Pinterest: The Event Planner’s New Best Friend

It’s likely that you’ve incorporated such platforms as LinkedIn and Twitter as part of your show organization strategy. Have you taken a close look at Pinterest? You need to be promoting your event where potential show attendees are hanging out, and Pinterest is one of the most influential social networks to get your event in … More Pinterest: The Event Planner’s New Best Friend

From Big Band to Hip-Hop: The Musical Journey of Rich Daniels

Rich Daniels is a Chicago music legend who draws from a broad palette. As founder of The City Lights Orchestra, he has transformed corporate events with live music ranging from big band to the Beatles. Through his work on the TV show Empire, a dramatic series about a hip-hop music entertainment company, he has applied … More From Big Band to Hip-Hop: The Musical Journey of Rich Daniels

How to Make Your CEO More Approachable to Employees

Your CEO may be a genius when it comes to running a company, but he or she might not be as approachable as you’d like in dealing with employees, including at corporate events. Fortunately, there are a few ways you can make your CEO more approach to employees: Get active on social media. Platforms such … More How to Make Your CEO More Approachable to Employees

“For those of you that didn’t see the email from One Smooth Stone, we wanted to share some news that we’re really excited about. Here is the announcement…”

I am proud to share important news with you: I will be retiring from One Smooth Stone at the end of this year. Twenty years ago I launched this agency with Gary Vlk. The two-decade milestone provided a great opportunity for me to reflect, give thanks and look ahead. Mark Twain once said, “Twenty years … More “For those of you that didn’t see the email from One Smooth Stone, we wanted to share some news that we’re really excited about. Here is the announcement…”