Corporate Entertainment

Corporate entertainment outside the box Corporate entertainment is more than just taking people to dinner and a game.  A corporate event is much more than renting a hotel ballroom. Hiring a band with your corporate logo plastered on the bass drum won’t make you memorable. Strengthen your business and the impression it makes and build … Read more

Social Events

Social Events  There isn’t anything that makes people feel as special as finding out what their unique gifts are at social events. So often we’re at an event where lots of people come together without knowing each other. The only thing they have in common is the person who invited them. They stand around and … Read more

Naughty or Nice?

Naughty or Nice:   Whether YOU are Naughty or Nice, we are always Nice. Pleasant. Courteous. Professional. Stellar. It’s up to you. Who do you want to represent you, your company, or your brand?

Children’s Resource Network 25th Birthday

Children’s Resource Network 25th Birthday Gala Fundraiser at The Avalon Hotel We’re all about letting your guests know what you do and how they can help you reach your goals. Is there something personalized you can share with them about your mission? Something your organization needs that they could help you with? We can put … Read more

Thoughtful Seating

Thoughtful Seating

Are you at the table? Did you choose your table or were you seated at it? The same thing goes for your seat mates, the  proximity or distance you have to each other, and where your table is located in the grand scheme of things. Was thoughtful seating a part of the event?

When you are in the beginning phases of planning your event, take a look at how you can show guests how much you appreciate their being present by making them feel truly welcome.

Planners tend to set up a floor plan based on space and available furniture. That completely makes sense. Unless, of course, you have the means to base your design and seating arrangements on your guests’ needs, your priorities, and helping everyone feel included.

Informal events tend to be laissez-faire—more along the lines of musical chairs (think—who nabs the seat close to the dessert table?) 

Corporate events are intentionally more result-oriented. Who are the participants and what is the objective of the event: a meeting; presentation; awards ceremony; celebration;  conference or trade show, or break-out social time?

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Between 2 Trains

Between 2 Trains – Jan Levie of Handy Entertainment interviewed by Jason Wieloch and Van Pappas Between 2 Trains – Jan Levie of Handy Entertainment answers fierce questions from Van Pappas and Jason Wieloch. Between 2 Trains focuses on entrepreneurs, what they do, why they do it, and most importantly, how they do it. This episode … Read more

Handy Photo Booth – Handy Entertainment

Handy Photo Booth – Handy Entertainment Jan loves her Handy Photo Booth! AND: Jan does fun things at parties! One of our favorite things that Jan does is… You ready for this?  Chocolate lip readings! Yes! I said CHOCOLATE LIP READINGS! Check out her website by clicking the pic! The video you’ll see there is … Read more

Handy Entertainment & Putting it All Together

Handy Entertainment & Putting it All Together Figuring out where to have your event is not easy. Optimizing your venue by creating flow is not something most people even think about. Finding the right bites and sips that bolster the atmosphere you are creating–that is what people know about. These are just a few of … Read more

The Cost of Doing Business