I’m taking a little break from my budget spreadsheets, menus and rooming lists and dreaming about garlands, coffee, cocktails vases and chalkboard paint. I would absolutely love to do all of the things below for an event.
1) I discovered the Color Connection on the Ruffled Blog. Talk about taking paper garlands to an entirely new level. This is an art installation!
Apologies for being MIA. I thought I would give you a peek into my reality. We’re in major event crunch mode for an event happening in 25 days. 700 attendees will be gathering at the San Francisco Marriott and we’re knee deep in menu planning, signage design, rooming lists, staging, gift buying and then assembling.
Isn’t this desk wonderful? So clean. Well that’s not my reality. I wish my desk looked like that…
Last year, we produced a first time user conference for a high-tech company and it was great, actually it was beyond great, it was downright awesome. It most definitely didn’t feel nor look like a first time conference. This year we’re at it again and everyone keeps asking us – how are you going to top last years. Talk about pressure.
It got me thinking about my creative process and how I was going to “top”…
A couple of weeks ago I went to the Lab Event. It’s a wedding industry event here in the bay area. You might wonder – why is an event planner who normally focuses on corporate events and corporate social events attending a wedding event. Well, weddings inspire me and I love coming up with ways to “corporatize” and enhance the ideas for my market.
The event took place at the historic San Francisco Ferry Building….