February 11, 2020
As event managers, we know how important it is to create a dynamic environment for our attendees. The more they engage, the more likely they are to find value in the experience. Incorporating movement into meeting design supports that goal. Here are five ways to keep participants energized.
October 8, 2019
The rise of women-focused conferences (usually organized by women for women) is a trend that is not going anywhere anytime soon. The type of meeting varies by design, technology, business or art, but they all are using face-to-face gatherings to ensure women walk out feeling inspired, refreshed, connected and supported. Here are a few creative ideas to include at your next women-focused convening.
August 20, 2019
Start planning now by considering all possible venue options. The healthy economy means more employers will be celebrating this year. Resources (venues, décor, rentals, etc.) are likely to be in high demand as the end of the year and holidays draw near.
August 14, 2019
Ways to Spice Up your Grand Opening Ceremony Looking for ways to spice up your ribbon cutting ceremony? Grand openings are the perfect opportunity to foster relationships with multiple stakeholders and showcase your creativity, so they depart with a lasting, positive impression of your company and new facility. Creativity counts! Photo opps are important but…
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.
January 10, 2017
Looking for inspiration? Check out Special D Events’ latest free resource: “2017 Event Trends”
April 9, 2012
Cell phone charging stations are popping up everywhere; large crowds gather providing users with a quick power up and giving sponsors a new avenue for visibility. These convenient kiosks offer a spa experience of sorts for your personal technology. They are particularly effective at trade shows and conferences because of the great brand exposure they…
December 9, 2011
Looking for a creative way to make your special event more interactive? Consider an art contest. We recently managed an open house for a Monroe, Michigan welding company and staged a unique contest that featured welding masks. We contacted a local art college — the College for Creative Studies — and invited students to express…