Talking About Our Mental Health

We’re using this World Mental Health Day as an opportunity to reflect on our lives and how we take care of ourselves as young professionals.

State of Events – October 2021 Update

We are taking in-depth look at insurance policies that have changed since COVID-19 took over, and some of the things you need to consider before confirming your next in-person event.

State of Events – September 2021 Update

In this month’s State of Events, we’re talking about the difference between events touting COVID-19 buzz words to encourage ticket sales and actually doing everything in their power to be safe.

State of Events – August 2021 Update

We’re diving into the Calgary Stampede and how it’s played a leading role in the large event space in the “post”-COVID world. What went well? What didn’t? And how can we learn from it?

Inclusion in 2021

There are a lot of factors to consider when planning an inclusive event. Here, we break down key elements for successful hybrid events.

Lessons Learned, Virtually!

With our last few virtual events in the rearview mirror, we’re reflecting back on many lessons learned. Here are, among the many, our top 5 areas of tips and tricks to set your next virtual event up for success.

Honouring Indigenous Peoples

We believe that it is important to honour Indigenous peoples at any and all events throughout the year. One of the best ways to demonstrate respect is to follow the protocols that have been put in place.

Event Design Part 1: What The Heck Is It?

Event design is more than just the physical set-up that is seen during an event. Event design is an all-encompassing strategy of the event: from first touch-point to post-event emails or post-event follow ups.

How to ensure your event is LGBTQIA2S+ inclusive

Ensuring that your event is inclusive to members of the LBTQIA2S+ community is so important! There are a number of measures that should be considered when planning your event, most that can be applied to virtual, hybrid or in-person formats.

State of Events – June 2021 Update

With the recent provincial Open for Summer Plan announcement, and in-person events well on their way, we explore the best ways to ensure guests are comfortable, feel welcome, and that identifiers and communications are clear.

The State of Events – May 6, 2021 Updates

Planners are beginning to eagerly edge their way out of virtual events, as their desire for in-person events prevails. But is it too early and does this conflict with our ethical duties? Just because you could, doesn’t mean you should!