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March 24, 2015
10 edible wedding favors
There's an edible favor fit for every couple. From the oenophile to the coffee lover, get inspired by these 10 favor ideas.
The wild bunch: Wedding floral breaks the rules
Floral design experts share the latest trends in wedding floral, including bold color combinations, unstructured arrangements and Old World romance.
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Recipe: Watermelon Plank Salad
This Watermelon Plank Salad is both beautiful and delicious. Make a colorful statement at your spring events with this tasty treat!
11 ideas for eye-catching check-in desks
Check-in desks and registration areas are an often overlooked component to an event's overall design, but an eye-catching setup can help set the tone for the event ahead. From costumed attendants to 3-D logos, here are 11 ways to liven up check-in desks.
Creative Coverings is consistently developing and implementing several sustainable components within its manufacturing, shipping and laundry departments in an effort to create a positive effect on the environment. They are proud to be the only Certified Emerald Green Linen Rental & Sales Company.
Your business evolution
We work, we endure any measure of hardship for the hope of joy as much for joy itself. We strive to be better fathers, mothers, brothers, sisters, partners, people not for the world but for our own internal compass. Integrity is the choice to do better, be better. Courage and honor the ability to abide by the choice in the face of the insurmountable.
9 steps for managing conflict during meetings
It's not unusual for conflicts to arise during a meeting. Many groups go through the phases of forming, storming, "norming" and performing. It could be conflict during a planning or logistics meeting for your own team or during the course of a meeting for clients. Regardless of the context, the steps you take will determine whether or not the conflict will be effectively managed and resolved.
UrbanAccentsNY is an online shopping site specializing in decorative partitions as well as unique room accents. Because you host many diverse events, you will find hundreds of different screens catering to your venue's layout or special event themes. We offer folding screens from as short as 2 ft. tall and as high as 8 ft. tall in multiple panel widths, colors, styles and printer themes. Visit us online. FREE nationwide FedEx shipping.
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Are you making the most common content marketing mistake?
So you're updating your social media constantly, you're sending out a regular email newsletter, and perhaps most difficult of all, you're updating your blog on a regular basis. But despite all of that hustle, your content marketing avenues are as dead as dead can be. They're like virtual ghost towns.
What could you possibly be doing wrong?
You won't believe how much an average wedding in America now costs
The price of getting hitched hit an all-time high of over $31,000 last year, even though the average guest list shrank by 10 percent.
Infographic: Why you should be marketing with social media
By Kaylee Nelson
For as long as there have been businesses, there has been the promotion of those businesses. Business owners have always faced the challenge of how to get new customers through the door. Thus, the concept of marketing is not a new one — but the methods in how to do so are constantly evolving. First, it was catalogs and print ads, then radio and television, then static websites — and finally social media. Marketing through social media today is more valuable than ever in more ways than one. Check out this infographic to see how.
27th Annual SCAA Event — April 9-12
The 27th Annual SCAA Event is returning to Seattle, and it's the SCAA's most-attended event of the year. The Event, was designed to be the coffee professional's one stop shop for everything they need to succeed in the coffee industry. As the industry's standard setter, the SCAA has built a solid reputation over the last 30 years of providing the most up to date, qualified information and providing our members the tools to succeed.
2015 EXPO HIGHLIGHTS include:
Opening ceremonies hosted by Marcus Boni & Block Party World Barista Championships returning to the States after five years and will host over 50 different countries representatives. Exhibit hall with 400 exhibitors. Best new product and People's Choice Competition lectures campus with over 30 one-of-a-kind lectures. SCAA skill building workshops, coffee shop tours and evening socials throughout Seattle.
Whether you're there to network, research, or trade, you'll find what you are looking for. Visit scaaevent.org to see the entire schedule of events, badge options and prices. Early bird registration ends on March 31."
Experience! 2015 Conference & Expo — July 12-15
Have you registered for Experience! 2015 Conference & Expo yet? EARLY BIRD pricing may have ended, but there are still discounts available with special payment options. This conference is the only one of its kind that serves everyone in the catering and events industry, not to mention all of the outstanding networking opportunities with industry leaders and celebrities such as Colin Cowie and Keynote Jackie Huba. Register today!
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