Event Tools http://specialevents.com/taxonomy/term/7398/more en How to Tap Into Your Creativity for Special Events http://specialevents.com/blog/how-tap-your-creativity-special-events <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>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.</div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/how-tap-your-creativity-special-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/how-tap-your-creativity-special-events#comments Event Tools The Special Event Show creativity in special event Special Events Blog Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:39:00 +0000 30591 at http://specialevents.com Finding a Balance Between Event Design with Planning http://specialevents.com/blog/finding-balance-between-event-design-planning <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p><strong><img alt="Kim Sayatovic" src="/site-files/specialevents.com/files/uploads/2016/09/19/Sayatovic_Kim_PORTRAIT.jpg" style="width: 170px; height: 211px; float: left;" />We all know the two stages of putting together a successful event: </strong>the design and the planning. Each of these components is equally important to achieving the client&rsquo;s goals, but it&rsquo;s important to keep them in a fine balance--especially when you&rsquo;re handling both sides of the coin.</p></div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/finding-balance-between-event-design-planning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/finding-balance-between-event-design-planning#comments Event Tools event professionals finding balance between design and planning Special Events Blog Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:55:00 +0000 30521 at http://specialevents.com New Waterproof Glass, Chalkboard Markers Available http://specialevents.com/event-tools/new-waterproof-glass-chalkboard-markers-available <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The new Securit line of waterproof glass and chalkboard markers from American Metalcraft are designed to be waterproof, smudge-proof and fade-proof. </p></div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/event-tools/new-waterproof-glass-chalkboard-markers-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/event-tools/new-waterproof-glass-chalkboard-markers-available#comments Event Tools Tue, 20 Sep 2016 10:20:00 +0000 30441 at http://specialevents.com Are Your Events Safe? Safeguarding for a Successful and Secure Event http://specialevents.com/blog/are-your-events-safe-safeguarding-successful-and-secure-event <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p><img alt="Michael Julian" src="/site-files/specialevents.com/files/uploads/2016/09/19/Julian_Michael_PORTRAIT.jpg" style="width: 180px; height: 224px; float: left;" />A critical step in the event planning process is to evaluate and prepare for potential security incidents. <strong>Event coordinators are skilled in taking every detail into consideration, with one exception--safety.</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/are-your-events-safe-safeguarding-successful-and-secure-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/are-your-events-safe-safeguarding-successful-and-secure-event#comments Event Tools The Special Event Show Michael Julian MPS Security special event security Special Events Blog Mon, 19 Sep 2016 23:11:00 +0000 30431 at http://specialevents.com Kool Debuts Chic 'Alice Pop' Chair http://specialevents.com/rental/kool-debuts-chic-alice-pop-chair <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>New from Kool Party Rentals, the Louis XVI-style Alice Pop chair features a white wood frame and red Ultrasuede seat and back cushions. </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/rental/kool-debuts-chic-alice-pop-chair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/rental/kool-debuts-chic-alice-pop-chair#comments Event Tools Rental Mon, 12 Sep 2016 01:08:00 +0000 30371 at http://specialevents.com PR Tools This PR Pro Can’t Live Without http://specialevents.com/blog/pr-tools-pr-pro-can-t-live-without <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p><img alt="Meghan Ely" src="/site-files/specialevents.com/files/uploads/2016/08/08/Ely-Meghan-2014-PORTRAIT.jpg" style="width: 167px; height: 208px; float: left;" />When you&rsquo;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. <strong>The question is: How can we prioritize PR without sacrificing valuable time?</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/pr-tools-pr-pro-can-t-live-without" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/pr-tools-pr-pro-can-t-live-without#comments Event Tools PR tools Special Events Blog Mon, 12 Sep 2016 00:21:00 +0000 30361 at http://specialevents.com 10 Top Tips for Ultimate Event Gifts http://specialevents.com/blog/10-top-tips-ultimate-event-gifts <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Here are my 10 tips to event gifts that cultivate an authentic emotional connection with your brand ... </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/10-top-tips-ultimate-event-gifts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/10-top-tips-ultimate-event-gifts#comments Event Tools The Special Event Show giveaways special events trade show gifts Special Events Blog Mon, 05 Sep 2016 17:59:00 +0000 30281 at http://specialevents.com Security Planning for Special Events Part II: A Q&A with Marty MacKay of Hosts Global Alliance http://specialevents.com/event-tools/security-planning-special-events-part-ii-qa-marty-mackay-hosts-global-alliance <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><strong><img alt="Marty MacKay" src="/site-files/specialevents.com/files/uploads/2016/08/08/McKay_Marty_2016_PORTRAIT.jpg" style="width: 180px; height: 224px; float: left;" />As <em>Special Events&nbsp;Eventline</em> noted last week, many of the big DMCs profiled in the latest <em>Special Events</em></strong> <strong><a href="http://specialevents.com/news/12th-annual-special-events-magazine-25-top-dmcs" target="_blank"><strong>&quot;25 Top DMCs</strong></a>&quot; tell us that they have been putting greater focus on security planning in their work for clients (<a href="http://specialevents.c</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/event-tools/security-planning-special-events-part-ii-qa-marty-mackay-hosts-global-alliance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/event-tools/security-planning-special-events-part-ii-qa-marty-mackay-hosts-global-alliance#comments Event Tools News The Special Event Show Thu, 01 Sep 2016 04:58:00 +0000 30241 at http://specialevents.com Security Planning for Special Events: A Q&A with Jeff O'Hara of AlliedPRA New Orleans http://specialevents.com/event-tools/security-planning-special-events-qa-jeff-ohara-alliedpra-new-orleans <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Jeff O’Hara, CMP, DMCP, president of AlliedPRA New Orleans, on the tactics he uses to keep guests safe and happy at events in the Big Easy</div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/event-tools/security-planning-special-events-qa-jeff-ohara-alliedpra-new-orleans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/event-tools/security-planning-special-events-qa-jeff-ohara-alliedpra-new-orleans#comments Event Tools Tue, 30 Aug 2016 11:06:00 +0000 30211 at http://specialevents.com Crisis Management: 5 Steps to Develop a Plan http://specialevents.com/blog/crisis-management-5-steps-develop-plan <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Catherine Chaulet, president of Global DMC Partners, provides actionable tips for event planners to prepare for emergencies</div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/crisis-management-5-steps-develop-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/crisis-management-5-steps-develop-plan#comments Event Tools Catherine Chaulet crisis management Global DMC Partners Special Events Blog Tue, 30 Aug 2016 09:53:00 +0000 30201 at http://specialevents.com