Category Archives: Event Tips

Marketing Strategies: Event Planning

In many organizations, the largest line item in a Marketing budget is for events such as trade shows, conferences and launches. Forrester Research has found that approximately 30% of B2B Marketers prefer to decrease event spending, but 21% said they … Continue reading

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Team Building Event Tips: Dos and Dont’s

Team building exercises and excursions can increase overall employee performance, promote cooperation among team members and across teams, enhance employee job satisfaction and help to broaden the understanding of corporate goals and objectives. They can also, if improperly designed or … Continue reading

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Business Dinners

“Be our guest!” Thus, Lumiere, Beauty and the Beast’s iconic speaking candle, introduces his gigantic smorgasbord with gusto and fanfare. While mimicking Lumiere’s gargantuan feast is unnecessary, taking a leaf from his hospitality book guarantees an event manager one amazing … Continue reading

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Event Management of Team Building Events

Event Management of team building events that develop and motivate teams in companies and corporations. Team building events are perfect for companies and their divisions to motivate their employees and to develop real teams. In the United States, one of … Continue reading

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There are a lot of reasons to have a company picnic.

They build company morale. They show appreciation for employees and their efforts. They show commitment to employees and their families. They strengthen teamwork. But the Number 1 reason to have a company picnic is to have fun! Of course, having all … Continue reading

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Host a Company Picnic: 5 Reasons

The sluggish economy may have you tempted to cut employee perks. Think twice.   Understandably, with the recent recession and anemic economic growth, many employers are looking at ways to reduce costs.  Oftentimes, employee perks are the first cuts to … Continue reading

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DON’T GET OVERWHELMED BY EVENT OVERLOAD

When planning an event, help the control freak in you learn to let go.  Plus: how to save your emails from the junk-mail abyss.   As you get ready for your association’s big annual convention and other major meetings, it’s … Continue reading

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7 Things You Should Probably Think About When Planning a Customer Event

If you are having trouble getting noticed at a trade show, consider hosting a customer event. Customer events are a great way for companies to showcase their accomplishments, build relationships with customers and partners, and establish themselves as an industry … Continue reading

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12 Things a Good Host Should Never Do

Whether you’ve invited family to stay over for the weekend or you’re hosting friends for cocktails, avoiding these faux-pas will earn you a blue ribbon in hospitality. 12 Things a Good Host Should Never Do The most fundamental task of … Continue reading

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How to Throw the Ultimate Super Bowl Party

Warning: This party will make you the de facto Super Bowl host for years to come. It’s that awesome. The Grub Guests don’t want to be bothered with forks when they’re busy gesturing at the TV and holding a beer. So set … Continue reading

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