I want to start by saying that I truly feel blessed to have found a rewarding career doing something that I love! When I share with new acquaintances what I do for a living one of three things always comes up: I’m asked if I do weddings – I don’t, they assume I only plan parties and get to drink and dance the night away – I don’t just do that either. I’m also frequently asked how someone new might get into such an exciting career –
Planning is planning – on so many levels, I have no doubt that my event colleagues across North America would agree. Yet there are some distinct advantages to working with a local event planner that can make a significant difference in the success of your event.
The Hometown AdvantageThere is a wealth of knowledge that comes when you work with a local event planner. When discussing the “why” for your event and considering
Living in a city where the economy leaves many struggling, provides endless headlines with various versions of the same story, all which carry the same message ... "the Sky is Falling" ... Companies are looking for all sorts of ways to save money. Unfortunately, layoffs and cut backs have touched many of us. Corporate Social Events are often seen as an accessory, a nice to have but not essential part of work life.
I don’t know about you but there have been a few instances in my life where I have decided that I would save some money and attempt something that a professional should handle. I remember the tears in my son’s eyes after a botched hair cut or having to call in reinforcements when some house projects went outside of the scope of my knowledge or skills. As Calgary Event Planners we are often over looked as