Five Lessons Event Professionals Took Away from the Fyre Festival Nightmare

Fyre Festival, last year’s disastrous millennial music fest meltdown, resulted in attendees stranded on an island, millions of dollars in vendor invoices unpaid, an ever-mounting pile of lawsuits filed, and countless hilarious memes. The entire internet has been reliving the train wreck for the past few weeks after the release of two in-depth documentaries presented by Netflix and Hulu on this monumental fiasco. Read More >

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2020-06-10T17:07:18-07:00February 25th, 2019|Insights|

We Asked Our Team for Their Best De-Stressing Tips

In 2017, CNBC released a list of the most stressful jobs in America; event planner landed at #5. Additionally, May is one of the busiest times of the year for our team. How do you keep feelings of pressure at bay during this time as an event professional? We asked around the office for advice—here’s what these professional de-stressors do to stay sane. Read More >

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2020-06-10T17:20:30-07:00May 14th, 2018|Culture|

What I Learned from Attending Mule Design’s “Presenting Work with Confidence” Workshop at Design Week Portland

Last week, I had the distinct pleasure (and luck) to be one of 20 wannabe extroverts in Mike Monteiro’s Presenting Work with Confidence workshop during Portland Design Week. Yep, you read that right: 20 introverts arrived at Outlet PDX (a wonderful, visually stimulating little gem of an event space) to learn how to be more comfortable and confident while presenting to a crowd. Read More >

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2020-06-10T17:22:02-07:00April 24th, 2018|Insights|

So You Want to Hire an Intern?

Internship experience is extremely important for college students, but the benefits of internships are not one-sided. Interns can be a helpful and productive addition to your team. Follow these tips to make sure you’re getting the most out of hiring an intern. Read More >

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2020-06-10T20:42:55-07:00February 9th, 2018|Insights|

Road Warriors: Acing Air Travel

Anyone in the events industry knows that travel is an inevitable part of the job. We’ve got dozens of event veterans on staff who hit the road all the time, so they know what it takes to make the most out of work travel. We picked their brains, gathered the best tips and tricks, and are passing their knowledge to you. Read More >

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2020-06-10T21:05:01-07:00January 13th, 2017|Insights|

Road Warriors: At Home in Hotels

Anyone in the events industry knows that travel is an inevitable part of the job. We’ve got dozens of event veterans on staff who hit the road all the time, so they know what it takes to make the most out of work travel. We picked their brains, gathered the best tips and tricks, and are passing their knowledge to you. Read More >

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2020-06-10T21:06:34-07:00November 17th, 2016|Insights|