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As holiday season approaches, it’s time to start thinking about your year-end bash. Every year there are expectations to top the year prior, but finding fresh new ideas can prove to be challenging. Celebrate the holiday season right, and entertain your guests, by including some of our holiday party ideas highlighted below. Continue reading As holiday season approaches, it’s time to start thinking about your year-end bash. Every year there are expectations to top the year prior, but finding fresh new ideas can prove to be challenging. Celebrate the holiday season right, and entertain your guests, by including some of our holiday party ideas highlighted below. Continue reading
Event planning trends change as frequently as fashion in New York City. To be on top of the latest trends and craft an unforgettable experience for guests, consider using some of these new ideas at your wedding reception. 1. Take Design Risks Decoration and design meld the entire vision for the reception together. To create a spectacular experience incorporate creative, novel concepts for a less staid feel. Chef’s tables (long tables that bring different groups together) are increasingly popular—for aesthetic and pragmatic reasons. Lounge areas with circular high-top tables and modular or linked furniture with charging stations help hold the party together as well. Continue reading Event planning trends change as frequently as fashion in New York City. To be on top of the latest trends and craft an unforgettable experience for guests, consider using some of these new ideas at your wedding reception. 1. Take Design Risks Decoration and design meld the entire vision for the reception together. To create a spectacular experience incorporate creative, novel concepts for a less staid feel. Chef’s tables (long tables that bring different groups together) are increasingly popular—for aesthetic and pragmatic reasons. Lounge areas with circular high-top tables and modular or linked furniture with charging stations help hold the party together as well. Continue reading
With each new year comes new trends. Event venues and event planners need to stay on top of trends to maximize the value of the events they host and hold. Here are the top 5 trends in corporate events this year. Continue reading With each new year comes new trends. Event venues and event planners need to stay on top of trends to maximize the value of the events they host and hold. Here are the top 5 trends in corporate events this year. Continue reading

High levels of dopamine increase focus, drive, memory retention and regulate moods.

Dopamine is the chief component of our pleasure-reward system. It gives us that “I did it!” sensation. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that is a key contributor to motivation, productivity and focus. If your aim is to create a memorable and rewarding event, finding ways to give your audience a healthy dose is important.

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High levels of dopamine increase focus, drive, memory retention and regulate moods.

Dopamine is the chief component of our pleasure-reward system. It gives us that “I did it!” sensation. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that is a key contributor to motivation, productivity and focus. If your aim is to create a memorable and rewarding event, finding ways to give your audience a healthy dose is important.

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We’ve all attended boring corporate events. You know the kind - endless presentations, not enough breaks, where you walk out tired and less excited than ever before. The worst of it is science tells us a boring day yields little lasting impact. So how do you overcome this common challenge and create a lasting impact on your attendees?  Here are four easy techniques you can add to your meeting agenda today that are scientifically proven to increase comprehension. Continue reading We’ve all attended boring corporate events. You know the kind - endless presentations, not enough breaks, where you walk out tired and less excited than ever before. The worst of it is science tells us a boring day yields little lasting impact. So how do you overcome this common challenge and create a lasting impact on your attendees?  Here are four easy techniques you can add to your meeting agenda today that are scientifically proven to increase comprehension. Continue reading
  Networking is a big reason for people to attend conferences and events. Exposure lends the opportunity to meet industry experts and forge new relationships with potential business partners. Which mobile applications best enhance networking? The nine apps below elevate the real-world conference experience helping you become a master networker. Continue reading   Networking is a big reason for people to attend conferences and events. Exposure lends the opportunity to meet industry experts and forge new relationships with potential business partners. Which mobile applications best enhance networking? The nine apps below elevate the real-world conference experience helping you become a master networker. Continue reading
Corporate retreats can be fantastic for building group cohesion and fueling company culture. However, they are not without their challenges. A corporate retreat that fails to excite employees or decreases productivity may leave employees less engaged than before. Below is our list of the six essentials every corporate retreat needs to ensure it boosts productivity and employee dedication. Continue reading Corporate retreats can be fantastic for building group cohesion and fueling company culture. However, they are not without their challenges. A corporate retreat that fails to excite employees or decreases productivity may leave employees less engaged than before. Below is our list of the six essentials every corporate retreat needs to ensure it boosts productivity and employee dedication. Continue reading
The latest marketing aim for compelling, successful product launches is creating an emotional connection between your audience and your product. Successful product launches derive from all-encompassing communications strategies that maximize the reach of launch messaging through multiple channels to the broadest audience possible, including customers, partners, press, analysts and industry experts. What are the best ways to forge memorable connections? Here are five trends we see leading the way in 2015. Continue reading The latest marketing aim for compelling, successful product launches is creating an emotional connection between your audience and your product. Successful product launches derive from all-encompassing communications strategies that maximize the reach of launch messaging through multiple channels to the broadest audience possible, including customers, partners, press, analysts and industry experts. What are the best ways to forge memorable connections? Here are five trends we see leading the way in 2015. Continue reading
Guastavino’s has played host to many of New York’s most spectacular weddings, social events, corporate events, and charity fundraisers. The event space is a designated New York City landmark but, to many New Yorkers, the history and character of the venue remains a mystery.

Guastavino’s is a Historic New York Landmark

The Queensboro Bridge opened to the public on March 30th, 1909. The beautiful arcade underneath the bridge (what is today Guastavino’s) served as a year-round farmer’s market known to locals as “Bridgemarket”. Unfortunately, Bridgemarket suffered the same fate as many New York area businesses during the early 1930s and was forced to close down. The area was taken over by the New York Department of Transportation who utilized the space until the 1970s. Continue reading Guastavino’s has played host to many of New York’s most spectacular weddings, social events, corporate events, and charity fundraisers. The event space is a designated New York City landmark but, to many New Yorkers, the history and character of the venue remains a mystery.

Guastavino’s is a Historic New York Landmark

The Queensboro Bridge opened to the public on March 30th, 1909. The beautiful arcade underneath the bridge (what is today Guastavino’s) served as a year-round farmer’s market known to locals as “Bridgemarket”. Unfortunately, Bridgemarket suffered the same fate as many New York area businesses during the early 1930s and was forced to close down. The area was taken over by the New York Department of Transportation who utilized the space until the 1970s. Continue reading
Taking on the role of event host can be very stressful. After all, you've now been put in charge of organizing an event to please dozens, or even hundreds, of friends, family members and total strangers. If your event hosting skills need a boost, here are 5 Tips That Will Instantly Make You a Better Event Host:

Help Out of Town Guests Feel at Home

Whether you're hosting a wedding, social, or corporate event, one of the keys to your success will be making it as comfortable as possible for out-of-towners to attend. While it’s not your responsibility to book their travel for them, you should make suggestions to make their choices easier. If possible, block off the necessary rooms in a hotel that is close to the event venue (you may even be able to secure your guests a discounted rate). Help to arrange for all local travel, which will include airport to hotel, hotel to the event venue, and back. Continue reading Taking on the role of event host can be very stressful. After all, you've now been put in charge of organizing an event to please dozens, or even hundreds, of friends, family members and total strangers. If your event hosting skills need a boost, here are 5 Tips That Will Instantly Make You a Better Event Host:

Help Out of Town Guests Feel at Home

Whether you're hosting a wedding, social, or corporate event, one of the keys to your success will be making it as comfortable as possible for out-of-towners to attend. While it’s not your responsibility to book their travel for them, you should make suggestions to make their choices easier. If possible, block off the necessary rooms in a hotel that is close to the event venue (you may even be able to secure your guests a discounted rate). Help to arrange for all local travel, which will include airport to hotel, hotel to the event venue, and back. Continue reading