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(Show Notes: Season 2, Episode 2) This week, we’re delving into everything you need to know in your venue selection process. Your venue is the location your event is held and there are a number of aspects for you to take into consideration. Location, Budget, Capacity and Layout, Services & Amenities, and Ambiance are all […]

Podcast Notes, Venues, Weddings

January 28, 2023

Where the Party At?: Choosing Your Event Venue

(Show Notes: Season 2, Episode 7) This week, we are focusing on one of my personal favorite topics – timeline creation! A timeline sounds like it might be a simple piece of the puzzle, but it is crucial to the success of your event. Depending on the scope of your event, your timeline may be […]

Event Planning, Podcast Notes, Weddings

February 28, 2022

The Final Countdown: Event Timeline Creation

I realize that the first season of How To Event focused on pandemic planning, but COVID and the pandemic haven’t stopped being relevant in our everyday lives, so for this final installment of Season 2 I want to revisit this topic.  I’ll be discussing some of the current trends within the event industry as they […]

Pandemic Planning, Podcast Notes, Weddings

February 26, 2022

Keeping Up with COVID: Current Event Trends (Show Notes: Season 2, Episode 8)

(Show Notes: Season 2, Episode 6) This week, we are focusing on the basics of menu design and I’ll be highlighting a few tips and tricks to keep in mind as you build your menu. The main steps to take when crafting your menu are: Now that you know the basic system for choosing your […]

Menu Design, Weddings

January 28, 2021

Calling All Foodies: How to ‘Wow’ Guests with Menu Design

(Show Notes: Season 2, Episode 5) This week, I’m focusing on the more creative and personal side of planning via event design. Event designers focus on the overall event aesthetic and help bring creative vision to life. The design of an event may incorporate everything from decor, theme, or layouts. This means that as you […]

Event Design, Event Planning, Weddings

October 21, 2020

Making A Masterpiece: The Ins & Outs of Event Design

(Show Notes: Season 2, Episode 4) As we work our way through this season of The Basics of Event Planning, this next topic is an important piece of the puzzle – and that is how to determine whether you need to hire an event or wedding planner to assist you. To make the decision whether […]

Event Planning, Venues, Weddings

October 20, 2020

When to Hire Help: Deciding on an Event Planner

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