Tips and Tricks

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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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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Better Guest Service with Event Security on Hand

Better Guest Service with Event Security on Hand

When I bring up the issue of event security with my event management clients, they can get nervous. Sometimes resistant. “Security” brings to mind news headlines and politicized events that require specialized protection. But event security is actually a standard resource to consider and arrange for many kinds events.

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Tricks of the Trade: Attracting Event Attendees

Tricks of the Trade: Attracting Event Attendees

When discussing my favorite topic—event management—with colleagues and clients, I’m often asked: what’s the best way to get the word out about an event and attract attendees? Given the nearly endless ways we can communicate with prospective attendees, what’s the most effective and efficient way to publicize an event?

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