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This has been a planned blog topic/post since last December, well before the Global COVID-19 outbreak. Unfortunately, the event world has changed significantly over the past few months and safety and security measures continue to change on the daily so this post has been edited a few times! At this point, I would encourage anyone […]

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This has always been an important piece of event planning but now that many people have shifted to the virtual platform for meetings and events, attendees have so many more opportunities to “zone out” as distractions are only a click away. . Here’s a few tips on how you and accomplish this and ensure your guests […]

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Plant-based diets and people with gluten sensitivities continue to rise, so event planners and venues need to adjust their menus. As the millennial population continues to come of age, they are very aware and mindful on wellness and what they put in their bodies which will change what F & B looks like at public […]

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We are big believers in the importance of networking and although we’ve been working in this industry, in the same City for over 13 years, we still continue to explain our services to many people who have no idea what an event planner actually does. Event managers are essentially project managers. They are responsible for […]

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Finding volunteers can be a challenging task, especially here in the Fraser Valley where is is certainly no shortage of charity opportunities. Here are a few tips to help you ensure you have a reliable and responsive team of volunteers at your next event: Start with people you know. Friends, family, colleagues, employees who are […]

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With the environment being such a hot topic in today’s society we’d like to share some tips and tricks when it comes to planning a sustainable and environmentally conscious event. To understand the environmental impact of an event you must consider travel, water usage, decor, meals, electricity etc. It’s surprising how quickly it all adds […]

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As a business that works primarily with not-for-profit events, we are sharing this advice with some hesitation. But the best event concepts and themes are driven by big thinkers. If you want to create something unique, you must start out by thinking big and dreaming about how the event can look. Pull from your event […]

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As our community becomes more diverse, so do our events and often this is an area of entertaining that get’s overlooked. Be prepared to welcome guests with disabilities and ensure that you are following proper fire code requirements with aisles and sight lines to emergency exits. More consideration should be given for guests with dietary […]

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There are no many different components to events and planning. From vendors to suppliers to volunteers to staff! Questions to keep in mind: When does the entertainer arrive? How do I get a hold of them if they’re late? Who is the on-site contact with the caterer? When does the food need to be ready […]

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