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Kim Sayatovic
Sep 25, 2016

Finding a Balance Between Event Design with Planning1

We all know the two stages of putting together a successful event: the design and the planning. Each of these components is equally important to....More
Erinn Jones
Sep 22, 2016

CORT Rocks Music City with the #CORTExperience

Erinn Jones of CORT Event Furnishings gives an insider's tour of the #CORTExperience....More
Michael Julian
Sep 19, 2016

Are Your Events Safe? Safeguarding for a Successful and Secure Event1

A critical step in the event planning process is to evaluate and prepare for potential security incidents. Event coordinators are skilled in taking....More
Damon Holditch
Sep 15, 2016

As You Start Your Event Career: Letter to a Departing Employee2

Damon Holditch, founder of Marquee Event Group in Austin, Texas, shared this letter, which he just wrote to a departing employee who is going out on....More
Meghan Ely
Sep 11, 2016

PR Tools This PR Pro Can’t Live Without

When you’re balancing floor plans, color palettes, vendors and design schemes, it can be difficult to find time to incorporate public relations....More
Kevin Dennis of Fantasy Sound Services
Sep 07, 2016

The Latest Trends in Drapery and Chandeliers for Special Events

It’s hard to imagine a high-end event design with two of the most popular decor aspects: drapery and chandeliers. While each a beautiful piece in....More
Lauren Melnick of Poppin
Sep 05, 2016

10 Top Tips for Ultimate Event Gifts

Here are my 10 tips to event gifts that cultivate an authentic emotional connection with your brand....More
Aug 31, 2016

Go Big or Go Home: Luxury Touches for Your Next Event

These days, clients are seeking the coveted "wow" factor--and rightly so....More
Catherine Chaulet
Aug 30, 2016

Crisis Management: 5 Steps to Develop a Plan

Catherine Chaulet, president of Global DMC Partners, provides actionable tips for event planners to prepare for emergencies....More
Jennifer Taylor
Aug 25, 2016

Tips on Developing a Strong Staff Training Program

There are few things more important to a business than a well-trained staff, which is why it’s essential to have a solid training program in....More
Rebecca Hochreiter
Aug 17, 2016

2016 Destination Wedding Trends

Destination weddings continue to be a popular option among couples as they see the value (and adventure!) in taking their wedding on the road. With....More
Niki McKay of Blue Danube
Aug 16, 2016

Who’s Your Customer? (And What’s ‘Experience’ Got To Do With It?)

Think that the client who signs off on the job is your only customer? Niki McKay knows better....More
Kevin Dennis of Fantasy Sound Services
Aug 10, 2016

An Event Insider’s Look at Company Culture

“Company culture.” Surely you’ve seen this buzzword floating around the blogosphere and beyond--but what exactly is it?....More
Fabrice Orlando
Aug 08, 2016

What’s "In" for Event Entertainment

What's hot in event entertainment? Fabrice Orlando knows....More
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