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Kevin White
Mar 31, 2016

The (Blurry) Boundaries of Creative Ownership

XPL founder Kevin White on the challenges of creative ownership and drawing boundaries with clients....More
Mar 28, 2016

6 Tips to Getting Publicity for Your Event Business2

While improving client service, staying on top of the latest trends, and investing in marketing your brand are important help you grow your business....More
Tami Forero of Forte Events
Mar 21, 2016

10 Things I’ve Learned in 10 Years Owning This Business

In celebration of this momentous occasion, I thought I would share the top 10 truths I’ve learned in the last 10 years of business. I hope this....More
Rebecca Hochreiter
Mar 16, 2016

Technology and Destination Weddings

Technological innovations have made planning a celebration from afar much easier--and even more fun....More
Mar 15, 2016

Wounded Warrior Project and the 'Party Planner'2

Just when it seems that event professionals have pulled the profession out of the "party planner" pit, we slide back....More
Igal Sapir of
Mar 10, 2016

Lighting Your Venue: Indoor and Outdoor Options1

No matter the venue, event lighting is crucial when it comes to setting the mood for your client’s soiree, so it’s important to use what best fits....More
Mar 01, 2016

PRO EM and CORT Are Winning Team at Waste Management Phoenix Open

Kevin Dana of CORT describes the teamwork between CORT and PRO EM at the Waste Management Phoenix Open....More
Bonnie Dannen of BBJ Linen
Feb 22, 2016

The Latest Color Trends for 2016 Events 

Events are going to get a lot bolder in 2016—with metallics, patterns, and the latest decor colors, says Bonnie Dannen of BBJ Linen....More
Niki McKay
Feb 15, 2016

Behind the Blue: Event Industry Trends for 2016

They say the best leaders surround themselves with other great leaders. Creating a team of superhero-smarties is exciting and motivating--at least it....More
Anthony Bollotta
Feb 10, 2016

3 Blunders of Corporate Entertainment 

Entertainment expert Anthony Bollotta shares three mistakes to avoid when booking corporate entertainment for special events....More
Jennifer Taylor of Taylor'd Events
Feb 09, 2016

7 Steps to Develop a Strong Internship Program1

While you may not be quite ready to take on an official employee, whether mentally or financially, it could be prime time to take on an intern or two....More
CORT's Kevin Dana
Feb 03, 2016

2016: The Year of Innovative Meeting Design

Spending on corporate or business meetings has increased, allowing companies to design meetings and conferences that generate a more productive....More
Tami Forero
Jan 27, 2016

Millennials, Schmennials! 

The event industry needs to stop kowtowing to this one demographic, says event expert Tami Forero of Forte Events....More
Tina Benson of Team Tactics
Jan 26, 2016

Top Trends to Look Out for in the Event Industry in 2016 

The event industry has been an extremely exciting place to be over the last few years, and 2016 looks to be no different, with plenty of innovations....More
Jan 20, 2016

Behind the Gala Awards Game

We handed out the Gala Awards a week ago, and it was a great evening....More
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