The Latest from Our Blog

Dec 11

Winter Wonderful: Winter Décor Ideas

  Despite the colder weather and potential travel delays, winter is still a busy season for event planners. There’s definitely an uptick in holiday parties, plus the steady stream of weddings, other meetings and social events. But that doesn’t mean the best event planners simply prepare for the worst when it comes to winter. They […]

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Sep 30

Nothing Like the Great Outdoors!

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The warmth of the summer may have passed, but there’s still time to enjoy the outdoors. And there’s no better place to enjoy ‘light-jacket’ weather than with ACE. How do we make our guests feel at home and ready for the crisp, autumn weather? These are our pro tips to leaving guests cozy and comfortable […]

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Sep 16

Moves Like Swagger: 6 Swags Ideas to Get You Noticed

Swag bags. After a long day at a conference or social gathering, receiving free swag is now considered the norm, both as a form of promotion and expressing gratitude. However, not all swag is created equal. Everyone likes free stuff, but when the giveaways are an afterthought, you’re not just disappointing your guests, but you’re […]

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Aug 25

Dress to Impress: A Guide to Dress Codes

Oh, dress codes. It’s important to dress to impress in the workplace and at meetings, whether the setting is formal, casual, business, or cocktail attire. Looking sharp sends a message to coworkers, potential networking contacts and business partners that you’re distinguished and confident. Plus, when you look good, you feel good. However, some dress codes […]

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Jul 14
Jun 29

Wedding Advice for Grooms, From Grooms

Weddings can be daunting for just about everyone involved, especially for the ones getting married. Brides spend a significant amount of time on Pinterest and even longer making actual purchases for the big day. They painstakingly search for the perfect dress, the right shoes, hairstyle, jewelry, invitations, entertainment, ice sculpture, giant chocolate fountain, the groom… […]

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Jun 2

Crafting the Perfect Wedding Playlist

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With wedding season upon us, couples everywhere are putting the final touches on their special day. Once the dress is fitted and the cake has been taste-tested, it’s time to plan the evening’s music. A couple should curate a playlist that speaks to their guests and reflects their past, present and future together. But with […]

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May 18

There’s an App for That: Meeting Help!

  Scheduling times for a meeting can feel like an endless game of cat and mouse, not to mention organizing an agenda that everyone can agree on. If countless chain e-mails and office chase-downs have you singing the meeting blues, give these organization-friendly apps a try. 1) Doodle Doodle provides you with a simple scheduling […]

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May 5
Apr 17

5 Hacks to Ensure Your Meeting Can’t Go Wrong

Meetings are a good marker of workplace culture, and their negative stereotypes are the products of bad meetings, unfortunately. You know, the meetings where you count each individual “tick-tock” until it’s your turn to speak. Meetings can be a very effective means of communication, however, and a few simple tips can turn thumb twiddling into […]

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