portable restrooms" - are a staple at outdoor events like concerts, family reunions, tailgates and even weddings. They're also common on construction sites and even on home renovations when areas of the home are restricted from use. While porta potties are somewhat self explanatory in nature - after...

Here are 5 Popular Porta Potty Pranks

Posted by gotügo on April 30, 2015

Is there a porta potty around? Chances are some amateur hijinks are due to take place. Yes, porta potties have become a favorite prop among pranksters. After all, when it comes to potty humor (literally!), what's more fun than pranking your pals while they're handling their business. Porta potties have become somewhat of a media and Internet phenomenon - here's...

How to Deal with a Tipped Porta Potty

Posted by gotügo on April 22, 2015

Porta potties are commonplace in new construction areas so that workers can do their business on the job. But once the workday ends, most are left unsupervised on the job site, meaning that they’re susceptible to a variety of elements, notably vandalism. Specifically, one popular porta potty prank is to tip them over, creating a mess of human waste inside...

Here Are 4 Really Funny Porta Potty Pranks

Posted by gotügo on April 21, 2015

There's just something about a porta potty that seems to bring out the practical joker in many people. It's one of those private spaces that is out in public, and some can't resist the impulse for bathroom humor. At gotügo, we like to relax sometimes. These 5 prank videos will have you seeing the lighter side of sanitation. Water Balloon Prank College pranksters...