Author: Tara Melvin (Tara Melvin)

(11) Top Pick Venue Locations for Corporate Events
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(11) Top Pick Venue Locations for Corporate Events

As we are in the trenches planning conferences, galas, and retreats for our corporate clients, it made us reflect on our top locations that create the ultimate experience and meet our objectives to: Establish or enhance our Client’s Brand image. Enhance their corporate community or culture. Boost company morale with team building activities, networking, recognition...

Key Details to Share with Your Audio-Visual Partners About Your Event Space
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Key Details to Share with Your Audio-Visual Partners About Your Event Space

  Audio-visual is one of the most essential elements of event production.  With the combination of lighting, sound, and special effects, each component infuses life to your event.  Partnering with the right audio-visual company will enhance your audiences engagement for a longer period-of- time by heightening the awareness of their sight and hearing.  This longer...

(7) AUDIO VISUAL TIPS TO MAKE YOUR NEXT EVENT A SUCCESS
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(7) AUDIO VISUAL TIPS TO MAKE YOUR NEXT EVENT A SUCCESS

When planning any type of event there are many facets and elements that are decided to make the event successful. With the complexity of planning sometimes there are important details that are neglected which are essential for the total experience. One of those important details is the audio-visual equipment; the technology components that relate to...

2018 Notable Stationery Design Trends
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2018 Notable Stationery Design Trends

  Being invited to any occasion is an exuberant feeling.  The recipient receives a beautiful envelope with their name on it saying, “You’re Invited”!  And based on the invitation or stationery’s appearance, the guest plans their entire experience to attend around the invitation style to include their dress attire to how they are imagining their...

How to Avoid (4) Common Oversights with Invitation Ordering
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How to Avoid (4) Common Oversights with Invitation Ordering

Ordering stationery (invitations) can be a simple process that can also be complicated if you are not aware of what is needed to make this a smooth process.  There are numerous moving parts to what is included in the invitation suite, to etiquette in regards-to wording, to who should be invited, to creating a process...

R.S.V.P Etiquette…10 Mindful Tips for the Perfect Guest!
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R.S.V.P Etiquette…10 Mindful Tips for the Perfect Guest!

Special delivery!  You’ve got Mail!  Okay, I am not referring to the 1998 American romantic comedy-drama film starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan.  A special friend has sent you a formal invitation in the mail to attend possibly their wedding, birthday celebration, retirement celebration, gala, etc. However, when you receive the invitation do you really...

You’re Engaged Part 3:  Selecting Your Venue
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You’re Engaged Part 3: Selecting Your Venue

In our previous blog series of “You’re Engaged”, we helped you to get organized and highlighted wedding vendors that you should secure first in the wedding planning process.  Now let’s talk about choosing your venue.  It may be your first time getting married and even if it is not, the burning question of knowing how...

How to Handle “Special” Food Requests from Your Guests
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How to Handle “Special” Food Requests from Your Guests

You’re counting down to that special moment in your life – planning, organizing, and making sure all the details are carried out appropriately.  The most important element of your big day is making sure that all your guests have a wonderful dining experience during your wedding that will have them talking for days.  During all the planning, you...

Vibrant Fall Wedding | Belmont Manor & Historic Park | Eric & Shakétta
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Vibrant Fall Wedding | Belmont Manor & Historic Park | Eric & Shakétta

Last Fall, we had the opportunity to witness the enduring love of Eric and Shakétta as they said “I do” to each other on the beautiful grounds of Belmont Manor and Historic Park. It was a contemporary garden style wedding as the grounds of the manor provided the perfect backdrop.  The Groom (Eric) looked dapper...

You’re Engaged! Part 2:  Top (5) Wedding Pros to Hire First!
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You’re Engaged! Part 2: Top (5) Wedding Pros to Hire First!

In our previous blog, we highlighted (9) fabulous tips to organizing yourself to get you on the path to planning your wedding day.  Now that you have taken the first steps to planning, we are now going to provide you with advice on the first (5) wedding professionals you should hire first for your wedding...