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I Get By With a Little Help From My Friends

I Get By With a Little Help From My Friends

“I’m still standing, yeah, yeah, yeah,” proclaims my friend and event management colleague, Marcus White, in this blog post. It’s his victory shout about dealing with the changing world of events management, and life in general, since COVID-19 hit. He offers brilliant...

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Navigating the Tricky Waters of Virtual Events

Navigating the Tricky Waters of Virtual Events

The world of event management has gone full virtual. I think it’s safe to say we’re now in full swing with virtual experiences. Over the last five months, we’ve all watched and experienced how companies, non-profits, government agencies, and more have shifted their...

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C.KAY International’s First Anniversary!

C.KAY International’s First Anniversary!

It’s hard to believe. It was just one year ago that I ventured into the world of entrepreneurism and launched C.KAY International to produce private and corporate events all over the globe. What a wonderful, gratifying, topsy-turvy year it’s been!

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Relaxing… recharging… and renewing…

Relaxing… recharging… and renewing…

Whew! I’m back home after an exhilarating three weeks managing a client event in Kiev, Ukraine. Normally, I’d race back to Seattle and hit the ground running to manage another client event. But this time, I gave myself a gift of some downtime with family and my home country to recharge my batteries.

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Two Countries Divided by a Common Language (and a Few Other Things…)

Two Countries Divided by a Common Language (and a Few Other Things…)

I’m a Brit living in Seattle and running a U.S. business that produces large corporate conferences and events. It’s a business that’s all about people. No matter how complex the agenda or how intricate the logistics, the success of a business event comes down to people—communications and relationships with people.

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Event Security: Who You Gonna Call?

Event Security: Who You Gonna Call?

An event security team isn’t just a physical presence at event, it also offers peace of mind to you, your guests, and your event team. You’ll have professionals on hand who are adept in handling a variety of situations that might not be in your wheelhouse — altercations, crowd flow challenges, an unexpected fire drill. When you arrange your event insurance, consider adding event security as another standard measure of insurance.

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