Hi everyone, sorry for the extended absence! After the Create & Cultivate conference, I've been working really hard on some new ideas for the blog and my passion project that I hope to reveal to you all in a few months. I had a lot to say about this conference, so I didn't just want … Continue reading Create & Cultivate Seattle Wrapup
Nate and I both travel a lot for work. Almost always, separately. Because I now work remotely, and am no longer bound by punching a time card in the office (metaphorically), I decided that rather sit at home while he's gone for a month, I'd come along with him on some of his travels. After … Continue reading Love in the Big Easy
I spent last week in Las Vegas attending the MPI World Education Congress for the first time. It was a very solid experience. I have attended IAEE (which is heavily focused on tradeshow and exhibition professionals), PCMA (which is a hybrid of meeting planner and exhibition professionals), but MPI, being exclusively meeting and event professionals … Continue reading Event Crisis Management at MPI Las Vegas
When you are onsite at a conference in Las Vegas and it's National Wear Your Lilly Pulitzer Day, sometimes you can convince you good friend Jules Clifford of Event Photography of North America to do a little blog photo shoot for you while there isn't a line at the SLO MO Video booth. Just saying... … Continue reading National Wear Your Lilly Day x TradeShowLife
This week was one of the best event experiences I have had. I was given the opportunity to do some onsite work for my friend Alexandra. Alex is the Show Director of EDIT, a high end fashion tradeshow that is owned and put on by the same group as Coterie, Moda, and others. EDIT blew … Continue reading EDIT Shows NYWFashion 2017
Love seeing these beautiful ladies! Brooke and Kiki and I have spent so many hours working together on the Young Professionals Committee in the past, and it's rare we get to be together as the three of us! My friend Alex won the Young Professional of the Year award! I won in 2012, … Continue reading Last Day of Expo!Expo!
The Wednesday Night of Expo!Expo! is the vendor party night, ending in the charity Humanity Rocks concert and party. We started out at the Anaheim Marriott with Victoria where they created a Prohibition Style Library with specialized cocktails. Freeman put on their big party at the Ranch! It's such a beautiful venue, … Continue reading Expo!Expo! Reception Night