Category: Event Planning

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. ...

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...

8 Tips for Hosting the Perfect Outdoor Event
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8 Tips for Hosting the Perfect Outdoor Event

Being outdoors prevails to Nature’s beauty and evokes tranquility in its purest form, however, there are many caveats to consider when planning an outdoor celebration. Below are a few helpful tips to consider when planning an outdoor event, ie., corporate retreats/team building activities/celebrations, social events, weddings.  Make sure your guests are comfortable. Consider the weather...

2018 Notable Stationery Design Trends
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2018 Notable Stationery Design Trends

  Being invited to any occasion is an exuberant feeling.  The recipient receives a beautiful envelope with their name on it saying, “You’re Invited”!  And based on the invitation or stationery’s appearance, the guest plans their entire experience to attend around the invitation style to include their dress attire to how they are imagining their...

How to Avoid (4) Common Oversights with Invitation Ordering
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How to Avoid (4) Common Oversights with Invitation Ordering

Ordering stationery (invitations) can be a simple process that can also be complicated if you are not aware of what is needed to make this a smooth process.  There are numerous moving parts to what is included in the invitation suite, to etiquette in regards-to wording, to who should be invited, to creating a process...

How to Handle “Special” Food Requests from Your Guests
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How to Handle “Special” Food Requests from Your Guests

You’re counting down to that special moment in your life – planning, organizing, and making sure all the details are carried out appropriately.  The most important element of your big day is making sure that all your guests have a wonderful dining experience during your wedding that will have them talking for days.  During all the planning, you...

You’re Engaged! Part 2:  Top (5) Wedding Pros to Hire First!
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You’re Engaged! Part 2: Top (5) Wedding Pros to Hire First!

In our previous blog, we highlighted (9) fabulous tips to organizing yourself to get you on the path to planning your wedding day.  Now that you have taken the first steps to planning, we are now going to provide you with advice on the first (5) wedding professionals you should hire first for your wedding...

Northern Virginia Fall Wedding | Michael & Carin
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Northern Virginia Fall Wedding | Michael & Carin

We were overjoyed this year producing wedding celebrations with all our amazing couples.  On October 14, 2017 at Osprey’s at Belmont Bay in Northern Virginia, our beautiful couple, Mike & Carin, started a new chapter in the lives and said, “I Do”. Mike and Carin met at work in 2014, however, they sparked interest with...

(7) Best Preferred & Beloved Venues |  No. 1, HILTON NORFOLK THE MAIN
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(7) Best Preferred & Beloved Venues | No. 1, HILTON NORFOLK THE MAIN

Journey with us as we focus on our preferred locations to host your next soiree!  Location, Location, Location!  Our CEO’s preferred venues include Hilton Norfolk Main, Airlie, Four Seasons Baltimore, The Sunset Room, Four Seasons Georgetown, The Mayflower Hotel Autograph Collection, and the Mandarin Oriental.   Each of these properties are superior in cuisine, guest accommodations,...

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