Corporate Events http://specialevents.com/taxonomy/term/7409/more en Kevin White Has the Last Word http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/kevin-white-has-last-word <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><img alt="Kevin White" src="/site-files/specialevents.com/files/uploads/2015/03/White_Kevin_2014_PORTRAIT.jpg" style="width: 177px; height: 220px; float: left;" /><strong>The FBI lost out</strong> on a good one.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/kevin-white-has-last-word" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/kevin-white-has-last-word#comments Corporate Events Thu, 21 May 2015 23:14:00 +0000 22811 at http://specialevents.com Branding Now Crosses Corporate, Social Events http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/branding-now-crosses-corporate-social-events <div class="field-byline"> Susan Cuadrado </div> <div class="field-deck"> When it comes to events, branding creates the culture, sells the product and tells the story—for both corporate and, increasingly, social events </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>When it comes to events, branding creates the culture, sells the product and tells the story—for both corporate and, increasingly, social events </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/branding-now-crosses-corporate-social-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/branding-now-crosses-corporate-social-events#comments Corporate Events Thu, 21 May 2015 12:06:00 +0000 22781 at http://specialevents.com <p>Total Event Resources brings sponsors&#39; brands to life at an event celebrating the beauty industry.</p> Photo by Matthew Kaplan Photography/www.makphoto.com Big-time Event Producer Melanie Fletcher on Secrets of Special Events http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/big-time-event-producer-melanie-fletcher-secrets-special-events <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Melanie Fletcher, partner of London-based <a href="http://www.doneanddusted.com/" target="_blank">Done + Dusted</a>, has overseen spectacles including the 2012 London Olympics opening and closing ceremonies. Up next, the <a href="http://www.nbc.com/red-nose-day" target="_blank">Red Nose Day fundraiser</a> slated for May 21. Here, some insider stories on <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/glassceilingcom/live-event-producer-melanie-fletcher-make-it-special_b_7308014.html" target="_blank">how she gets her job done:</a></p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/big-time-event-producer-melanie-fletcher-secrets-special-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/big-time-event-producer-melanie-fletcher-secrets-special-events#comments Corporate Events Wed, 20 May 2015 20:21:00 +0000 22761 at http://specialevents.com <p>Guests stream into the Olympic Stadium in London.</p> Photo by Nick Spalding / © Getty Images Hit the Beach: Russell Harris Event Group Creates Beaches of the World http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/hit-beach-russell-harris-event-group-creates-beaches-world <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>A global technology client kicked off its 2014 international sales and marketing conference by welcoming 3,500 guests from around the world to the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas. Ready for something different after years of staging events at the convention center, the <a href="http://www.rheventgroup.com" target="_blank">Russell&nbsp;Harris Event Group</a>&nbsp;team took the client poolside for a sophisticated pool party representing beaches of the world&mdash;Middle East, South Beach, South Pacific, Latin America, Asia&mdash;where the corporate giant has divisions.</p></div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/hit-beach-russell-harris-event-group-creates-beaches-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/hit-beach-russell-harris-event-group-creates-beaches-world#comments Corporate Events Gala Awards Photo Galleries The Special Event Show Themed Events Tue, 19 May 2015 16:39:00 +0000 22751 at http://specialevents.com 4 proven nonprofit event branding techniques http://specialevents.com/blog/4-proven-nonprofit-event-branding-techniques <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Branding can make or break your event. It&#39;s something so important, but often an underutilized part of event strategy. When it&#39;s done right, it makes event planning that much easier.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/special-events-blog">Special Events Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/4-proven-nonprofit-event-branding-techniques" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/4-proven-nonprofit-event-branding-techniques#comments Corporate Events branding at corporate events branding at nonprofit events Special Events Blog Wed, 13 May 2015 19:52:00 +0000 22671 at http://specialevents.com Great White North: E=MC2 Takes Guests on a Party Tour of British Columbia http://specialevents.com/themed-events/great-white-north-emc2-takes-guests-party-tour-british-columbia <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>For BC/Vancouver Night&mdash;a tourism promotion event&mdash;<a href="http://www.emc2events.com/" target="_blank">E=MC2 </a>took 1,700 guests on an elaborate cross-province, adrenaline-driven adventure of a lifetime. Highlights included a 150-foot aerial line of athletes sailing overhead, mountain bikers performing on 100-foot ramps and ladders, a mix of British Columbia neighborhoods with themed food stations, wine stomping, Bollywood dancing, and a 9-foot-tall animatronic grizzly bear foraging and dancing with guests.</p></div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/themed-events/great-white-north-emc2-takes-guests-party-tour-british-columbia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/themed-events/great-white-north-emc2-takes-guests-party-tour-british-columbia#comments Corporate Events Gala Awards Photo Galleries The Special Event Show Themed Events Tue, 12 May 2015 16:42:00 +0000 22641 at http://specialevents.com Something About Alice: Hello Florida Creates an Alice in Wonderland Event for Marriott Masters http://specialevents.com/themed-events/something-about-alice-hello-florida-creates-alice-wonderland-event-marriott-masters <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The team from <a href="http://www.hello-dmc.com/destinations/orlando" target="_blank">Hello Florida </a>helps Marriott stage an unforgettable Association Masters Conference by creating a one-of-a-kind Alice in Wonderland party. The 500 guests were impressed, as were the<em> Special Events </em>Advisory Board--the event won a <a href="http://specialevents.com/gala-awards" target="_blank">Gala Award </a>in January!</p> </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/themed-events/something-about-alice-hello-florida-creates-alice-wonderland-event-marriott-masters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/themed-events/something-about-alice-hello-florida-creates-alice-wonderland-event-marriott-masters#comments Corporate Events Photo Galleries Themed Events Fri, 08 May 2015 18:52:00 +0000 22591 at http://specialevents.com Why major corporations are blending teams while blending wines http://specialevents.com/blog/why-major-corporations-are-blending-teams-while-blending-wines <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/specialevents.com/files/uploads/2015/03/Chipperfield_Charlotte_PORTRAIT.jpg" style="width: 177px; height: 220px; float: left;" />The <a href="http://www.bersin.com/corporate-learning-factbook-2014" target="_blank">2014 Corporate Learning Factbook</a>, published in February of this year from Bersin by Deloitte, revealed that U.S. spending on corporate training grew by 15 percent last year, to more than $70 billion in the U.S., and more than $130 billion worldwide. And it&rsquo;s no secret why.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/special-events-blog">Special Events Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/why-major-corporations-are-blending-teams-while-blending-wines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/why-major-corporations-are-blending-teams-while-blending-wines#comments Corporate Events corporate team-building wine-tasting seminar Special Events Blog Wed, 29 Apr 2015 14:16:00 +0000 22501 at http://specialevents.com Corporate Chief Sings Praises of Business Events http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/corporate-chief-sings-praises-business-events <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Tired of corporate events being dismissed as "frills"? Take heart--no less than big-time CEO Bill McDermott of SAP sings the praises of corporate events and meetings.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/corporate-chief-sings-praises-business-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/corporate-chief-sings-praises-business-events#comments Corporate Events Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:50:00 +0000 22381 at http://specialevents.com Photo by Kzenon / © Getty Images Four tips for engaging millennials at corporate events http://specialevents.com/blog/four-tips-engaging-millennials-corporate-events <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Generation Y demands marketing attention, and they deserve it. By 2020, 46 percent of the workforce will consist of millennials. For this dominating demographic a traditional workplace isn&rsquo;t enough, and neither are traditional corporate events. It takes more than a fancy venue to get this crowd genuinely engaged, but tailoring your approach to include millennial-specific features can change that.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/special-events-blog">Special Events Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/four-tips-engaging-millennials-corporate-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/four-tips-engaging-millennials-corporate-events#comments Corporate Events engaging millennials at corporate events Special Events Blog Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:24:00 +0000 22351 at http://specialevents.com