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Jill Stone

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New Hire Now – Event Technologist

Meeting Planning Services Technology

Keeping up with technological advances is evermore becoming a full-time job. It’s not slowing down and continues to speed up. According to MeetingsNet, 91% of event professionals state that event technology is an important aspect of the job. It may be time to consider hiring an Event Technologist! Attendees expect an Amazon-like experience these days… Read more

PERFECT Meeting

Event Planning Advice Fun

perfect meeting

https://youtu.be/oPxl_wxSR_g Have you been dreaming about your PERFECT meeting? Seems like an impossible dream. I can help get you closer to that dream and save you TIME and MONEY. I can assist you in finding the perfect meeting location for all of your meetings at NO COST to your organization. I know! To find out… Read more

What is a Micro-influencer and Do You Need One?

Event Planning Advice

A Micro-influencer is an individual that has less than 10K followers, though some reports share a scale that goes anywhere from 1K on up to 100K followers. What a micro-influencer lacks in audience, they make up for in influence to a niche market. Plus, they tend to be more accessible and authentic and come with… Read more

Thanksgiving Leftovers

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Thanksgiving means a lot of food, therefore leftovers! We get excited about the feast, and then we get to be excited all over again for leftovers. By all means make your turkey and cranberry sandwiches, but here are some other ideas that are sure to rock your post-Thanksgiving world. Turkey Cranberry Melts: A yummy twist… Read more

Meeting Plenary

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Happy (almost) Halloween, friends! As all things spooky and kooky are on the horizon, I have a special vlog for you today! Are you TERRIFIED your next meeting will not be where you want it to be? FEAR NOT meeting planners – I am here to calm your fears! https://youtu.be/pappL1vDCSw… Read more

Sponsors Need You

Event Planning Advice

They do! Your well-planned, well-attended events are an amazing opportunity for companies to be seen by a captive audience. Here are some ideas to get them excited and wanting to be a sponsor! Swag Bag: This is a mainstay at most events, but don’t miss the importance of this opportunity for sponsors. People love bags… Read more

PSL ASAP

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On August 27, 2019, the news was filled with a lot of spicy big news! Starbucks, that place we all love, the king of coffee, the lord of lattes, was bringing back the PSL. Yes, on August 27th, pre-fall-before-autumn-Christmas-items-soon-to-follow, PSL has returned to its throne-worthy domain! We want to make fun of it because it… Read more

Your Attendees Could Be in a Pickle(ball)

Event Planning Advice Fun

Pickleball is rising in popularity. It’s easy to learn, great for people of all ages and abilities and was created with fun in mind – making it the perfect activity for your attendees. While golf and other sports are still popular, not everyone is interested in such activities. Pickleball, on the other hand, is relatively… Read more

Back to School

Fun Technology

Backpacks are flying off the shelves, parents are both happy and sad that the kids are soon back to school, schedules are being updated, sleep schedules are being disrupted and soon yellow buses will take to the streets delivering students to class. It is back to school time! Whether you graduated not too long ago… Read more