September 22, 2015

Girl power: 12 motivational quotes for event organisers

The pressure for an event organiser to deliver an amazing event that will leave a lasting impression on attendees is high. Problems can arise at any time, with some out of your control. Make no mistake about it, the life of an organiser is TOUGH.

The number of women in the event industry is increasing every year. Female event organisers (like their male equivalent) have to worry about lighting, screens, catering, special guests, drinks, security and about 30 other things. Understandably so, motivation and inspiration can drop.  
All too often we are splattered with quotes from successful men, but what about the women? They need a voice too! We’ve decided to collect a bunch of lovely inspirational quotes for you beautiful event organisers. Ones that will leave you fearless, motivated and determined to make your next event the best yet.


Here are some quotes to put some fuel in your engine:

Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door” ― Coco Chanel

“I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint – and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you”  ― Oprah Winfrey

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Maya Angelou, author and poet

“Whatever you do, be different – that was the advice my mother gave me, and I can’t think of better advice for an entrepreneur. If you’re different, you will stand out.” Anita Roddick, founder of The Body Shop

Perseverance is failing nineteen times and succeeding the twentieth.” Julie Andrews, actress, singer, author

A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That’s why they don’t get what they want.”Madonna, recording artist, actress, and entrepreneur

You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’ You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” Eleanor Roosevelt, former First Lady

Be bold. If you’re going to make an error, make a doozey, and don’t be afraid to hit the ball.”Billie Jean King, former professional tennis player

In all realms of life it takes courage to stretch your limits, express your power, and fulfill your potential.” Suze Orman, financial advisor, author, motivational speaker, and television host

“If you push through that feeling of being scared, that feeling of taking risk, really amazing things can happen” – Marissa Mayer, CEO, Yahoo

I have never worked a day in my life without selling. If i believe in something, I sell it, and i sell it hard” – Estee Lauder

Now, get out there and kick ass!” Stella McCartney, fashion designer


Raj Jilka