July 29, 2019
We are all about continuous education at Special D Events. Samantha Flowers from our team recently attended the Society of Government Meeting Planners (SGMP) National Education Conference and returned with some useful best practices for keeping meeting planners and their attendees safe and secure.
July 18, 2019
Shanthi Sivanandham from our team recently attended the World Education Congress (WEC) 2019 hosted by Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and picked up some great tips and trends. This educational conference showcased multiple speakers and exhibitors focusing on a wide variety of global topics. It was tough to pick our top five faves, but here they are!
July 10, 2019
When facing a staffing challenge two years ago, Carol suggested we bring in a high school student for a few hours in the afternoon to help with light administrative work. We needed someone reliable, someone we could trust, someone with computer skills, someone who could jump in and help without being asked.
July 14, 2019
For Michiganders, the slogan “safety first” conjures up images of assembly lines and industrial trade workers. But when General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra addressed workplace safety at an event we recently managed, she focused on office workers like herself.
July 13, 2019
I’m passionate about reducing waste in the events industry. Despite a growing awareness of the impact events have on the environment, there still are significant opportunities for improvement. In Michigan, we’re fortunate to have a trusted partner in Schupan Recycling. They have the knowledge, resources and experience to support large scale events such as golf…
May 1, 2019
I have to give a shout out to Arielle Johnson at Fierce Staffing. She understands the high level of service we provide to our clients and meets our expectations every time. In addition to the event staff she sometimes provides Special D Events, Fierce offers temporary staffing for housekeeping, restaurant/banquet servers, hosts, office administration/receptionists, and call…
April 28, 2019
Cocktail receptions can be an awkward place for event attendees who don’t drink or prefer not to drink at that moment. We love Kater Wingman’s products because they have the look and feel of a craft beer but are actually great-tasting sparkling water. Their products are making their way to restaurants and grocery store shelves…
January 30, 2019
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January 25, 2018
New Year means new events! Click the picture below to find 18 Event Trends in 2018.
July 24, 2017
With so many anticipated meetings and events, Detroit needed to up its venue game. In the last couple years, we’ve seen some great venues pop up to accommodate the growing interest in Detroit. Here are just a few of our favorite:
April 11, 2017
Looking to incorporate health and wellness into your events? Simply replacing brownies with fruit at your afternoon coffee break just doesn’t cut it anymore. Here are some suggestions to meet the growing interest in healthy event planning, including options for people at all activity levels.