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Are Men’s Events a Thing?

Are Men’s Events a Thing?

As an event planner living in a small-ish Canadian city, I was curious if bigger centers have events for men only. It’s quite common to see events exclusively for women… you know “babes supporting babes” (I am a staunch women’s...

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What is Experience Creation?

What is Experience Creation?

In a recent survey, 80% of event planners reported that they are required to provide more “experience creation” for their event clients than just 2 years ago. Simply getting the logistics down right, just doesn’t cut it now in the events industry. This is where...

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How Event Professionals Help Make Your Events Impactful

How Event Professionals Help Make Your Events Impactful

Planning an event takes a lot of time and a myriad of talents. It’s not for the faint of heart! Perhaps you have attended an event recently and have left feeling like it was not only a waste of money, but also a waste of your time. What was missing? What would give...

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Plan Your Client Event with Your A Game

Plan Your Client Event with Your A Game

Businesses are competing for their market share now more than ever. The internet is continuously bombarding us with thousands of bits of information, with new virtual and turn-key businesses popping up daily. Humans now have the dubious distinction of having an...

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Influences on the Events Industry

Influences on the Events Industry

Last week I attended the GoWest 2018 Conference in Edmonton, Alberta. It was an amazing experience, and well-attended by 350 industry professionals from across Canada. A constant flow of speakers was featured over the two days including David Merrell of AOO Events in...

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Making Your Event Go Viral

Making Your Event Go Viral

Events today are no longer just physical gatherings of people at a physical location.  With society's fixation on technology and social media, these ‘physical’ events are also simultaneously happening online whether the event planner wants them to or not.  Having your...

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REGINA – The city whose name rhymes with fun!

REGINA – The city whose name rhymes with fun!

“Regina – the city whose name rhymes with fun!” I’ve heard it a hundred times – from famous bands and comedians passing through our city, to Kelly Ripa in New York enjoying some laughs on her show ‘Live with Kelly and Ryan’. Everyone loves to say it, but why doesn’t...

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Charging Stations – Why your next event needs one!

Charging Stations – Why your next event needs one!

Oh no!! Only 5% battery left on my phone, and I’m stuck in a conference! Oh my gosh…what am I going to do? We’ve all been there, and it’s aggravating and distracting, with panic welling up in your body as your eyes dart around the venue walls for a plug-in. Event...

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