Event Design & Decor

Short on décor money? Let there be light!

Lighting is one of the most transformative décor items in a strategic planners’ arsenal. More

Budgeting tips, guidelines, pitfalls

The next time you plan the perfect setting for an event, think beyond what guests will see, think also about what they'll hear. More

Make sense(s): The power of soundscaping

The next time you plan the perfect setting for an event, think beyond what guests will see, think also about what they'll hear. More

2014 trends: It’s a matter of yin and yang

Design trends in 2014 are all about pairing the old and the new in fresh ways. More

Case study: High-end reception on a cheap-beer budget

For planners, creativity is the most valuable form of currency. More

Site visits, Part 2: What to know before you go
Site visits, Part 2: What to know before you go

Check out everything you can, from the time you arrive through your stay. Test housekeeping, room service, cell service, the Internet and more. It's our job. More

Site visits: Don’t lose sight of the details
Site visits: Don’t lose sight of the details

If your site inspection begins when your CSM greets you in the lobby, you’re leaving things undone. More

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