Outdoor Reception Themes: Picnic in the Park

For most meeting planners, the welcome reception is pivotal because it sets the tone and energy for the rest of the conference. After a long day of education sessions, I can tell you that attendees will definitely be looking forward to a little...

Gala Reception Themes: Midnight in the Garden

Long Spanish moss dripping from old Savannah trees, morning dew gently caressing the blades of grass, stone statues silently guarding the garden gloriously abundant with overgrown ivy and luscious fauna.

Activating Your Tradeshow to Drive Engagement

It’s that time of the year again; time to come up with the greatest idea on how to increase attendee engagement in your trade show booth this year. How are you ever going to top last year? Whose brilliant idea was it to increase your goals 300%...

MPI WEC 2014 Highlights

My annual trek to Meeting Professionals International's World Education Conference this year got a bonus. Minnesota is my “home” so I was able to sneak in a pre-conference visit to my parents and family. I enjoyed seeing fireflies, eating...

Holiday Design: Winter Linen

We recently took a trip to one of our linen partners' showroom to see what the trends and patterns are for the upcoming winter season. The jingle bells are ringing in the distance, and it's time to begin planning for the holidays. [sep]

The Social Shootout: Social Media Marketing Lessons from the World Cup

The Ultimate Event Planning Emergency Kit

Planners, let’s face it, not everything goes according to plan. You never know when you might need extra batteries or glue for a quick fix. The mark of a good event planner is one that is prepared for any situation!

Keeping It Cool

The sun is out and it is HOT; that can only mean one thing… it’s officially summer! Here are a few of our favorite food and beverage ideas to serve at events to keep your attendees feeling cool and refreshed.

Outstanding Outdoor Events - Part 2

Last week, I shared my favorite event décor elements and meeting locations in Part 1. In continuing with our outdoor theme, here are some pro tips on designing for outdoor events.

Outstanding Outdoor Events - Part 1

Summer is here and the weather is beautiful! Al fresco events can be magical (if the weather cooperates, of course). Let’s put on our “the weather will be perfect” goggles and talk about outdoor events. For more than 16 years I’ve been producing...

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Exhilarate LLC, is an award-winning events and marketing agency headquartered in Orlando, Florida.

Founded in 2008, the Exhilarate team consistently applies creativity, feasibility and engagement as tools to help businesses communicate their ideas, products, and services. With a wealth of experience producing thousands of events over the span on 20 years, we’ve gained ample understanding into what works.

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