We’re humble, but proud. Plan Your Meetings — team and services — has made the list of the Global Top 100 Event Management Companies and Planners of 2012-13, as chosen by Sparkah Business Strategies. We made it five times, as follows: Plan Your Meetings — The free educational and social resource for the meetings and […]
Armed with the belief that “people prefer to do business with others with whom they share social experiences,” Cheryl T. Lawson — aka @PartyAficionado — left the corporate world, where she was a marketing manager who also planned the company’s meetings and events, and struck out on her own. As founder of Party Aficionado, Lawson specializes in events and what she likes to call social marketing. She also teaches social media marketing courses for U.C. Riverside, and meeting and event management for Devry and Riverside Community College. She splits her time between her hometown of Tulsa, Okla., Riverside, Calif., and wherever the work takes her. A self-professed “geek,” Lawson also developed the first Event Planning Tools mobile app for Android smartphones. I first connected with her via Twitter almost a year ago and was very excited to finally meet her in person at the BarkWorld Expo in Atlanta.
For $.99, you can load up your Google Android-powered cell phone with the Event Planning Tools app. Developed by event professional Cheryl Lawson, owner of The Perfect Date (on Twitter as @PartyAficianado), the app includes a meeting space calculator to help you determine how many people a space can accommodate and an event budget calculator […]