Adding charitable elements to your event is a great and easy way to pay it forward in the community where you hold your event.And while it can help engage your attendees and benefit your event overall, it can also make a positive impression on the community you’re visiting.
Why settle for just sitting around a table when you’re out with friends? These days, it’s getting easier to find a pub that’s more than talking and drinking. It makes sense too that this trend is getting so big. Americans spend more now on live experiences than they did in 1987, according to one study.
There’s a lot of moving parts that go into hosting holiday gatherings. There’s the food, music, drinks – and of course making sure everyone has a good time. Festive cocktails don’t have to be an extra thing on your plate that takes away time with family and friends.
The holiday season is coming up quickly, and there’s a lot of pressure to host a great party. You don’t have to stress though-- there’s still time to plan a holiday party that people will be talking about for years with some helpful tips from the pros here at SHW.
SHW partnered with TEDxSeattle for the first time this year because as event planners, we understand the power of an event when it’s done well. In fact, science proves that well-crafted events can alter our brain chemistry.
SHW partnered with TEDxSeattle for the first time this year. Our Senior Vice President for Event Services, Lorie Thomas, recognizes the shared values the volunteer group has with our team: passion and hard work. In our 39 years as a company, we’ve seen it over and over: that Passion + Hard Work = Magic.
On November 18, 2017 TEDxSeattle returns to McCaw Hall for an event that aims to spark thoughtful discussion and build community. This year, SHW is proud to partner with TEDxSeattle in support of our mutual value of bringing people together.
Fall is the busiest season for travel, and the busiest for corporate events. So our team has some tried and true tips for the travel season. We hope you find they will help you get you where you’re going with a little less stress.
So you’re planning your first big event, and you need a room block. Like all contract negotiations, negotiating the best terms you can get takes a lot of finessing, so here are some of our tips so that you come out on top.
When you’re planning a big event, finding sponsorships can be one of the most daunting tasks. Whether it’s a local food festival or an international conference, having a fantastic lineup of sponsors can offer a lot of benefits.
Maggie was the inspiration for our office dog policy. It’s now an important part of our company culture for employees to bring their dogs to work, and it’s a rare day when there isn’t a dog in the house. She will be missed ...
Summer 2017 is in full swing, and with the beautiful weather, it’s the perfect time to spend some time outdoors – even if that’s just grabbing a drink and enjoying a nice view. Here are some of our favorite rooftop spots ...
SHW is excited to bring you our new weekly blog, featuring new trends in the events industry and some of our tips and tricks. From topics like “why incentive travel is important for your business” to new technology ...