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There are a lot of little things that can really make the difference between a mediocre event and something truly memorable. One of the small things I always make sure to do is have a little something to give to keynote speakers that take time out of his or her schedule to speak and present in Greater Lansing. Depending on your role in the industry, maybe you're not giving gifts to speakers but in the course of an event, there is usually someone you need to thank. Smart planners are also considerate and thoughtful people. Because of this, I'm often asked, "what are good gifts to give to speakers?" To this I usually reply, "I'm glad you asked!"

Sweetie-licious Bakery Café has become a household name, what with all the national pie championships, MLive recognition as Michigan’s Best Pie and an appearance on the Today show. But some of the pie shop’s oldest customers don’t call it that.

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and since my coworker Brendan just wrote about great gifts to get the man in your life, I thought it only fair that I should share the woman's side of things. Let's get one thing straight. If you think Valentine's Day is geared toward women and what makes them feel loved, then I'm going to say that you're pretty much correct. Women (and I actually mean me) tend to have a tangible love language and want to be reminded that they are oh so very special. They want to know that they are loved and cherished and the traditional gifts of flowers, candy and a card never go out of style. So here's the skinny on Valentine's Day gift giving.