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

(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 lighting, sound, and visual. Audio visual equipment is a vital component of your event that bridges your attendee engagement, communication level, the ability of your audience to connect with your brand or message, and enhances the overall experience of your event. It is the technology...

2018 Notable Stationery Design Trends

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 time at the event. In the middle ages, a town crier would deliver the message to invite individuals by shouting from the rooftop of a building or through the streets. Persons within range of his voice would get the news and spread the word about...

How to Avoid (4) Common Oversights with Invitation Ordering

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 to receive returned responses.  In this article we are going to explore the (4) common oversights for you to avoid when ordering your stationery.  We reached out to our preferred stationery designers and asked them what they witnessed the most with customers when ordering stationery....

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

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 pay close attention to whom the invitation is addressed to and all of the fine points? If not, it’s time to slow down and pay close attention to the particulars of this special delivery. Proper etiquette leads to a formal response, an R.S.V.P. First let’s...

You’re Engaged Part 3: Selecting Your Venue

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 to choose the perfect venue and much to spend on your wedding is puzzling.  In today’s blog, we hope to clear up this mystery for you so that you will be able to create a realistic budget to plan your special day. In the Washington,...

How to Handle “Special” Food Requests from Your Guests

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 remember that your best friend is allergic to peanuts, or Aunt Susan is a vegetarian, and the list begins to increase with special instructions regarding the menu.  What do you do? Tip #1:  Know the Difference in the Dietary Requests Dietary requests fall into 3...