Planning Tips

Corporate event planning is often times a whole other experience, compared to organizing regular events and weddings. But just like at weddings, showers, birthday parties, etc., corporate events are regularly known for giving some sort of gift to the guests. In the world of event management, these gifts are called “swag”. And just like with […]
Destination weddings are on the rise across the globe! Whether you’re wondering how to become a wedding planner, you’re already a destination wedding planner, or you’re organizing your own destination wedding, you might be looking for the best destination wedding locations. Lucky for you, the QC staff just LOVES to travel! Here are our top […]
If you’ve enrolled in an online event and wedding planning course, it’s hopefully because you want to learn something, improve your skills, and kick-start a successful career in event planning and wedding organizing. This means that your event and wedding planning course should actually challenge you, shouldn’t it? If your course is easy breezy, spoiler […]
At most weddings, it’s considered a common practice – and a long-standing tradition – to provide the guests with a token of the couple’s appreciation for attending their big day. There are no rules when it comes to wedding favors; they’re completely up to the couple, and what they feel their guests would like. That […]
In a perfect world, nothing would ever go wrong on your clients’ big day. Unfortunately, things don’t always go as planned, and emergencies can happen. Luckily, you’re there to help! No, while you may not always be able to solve every problem that arises, as a certified wedding planner, you can be prepared to fix […]
Bridal shows and wedding expos are truly priceless a gift to any wedding planner! You get to meet all sorts of different vendors, make connections and network, and seriously get inspired! The best part? It’s usually dirt cheap to attend. Sometimes, even free. With such a golden opportunity at your disposal, why not take full […]
Alyssa Perna has over a decade of event operations experience for leading multinational business-to-business conferences, festivals and trade shows, press conferences, large-scale fundraisers, complex social events, and more. She is the founder of Experience Events, the Managing Director of Ingenuity Cleveland. She is also the lead instructor (and tutor!) of the Corporate Event Planning course […]
Welcome to 2020! We hope the new decade has started on a high note for you! As a professional event and wedding planner, planning is part of what you do on a daily basis. If anyone’s going to be on the ball and have a set of goals to work towards in the upcoming year, […]