Increase Employee Engagement by Getting Out of the Office

Sometimes the best way to get employees to interact and get creative is to simply take them out of the office.  Most people think that an off-site meeting has to be a big deal, but it’s actually a great way to change up your usual weekday meeting.  SEVENTY percent of employees do not feel engaged at work.   … More Increase Employee Engagement by Getting Out of the Office

Fun at our Live Partnership Event with CIBC Fire Pitch

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 was our live partnership event with CIBC Fire Pitch.  We were so excited to work together on hosting our readers for this fun event.  Inside Pub97 there were games, food and drinks, and great prizes including one lucky winner who received 4 tickets to a Chicago Fire Game.  Guests also enjoyed … More Fun at our Live Partnership Event with CIBC Fire Pitch

Chicago Planner Magazine – July/August 2017 Issue

We’re excited to be releasing our first official issue!  Articles include: How the Travel Ban is Affecting the Events Industry Women in Business featuring Jessica Denay, Lisa Nation and Winnie Sun. Plus tips on starting your own event planning company! Staying Healthy While Being Busy with Shea Vaughn Increase Your Event Sales Take Our Quiz! … More Chicago Planner Magazine – July/August 2017 Issue

Raising High-End Donations: An Interview with Tanya Stanfield of CSS Fundraising

When most of us think of fundraising, we think of galas or grassroots efforts like bake sales and email blasts.  But have you ever wondered how organizations get endowments, trusts and 6+ figure donations? We talked to Tanya Stanfield who is the Director of Marketing & Communications for CCS Fundraising which is a high end … More Raising High-End Donations: An Interview with Tanya Stanfield of CSS Fundraising