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OK. You have mapped your event strategy along with your desired outcomes, created a solid project plan, and engaged a great team. Now, the BIG work is underway! Robust timelines and key milestones capture all the important stuff that is critical to the event, but what...

Summer is well upon us. If you haven’t attended a summer wedding by now, you’ve attended three. And if you’re like me, you’ve wondered what similarities there are between wedding planning and strategic event planning. I’ve recently gotten to know a wonderful young wedding planner named...

[caption id="attachment_1376" align="alignright" width="300"] Taj Mahal[/caption] In my last post, I spoke of the chaos that enveloped me while in India.  I could write for days about what I observed there and even though it’s been over a month since my last journey, I am reminded...

[caption id="attachment_1352" align="alignright" width="300"] Mumbai Train Station. Managing through chaos: corporate event management[/caption] I just returned from India, and am still processing all the typical western reactions to the country: the chaos, the traffic, the crowds. But one thing that stuck with me was a brass...

[caption id="attachment_1322" align="alignright" width="200"] Table setting.[/caption] How do you design an event for people used to having the “best of the best?” Who’ve seen it all, done it all? Recently, we faced just this challenge. And we knew we weren’t going to bowl over this sophisticated...