The opening night reception for the 2010 PCMA annual convention in Dallas had the theme The Trails of Texas. The organizers aimed to give attendees a taste of north Texas’ many communities, from sophisticated fashion mecca Dallas to the Stockyards of Fort Worth. There were Dallas Cowboy cheerleaders, rides from the Texas State Fair and […]
This month, I had the distinct pleasure of speaking to Marla Watson-Werst, CSEP, the president and creative force behind PeaPod Productions & Smashing Success Events (soon to be known as The PeaPod Group).
After graduating from University of North Texas, she began a career as a helicopter traffic reporter, reporting for some of the best stations in Dallas-Fort Worth. As she grew with the company, she made the transition behind the scenes, as a producer. After several years in radio, she made the move to television, working for KXAS Channel 5, the Dallas-Fort Worth NBC affiliate, and then went on to become a reporter/producer for AOL/Time Warner.
Claudia, Evan and Lisa have their hands full this week, hosting not one, but two Texas PYM LIVE Events: Houston on Oct. 6 and Dallas on Oct. 8. I wish I were with them, but since I can’t be, here’s a timeline of tweets on what happened. Jeff Rasco’s presentation at the events: Jeff Rasco […]
Webinars, teleconferences, Second Life … meeting planners have a lot of options on incorporating technology to create hybrid or virtual meetings. But when was the last time you heard (or thought) about meeting at the movies? On June 23 and 25, NCM will host Cinema Event Showcases in three cities to show meeting planners how […]
Gil’s Elegant Catering has been a favorite of Texas high-society since 1984. In addition to a variety of menus and cuisines, Gil’s also offers a rental collection of imported linens, silver, French crystal and china.
ISES Dallas is holding a fundraiser for the victims of Hurricane Ike at Gilley’s Dallas on Tuesday, Sept. 23 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Admission is $20, and all proceeds will be donated to the American Red Cross.