Since RSVP was invented, event planners have been plagued by one notorious group of “attendees” know as… the no-shows. no-shows add stress to a planners plate during an event by having to add in the FLAKE FACTOR. They are the reason for a half empty room when you are expecting a full event. Whether your event is paid or free, every planner needs an effective method to reduce the amount of no-shows at their next event. Aside from inviting twice as many people the venue will fit (guilty!), there are 10 methods that can reduce the amount of no-shows at your next event.