Why We Celebrate Our Clients

Why We Celebrate Our Clients

Last month I hosted a client appreciation dinner for 50 + clients whom I have had the opportunity to create memorable celebrations.  Clients ranged from corporate to weddings to social clients.  It was a time to thank and recognize them for entrusting Perfect Planning Events to produce such occasions of value to them. I used to host annual client appreciation celebrations up until five years ago.  The celebrations ranged from brunches to parties all having the sole purpose to focus on our V.I.P.’s (the clients).  You’re probably wondering why the pause for so long?  It was a fifty-fifty factor of...

Navigating Your Event during COVID-19!

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 new plans of action.  Our clients are our top priority! On March 15, 2020, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on March 15, 2020 that “in accordance with its guidance for large events and mass gatherings, recommends that for the next 8 weeks,...

Picture Perfect Tips for Your Engagement Photo Session

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 mark the beginning of their love story. I adore engagement photos!  Not only do I adore them, I highly recommend them to my clients as a “must do” prior to getting married.  Why, you ask?  Well, engagement photo sessions allow you the opportunity to: celebrate...

You’re Engaged…. (9) Tips to Start Planning Your Wedding

You’re Engaged…. (9) Tips to Start Planning Your Wedding

  You’re Engaged!  You said “Yes” to the love of your life over the Holiday Season!  Your heart is racing, everyone is congratulating you and want to know all the details!  Then someone finally asks the question, “When is the big day?”.  Then everything pauses because reality has just set in and now you have to plan a wedding.  Don’t worry, we are here to help you through this process.  Follow us on our 3-part series that will guide you through the process of planning your wedding day.  So, let’s get started! THE DATE: When selecting your wedding date, make sure...

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

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 on the individual however your audience will have similarities. In summation, Organizers should create a planning strategy that involves these key indicators: Will your conference/seminar serve as a Road Map? Create the perfect environment. Do you have brand recognition? Consider your center of attraction. Who...

Life Celebrated! Teresa’s 75th Birthday Soiree

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 felt like you’re eating at home Interactive activities for the guests Music that would keep everyone grooving on the dance floor. Teresa led and still leads an adventurous and youthful lifestyle.  A retired adult literary specialist who married her high school and college sweetheart, travels...