Not your grandma’s kind of hosting…

Aug 30, 2017

Event hosting best practices

When we think of hosting, we sometimes think of grandma’s sweet tea and endless pie. If we’re honest, no one can quite touch her talent for hospitality. She’s the best at bringing guests into her home and creating a welcoming environment.

Not your grandma’s kind of hosting…

At Elevate, when we talk about hosting, we’re not quite talking about granny’s homemade treats. We fully believe hosts are more than a welcome committee, and with the right training, can actually become Experience Leaders. 

Creating remarkable experiences

Whether you’re planning your next board meeting, prepping for your upcoming event, or creating content for your speaking engagement, as a host, you have the unique opportunity to engage your guests and create memorable moments.

Over the next few weeks, we’ll share event host best practices to help you create a remarkable experience for your attendees.

A quick glimpse at event host best practices:

1. The 25 Foot Rule: What you do off the mic is more important than what you do on the mic.

2. The Who Behind the Mic: Let your guests into your story. People want to know their host.

3. Energy Matters: Know the ideal energy level for your event and take steps to lead your guests accordingly.

If you’re interested in creating remarkable experiences through hosting events, meetings, and speaking engagements, stay tuned. We’ll dive deep into these hosting best practices over the next few weeks.

Do you have tips for leading a remarkable experience? Drop a comment and share–we’d love to hear!

PS – This fall, we’ll launch an in-depth online course for event hosts. If you’re interested in learning how to create better event experiences, sign up here and be the first to know when the course is live!

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