Event Management Tips

Feb. 16-March 18 see the legendary production of “Hair” featuring the famous song “Age of Aquarius” among others. Show times are Wed.-Sat. 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Trinity Arts Center, 2600 Stemmons Freeway, Suite 180. For tickets, call 214-219-2718.

If the cost of travel, fees, etc is a deterrent for you, there may be a few other ways to bring a celebrity to your event. Concerts, Theater tours, andSporting events all involve those in the famous realm. Investigate what might be coming into your city over the next 6-10 months. Once you know the celeb will be in your city, then you go through SAG, get the number to the Celeb’s contact person and make a specific request to see if the Celebrity might have a night off while they are in town to attend your event.

“This idea, ‘I did it for you,’ reflects another thing that the video brought home to me, and that is the sense that everybody who served in the military is part of the same team,” O’Reilly said.

In welcoming those attending the ceremony, DAWVC Cmdr. Craig Tillman said the guns of World War I fell silent on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, in accordance with the armistice. Armistice Day was officially recognized by congressional resolution in 1926, he said, and it was declared the national holiday Veterans Day by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1954. motivational guest speaker Mayor John B. O’Reilly Jr. noted that the ceremony at Lowrey School, which he said had been attended by many there that morning, was the 80th yearly service in a row to read the roll of names of all fallen soldiers who had attended the school.

Begin with a cover letter, company letterhead and matching envelope. However, in this computer age there’s nothing wrong with a hand written letter. If your gifted enough to have well crafted written words. Or someone else could write them for you. This would be an invitation…the corporate keynote speaker would remember as well. Quality paper, stationary and envelope with a regular first class stamp. People just don’t do these things anymore!

If you’re new to planning corporate events, ask around among your business colleagues for recommendations. If you attend a grand opening or company dinner that impresses you as well-planned and well-organized, make a note of whether an event planner was used, and which one it was. Excellence has a way of being noted, and word of mouth is the best recommendation you can find.

The rest of the afternoon was spent sorting and stacking and loading bags and boxes of supplies onto a tractor-trailer truck. What a long day, that started in Portsmouth and ended in Virginia Beach – started with a challenge to pour into the lives of young boys, which would affect a future and ended by stacking boxes, which would alleviate the problems of those in need right now.