Who’s Who of Event Planners: Julius Solaris

I am excited to be introducing a new aspect of Chicago Planner Magazine, Who’s Who Event Planners.  These features highlight exceptional event planners who are moving to the forefront of what it takes to be impactful in this ever-growing field.  Chicago Planner Magazine is honored to feature Julius Solaris as the first official “Who’s Who” … More Who’s Who of Event Planners: Julius Solaris

Think Outside the Social Media Box Using Bonfyre, the Free App

Social Media is essential to business, especially if you are an event planner. Being able to incorporate the appropriate social media for your particular event is a must-have today. While social media is a great tool, it’s often missing 2 key components: privacy & relevancy. Sometimes clients don’t want the whole world to see what … More Think Outside the Social Media Box Using Bonfyre, the Free App

Social Media Isn’t Everything — You Should Literally Be Getting Out There

Social Media is something I write about all the time because I love it and it’s a major part of my life.  Facebook & LinkedIn are part of my daily morning routine and it keeps me up to date on what’s going on with people I know.  But that’s a stepping stone.  I often hear … More Social Media Isn’t Everything — You Should Literally Be Getting Out There

Smart Phones, Social Media & Why You Should Know About It

You don’t have to love social media, the internet or anything technologically related to be an event planner, but you do need to be willing to incorporate it.  Especially if you’re involved in B2B events, public events, non-profit/fundraising, etc.  This study, The Smartphone Consumer 2012 (click on the slide show) is proof of why. Here are … More Smart Phones, Social Media & Why You Should Know About It

Pinterest-ing

Now that I’ve started this blog I’ve started exploring the internet world behind event planning much more heavily and I keep coming across the same thing: use Pinterest!  I’d seen it on my facebook time & time again and finally signed up for it, trying to figure out what all the fuss was about. And then … More Pinterest-ing