What You Need to Turn a Good Event into a Great One

Event planners dream of the perfect event for their clients and for themselves. After all, a well-talked about event could mean more clients in the future. But even the best efforts in event planning could result in just an okay event. But you aimed for a great event! It is possible that you need to…

How to Keep Your Event Budget on Track

One of the most challenging aspects of event planning is setting the budget. That’s because you need to find a way to balance your desires with your budget, being realistic and not losing profit and returns on investment. Nothing may be as challenging, but with careful planning and tracking, you can keep your client happy…

5 Tips to Avoid Bad Event Planning Habits

Event planning is only as good as the outcome. This is why event planners analyze all possible scenarios – good or bad, and then prepare for them with contingency plans in place. All it takes is one mistake for everything to go down the drain, after all. With your reputation as a planner at risk…

Car Show 2017

Photos: Courtesy of Velocity Concepts Winners: People’s Choice Award: Mike and Wanda Tiltges of Syracuse for their 1999 Carroll Shelby Series 1 roadster (this only one of 4 in the world, in this color) Current Classic Award: Doug Jansen of Kendallville for his 1961 Austin-Healey 3000 Future Classic Award: Pete Meyer of Syracuse for his…

The Pier Restaurant Gift Cards

Oakwood Resort announces they are launching a special for anyone purchasing $100 in gift cards.  Now through December 17, 2017, individuals will receive a free $10 gift card with each $100 gift card purchase. Every gift list has them; those people who have everything.  What to give those people can create unnecessary stress at an already…

Goodie Bag Ideas for Your Corporate Event

In event planning, it’s not enough to just get the venue right, you also have to consider other aspects, including what would make memorable takeaways for guests? While you could always go the traditional route and give away items such as pens, tote bags, or other supplies, you can make much more of an impact…