A Beachy Bridal Shower

A Beachy Bridal Shower

I recently helped to plan a beachy bridal shower for one of my very best friends, who was married in Hawaii this summer. When the two other girls in the bridal party brought up the idea of a beach theme for the shower, I was immediately on board for a couple reasons. A beachy bridal shower was perfect for this particular friend, but on top of that, this theme is also relatively easy to do really well.

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As an event planner, thinking about any type of event leads to mentally breaking down ways to make it successful. Keep reading to find out the 4 keys to planning a killer networking event!

4 Keys to Planning a Killer Networking Event

As you probably already know, networking is important in any business. If you’re not really on board with this philosophy yet, check out my previous post Networking: Difficult, but Necessary for my thoughts on the topic. As an event planner, thinking about any type of event leads to breaking down ways to make it successful. Keep reading to find out the 4 keys to planning a killer networking event!

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Rock'n April Benefit Concert featuring Kenny Shields and Streetheart

Rock’n April Benefit Concert – Kenny Shields & Streetheart

Music is a passion of mine. Don’t get me wrong, I’m no musician; I learned the piano growing up, have taught myself a little bit of both the guitar and ukulele as an adult, and my singing is relegated to crappy karaoke bars only. But my love for music is huge and I’ve discovered the best way to be close to that is by planning music-related events. This is not an easy industry to get into, but I was lucky enough recently to assist in coordinating a benefit concert featuring Kenny Shields & Streetheart.

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What is an event? As an event professional, I know that they really are all around us.

What is an Event?

What is an event? If you’re not in the industry, you may not realize just how predominant events are in the world today. There are so many things that require a specific skill set to plan and execute. As someone who lives and breathes the event world, there are just a plethora of projects that I want to work on and it’s hard to narrow things down! Events really are all around us.

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Event industry stability - should i be worried? Short answer: No.

Event Industry Stability – Should I Be Worried?

If you’re not in the industry, you may not realize that almost everything is an event. I love having a variety of projects on the go, which means that this world is a great one for me. But it also means that explaining to people what I do can be difficult, and that potential clients might not even understand the services I can provide! Talk about small biz challenges. And even aside from that, event industry stability is always in question.

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5 Reasons You Should Hire an Event Professional to make your event planning easy

5 Reasons You Should Hire an Event Professional

Planning any event involves so many details; sometimes it’s hard to keep track of it all. And more than that, if you’re new to putting an event together, you might not even know where to start. Event projects are complex, and often you only have one shot to get everything right. There are no do-overs in the event world, and this is why you should hire an event professional.

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5 Reasons You Need A Day of Event Set-Up Schedule

I know how it is. You’ve put together all the planning pieces you could ahead of time, and it’s finally the day of event. This means you might be working with multiple groups to get your space ready, from the venue itself to vendors, volunteers, or even your client. You can be pulled in so many different directions that it’s difficult to keep track of what needs to be done. This is why it is important to have a day of event set-up schedule.

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Starting a business - no regrets. I chose entrepreneurship and I'm not looking back.

Starting A Business: No Regrets

Right now I may be pinching pennies, working multiple jobs (some random, some event-related), and using all of my creative fortitude to get by, but I know that I am moving towards something. I now have the time and space to move on and up in my life, and to pursue new and exciting projects. For the first time, my future is full of possibility, and starting a business did that for me.

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