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The Top Ten Social Accounts Every Meeting Planner Should Be Following




Staying ahead of the trends is crucial for those in the event planning business. One of the easiest ways to stay current is to follow trendsetters on Instagram and Twitter. The people and businesses we have identified below do a great job of inspiring planners by showcasing their work and providing real world examples. Check out this list, and be sure to give these accounts a follow.

Instagram:

1. Revelry Event Design - We love accounts that get our creative juices flowing and Revelry Event Design fits the bill. Take for example the image below of some custom lace chair covers that are perfect for any formal gathering:



2. Mindy Weiss – It’s always great when an account can provide ideas that allow us to work smarter, not harder. This is definitely the case with Mindy Weiss, a professional event organizer, who loves to share some insider tips on throwing a great event through creativity. Take for instance, this innovative, yet simple, balloon idea:



3. Todd Events – Some of the best event planners on the planet separate themselves through their ability to actually construct set pieces that provide a wow factor. When it comes to the wow factor, Todd Events shows off his creativity daily. Check out this incredible set piece that helped make a formal auction a huge success:



4. Eventsandrewells – One of the best things about being in the event planning business is that you are constantly learning. This is definitely true when it comes to factors like lighting and ambiance. The eventandrewells account does a great job of providing lighting tips that anyone can use to improve their next event.



5. Classic Party - We are always on the lookout for creative table settings. It’s one of the many reasons Classic Party is a trusted source on Instagram for whimsical ideas that clients will love. Take for instance, the floral choices on the table below:



Twitter:

1. Event Manager Blog - @EventMB provides a great resource for anyone looking for career advice. This accounts curates blog content and allows users to easily pick and choose the pieces that are most relevant to them. For instance, here’s a tweet regarding the mindset of event coordinators:



2. Preston Bailey – We always like to follow people on Twitter who are respected in our industry. This is certainly the case for Preston Bailey, who is a celebrated speaker and event planner. Here’s an example of what you can expect when you follow @PrestonRBailey:



3. David Tutera – If you are involved in the wedding planning industry, who better to follow then a man entrusted with celebrity weddings? @DavidTutera provides inspirational tips and interacts with his followers regularly. He also mixes in quite a few inspirational Tutera Tips. Here’s an example:



4. Colin Cowie – The best accounts provide practical advice that can be utilized by event planners from across the country. @ColinCowie fits the bill. He’s earned a reputation for his incredible creativity. Take for instance this tweet on wicker accessories:



5. Event Industry News - @EventNewsBlog provides information that is useful from a global perspective. They will often share tweets that provide info for international event coordinating. It’s a great account to follow for information you won’t find anywhere else.

 
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