Important Questions to Ask an Event Planner BEFORE Hiring
Hiring an event planner is similar to hiring an assistant, friend and manager all wrapped up in one. They are going to work closely with you for several weeks, monthsRead More
Is the Death of Customer Service Holding You Back?
We have all had it in our private lives, the cashier who is busy having a conversation with another employee and doesn’t even glance at you, how about person onRead More
4 Important Tips to use when writing an Event Brief (RFP)
Writing an event brief or a request for proposal (RFP) is the first step in securing your vendors and also the first introduction they will have to your event. OutsideRead More
My Client is a Nightmare: How to Navigate a Difficult Client Relationship
Your client can barely talk to you without a snide comment, you live in fear of making contact with them and your sleep is severely disrupted every night because youRead More
Planning An Event From Afar: Your Must Know And Must Have Items
If you live in one part of the country and are planning an event in another part or even a different country you know that it’s not as easy asRead More
4 Tips You Need to Know When Negotiating Your Next Hotel Rooming Block
Contracts in general can be confusing, but your event hotel rooming block contract can be next to impossible to understand. From attrition, to amenities, to due dates all of theseRead More
Shannon Anderson has been an active member in the event industry for over 15 years trying out every job she could from banquet server to Director of Events. Taking on challenges from the screens at the Sundance Film Festival, the exotic locations of destination weddings and the slightly scary convention centers in Cartagena, Columbia, she has been there, done that and made small children and clients happy. Currently she can be found traveling the globe, providing an educational experience about her job in creative production and spreading her wisdom to anyone within earshot. As a person who spends equal time on two different continents she chronicles her explorations on her daily lifestyle blog for sanity and admiration.