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Top Four Things to Keep in Mind when Choosing your Next Event Venue

Friday, December 21, 2012
When planning your next fabulous event there are many things to keep in mind and certainly choosing where to hold your next event is one of the most important decisions you will have to make. The plan...   read more

Top 4 Hottest Holiday Party Trends

Monday, October 22, 2012
With the holidays fast approaching, the time to start planning your holiday events is right now. Are you looking for that elusive idea that will be a sure fire way to make your event one that is not...   read more

Event Etiquette: How to Acknowledge Officials in the Audience When Giving a Speech? Generally or Individually?

Wednesday, October 17, 2012
      Dear Mr. Hickey,How would you address a group of senators, governors, police officers, etc.? Would it be generally like the plural of "sir" and "ma'am" -- "ladies and gentl...   read more

One of NYC's Spookiest Venues

Friday, October 12, 2012
Looking to plan an event at a spooky 19th century townhouse?? Look no further than the Merchant House Museum in Greenwich Village, one of NYC’s most preserved (and haunted) single-family resid...   read more

Four Ways Data Mining Is Going To Change Associations

Thursday, September 27, 2012
Fundamentally, the only competitive advantage one has is customer knowledge. ~ Thomas Karlaris, CEO, Barclays.CEOs are building and investing in analytic muscle more than any other functional area....   read more

These Three Society Changes Affect Your Conference Planning

Monday, September 10, 2012
Those born on or after 1962 have witnessed three major culture shifts.These shifts set them apart from older generations.It also creates new challenges for those trying to create conference experien...   read more

How to Address a Mr. & Mrs. on an Invitation

Tuesday, September 04, 2012
    Dear Robert,I'm addressing invitations and wondering what the best way is to include the first names of both spouses.Which way is correct?     Mr. John and Mrs. J...   read more

Go 'OFFSITE' in the Heart of Midtown!

Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Noting Midtown’s lack of modern corporate event spaces, Shawn Kessler and Patrick Everett in July opened OFFSITE a private meeting and event space. Custom designed by the Ovadia Design Group;...   read more

How Do You React To Change?

Monday, August 27, 2012
Contributor Jeff Hurt Discusses how to react to our "ever-changing" world! We are living in revolutionary times!Often, these changing times require a fundamental shift and reinvention of how we liv...   read more

How to Write Officials Names on a Place Card?

Monday, August 20, 2012
  Dear Robert,Would you recommend using on their place card General John Doe instead of LTG John Doe? Would you also recommend using the Governor Doe, or GOV Doe instead of Governor John Doe...   read more
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