News that Caught our Eye:

November 21, 2017 Negotiating for Events

Balancing an event budget is a tricky act that takes skill and negotiation.  You have to prioritize based on each event while sacrificing nothing.  Here are some tips that we’ve learned along the way; Be kind. You’re more likely to get some wiggle room by being kind. Be flexible. If …

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November 01, 2017 BizBash

On Wednesday, October 25th two of our program and event coordinators traveled to the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City to attend BizBash 2017. The morning started off with a workshop that focused on creative brainstorming to craft memorable experiences. We learned various new strategies that centered on …

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October 31, 2017 Festival Success!

We are so proud to have been part of the success of this year's Harry Potter Festival.  As this article mentions, last year the Chestnut Hill Business District knew they needed to find a partner to correct the course of the annual event, after residents and business owners were angered …

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October 17, 2017 Sponsorship Opportunities for Events (which help with offsetting costs!)

Click here to read Mid Atlantic Magazine  Tips & Trends to Create Sponsorship Opportunities at Events Integrate the brand into an interactive component. For example, a car company can bring in a vehicle for a photo op, or a children’s company can sponsor a craft station. Incorporate brands into center pieces …

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September 26, 2017 Why book your group in Philadelphia now?

Why Philadelphia is a great choice for you to book your group today: Weather. Fall weather is beautiful here, and it gives you every reason to be outside!  Your guests will have plenty of options from running along iconic Kelly Drive or window-shopping in our bustling downtown. Accessibility. 60% of …

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September 20, 2017 Creating a sense of Community at your event

A great way to leave a feel-good impression for your attendees is to offer a community service opportunity within your time together.  Here are some ways to make it happen; Teambuilding event. This is an engaging way of getting small groups/ teams of people together with a common objective.  We’ve …

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September 06, 2017 Philadelphia Inspired Event Ideas

Philadelphia Inspired Event Ideas Everybody loves impersonators of famous historical figures or movie characters. Some of the most popular impersonators that we have seen show up at events here in Philly include Ben Franklin and Rocky Balboa. This is a wonderful way to surprise your guests and add a …

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August 21, 2017 TREND ALERT- Interactive Event Ideas

Trending Interactive Event Ideas With an increased focus on technology, there is a strong desire to create more interactive and high tech events. From the catering, to the décor, to the entertainment, below are a few ways to create a more interactive event atmosphere: Coordinate the dress of the servers …

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July 19, 2017 Securing your Event

Crisis Management, Emergency Planning, Be Prepared! Here are our tips as featured in Mid-Atlantic Events July/August 2017 edition: To view Mid-Atlantic article, click here When people think of events they think of the wow moments; the dazzling entertainment, the speaker that gave them aha moments, or the private access to a first class …

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July 12, 2017 Why hire an Event/ Destination Management Company?

Why hire an Event/ Destination Management Company? We are lucky that we are recommended often enough through personal recommendations that we rarely get asked this question.  But, we can tell when we are working with a first time event host that they are confused about their role if they hire us …

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