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Interviews with Planners – Apryl Roberts

In our latest interview with planners, Apryl Roberts, Owner of Memorable Events by Apryl, shares her event planning best practices and top tips for meeting and event planners. With over 15 years of experience in event design and production, Apryl has an affinity for style and a keen eye for ...

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Interviews with Planners – Diane Tighe

Diane Tighe is the director of catering and conference services at Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club, a AAA Four Diamond Award-winning hotel, in Durham, N.C., located on the campus of Duke University. As director of catering and conference services, she leads all the Inn’s conference planning initiatives ...

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Top tips to hire an event planner

Need staff for events? Need to hire an event planner or meeting planner? If so, you will need to understand the key questions and topics to discuss with the prospect event staff you want to hire. Today we share top tips by professional planners to successfully hire an event planner ...

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A Better Way to Serve Premium Wine to Your Event Attendees

Millennials now make up the number one wine-drinking consumer segment in the United States, a number estimated at over 90 million. Sustainability too is an important consideration for this group. They appear to be the first generation willing to spend more on sustainable products. Companies, services and events wanting to ...

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4 Ways to Market Your Event to Millennials

Move over, Baby Boomers, Millennials have taken over as the largest demographic in the United States. They’re the 18-34 year olds who are attending a great deal of your events and have an astounding amount of buying power. So, if you haven’t yet made a concerted effort in ...

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Interviews with Planners - Susan Sexton

Susan Sexton Blend Custom Parfum Studio’s CEO Susan brings decades of experience in marketing communications, branding and event strategy, and planning gained from both the corporate and agency sides of the business. Her personal brand is intuitive, creative and international in scope. She enjoys collaborating with like-minded professionals in ...

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Interviews with Planners - Erik Fabian

Erik Fabian is a brand marketer and event maker formerly at Moleskine and Greenhouse Software. He has an MFA in performance from the School of The Art Institute of Chicago and been devising events for 20 years. He is especially fond of creating participatory cultural and business events where people ...

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The Meeting Planning Industry Needs a Lasting Strategy

On this episode of Event TALK we are speaking with Christy Lamagna, Founder and Chief Strategist of Strategic Meetings and Events. Our discussion focuses on the need for the planning industry, and meeting professionals to be more strategic to insure long-term success. Listen to show host Al Wynant and guest ...

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