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Marty MacKay

Security Planning for Special Events Part II: A Q&A with Marty MacKay of Hosts Global Alliance

  • Igal Sapir of 100 Candles
    Oct 20, 2016

    Going Green with Eco-friendly Lighting Design

    These days, the environment is no longer a mere afterthought--if anything, events are more and more being designed in a way that reduces their footprint. From compostable flatware to e-invitations, going green is a growing concern for all aspects of event production....More
  • Fabrice Orlando of Cocoon Events Management Group
    Oct 13, 2016

    Keys to Managing Multi-Day Special Events

    In many cultures, multi-day events are the norm--however, coordinating a three-day event is not quite the same as planning a one-night celebration....More
  • Oct 3, 2016

    Top Tech Apps of 2016--Part III 1

    When you’re looking for the right tools for streamlining your company, it might require a bit of experimenting until you find the best fit. Luckily, there are so many options that are available for all of your needs....More
  • Jennifer Taylor
    Sep 28, 2016

    How to Tap Into Your Creativity for Special Events

    Great creative people doesn’t focus on the creative rut; rather, they put their focus on getting out of it and finding their next dose of motivation....More
  • Kim Sayatovic
    Sep 25, 2016

    Finding a Balance Between Event Design with Planning

    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 achieving the client’s goals, but it’s important to keep them in a fine balance--especially when you’re handling both sides of the coin....More
  • Michael Julian
    Sep 19, 2016

    Are Your Events Safe? Safeguarding for a Successful and Secure Event 1

    A critical step in the event planning process is to evaluate and prepare for potential security incidents. Event coordinators are skilled in taking every detail into consideration, with one exception--safety....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 into your day-to-day routine. Of course, we all know how vital PR is to growing your business and bringing in more prospects. The question is: How can we prioritize PR without sacrificing valuable time?...More
  • Lauren Melnick of Poppin
    Sep 5, 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
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