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Kerry Lee Doehr
Dec 28, 2016

Are You a 'Vendor' or an 'Event Partner'?

Words carry incredible power. Words have the power to tear down, build up, convey nuance, inspire, depress, encourage purchasing, and so much more....More
Kim Sayatovic
Dec 26, 2016

Trend Alert: Experiential Weddings in 2017

We are seeing the rise of experiential weddings–weddings that include and engage their guests rather than simply having them watch the proceedings as....More
Jennifer Taylor of Taylor'd Events
Dec 22, 2016

The Benefits of Welcoming Newbies into Your Brand

After growing and nurturing your business from the ground up, it’s understandable if you feel wary about expanding and bringing on more people....More
Dec 20, 2016

Designing the Destination Wedding Guest Experience

What’s a wedding without happy guests? Whether it’s a two-hour drive or a six-hour flight, wedding guests generally have to travel to....More
Meghan Ely
Dec 14, 2016

Wedding Disruptors: Who to Watch in 2017

In an industry that is ever-changing, we owe the evolution of the wedding business to our resident disruptors: those professionals who are going....More
Renee Radabaugh
Dec 12, 2016

Lights, Camera, Crisis! A Guide to Crisis Planning and Management for Special Events

Crisis planning and management: that little phrase that no one wants to think about, but we all need to plan for. According to Boston University,....More
Kerry Lee Doehr
Dec 06, 2016

Event Industry Ethics: The Preferred Vendor List

In no other part of our industry does anything create such a passionate stir as the preferred vendor list....More
Erinn Jones of CORT
Dec 05, 2016

'Tis the Season for Stylish Event Furnishings with CORT!

These five steps will help make sure that your glittering holiday events leave a lasting impression!....More
Meghan Ely
Nov 30, 2016

Wedding Trends to Watch for in 2017

It's that time of year again- time to say farewell to the trends of the past and usher in the new era of what’s "in." With that, I....More
Nicole Matthews
Nov 28, 2016

Attention, Event Industry: Check Scammers are Back in Business 

Event expert Nicole Matthews of The Henley Co. explains how she detected a check scammer before she could be defrauded of funds....More
Jennifer Taylor
Nov 21, 2016

Five Tips to Find a More Productive Start Each Morning

Whether you’re a commuter or you work from your home, the way you start your morning has a big effect on how the rest of your day unfolds, so it’s to....More
Kim Sayatovic of Belladeux Event Design
Nov 16, 2016

How to Turn Your Hometown into a Wedding Destination1

How attractive is your hometown as a wedding destination? Sure, it's easy if you live in Hawaii or Puerto Rico, but what about those of us in....More
Kevin Dennis
Nov 14, 2016

Building Wedding Referral Business in the Off-Season

Although you may not have a lot of wedding business booked for the off-season, that’s not to say that there isn’t more you can do to ensure the next....More
Gene Lundgren
Nov 09, 2016

9 Tech Tips for Your Event Production Checklist1

Here, nine smart items for your event production checklist from tech pro Gene Lundberg of Aquarian Production....More
Tami Forero
Nov 08, 2016

Whatever Happened to 'Home Training'--and Why We Need it Back1

As business owners, supervisors, co-workers, friends, and family of other people, we need to set the example and communicate the values we expect to....More
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