Event Planning Blog

[caption id="attachment_17586" align="alignright" width="471"] The United States capitol building in Washington DC on a fall day.[/caption] When member-based organizations or corporations want to raise their visibility on Capitol Hill and build great champions for their cause, one of the best methods for doing so is to...

[caption id="attachment_17578" align="alignright" width="515"] Help your team preserve the energy and idea flow from an offsite training session year-round.[/caption] Employers are always looking for ways to make their employee-development and corporate training efforts worth the investment. For years, those efforts have included taking training offsite in...

Events spark change. Whether an event planner's goal is to train a team, share a new idea, build product demand, or enhance relationships with stakeholders, every event’s desired outcome is some sort of action. That doesn’t mean an event must be high-profile or complex in...

When it comes to corporate training, business owners often worry that the result will be little more than time away from the desk for many employees. The concern is that the training will only take team members away from a day’s responsibilities and do little...

When designing an event, it’s important to spend some time considering what you want to achieve. That should be top of mind when considering all the aspects of an event, from venue to presenters to food and beverage. To jump-start your design efforts, ask yourself...

Recently, our DC area event planning team hosted an event at a venue with a less-than-pleasant contact. Actually, that’s putting it mildly. Throughout planning of the event, the venue contact was irritable and treated us as if there were better things to do than deal...