Entries by Sarah Sekalala

How to Get the Best Out of Your Networking Events

If you run your own business, then networking can be a fantastic tool for growing your personal brand, as well as giving you the opportunity to learn from other business owners. Of course, a networking event isn’t the same as making new friends on the playground – and it’s easy to get lost, or even […]

3 Ways to Promote Your Next Event (with Style)

Your next big event is on its way. The venue is booked, the date is set, and you even have an idea of what you’re going to do in regards to food and entertainment. Now all that’s left is to make sure that people actually turn up. If you’re new to event promotion – don’t […]

How Do You Handle Your Delicate Anxious Clients?

As an event planner, you’ve undoubtedly faced your share of nervous clients. Of course, you do everything that you can to ensure that your clients have a stress-free event-planning experience, but sometimes they tend to get caught up in “what if” scenarios, and before you know if you have an anxious client on your hands […]

How to Buddy Up and Grow Your Professional Network

Looking to grow your network? Most of us are. A thriving network can open up great opportunities –and having a Rolodex, or, these days –a LinkedIn account that’s bursting full of helpful contacts can open up new doors, help build your credibility, lead to new job opportunities, and more. But if you’re like many people, […]

3 Winning Kids Party Themes

Everyone loves a good party. Especially kids! Add some cake, awesome décor, cake, fun party games, cake, and lots of great food, and you’re guaranteed a good time. Did we mention cake? If your birthday girl, or boy, is turning another year older, then you’re probably on the lookout for party ideas. The good news […]

Is Shabby Chic Too Shabby for an Event?

“Shabby chic?” You might be thinking, “Isn’t that a bit too, well, shabby for a formal event?” Shabby chic is a décor style that many people know and love. But while it’s a style that’s often used in homes, it’s also extremely popular for events. This is because, despite the name, this décor can lend […]