Showing posts from May, 2015

Searching for a Venue for Your Special Event? Think Outside the Box

In this area (southwestern Idaho) more events occur in late spring, summer and early fall than there are available venues. Many venues book a year or more in advance. So what is a person to do, particularly when time is limited? Think creatively; look for unusual locations. You may find that choosing something other than the typical hotel, restaurant or golf club will delight and surprises your guests.

Depending on the type of event, a museum or art museum may offer the ambiance you seek. Also consider art galleries, movie theaters, community theaters, airplane hangers, and more. Several years ago we planned a birthday party for a World War II veteran at the War Hawk Museum in Nampa. He and his guests were delighted. There was no need for entertainment - the displays provided it all.

Perhaps you are planning a conference at a typical conference center or hotel. Change it up by hosting a pre or post meeting cocktail party at an art gallery or dinner at a museum. Need a stage and audio …

SBA Names Weiser Candy Company Small Business of the Year

The Small Business Administration recently named Weiser Classic Candy, located in Weiser, Idaho, as Idaho Small Business of the Year. The company is now competing against other state winners for national small business of the year.

Is an Event App Right for Your Group?

In our increasingly technological world, we have many opportunities to work smarter and faster when planning an event. One way to streamline your next conference or employee training meeting is by creating an app to handle registration, agenda, schedule, evaluations, menu selections and more. But, is it worth the time and cost?