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 […]

A New Year’s Toast

A New Year’s Toast

Dear Friends and Colleagues: As you know, my recent posts have focused on tips for seasoned planners and novices.  However, as we prepare to welcome 2015, I would like to offer a toast to you, for a fabulous (and prosperous) New Year. While making plans to receive family and friends tonight’s New Year’s Eve gathering, I found myself referring […]

The Table Is Set

The Table Is Set

Dear Friends and Colleagues: The holiday season is my favorite time of the year.  Most people are in good spirits, invitations to holiday events arrive at a steady pace and, most important of all, I can plan special holiday dinners for my family and friends. I have spent the past few days looking at my favorite design magazines, […]

3 Important Questions To Ask When Planning An Event

3 Important Questions To Ask When Planning An Event

Dear Friends and Colleagues: When speaking with my fellow special event planners, we frequently comment on how this profession has grown. One decade ago, events were fairly predictable.  At certain points during the calendar year, plans for an organization’s traditional event season would begin. Conversations would focus on upcoming board meetings, annual convention(s) or trade show(s), […]

Why This Topic?

Why This Topic?

Dear Friends and Colleagues: I invite you to join me on a journey into the world of special events.  When I am not planning events, I am writing — or contemplating what to write — so I thought why not create a vehicle that anyone can have access to? I am so excited to share […]