Despite always saying that the only colors worth a dang around here are the Michigan State University colors of green and white, Greater Lansing has some pretty stunning foliage displays when Fall rolls around. While most folks will be sitting and driving in their car, we’re going to suggest that you get out and enjoy the beauty up close and personal. Here are suggestions for the best places to see those gorgeous reds, glorious oranges and vibrant yellows.
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Summer is concert season in the mid-Michigan area and from time to time, musical acts treat concert-goers to more than great music and a good time. Sometimes they really leave a powerful and positive impression.
Today's most savvy event professionals know that skillful negotiating is a critical stage of the planning process. These five take-aways from top event planners will have you coming away from your next deal smiling.
Whether you’re planning a charity mixer, networking cocktail event, client reception or annual conference, getting the word out about your meeting can be a big challenge. To adequately promote an event, planners need to target potential attendees using a variety of media.
Here are 5 ways to get measurable attention for your big event:
2017 Event Planning Trends
Something people tend to do at the beginning of a new year is stop and take a good look forward. Everything is ahead; New trends, new challenges, new goals. The meetings and events industry is no different so here are the top five trends and things to watch in the Meetings and Events Industry for 2017.
When you're planning an event, just as important as who is speaking is the question - What is everyone eating? In today's complicated world more and more people have special diets due to the growing number of food allergies. A savvy event professional knows what most people tend to be allergic to and are ready to accommodate common special diets. Want a quick look at the must-knows of feeding the masses in 2016?
If you're planning an event but aren't sure which type of event seating plan is right for you, here are some questions to ask yourself before you decide which arrangement will work best for your event:
- How many people will be attending your event?
- What is the purpose of the event?
- Are there any restrictions due to the type of venue selected for the event?
- Will the guests need to interact with one another at any point during the event?
- Are there any special activities or circumstances that need to be taken into consideration?
Whether you want to spark a memory, give the gift of time together, create a lasting experience or start a new tradition, these unique Lansing gift ideas will be a great alternative to the same old “stuff” and will be sure to please.
August 11, 2016 by Lori Lanspeary, CTA
Summer’s not over quite yet. Grab your girls, your best friends or the fam and plan on a great getaway to Greater Lansing. Festivals, great patio dining, great one of a kind attractions and outdoor adventure awaits.
Heads up to all you Pokémon Go folks. No seriously. Heads up from your screens. Lansing is teaming with Pokémon, Pokéballs, gyms, Pokéstops and everything that every young Pokémon Go player needs or wants. We’re pretty sure you could spend a few hours [ahem!] a few days capturing, training, and building up your team. Whether you’re on the red, blue or yellow team, Greater Lansing has a big river, tons of parks, monuments and public spaces.
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