Say Hello to Nobu’s Latest Project… A Hotel!

Believe it or not, Las Vegas is not known for its trendy boutique hotels. All of that could change with the anticipated opening of the world’s first Nobu Hotel, set to open inside of the famed Caesar’s Palace. The Nobu Hotel will be branded as a luxury “hotel within a hotel,” and will be branded…

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How to Volunteer as an Event Planner

In order to secure a paid position as an event planner, it helps to have as much real world experience as possible.  If you have never planned a professional event yourself, volunteering your time and services is a great way to gain real world event planning experience.     Check with Local Charities Local charities…

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How to Do It Yourself Event Planning (DIY)

There are times you may want to plan an event yourself. This can happen for any number of reasons: 1. If you have a limited budget for the event. 2. If the event is for your young child’s birthday party, so you don’t need a professional planner. 3. If you have a small number of…

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Interview with Event Planner, Erin Grace

Last week, we had the pleasure of chatting with Erin Grace, the founder and CEO of Erin Grace Events. Based in Southern California and in San Antonio, Texas, Erin Grace Events is a boutique wedding & event planning company that plans 10-15 weddings/events per year. Known for specializing in event design, Erin Grace has been…

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Interview: How to Become a Stronger Event Planner

We recently spoke with Kim Sullivan, SVP, CMO of the Event Planners Association. Kim founded the Event Planners Association in 2005 as a way to help event planners and independent business owners in the entertainment industry. Described as a “one-stop” shop, the EPA assists their members through their in-house insurance agency, law firm, marketing specialists,…

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The Parties of Comic-Con

When people think of Comic-Con, they do not tend to envision chic parties. Instead they envision hundreds of nerds dressed as their favorite characters stuffed into the San Diego Convention Center, eagerly waiting to see movie, TV, video game, and comic book presentations and panels. But for the agents, producers, actors, writers, and studio executives…

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10 Tech Tools that Help Event Planners Do Their Job

Being an event planner could easily be described as one of the most stressful yet entertaining jobs in the universe. With all of the food, guests, promoting, tracking, analyzing, connections, etc. to keep track of, there’s hardly a moment to just breathe and enjoy the event! But thanks to how fast and innovative technology has…

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Interview: How to Plan An Innovative Exhibition

We recently spoke with Jasmine Golubic, the Project Manager of Transmission LA: AV Club curated by Mike D and the Supervisor of Brand/Lifestyle Events and Entertainment Initiatives at MBUSA (Mercedes-Benz USA). This amazing event, which was held from April 20th to May 6th at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, celebrated 17 different artists from multiple…

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How to Make Meetings Fun and Exciting

We’ve all been there. You keep staring at the clock, wishing that you had some sort of super power that could make the minutes fly by. You are listening to the same speech about productivity that was given to you at last week’s meeting. You are even pretty sure that one of your co-workers may…

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Lucky Magazine’s FABB: A Chic and Stylish Conference

Last week, we attended Lucky Magazine’s FABB, the first conference of its kind held on the west coast for fashion and beauty bloggers. Even though the conference was a fashion based extravaganza, we picked up some helpful tips from our fashion friends about event planning and fashion along the way. Held at the gorgeous Annenberg…

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