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2021 Event Trends (Part 2)

MysteryHow can you create more mystery in your events this year? Intrigue can get people talking, it can set your event apart, it can create exclusivity or a VIP feeling, and it can make your event just a little more exciting. Maybe it’s a surprise entertainer, a venue that is not disclosed until the day […]

Moraine State Park Regatta 2021

We are thrilled to be working with the Moraine State Park Regatta board again in 2021. We missed it in 2020, and can’t wait to finally celebrate the 50th anniversary of Moraine State Park! This is one of our favorite events because the purpose is to celebrate the park and promote eco-recreational activities. This year’s planning will be a lot […]

2021 Event Trends (Part 1)

After lots of research and plenty of conversations, I’m happy to share some event trend predictions for 2021! (Not all are Covid related, either.) Safety First It is imperative that in-person events follow all guidelines to reduce COVID transmission. As you plan your live events, be sure to prioritize safety. That could mean social distancing, […]

Live Events During & After Covid-19

Covid-19 is bound to bring some new (and recycled) trends for live events. In case you’ve missed these posts on our social media pages, here are some predictions and pieces of advice for in-person events. Communicating Safety ProtocolsThis one is huge, in my opinion. As you start to plan for live events, be sure to communicate […]

Auction Basket Themes

This is by no means an exclusive list, but it’s a helpful start. Consider sharing this list with your volunteer committee so that they have some ideas to use when they solicit donations of auction baskets. Chocolate Lover! Pizza Party: pasta, strainer, sauces, pizza ingredients, pizza pan Fiesta: package everything in a pretty bowl. salsa, […]