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Catering to Special Dietary Needs

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:29+00:00 March 20th, 2013|Meeting Services and Coordination, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

An increase in health-conscious eating and a better understanding of dietary restrictions and allergies has meant event planning has become slightly more complicated. Catering to attendees’ individual needs now requires more preparation than in the past when a one-size-fits-all approach was still appropriate. Guests with allergies and other special dietary needs often feel slighted if [...]

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Top Five Ways Color Can Make Your Wedding Unforgettable

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:29+00:00 March 6th, 2013|Weddings|

Planning your wedding can be stressful. There are a lot of moving parts, which, in the end, all need to work together in order to make your wedding a success. A key part of your wedding is color choice. The right color coordination can make a wedding. The wrong wedding color schemes have the opposite [...]

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Seven Steps to Find The Perfect Venue for your Event

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:29+00:00 February 20th, 2013|Location Considerations|

Whether you’re an event planner by vocation or necessity, selecting the right venue is vital to the success of your event. Narrowing down the best location may seem like an overwhelming task, even for the most seasoned event planners. But, it doesn’t have to be. Keep the following checklist in mind as you move through your [...]

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Working Together To Achieve a Green Meeting

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:30+00:00 October 23rd, 2012|Meeting Services and Coordination, Sustainability|

Recycling receptacle, Monona Terrace rooftop As a meeting planner, your number one priority is to make sure that your attendees are happy and satisfied. However, meeting planners also feel a growing obligation to be environmentally-conscious, choosing meeting options that leave a smaller carbon footprint on our planet. Working with an eco-friendly meeting facility like Monona [...]

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Plan Powerfully with a Dedicated Meeting Professional by Your Side

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:31+00:00 August 3rd, 2012|Meeting Services and Coordination|

You’re charged with planning the next corporate event or conference, and there is a long list of things to consider: attendees, location (venue), catering, hotel stay, meeting content, etc. Deep breath. The great news is you’re not alone in the planning process. Often venues will provide the support of a dedicated meeting professional once you [...]

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The Dos and Don’ts of Serving Drinks at Your Next Business Event

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:32+00:00 July 5th, 2012|Tips For A Successful Meeting|

Selecting the right beverage service for an event can be a weighty task. As an event planner, or meeting organizer, you know a smooth beverage service can enhance a seamless event flow resulting in focused, energized attendees. Here are a few simple guidelines for choosing a beverage execution that’s perfect for your next business event: [...]

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Avoid Day of Event Surprises. Be Proactive!

By | 2017-03-02T12:23:33+00:00 May 17th, 2012|Tips For A Successful Meeting|

If there is one thing you don’t want in an event you’re planning, it’s surprises. Concerns about unexpected expenses, missing audiovisual equipment, rooms that feel too large or too small for the number of attendees you have – all may be keeping you up at night as you plan an event. But they needn’t be. [...]

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