Bright Ideas Blog
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Those 15-year-old holiday decorations in your company storage that you bring out every season. The employee who shows up and plays his favorite “Christmas mix” on his MP3 player to everyone standing around the punch bowl.
Businesses nowadays, including Bright Ideas Event Coordinators, have realized the power of social media and know it has to be part of their marketing and PR mix. A recent report from BMO Financial Group shows 57% of small businesses in Canada now use social media, a 42% increase from last year. Sharon Bonner, CEO and President of Bright Ideas Events, talks about how social media has changed the way she does business.
Bright Ideas Event Coordinators has a long-standing tradition of including international employees in their support team. Many of our international interns come from Germany, so we would like to introduce you to a German theme idea for your next event.
The right gift comes in a lot of price ranges, but quality doesn’t have to break the company’s budget. If a company can budget the funds for giveaways, well-planned gifts create a positive final impression of the event for the evening.
When working as a corporate event planner, during your planning process you will get to a point where you have to ask yourself how you are going to incorporate your client's corporate brand into your event theme and design. Of course you could just cover your...
The Bright Ideas team is currently working on an event taking place at the wonderful Sparkling Hill Resort in Vernon, BC. A great opportunity for the staff to go on a road trip and investigate what many are calling the premier wellness resort spa destination in North America.
Bright Ideas is proud to announce that we have been nominated for the 2014 ISES Esprit Awards! We are so proud and excited.This nomination arrives as we just kicked off our 25th Anniversary Celebration, and what a great way to start celebrating!
Corporate Christmas Parties aren’t what they used to be. Themed Christmas Parties have taken over. Stiff and dull dinner parties are no more. Companies are also more multi-cultural than ever and recognizing the value of incorporating a wide variety of traditions into the annual winter event.
When you are working as an event planner, it is all about planning ahead. Securing a venue, booking staff, finding a caterer, and arranging entertainment are just a few of the crucial tasks necessary for a successful event.
Sustainability is an important issue for most companies nowadays. They are trying to save energy and recycle whenever possible. And when corporations place a high importance on being sustainable, event planners should do everything they can to plan as green an event...
The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming and everybody fancies having a barbecue or lying on a towel at the beach. Who wants to think about organizing an event in the Fall right now?
In some ways, creating a spectacular event is the easy part. With the right budget and a talented event producer, amazing results are a simple matter of careful planning and execution. However, getting people to show up can be the real challenge. Without an effective marketing effort, it can be difficult to build up the ‘buzz’ before the event to ensure a full guest list and lots of positive comments after it’s over.