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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...

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...

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...

What to Do When the Toilet Paper Runs Out

Posted by gotügo on April 13, 2015

You’re enjoying an event in a private lot on a beautiful Saturday. Since the lot is not near an indoor restroom, a portable toilet unit has been placed for you and all of your guests to use when nature calls. But one big problem has just reared its ugly head – it’s out of toilet paper, and the nearest convenient...

Rent A Porta Potty, or Let Guests In Your Home – Which is the Better Move?

Posted by gotügo on March 26, 2015

Hosting an outdoor wedding at your home? Perhaps a big family reunion? Graduation party? A bash on the beach? Whatever the occasion may be, there are a lot of logistics to consider when planning that big outdoor event in your backyard or on your property. There's the obvious, like food, drinks, tents, and chairs. And then there's the often overlooked, like...

More Toilet Paper Roll Crafts for You to Try Today!

Posted by gotügo on March 24, 2015

Toilet paper rolls are one of those items that everyone always seems to have on-hand. And, using them in crafts is both economical and earth-friendly. Have some musical fun with the family by transforming them into quick and easy instruments! When the kids are done creating the toilet paper roll crafts, have them lead a musical parade around the house. Play the...

Helping a Child Use a Porta Potty

Posted by gotügo on March 10, 2015

When we think porta potties, we generally don't think of children using them. But if your child has to go to the bathroom in a place where there are no public restrooms other than porta potties, he or she needs to know how to use one safely and properly. Here are some recommendations for teaching your child how to use...

Can I Decorate My Porta Potty for an Outdoor Event? Yes!

Posted by gotügo on March 4, 2015

For outdoor or backyard events, your location might not have proper bathroom facilities for your guests. Solve this problem by renting porta potties. While these bathrooms might not seem like a strong fit for weddings, reunion parties, or charity functions, you can dress them up to better fit the occasion – they’re the perfect solution for outdoor events of all kinds! Start With a...