Positioning Your Organization to Host 7-Figure Events || Envisioning Your Gala

Positioning Your Organization to Host 7-Figure Events || Envisioning Your Gala

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Welcome to the Positioning Your Organization to Host 7-Figure Events™ series created to serve as a resource for non-profit leaders looking to host their first special event fundraiser, or reinvigorate a dormant event, but are overwhelmed by the steps involved.  In my previous article I provided insights to consider when Collaborating […]

Positioning Your Organization to Host 7-Figure Events || Collaborating with Corporate Honorees

Positioning Your Organization to Host 7-Figure Events || Collaborating with Corporate Honorees

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Welcome to the Positioning Your Organization to Host 7-Figure Events™ series created to serve as a resource for non-profit leaders looking to host their first special event fundraiser, or reinvigorate a dormant event, but are overwhelmed by the steps involved.  In my previous article, I discussed Ways to Involve Donors When […]

Positioning Your Organization to Host 7-Figure Events || Ways to Involve Donors When Making the Case for Support

Positioning Your Organization to Host 7-Figure Events || Ways to Involve Donors When Making the Case for Support

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Welcome to the Positioning Your Organization to Host 7-Figure Events™ series created to serve as a resource for non-profit leaders looking to host their first special event fundraiser, or reinvigorate a dormant event, but are overwhelmed by the steps involved.  In my previous article, I shared strategies you can use to […]

Positioning Your Organization to Host 7-Figure Events || Creating Momentum for Your Event

Positioning Your Organization to Host 7-Figure Events || Creating Momentum for Your Event

Welcome to the Positioning Your Organization to Host 7-Figure Events™ series created to serve as a resource for non-profit leaders who are looking to host their first six-or-seven figure fundraiser, or reinvigorate a dormant event, but are overwhelmed by the steps involved. In my previous post, I shared strategies you can use to help set the […]

What’s Your Visual Brand?

What’s Your Visual Brand?

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Happy Spring!  May your days be filled with sunshine. After speaking with several business owners who are at various stages of growth, I have greater clarity on how important it is for me to create a visual brand that reflects my company’s identity.  While I am still working on a few […]

Elegant NYC Event Venues – Part 1

Elegant NYC Event Venues – Part 1

Dear Friends and Colleagues, New York City is home to some of the America’s most coveted entertaining spaces.  Recently, I was asked to suggest a few elegant venues by a perspective gala host.  To help her visualize the possibilities, I have created a Pinterest board.  This is an easy (and fun) way to allow for […]

Positioning Your Organization to Host 7-Figure Events || Setting the Stage for Success

Positioning Your Organization to Host 7-Figure Events || Setting the Stage for Success

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Welcome to the Positioning Your Organization to Host 7-Figure Events™ series I created to serve as a resource for non-profit leaders who are interested in hosting their first special event fundraiser, or reinvigorating a dormant event, but may feel overwhelmed by the process. One of the first things you must do […]

Positioning Your Organization to Host 7-Figure Events || The Courage to Begin

Positioning Your Organization to Host 7-Figure Events || The Courage to Begin

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Frequently I have the pleasure of speaking with non-profit leaders who are looking to host their first six-or-seven figure fundraiser, or reinvigorate a dormant event, as they recognize the potential impact on their bottom line. Many of these leaders frequently attend fundraising events as guests of organizations within their niche, board […]

The Honoree/Organization Balance

The Honoree/Organization Balance

Dear Friends and Colleagues, As a fundraiser and event planner, one of the most promising moments comes when a client secures a corporate honoree (Chair and Chief Executive Officer of a global corporation). With this development, the organization is ready to implement a strategic fundraising campaign to meet, and exceed, the income goal. Throughout my […]

Creating an Event Budget to Ensure Success

Creating an Event Budget to Ensure Success

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Fundraisers and event planners know the important role budgets play when working with business and organization leaders. The event budget serves as a guide when hiring vendors, can serve as an effective negotiating tool and will help keep track of expenses. While this process can be layered, and usually requires several revisions, it cannot be […]