Lisa Hurley

Editor, Special Events

Posts by Lisa Hurley

in Special Events Blog Aug 26, 2011

Rocking and rolling

I have to share a Facebook post from Brian Acheson, CSEP, on Tuesday; it sums up the—ahem—excitement of events: "Earthquake was 5.9 in Mineral, Va.,....More
in Special Events Blog Aug 12, 2011

I'm sure some smarter person knows this …

But why is it that I run into old friends on Facebook, but meet new people on Twitter? I must say, that's one reason I enjoy Twitter so....More
in Special Events Blog Aug 06, 2011

Got to love that branding!

ISES Eventworld 2011 has provided such amazing affirmation for the power of special events to build brands and achieve business goals. I sat in on....More
in Special Events Blog Jul 29, 2011

Sticky situation for a DIY bride

We've been writing about the squeeze that DIY brides are putting on professional wedding planners. Now our friend Bonny Katzman of BK Design shares....More
in Special Events Blog Jul 22, 2011

Disney Enchantment

No blog last week; we were on vacation with the kids at Disney World. My California children wilted in the Florida humidity, we squabbled about....More
in Special Events Blog Jul 08, 2011

Taut tweets

Some people make fun of Twitter because trying to get your point across in 140 characters is tough. Tough, but not impossible. Good writing is spare....More
in Special Events Blog Jul 01, 2011

Advice from Dr. Johnson

As you battle to post another tweet, update your FB page, pound out next week's newsletter, check your Klout score and quickly tweet again because....More
in Special Events Blog Jun 24, 2011

Sometimes it's best to stick to the script

One more thing I really loved about the royal wedding in April was when the ceremony came to the part where William and Kate inserted their own....More
in Special Events Blog Jun 17, 2011

The right words

The only thing writers like more than quoting themselves, the saying goes, is quoting other writers. If it helps any of you as you face down scary....More
in Special Events Blog 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