Author: Tara Melvin (Tara Melvin)

Getting Back to Human Connection…Meetings and Conferences
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Getting Back to Human Connection…Meetings and Conferences

As the world and events community gradually open from being in solitude resulting from COVID-19 pandemic, we are striving to achieve normalcy and balancing safety for our industry.  We did not allow the pandemic to stop us completely, as we pivoted to a digital experience through video to connect with our clients and industry peers. ...

Celebrating Mother’s Day
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Celebrating Mother’s Day

The Origin of Mother’s Day Since May 1914, the second Sunday has been celebrated as a national holiday to recognize the women that carried and nurtured their children now known as Mother’s Day.  A day that is celebrated throughout the world in various forms, this beautiful holiday was created by Anna Jarvis in 1908 and...

Creative Tips to Host a Virtual Party
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Creative Tips to Host a Virtual Party

  Video conversations between individuals is on the rise now more than ever due to the season of social distancing imposed by COVID-19.  Virtual calls have become the new norm to communicate in business and socialize with friends and family in the absence of being physically present.  So that you can stay connected to those...

Navigating Your Event during COVID-19!
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Navigating Your Event during COVID-19!

It has been a challenging time for everyone who have been planning events for several months to have them immediately disrupted; the disruption we have come to know as “COVID-19”.  As many of my event professionals, we are proactively working with our clients and event partners to minimize the chaos, and to move forward with...

Picture Perfect Tips for Your Engagement Photo Session
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Picture Perfect Tips for Your Engagement Photo Session

It’s Engagement Season!  What does that mean?  Well, it is the time that couples get engaged and they start preparing for an epic and hallmark celebration for themselves and their families.  To spread the news, most couples prep themselves for a romantic glam session with a photographer (usually their wedding photographer) to take pictures to...

Conference Planning, Part 1:  Will Your Conference Serve as a Road Map?
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Conference Planning, Part 1: Will Your Conference Serve as a Road Map?

When planning a conference or seminar there are a plethora of details to consider making sure that all involve receive a return on investment (ROI).  As an Organizer/Host, the top desired ROI’s are attendance which then correlates to the second return is profit!  From an attendee’s view of return on investment this can vary depending...

Life Celebrated!  Teresa’s 75th Birthday Soiree
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Life Celebrated! Teresa’s 75th Birthday Soiree

We could not have been more excited to get the call from Teresa’s daughters, Helen and Anne, to plan her 75th  birthday shindig! As we gathered to plan the celebration, the trio knew exactly the overall feel they wanted to experience: A modern but casual environment Full of color and texture Soulful food experience that...