There is a clear difference between traditional networking sessions—the ones you just add to the event program, usually during the coffee breaks—and B2B matchmaking dynamics. When attending events, your guests may feel uncomfortable talking to strangers. They also aren’t always able to find relevant connections. Silly ice-breaking games, rivers of alcohol and exquisite catering won’t…
I’m making final preparations for a workshop I’ll be giving next week, and I’m looking forward to it. If you’ve given a workshop or seminar, you’ll know that plenty of work has to go on ‘behind the scenes’ if it’s all going to go smoothly. Ever wonder what’s involved in putting a workshop together? Well, […]
Halloween as kids is all fun and games. You dress up, you get free candy. The night ends with you on a sugar high riding into the sunset. But what do you do when the neighbor kicks you off her doorstep shouting, “You’ve got to stop! I’m not giving you free candy! You’re 38!” That means it’s time to get a different excuse to eat too many sweets: a party. Checkout this GREAT Halloween Party Planning Checklist
“Life is too short to have boring parties” is the motto of small business owner Jasmine Graham Frazier. A native of Lake City, South Carolina, Jazmine is the owner of Too Swank Event Planning. I had the opportunity to chat with Jasmine on her journey to establishing her business and here is what she had […]
In our modern society, a common way for people to be entertained or taught new information is for them to go to an event. Examples of an event can consist of attending a Saturday night party, a wedding, a movie premiere etc. While it is very easy for civilians to attend an event, the true […]
Low hanging fruit, I mistakenly let rot. 5 ways a CVB is easy pickings, with big results for your next meeting.
It can feel like a double whammy. A destination mobilizes forces after being warned that it might be in the sights of a big storm. Then, on the heels of breathing a sigh of relief when the worst passes by, those in the hospitality sector have the burden of overcoming lingering marketing effects of headlines…