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February 05, 2018 Ways to De-Stress at a Meeting

Ways to De-Stress at a Meeting It is more important than ever to implement ways for meeting and conference attendees to de-stress, relax, and create balance throughout the days that are packed full of sessions and activities. Below we have outlined a few trends that we have seen emerge during breaks …

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January 10, 2018 Choosing Philadelphia for your next event!

Why choose Philadelphia? Okay, as someone born and raised in Philadelphia I admit bias when writing this post.  But, Philadelphia is an amazing location for meetings, events, travels, vacation, or all combined into an incentive trip and here’s why; Philadelphia is the first in the nation, World Heritage City! The city achieved this designation …

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January 03, 2018 Tips in Planning for your Outdoor Event

Tips in Planning for When Your Events are Outside: By Abby Homol, Roberts Event Group, a Hosts Global Member. printed in Nov/December Mid Atlantic Events Magazine Planning for an outdoor event requires logistical expertise that is not needed when utilizing an indoor venue. Not only do you need to plan for street closures, …

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December 20, 2017 Event Trends for 2018

As 2017 comes to a close, we look forward to all of the new and exciting event trends that will emerge in 2018! Below we have outlined a few trends that we believe will start off 2018 in a big way: Pantone’s color of the year will make a big …

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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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