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  • BLOG

    4 Virtual

    Fundraising Ideas

    October 22, 2020

    Social distancing this year has made it difficult for many nonprofits, schools, and other organizations to raise needed money. If you’re facing this challenge, don’t worry - there are still options! Virtual events are a valuable...

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    The 5 Biggest Virtual Event Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

    September 17, 2020

    Virtual events are becoming the new norm! There’s no doubt this in-person alternative has many benefits - like reduced costs and increased audience reach - but like any successful event, it requires planning, planning...

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    Virtual Events for

    Any Occasion

    July 30, 2020

    Thus far during the pandemic, Occasions, Inc. has expertly managed virtual weddings and conferences with general sessions and breakouts. Now, we are so excited to have the opportunity to transition an annual women's...

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    The Struggles of 

    Working From Home

    May 7, 2020

    On the surface, working from home seems like it would be a breeze, but current events have put this idea to the test. Recently, I was talking to a friend to see how she was doing during this pandemic. When I asked how she...

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    Changing to a

    Remote Business

    April 9, 2020

    Due to the coronavirus, organizations across the globe are turning to remote working options to keep their businesses afloat. Just last year, I wrote a GCG Event Partners guest blog post about the importance of...

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    Coronavirus

    Event Upheaval

    March 26, 2020

    As an event planner and marketer, I know that in order to reach a targeted audience for my clients, I have to go where that audience is. Nowadays, my job is slightly easier because I can find the majority of every target

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    Don't Print It, Post It!

    March 12, 2020

    As an event planner and marketer, I know that in order to reach a targeted audience for my clients, I have to go where that audience is. Nowadays, my job is slightly easier because I can find the majority of every target

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    The Trend That Isn't

    Going Anywhere

    February 20, 2020

    As event planners, one of our most important jobs is to stay abreast of industry trends - especially technological advances that help our clients and improve planning. With better technology, our clients stay on top of their game...

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    A Year In Review:

    2019

    January 23, 2020

    I am proud of the work Occasions, Inc. has done over the years and the continued efforts of the team to make every event special and flawless. In 2019, Occasions, Inc. refocused on expanding the brand...

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    Make Every Year Strategically Better Than the Last

    December 11, 2019

    Outlining the bigger picture then getting into most smaller details ensures you can execute any plan flawlessly. The same is true for overall strategic business planning. For Occasions, Inc., I start planning for the new year...

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    The Perfect Holiday 

    Party Made Easy

    November 22, 2019

    The annual holiday party is a big chance for company management to bring their team together and for staff to let loose. If done well, the event can be a chance for bonding and team development. If done poorly...

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    The Best Event 

    Planning Checklist

    November 7, 2019

    Not only do event planners want to do well each time, but a client only goes to an event planner if they want it done absolutely right. Clients know the kind of event they want  - large, small, personal, corporate, rustic, chic...

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    Camp Out,

    Don't Burn Out!

    October 24, 2019

    As entrepreneurs, we get so wrapped up in operating our companies and keeping up with home life that self-care can easily be forgotten or placed on the back burner. Then eventually we start to notice our creativity waning...

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    Vendors, Suppliers, and

    Partners - Oh My!

    October 10, 2019

    Vendors can make or break an event. Your guests will remember that one bad vendor much more than the other great ones, so the OI team prioritizes these relationships. We see our great vendors not only as resources...

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    Tips to Stay Motivated

    as an Entrepreneur

    September 26, 2019

    It’s difficult to describe entrepreneurship to friends and family that haven’t walked that road. It can be liberating at the same time as being one of the most difficult things you’ll ever do. After attending several women...

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    Effective Marketing

    Strategies For Every Event

    September 12, 2019

    It’s difficult to describe entrepreneurship to friends and family that haven’t walked that road. It can be liberating at the same time as being one of the most difficult things you’ll ever do. After attending several women...

  • BLOG

    8 Qualities to Look

    for in an Event Planner

    August 22, 2019

    When looking for help in specialized areas, sometimes it’s hard to know if we’re getting a good deal or being hoodwinked. Event planning is no different. In fact, it could be far worse to find out too late that you hired the...

  • BLOG

    Travel Planning:

    Don't Wing It

    August 8, 2019

    Travel management is the process of collecting information, booking lodging and transportation, completing reconciliations, and otherwise working with the client to ensure all travelers have a seamless...

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    6 Steps to the

    Perfect Venue

    July 18, 2019

    We all know a venue can make or break an event. It’s an important piece of the puzzle, and Occasions, Inc. has a 14-year track record of identifying perfect locations and negotiating the best rates.

  • BLOG

    Office 365 Covers

    Every Angle

    July 2, 2019

    Running a successful event management company is a juggling act between staff, vendor partnerships, and client services. A solid foundation and smooth processes are critical for keeping all the balls in the air!

  • BLOG

    Let's Talk Business:

    Roadmap to Govt. Contracting

    June 5, 2019

    Last month, I had the pleasure of attending the KoBE Government Contracting Quarterly Business seminar, focused on the basics of federal government contracting. Several companies in attendance were either...

  • BLOG

    Finding 

    Your Path

    May 23, 2019

    Earlier this month, I was honored to present at G. James Gholson Middle School's Career Day. Of course, I jumped at the opportunity to encourage youth to explore the multifaceted world of event management! In the past..

  • BLOG

    A Leap

    of Faith

    May 3, 2019

    To achieve greatness, you can't be afraid to take risks. In November 2005, my best friend, Beverly Bogerty, and I took this to heart. We decided to take a leap of faith and pursue our dream of launching an event...

  • NEWS

    Hot Off

    the Presses

    April 29, 2019

    Occasions, Inc. has been passionate about perfect events for over 13 years. Through thick and thin, OI never stops aiming for excellence. One of our many success stories happened within a short 24 hours.

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