The first way to handle bridezillas/high-maintenance clients is to not take them on in the first place. Wedding planners should look for red flags before taking on a new customer. Things like rude behaviour in your initial meeting is an obvious indicator of a difficult client, as is an immediate focus on price. If the client […]
As our upcoming buck and doe approaches, I’ve determined there are a few specifics that play into a successful event. The purpose of a buck and doe is to celebrate and help offset the wedding costs of a couple, so ensuring you have the right combination to draw a crowd is incredibly important! Here are […]
Aim to make the dress code very clear from the beginning (e.g. the invitation stage) to leave attendees plenty of time to shop around, especially for more specific attire. Let guests know any themes or colour codes so that they can incorporate them while adhering to the dress code. If more explanation is needed than […]
When it comes to team building events, there are several things that tend to do well among companies. Here are some ideas to consider for your next team building event!
Laser tag is one of the first team building activities I participated in and it was a huge hit among our team members. Teams were […]
Events that have a participatory aspect are always popular with guests! Here are some ideas to encourage participation at your next event!
Having an open mic at your event allows people to give speeches, speak on things pertaining to the topic of the event, thank the event hosts and sponsors, and show off talents as […]
The fact of the matter is event planners are busy people. If you’re an event planner and you’d like to offset some of your administrative tasks, a virtual assistant is an easy and affordable way to free up some of your time for hobbies, family, or, you know, sleep.
Benefits of a Virtual Assistant
Valuable Skill Set
When it comes to making all of your attendees feel comfortable and welcome at your event, ice breakers are something that are both welcomed and feared, depending on the scenario. Sure, they can be a bit cringe-worthy, but if done right, they can completely transform your event atmosphere and dynamic. Here are some fun ice […]
Chances are brides won’t be planning their own engagement parties so here are some things to consider to ensure you get the planning just right for them!
1. Decide Who’s Hosting
Is it the bride, the mother or the bride, the maid-of-honour, a venue? Determine who is hosting and delegate responsibilities so you know who is in […]
When it comes to throwing the perfect launch party, here are some tips you need to follow:
If you Can, Hire the Help
If you can, always pay an expert when it comes to things that count. Hire a team to help you manage the logistics of the party, like running the door, bartending, and taking photos.
Know Your […]
It’s truly amazing how far display technology has come in the last decade! Here are a few different ways to incorporate innovative technology into your next event.
1. Get Interactive with Kiosks
Every planner knows that sign printing can be expensive. What about when the inevitable happens and you wind up having to move a breakout session? […]