Some Exciting News for #TeamTycoon!

Photo credit: L Photography   TYCOON WELCOMES NEW CLIENTS: The Tycoons are excited to welcome two new clients into our event planning family: BioWare Edmonton, a division of Electronic Arts Alberta Blue Cross, with their 2019 Workplace Wellness Summit   UPCOMING EVENTS: October 13th, 2018 Stony Plain Road Business Association […]

‘NEW’ Is the Trend For The Upcoming Season At Tycoon Events

Photo credit: L Photography #TEAMTYCOON Tycoon featured each member of our team throughout the month of August. August is known as “Happiness Happens Month” and we thought it was a great way to create discussion around the connection between happiness, the world of events, and the life of an event […]

A New Year. A New Quarter. A New Post About All Things ‘New’!

Photo taken by Nick Hirschmann at this year’s Global News Woman of Vision event held at the Shaw Conference Centre on April 6, 2018.   As Tycoon’s first quarter of 2018 comes to an end, it’s really just the start of a new year, and we’ve got big things planned for […]

“The Hive” – The Bees Knees of Venues

As most of you know, one area of the event industry that gets me excited are event venues. That moment when you happen across a space that’s a hidden gem and the possibilities of events to be just seem to wash over you unexpectedly. I love those moments. And what […]

Event Trends of 2018

Photo above: “Intentional Event Design” by Tahira Endean   A new year in the event industry means new trends, new areas of interest, and new stats based on research from 2017 and applying it to planning and preparation for 2018. We’re doing a round up of some tips and highlights […]

Oh Hey There! Remember Me? Still Kickin’ It, Tycoon-Style!

Photo above: This photo was taken by Lauren Dary, owner of L Photography, during a photo shoot in October.   Well hello there! Remember me?! It’s been a while. Between myself and Tycoon, there has been a lot on the go, and I mean A LOT, over the last couple […]

It’s Food Truck Season!

Photo above: This photo was taken by Curtis Comeau Photography at The Little Potato Company’s annual Family Day Event last September.   Food trucks over here, food trucks over there, ’tis the season to see food trucks everywhere … and that includes events! Food trucks are a fun alternative to […]

Spring Has Spring and Tycoon Is In Full Bloom

Photo above: This photo was taken by SEP Digital Photo at the 15th annual TEC Edmonton VenturePrize Awards event on May 4, 2017.   JUNE EVENTS and WHAT TO LOOK FORWARD TO “Servus Circle Day” – June 20, 2017: On Tuesday, June 20, 2017 join us as we celebrate Servus Circle […]

An Event Planner Does What, When, and Why?

Photo by Curtis Comeau Photography at The Little Potato Company’s Family Day Event.   At Tycoon we get asked a lot of questions about all the different roles event planners are responsible for; from what roles we fill in the lead up to the event, to the roles we’re taking […]

A Day In The Life Of A Tycoon

Photo above: This photo was taken by Lauren Dary during my session on That’s So Maven.   One question that I often get asked is, what does a typical day or week look like for you? What is a day in the life of an event planner? What is a […]

Finding Your Perfect Event Venue

Photo above: Shown here is the CKUA Building located on Jasper Avenue in Edmonton, Alberta. This photo was taken by FO Photography as part of Tycoon Event Planning & Promotions‘ “Let’s Crawl” series.   I think we can all agree – you can’t bake the perfect cake without the perfect […]

To be engaged? Not to be engaged? Why it’s non-negotiable!

Photo above: Break dance group, UNITED 1NE, performs at the “All in for Youth” fundraising gala presented by TD Canada Trust, United Way, DKNY, and Sarah Chan. Planning for the event was done by Rowena Cui, COO of Planit Sound. Tycoon Events was brought on board to assist with the event […]

Pop the Champagne!

  This week we wanted to do a bit of a round up of all of the exciting things that happened last week. And … as some of you might know, brevity is not our strong suit and we might get a bit wordy in some of those Insta posts. […]

Interested In Being An Event Planner?

One question that I get asked all of the time as an event planner is: “What suggestions would you give to someone who is interested in pursuing event planning or wants to know more about the industry?” With launching Tycoon’s blog last week, I thought it would be the perfect […]

What’s In A Name?

“Tycoon”. What does that word mean to you? Yesterday I was chatting with someone about our company name and the story behind it, and then realized that I haven’t shared how it our name ever came to be. I won’t go into how we launched the company. That’s a story […]