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(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, Planning Tips, Podcast Notes, 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

(Show Notes: Season 2, Episode 3) Vendors are what make your event! They are the building blocks that will help you bring your vision to life and ensure that your guests have an unforgettable experience. For this reason, it is important to properly vet your vendors to ensure you are working with the right team. […]

Vendors, Venues, Weddings

October 20, 2020

Building Your Dream Team: Selecting Event Vendors

(Show Notes: Season 2, Episode 1) Welcome back for Season 2 of the How To Event Podcast. This season is themed and focuses on The Basics of event planning. I’ll be talking about everything from vendor and venue selection, to design and menu creation – and we’ll even discuss how you decide when you need […]

Podcast Notes, Weddings

October 6, 2020

Show Me The Money: Budgeting for Your Event

(Show Notes: Season 1, Episode 3) This final episode installment in the Pandemic Planning Mini-Season focuses on the steps to take when you are considering postponing your event. Specifically, I discuss: For more information about postponing a wedding, take a look at this article from The Knot that covers this topic in detail. For bigger-picture […]

Pandemic Planning, Podcast Notes, Weddings

August 28, 2020

Pandemic Planning: Postponements

(Show Notes: Season 1, Episode 2) This is the summary of the second episode of the How to Event Podcast, Pandemic Planning: Cancellation Alternatives! While cancellation or postponement of a wedding or special event is a common decision in today’s pandemic climate, there are other options. Many couples and event hosts have opted to re-imagine […]

Pandemic Planning, Weddings

August 26, 2020

Pandemic Planning: Cancellation Alternatives

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