Stacy DeMarse

Name Badge –  What Should Be On Them?

by Stacy DeMarse in Tips on Tuesday at September 27, 2016

What should you have on a Name Badge? Conference Theme – keep your branding consistent by adding the conference theme to the top or the bottom of your conference badge First Name First – First name should be on its own line and it should clearly stand out. Full Name – […]

by Stacy DeMarse in Tips on Tuesday at September 20, 2016

Not Every Badge is Created Equal!

The look and feel of a conference badge is a reflection of the conference itself.  As you start to develop your theme, taking time to evaluate what style badge is appropriate for your event should be high on your list!  Not every badge is created equal so how do you […]

by Stacy DeMarse in Tips on Tuesday at September 13, 2016

Set the Tone for Your Event

Registration and Check-in Registration is the first chance you have to make an impression on your attendees.  A well-polished check-in process sets the tone for the caliber of the event to come.  As you start to design your check-in process consider what experience you want for your attendees?  Do you […]

by Stacy DeMarse in Tips on Tuesday Trends at September 6, 2016

Using iPads at Registration Check-In

If you are looking to increase the flow and efficiency of your on-site registration consider using iPads. Adding iPads to your registration will allow you to easily determine if an attendees is registered and direct them to the appropriate table to either pick-up their badge or direct them to on-site […]

by Stacy DeMarse in Trends at August 30, 2016

How to Manage Special Dietary Requests

Recently one of our associates attended an industry conference geared towards event planners. As you can imagine, the expectation for perfection is pretty high for the event planner coordinating an conference for other event planners! Our associate does not eat red meat, which was communicated during registration.  At on-site registration they […]

by Stacy DeMarse in Tips on Tuesday at August 23, 2016

Making an Impact with Color on a Budget

The easiest way to transform a boring meeting room into a bright and vibrant environment is by adding color.  Easier said than done with a tight budget!  Here are a few tips that will make a big impact without breaking the bank: Table Linens are an easy way to add […]

by Stacy DeMarse in Trends at August 22, 2016

Using Unique Venues to Create a More Successful Event

One of the biggest challenges with some of our association clients is how do we create an event more engaging and successful event than last year without adding to the budget!   One way we have been able to successfully accomplish this is by taking our events outside of the hotel. […]

by Stacy DeMarse in Trends at August 18, 2016

Buffet Table Labels – What Should They Include?

As an event planner, it is my job to meet with the hotel to develop the menu and discuss potential food allergies my attendees may have.  The very first thing I discuss is always buffet table labels and I am constantly amazed and the lack of knowledge hotels have about […]

by Stacy DeMarse in Tips on Tuesday at August 9, 2016

How do you keep it all organized???

  One of the most popular questions we get from our clients is “How do you keep everything organized when you have so many events?”  There is a BIG list that highlights how we keep our professional life organized.  Most of these are skill sets that are also extremely useful […]

by Stacy DeMarse in Marketing at August 8, 2016

Email and Social Media

Do you think of email and social media as separate entities?  Do you favor one more than the other?  The fact is that email and social media complement each other quite well.  They leverage one another. Help the other to be seen by an audience that may not have otherwise […]

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