Spring Carnivals and Festivals

Spring Carnivals and Festivals

Spring is finally in the air and we are looking forward to some exhilarating day trips to carnivals and festivals in Charlotte, NC! We wanted to highlight some of our favorite spots and festivals hosted in the Queen City so you can check them off your summer list! Location, Location! Where are the best locations in Charlotte to suit these types of events? Freedom Park is a beautiful location on the water that holds the annual Festival in the Park featuring arts and crafts from local talent. Famous street 1000 NC Music Factory Boulevard transforms throughout the year for festivals from the Queen City Brewfest to the Moo & Brew Festival. Carson Boulevard hosts the South End Wine Fest and South End Hops Festival! A Day In the Sun One of our favorite summer activities at Events By Deb is attending a festival on a nice, sunny day. We will be at the Taste of Charlotte this June, sampling from over 100 restaurants during this three-day event. Music, entertainment, and local retail lines the street and makes us say, “Summer is here!” At the end of April, don’t miss the Family Spring Carnival at Symphony Park at the SouthPark Mall.   Hosting a festival or carnival? Events By Deb plans many outdoor...
Meeting Trends for 2018

Meeting Trends for 2018

What’s trending? Earlier this month, we talked about planning corporate events & parties. In case you missed it, check out the blog here! To go along with this topic, we wanted to touch on meeting trends for 2018. We get asked all the time to help plan office parties, large corporate gatherings, or tips on putting together a quality and enjoyable meeting atmosphere. In an industry that focuses on milestones, we like to plan events for these smaller victories, too! No matter your profession, at one point you have had to attend a meeting. Focus on Technology. Using digital media has been a meeting staple, but now all focus will be on the big screen. Don’t get stuck in dated methods, switch over to the screens. You’ll save paper and hold attention longer a little longer than classic binder presentations. Many companies are distributing tablets for agenda notes and revving up the creative displays of concepts. Facilitate focus. Refreshments can be a great addition to meetings. Create an informal discussion portion where the meeting attendees can help themselves to coffee and light snacks. Invite thoughts and opinions on an open forum basis while reviving staff with creative bites and catering. Follow Up. A lot of buzz can occur after a meeting. Follow up with staff with a follow up to prompt additional discussion and thoughts on your topics. This is also great as an agenda reminder, highlighting key points and asking for attendees to think beyond the initial...
What To Look For in 2018 Events & Weddings!

What To Look For in 2018 Events & Weddings!

Officiant Services – Starting at $175-$200 We are excited to announce our very own Deb has been ordained as a Minister! We will be offered Officiant and Premarital Counseling in North and South Carolina. The flow of your ceremony depends on your wedding officiant. We aim to offer services that relieve the stress of choosing the perfect person for this important role. Traditionally, an officiant drafts the ceremony based on your unique relationship, pulling inspiration from details on how you met, your personalities, and your core beliefs. By arriving early and preparing with you for the precessional, the overall experience of your guests and introduction of speakers of your choosing, an emotional time is made seamless. Most importantly, the signing of the marriage license is completed by your officiant. Uplighting Services – $25 Per Light (Minimum 4 Lights) Many venues remain plainly decorated with white walls so they can cater to any client’s decor. An easy way to bring your theme into fruition is by uplighting. This service allows lighting to point upwards from the floor to cover wall space with the ambiance of glowing color. Creating a mood and cohesive color scheme with lighting is a stunning way to add warmth and personality to your venue! Our service will include set up, breakdown, and travel. Vacation & Honeymoon Services via Sandals After spending so much time putting together your dream wedding day, your honeymoon should fall effortlessly into place. Every year we have so many clients ask for our advice for vacation and honeymoon planning tips we decided to offer these services via Sandals so you truly get...