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College Board Strives for Supplier Diversity; Awards Contract to Strategic Business Communications

By | July 26th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

Article by:  San Diego, Calif. -  The College Board is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization that connects students to college success and opportunity. In December 2013, the organization began its Supplier Diversity Program , which ensures that diverse enterprises have equal opportunities to participate in its procurement and bidding process. College Board representatives attended the October 2015 [...]

Dealing with Unresponsive Venue Contacts

By | July 21st, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Planning an event can be a smooth process when you are working with a repeat venue and contact because you have an idea of what to expect from the venue, and how your contact responds to various situations. However, starting relationships with new contacts can be quite a process because they may not always agree with your terms and [...]

Using References and Planning Ahead for an Event

By | July 15th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

References: If you find yourself suddenly planning an event in an area that you are unfamiliar with, make use of your local resources. You may contact a city’s convention and visitor’s bureau, or local hotels concierge desks for recommendations on excellent restaurants and highly rated transportation companies. Materials: Never settle to print materials for the exact [...]

4 Traits of Successful Meeting and Event Planners

By | July 8th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

When people hear we are event and/or meeting planners, they assume that we get to have fun and attend parties all the time. The reality is that although event planning can be rewarding when you look at the happy couple on their wedding day or the look on your clients face after a very successful meeting…the planning [...]

What Could Possibly Go Wrong in a Meeting Room?

By | June 30th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Those of us who are in the event planning business have attended at least a couple of events where we immediately picked out quite a few things that could have been planned better. This is normal because some people tend to do things differently than others. However, what we want to avoid at all cost is [...]

Tips for Hosting an International Event

By | June 23rd, 2016|Categories: Blog|

Are you planning an event overseas? Consider the following tips to make sure your event doesn’t run into any turbulence along the way. Time Difference: Make sure you have an efficient way of figuring out what time it is in the event destination. Have a two column spreadsheet readily available by your desk with your local [...]

Maintaining Good Relationships with Venues

By | June 15th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

It is important to maintain good relationships with the individuals that represent the venue spaces that you seek to work with. Whether it is a hotel, a casino, etc., it is nice to build and maintain good relationships with people. You can mutually help each other out, and have long term benefits. Below are just three [...]

Food Drive

By | June 11th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Help us build a wall of food to feed people in need! June 10th - 17th, 2016 We are participating in Team Honda Week of Service, and items collected will be donated to the San Diego Food Bank (Tax ID 20-4374795) Please drop off at: SBC, Inc. 12245 World Trade Drive, Suite H San Diego, CA [...]

Two Details to Provide Your Attendees Before an Event

By | June 9th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|

Receiving an invitation to a conference, gala, or any other special event should not cause a feeling of stress to your prospective attendees. Make sure you provide them with important event details beforehand so that their arrival and attendance is as smooth and easy as possible. Below are two details you should provide to your guest [...]

Emergency Event Kit Part II

By | June 2nd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Last week we provided a list of list of a few items that can come handy when hosting a meeting. This week, we have provided a list of small but useful items that could potentially save the day for a very special event such as a wedding, family gathering, or anniversary. Kit Fit for a Special [...]

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