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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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

How to Host a Client Appreciation Event Without Breaking the Bank!

Many corporate parties are moving their extravaganzas into their actual office as a type of “Open House Client Appreciation”. With this intimate and personal setting, guests can easily move through themed food stations which are positioned from one end of the office to the other.  Opening your doors and inviting your […]