During the winter holiday season, giving thanks and sharing our blessings with others becomes a daily practice, but nonprofit organizations rely on charitable donations year-round. That is why meeting and event planners often are called in to help organize fundraising events. Here are four ways you, as a nonprofit event planner, can help elongate the […]
Aside from food waste, decorations and promotional event items are among the most common products to end up in the trash after an event. However, with a bit of forethought, you can save these valuable items from landfill by donating them to nonprofit organizations. During the early stages of planning your meeting, start to look […]
Despite passing a 2005 ban on panhandlers in the convention district, Atlanta still struggles with the problem. “Convention groups have told us that panhandling is damaging to their attendees experience and to our reputation, despite all of Atlanta’s assets,” says President and CEO of the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau Spurgeon Richardson. The city is […]
Looking for a fun baseball-themed gift? Charity Wines partners with sports heroes and celebrities to create fine wines that support local charities. Among the branded wines are Atlanta Brave Tom Glavine’s Cabernet Glavingnon, Boston Red Sox David Ortiz’s Vintage Papi and New York Yankee Jose Reyes’ CaberReyes. The winery also produces branded vintages for Cincinnati, […]
Lately, news outlets have been awash in stories about disappearing hives. But on May 21, a swarm of 3,000 honeybees disrupted an American Cancer Society charity event in Indiana, prompting some pundits to wonder if they’re just looking for a good cause.