Creating a Painless On-Site Gift Experience

Doug ChorpenningEvents1 Comment

Your company has had a banner year, and you’re planning an event for the top 500 contributors to that growth. Now, in the thick of planning travel, accommodations, meals, speakers, and seminars, you’ve been tasked with arranging an on-site gift experience. We know. We’ve been there. That’s how the wet paint group launched – we were event planners looking to … Read More

Why a Give-Back is a Key Element for Your Next Event

Doug ChorpenningEvents2 Comments

One often overlooked stage of major event planning is the corporate social responsibility arm. We know how important it is to create a memorable, one-of-a-kind event that attendees will never forget. Companies want to show their friends, staff, and stars how much they appreciate and care about them. At the same time, though, companies want to show how much they … Read More

Don’t Put the Event Before the Brand

Doug ChorpenningBranding, Events1 Comment

As the old saying goes, ”Don’t put the cart before the horse”.  Well, we are here to tell you that as silly as this sounds, most corporate events miss a critical opportunity to live their brand, culture and story out loud.  Every corporate event, whether it is a sales conference, customer appreciation, incentive trip, board meeting, trade show, etc. should … Read More

The Power of Incentive Travel

Doug ChorpenningCustomer Service, Events10 Comments

Getting the right people on the bus and keeping them “on” is one of the most challenging objectives for any management team. Not too long ago (our grandparents’ generation) a solid paycheck and full benefits would be enough to retain dedicated and highly capable employees for decades. As we all know, this phenomenon is long gone. These days, organizations need … Read More