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How To Use Your Own Products At Your Corporate Event

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How To Use Your Own Products At Your Corporate Event Does your company sell coffee? How about wine? What about a line of organic foods? How about yoga apparel?  If you have products that can be an essential part of your event, that can and should be part of your event. Make sure that your…

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Your Space, Your Time, Protecting The Success Of Your Corporate Event

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Your Space, Your Time, Protecting The Success Of Your Corporate Event How would you like to have the hotel management tell you that you had to strike your equipment and set from your venue, right in the middle of your 4 day event. That can happen. Hotels often reserve the right to book meetings and…

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Meeting Space and Costs For Corporate Events

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Meeting Space and Costs For Corporate Events Choosing and managing your hotel meeting space and costs for corporate events can be very complicated. It’s more than just finding a convenient space at a good price. There are many considerations, such as staging the layout of the event, determining AV needs such as screens and speakers…

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Reviewing Hotel Events Contracts

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Reviewing Hotel Events Contracts When you agree with a hotel to host your corporate event at their location, they will ask you to sign a contract. That contract will govern all the activities that happen during your event, from beginning to end. It is very important for you to each line item in the contract…

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Food and Beverage Tips For Corporate Event Planning

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Food and Beverage Tips For Corporate Event Planning If you are planning on bringing your own food and beverages to your corporate event, the venue that you are hosting the event at will be demanding compensation for this. They are losing revenue because of this and they will be adding clauses to your contract to…

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Hotel Contracts For Corporate Events

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Hotel Contracts For Corporate Events Those hotel contracts. That’s where they can get you. Surcharges. Provisions. Attrition. Labor Regulations. All those little (and big) extra charges that you thought were included in that attractive upfront fee. Watch out. Better yet, get someone else to watch out for you. Here’s our #1 Tip: Hire an experienced…

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How to Choose A Meeting And Event Planner

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How to Choose A Meeting And Event Planner You probably have sales people calling you with solicitation to “help you!?” How do you know who is the best fit and can they really help you with your meeting and event planning needs? Do you just need to find a hotel or do you need help…

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How To Work With A Meeting And Event Planner

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How To Work With A Meeting And Event Planner When the team brings up the annual sales meeting, training meeting or incentive, are you excited or do you cringe? When the yearly non-profit fund raising event rolls around, do you raise your hand or hide? It may sound fun to travel to a hotel, sleep…

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11 reasons why you should hire a professional meeting planner:

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11 reasons why you should hire a professional meeting planner: We are frequently asked by corporate employees who are charged with staging a major event to help them educate their executive team as to the benefits of hiring professional meeting planners. Here are the top 11 reasons why you should hire a professional meeting planner:…

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