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April 9, 2019

Festival season is approaching! The word festival might conjure up a picture of one big party in the desert, but maybe this year you’d like to focus on making your festival family-friendly. In order to do this, you have to get a little creative. Here are some of our be...

February 12, 2019

Virtual reality is taking the event planning industry by storm. Utilizing new technology helps keeps your brand exciting and relevant, not to mention, fun! So what is virtual reality? It is a computer-simulated experience that takes users to a alternate world. Adding v...

January 30, 2019

Outdoor festivals and big events can be magical for attendees. Warm weather during the day and star-studded nights make open-air venues appealing to everyone.

Planning for big events such as these requires lots of forethought. Weather can be uncooperative, security cons...

October 27, 2017

Who says that event food trends have to be boring? When you are delivering an event experience to your top clients, you want everything to be perfect, and that includes food and beverages. The good news is that you can safely pass on the boring buffets and make way for...

April 10, 2017

As an event comes to a close, you may feel like taking a well-deserved rest. But hold that thought, an event wrap-up is a key part of any flawless execution. It not only helps you in the long term, it provides closure to attendees, your team and yourself. With a little...

March 10, 2017

All events are not created equal. Medium to large sized events have many "moving parts", so to speak, and so require extra attention to detail.

1. Luxury Box

Even the most reluctant sports fan can enjoy the amenities of an arena’s luxury suite. Depending on the stadium y...

March 1, 2017

Stateside fashionistas are packing their bags and preparing to take off for Paris Fashion week (February 28-March 8). However, you can put your bangled wrist at rest, as we can enjoy this event without reaching for our passports. Here are a few festive ways you can cel...

January 7, 2016

In the professional event world, event safety is a considerable concern. When booking celebrity appearances, top caterers, entertainers, valets and the million and one other things on your list, safety can easily slip to the bottom. To help you keep event safety at the...

December 1, 2015

Had enough of the holiday hustle? Are you ready to close out the year in style, but are having a hard time finding the energy to plot, plan and execute a killer New Year’s Eve party? Hire an event planner and say hello to a stress free New Year’s Eve.

Kick Off the New Y...

November 19, 2015

How can your brand leverage face-to-face meetings to get more out of a client, employee and prospect interactions? Strategic Event Design can help you make the transition plan to your next face to face company meeting.

It is true that the time, travel and the difficulty...

November 8, 2015

Planning a party? To maximize the success of the event, and minimize the work for you, consider hiring an event planner. An event planner can come in pretty handy, no matter the size of the fête. The size, theme and scope of a party are major details that should be clo...

September 23, 2015

From sponsorship requests to thank you letters, here are some great examples to initiate your own sponsorship letters.

A sponsorship request is your first formal contact with a potential sponsor.  Make sure that the overarching feel of the letter is one of excitement an...

July 31, 2015

With hundreds of sponsors, thousands of attendees and a great message, the first Bentonville Film Festival was a huge success. We at Strategic Event Design are proud to have been a part of this amazing event, as our founder Bethney Ruggiero was the festival's Executive...

March 27, 2015

Strategic Event Design knows coordinating events is an enormous responsibility with a wide array of challenges from managing event personnel, ordering material, scheduling, planning and customer interaction. Although events may only last a matter of days or hours, prop...