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 … Continue reading Event Industry Stability – Should I Be Worried?
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 … Continue reading 5 Reasons You Should Hire an Event Professional
At the beginning of June, I worked with a client on her husband's birthday party. It was his 50th and that is a big year, so even though this is an annual event for them, she wanted to make this one even bigger and better! As a result, she chose a poker theme and decided to do … Continue reading A Poker-Themed Party
When I became an event planner, I never really considered planning funerals or celebrations of life as something I could do. I don't have much desire to plan too many sombre affairs, but I am very thankful to have been part of this celebration of life. Rather than a sad affair, it was about remembering … Continue reading A Celebration of Life on the Water
This project was one of the first I took on when I decided I was going to really give this whole "running my own business" thing a try. I was contacted by a lady that was putting together a family commencement party for her granddaughter. She already had the venue booked, and needed some help … Continue reading A Pink Graduation Party
It's official - I'm giving it a shot. I've quit my day job and I'm pursuing running my own event planning company full-time, at least for now. It was kind of a crazy decision to make, but I just really felt that I needed to try this. Maybe it won't work and I'll end up going … Continue reading Open for Business!