• Quick Tips to Reduce Food Waste

    <h5 class="post-date"> Posted by <a href="http://kennedyevents.com/author/paigebuck/" title="Posts by Paige Buck" rel="author">Paige Buck</a> <br />November 21, 2016 </h5>

    Do you ever read a business article and find it’s not only rich with useful information but humbling? A wonderful round up on Biz Bash about donating food after events led me to an article about food waste and then another one about event waste. I learned a lot about industry problems I’d already observed […]

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  • Steal This Idea: Mini Event Cheat Sheet

    <h5 class="post-date"> Posted by <a href="http://kennedyevents.com/author/paigebuck/" title="Posts by Paige Buck" rel="author">Paige Buck</a> <br />November 10, 2016 </h5>

    Recently, we had the pleasure of stepping in for the inimitable Rhiannon O’Leary at Opportunity Fund for their fall fundraiser while she enjoyed new motherhood.  Opportunity Fund’s mission is to “advance the economic well-being of working people by helping them earn, save and invest in their future.”  Their event, an evening with Michael Lewis discussing income […]

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  • 6 Prep Steps for Successful Onsite Event Communication

    6 Prep Steps for Successful Onsite Event Communication

    <h5 class="post-date"> Posted by <a href="http://kennedyevents.com/author/paigebuck/" title="Posts by Paige Buck" rel="author">Paige Buck</a> <br />September 1, 2016 </h5>

    For an event planner, there’s nothing more fulfilling than a satisfied client, following a long-awaited event. And happy, efficient, and effective onsite event communication requires preparation (what DOESN’T require preparation? Well, the word “planner” is right there in the job description, ain’t it?) Here are Kennedy Events’ secrets to preparing for clear communication during an […]

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  • Better Than Surveys! Interactive Event Feedback

    Better Than Surveys! Interactive Event Feedback

    <h5 class="post-date"> Posted by <a href="http://kennedyevents.com/author/paigebuck/" title="Posts by Paige Buck" rel="author">Paige Buck</a> <br />August 4, 2016 </h5>

    Occasionally, an article surfaces offering event planning advice or food-for-thought that leaves us savoring its morsels of wisdom. We recently came across such an article from EventMB, 5 Interactive Ways To Get Real-Time Event Feedback, written by James Morgan, that recognizes the value of real-time event feedback. Much like the author, Kennedy Events is big fans of techniques that glean real-time sensory […]

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    Do You Have Your Fall Event Team in Place?

    <h5 class="post-date"> Posted by <a href="http://kennedyevents.com/author/paigebuck/" title="Posts by Paige Buck" rel="author">Paige Buck</a> <br />May 26, 2016 </h5>

    The following is a Public Service Announcement: Do you, or someone you know and love, plan to hold an event this fall (September-November 2016) or next winter (January-March 2017)? Is your event team in place? Specifically, have you taken the crucial steps of: Securing a venue? Securing a date? (1 and 2 are inseparable — don’t […]

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  • Ripple Effects

    [Introducing] The Ripple Effect Series

    <h5 class="post-date"> Posted by <a href="http://kennedyevents.com/author/paigebuck/" title="Posts by Paige Buck" rel="author">Paige Buck</a> <br />May 9, 2016 </h5>

    ripple effect noun a spreading effect or series of consequences caused by a single action or event. The Devil in the (Event Planning) Details This is the inaugural post of what we’ve titled the “Ripple Effect Series.” When you witness scores of events in a year, as we do—whether as a producer, conference attendee, or invitee—you […]

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    The Queen’s Royal Event Planner

    <h5 class="post-date"> Posted by <a href="http://kennedyevents.com/author/paigebuck/" title="Posts by Paige Buck" rel="author">Paige Buck</a> <br />May 2, 2016 </h5>

    The recent celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday could have gone unnoticed by me. While I confess I’m an anglophile and compulsive watcher of gritty, dark series like Happy Valley or period dramas like Bleak House and Downtown Abbey, I am most definitely NOT a “Royal Watcher.” However, I was amused and inspired by […]

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