Category: Event Planning

  • Two Chicks Three Seats Episode 39: Minimonies vs. Microweddings, Events at the National Arboretum, and 2021 Weddings and Trends

    Weddings have certainly evolved throughout the pandemic and some couples have chosen to switch their large wedding plans to a smaller wedding that could take place within the COVID-19 safety guidelines. That means that wedding planners and wedding venues have also evolved by creating new packages for clients that offer a more intimate experience, like […]

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  • Social Hour: Strategies for Reopening

    As of this week, 29 states have reopened restaurants with varying amounts of dine-in service and more will join the list in the coming weeks. Hospitality professionals are navigating new norms around social distancing, sanitation standards, updating contract clauses, developing new sales strategies, restructuring event packages, and more. We spoke to event managers during our […]

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  • How to Update Your Venue’s Event Contracts Post-Lockdown

    If the coronavirus pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that nothing is impossible, and we need to be ready for whatever the world throws at us. This is true in many aspects of our lives but is especially true when it comes to running businesses. The events industry has been hit hard with calls to […]

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  • This Week in Hospitality

    Check out this week’s assortment of industry news, including a brave marketing initiative from one of the world’s biggest burger chains, some validation that, yes, your job is hard, and how one childcare center is changing the hospitality industry. The struggles of being an event planner It’s no secret that being an event planner is […]

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  • Looking to Tie the Knot Soon? Consider a Unique Venue

    Wedding proposal season is upon us, and if you weren’t sure, just look at your social media timeline! The natural next step following a successful proposal is beginning the search for the perfect venue. Non-traditional wedding venues have been rising in popularity in recent years and BRIDES Magazine reported that in 2020 they expect to see a […]

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  • 10 Questions With Culinary Dropout

    Whether you are a Scottsdale, Ariz., native or just in town to visit the warm weather, you must check out Culinary Dropout, a Fox Restaurant Concepts venue, located in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale. Surrounded by the infamous Scottsdale Mall and a bustling neighborhood of restaurants and bars, the area itself is a destination […]

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  • 6 Things Hotels and Restaurants Need to Book More Weddings

    Did you know that we’re in the middle of “Proposal Season”? According to The Knot, 37 percent of couples get engaged between November and February. And soon, these couples are going to get started on planning their ceremonies and receptions. Most of that planning is going to happen online, so now is the time to […]

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  • Trend Report: 2020

    If there’s one thing that stands the test of time when talking about the events industry, it’s that what’s “in” one day could very well be “out” the next. When you work in a business that’s all about pleasing your guests, it’s important to stay on top of these ever-changing trends. Anticipating the next big […]

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