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Jun 10, 2011

Thanks for the thank-you

I have been grousing to myself after the child of a friend never thanked me. I had referred the young woman—a recent college graduate excited about....More
Jun 03, 2011

The power of designing minds

I'm so moved by the beautiful events that we share with you in our Photo Galleries. We look at a range of events--from weddings to product launches....More
May 27, 2011

Your event photos and your iPad: Don't leave home without them

We've talked about the power of a single event photo in winning a new client. And we've talked about the mighty, mighty iPad tablet computer and its....More
May 20, 2011

Creative at your core

One of the most galling aspects of special events is how quickly—and shamelessly—a creative idea is copied. In a study from 10 years ago, only 4....More
May 13, 2011

Is your name a troublemaker?

I sometimes find myself in editing tussles over company names. Companies can spend a great amount of time, brainpower and money developing their....More
May 06, 2011

A picture is worth a thousand clients

I want to share a story I heard from the talented event designer Sean DeFreitas at The Special Event in January. Partnering with Laurie Arons Special....More
Apr 29, 2011

Third time's a charmer for royal weddings

I was feeling worldly and wise this morning—at least as worldly as one can feel at 2 a.m. Pacific Time—as I watched the royal wedding on TV. How well....More
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