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How to Avoid Becoming an Online Meeting Zombie

How to Avoid Becoming an Online Meeting Zombie

“No…not another Zoom meeting!” cry people everywhere, almost every day. We’re all feeling it. The dread of getting on another videoconference. The detachment and brain fog we feel while the meeting drones on. And the exhaustion that hits when we finally get to click...

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Online or On-site: Make Your Events Sustainable

Online or On-site: Make Your Events Sustainable

April 22 is celebrated around the world as Earth Day, but shouldn’t every day be Earth Day? When it comes to planning and producing events, C.KAY International views every day and every event as an opportunity to maximize sustainability. We keep our eye on an event’s...

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Dyslexics of the World Untie!

Dyslexics of the World Untie!

As a person with dyslexia, I’ve always found it funny—and frustrating—that the word “dyslexic” is so hard to spell! Whoever comes up with medical terminology should have consulted with someone who deals with it everyday…

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Table for One, Please…

Table for One, Please…

Managing events in far-off locations means long, hectic hours. So when I’m on the road, I work to find ways to fully enjoy the scarce downtime I get. One of my favourites: a leisurely meal in a destination restaurant that I haven’t tried. I’m a foodie and love to explore new places.

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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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