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Isn’t Everything Posted on the Internet True?

By | August 4th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

    There are millions of options to capture advice...here are 5 best practices when giving advice. Editor's note: This is Step 2 of eight steps– "Don’t try to sell over the web without offering expert advice" of How to Best Manage the Sales Process with a Google Informed Client. Every day billions of people search on Google to ask it [...]

Successful Meetings

By | August 3rd, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When we host an event we want to provide our attendees with an experience. We want this event experience to carry out positive feedback and results. The more successful and ejoyable, the more people will want to attend the upcoming meetings. So, how do you create a better experience for attendees at a meeting? Speakers: More people will want to [...]

Why you should consider SBC to help plan your next event?

By | July 28th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Do you need help finding the perfect location for your event? Have you checked your next city’s event calendar to see if there will be any major events taking place concurrently with your event? Any major event could potentially impact your event via traffic congestions and sold out hotel rooms. Imagine trying to get to a meeting in downtown during [...]

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 [...]

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