• Hard Truths About Catering Costs

    <h5 class="post-date"> Posted by <a href="http://kennedyevents.com/author/paigebuck/" title="Posts by Paige Buck" rel="author">Paige Buck</a> <br />January 13, 2017 </h5>

    Our clients rely on our expertise for pricing and planning their events. When it comes to the costs of catering though, everyone’s an expert. Right? From the Food Network and foodie culture and each person’s experience planning theirs or their friend’s wedding, we all think we know best. At the very least, many businesses come […]

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  • 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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  • SelfCoachingToolBlog

    Transform Your Meetings with a Self-Coaching Tool

    <h5 class="post-date"> Posted by <a href="http://kennedyevents.com/author/paigebuck/" title="Posts by Paige Buck" rel="author">Paige Buck</a> <br />July 18, 2016 </h5>

    Maggie and I have been working with business coaches for years. We credit our coaches, Elyse Napolitano and Anna Scott, with helping us find our path to partnership with one another, and with advising us on how to get out of our own ways to achieve the quick growth of our business. Elyse (kindly, sometimes […]

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  • Mindfulness landscape

    How to Practice Mindfulness Throughout Your Work Day

    <h5 class="post-date"> Posted by <a href="http://kennedyevents.com/author/anyasoltero/" title="Posts by Anya Soltero" rel="author">Anya Soltero</a> <br />April 21, 2016 </h5>

    We couldn’t say enough “amens” while reading this article, originally published in the Harvard Business Review. The authors make a bullet-proof argument for the importance of incorporating a mindfulness practice into your work routine, while providing useful tools and tips for cultivating awareness and lowering your stress levels.  When was the last time you took a deep […]

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  • Bringing it All Together…

    <h5 class="post-date"> Posted by <a href="http://kennedyevents.com/author/maggiebraff/" title="Posts by Maggie Braff" rel="author">Maggie Braff</a> <br />July 30, 2013 </h5>

    Over 13 years ago, I started using the tagline “bringing it all together” to describe the satisfaction I get from juggling all the details of an event, and we still use it as our Kennedy Events slogan today.

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  • Guest Post: (Part 2) Seven Tips for A Fabulous Summer Fête

    <h5 class="post-date"> Posted by <a href="http://kennedyevents.com/author/guestblog/" title="Posts by guestblog" rel="author">guestblog</a> <br />June 11, 2013 </h5>

    P. Szeto Photography (Copyright 2013)

    Last week I brought you my first three tips for creating a hip and easy summer cocktail party: selecting a fun yet simple theme, incorporating bright and bold colors, and selecting a few fantastic appetizers.

    Here are four more tips to creating a memorable summer party.

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  • Guest Post: Seven Tips for A Fabulous Summer Fête

    <h5 class="post-date"> Posted by <a href="http://kennedyevents.com/author/guestblog/" title="Posts by guestblog" rel="author">guestblog</a> <br />June 4, 2013 </h5>

    P. Szeto Photography (Copyright 2013)

    P. Szeto Photography (Copyright 2013)

    With summer and sunshine around the corner I’m sharing some helpful tips gleaned from an indoor/outdoor cocktail party I recently designed with an island theme.

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  • Avoid Useless Meeting Traps

    <h5 class="post-date"> Posted by <a href="http://kennedyevents.com/author/paigebuck/" title="Posts by Paige Buck" rel="author">Paige Buck</a> <br />April 30, 2013 </h5>

    Question: What Does a Committee Do?
    Answer: A committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours.

    Groan.

    Does this joke seem familiar to you?

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  • Events Onsite: Clever and Creative Uses for Sharpies

    <h5 class="post-date"> Posted by <a href="http://kennedyevents.com/author/paigebuck/" title="Posts by Paige Buck" rel="author">Paige Buck</a> <br />April 16, 2013 </h5>

    We are Kennedy Events and we are Sharpie-holics.

    We admit we have a problem.

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  • Event Planner Toolkit – Part 2 of 3: Lists, Documents & Personal Essentials

    <h5 class="post-date"> Posted by <a href="http://kennedyevents.com/author/paigebuck/" title="Posts by Paige Buck" rel="author">Paige Buck</a> <br />April 2, 2013 </h5>

    Last week we shared part one of the Kennedy Events onsite toolkit. In part two we bring you the lists, documents and the personal essentials (including snacks!) we pack up to ensure a smooth-running conference, gala or meeting.

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  • Event Planner Toolkit – Part 1 of 3: Technology & Office Supplies

    Event Planner Toolkit – Part 1 of 3: Technology & Office Supplies

    <h5 class="post-date"> Posted by <a href="http://kennedyevents.com/author/paigebuck/" title="Posts by Paige Buck" rel="author">Paige Buck</a> <br />March 26, 2013 </h5>

    When going onsite, we always remember to pack our super-human-problem-solving-smarts. But for the rest of the stuff, we need an event checklist to gather it all up.

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