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What’s is a tchotchke?



ˈCHäCHkə/ noun informal
noun: tchotchke; plural noun: tchotchkes; noun: tsatske; plural noun: tsatskes
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Whew we Survived!!!


Congrats you survived your event and everyone on your team is still alive and moving! I know all you want to do is crawl into your comfortable bed and sleep for a month but unfortunately,

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Disasters and how to recover from them

Did that just happen?oh my god

We have all heard the horror stories of epic disasters that happen at events. Everything from having a hurricane take off a roof at a convention center to having a flood in the ballroom that destroys everything. Just remember these things when you are stressing about your appetizers not coming out on time or having issues with the rooming list.

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Emergency Event Plans (EEP)

Emergency Event Plan

Emergency Event Plan

Today’s blog topic is a serious one and a topic that you would probably prefer to avoid. Unfortunately, in today’s world, we can’t avoid the need to have an Event Emergency Plan (EEP). You and your staff must know what to do if a fire breaks out,

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Contracts Can Be Scary

scary ghostBOO




contracts, legal contracts, fundraising contracts


Let’s be honest none of us are lawyers and most of us don’t have legal departments to review all of our contracts. Contracts (aka agreements) can be daunting, confusing,

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New Sponsorship Ideas

So last week we spoke about sponsorship, if you have been an ED or DD for a few years most of that information was probably not so new. So here are new ideas that you may not have seen/heard about to help you find a niche for your next influx of money.

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Sponsors:How to get what you need/want

event sponsorsAre you looking to approach sponsors for your event? Are you doing it in a professional manner or are you just blind emailing and hoping it works? The most impactful way to get your point across is to make a customizable Sponsorship Prospectus.

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Décor and more…(we are talking centerpieces)


Everyone thinks they are an expert when it comes to décor and the feel of an event. Just because someone planned their wedding or Holiday Party it all of a sudden seems like they are an expert. Just remember that you have to put as much planning into how your event will look as you do to the marketing,

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Soliciting Items- How To Tips & Tricks


In a previous post, we addressed how hosting a raffle or auction could generate ancillary income for your event. That being said a lot of people do not know how to go about getting items for these events. It seems like a daunting task that scares even the most hardened of Sponsorship Chairs.

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Food Everywhere, But What Can I Eat?

What these menu items really mean!

Regardless of whether your event is a small board meeting, a black tie Gala or the closing reception for your Annual Conference you will probably be confused when it comes to menu planning. While it might seem straightforward once you receive the 55-page menu from your venue you recognize you might be in a little over your head!

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