Giving Back: Ways to Do Good with Events

Giving back through an event is an ideal way to make a difference in your community without having to organize a charity drive or other initiative. The following ways to give back through your events offer the charitable element that you desire, creating a more memorable, meaningful experience for the event coordinators and attendees alike. … More Giving Back: Ways to Do Good with Events

Immersed in Prague: One Smooth Stone on the Road

At One Smooth Stone, we travel the world to produce outstanding events for our clients, and along the way, we take time to appreciate the places we visit. In recent weeks, we’ve been blogging about our experiences on the road whether we’re managing events in New Delhi or Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. In today’s post, One … More Immersed in Prague: One Smooth Stone on the Road

How Brands Delight Audiences with Periscope

Periscope, Twitter’s live streaming app, has been generating a considerable amount of buzz since its launch in March 2015. With more than 10 million downloads, Periscope has made many brands realize that the app offers significant opportunities to engage audiences in timely, relevant ways. Periscope allows users to catch a live stream of an event, … More How Brands Delight Audiences with Periscope

Tackling the Tough Stuff: a Conversation with Mikey Dickerson, U.S. Digital Service

Anyone in the events industry can sympathize with Mikey Dickerson. As a member of the U.S. Digital Service, he specializes in fixing high-visibility problems — and tough ones at that. He shared his experiences simplifying technology challenges for the Federal government November 12 at “Yahoo Digital Democracy: The Yahoo News Conference on Technology and Politics.” … More Tackling the Tough Stuff: a Conversation with Mikey Dickerson, U.S. Digital Service

“Everything Is in the Details”: The First Two Weeks of a New Stonie

What are the first few weeks like for someone who jumps into the events industry full throttle? Gabriela Soltys, who joined One Smooth Stone recently, describes her initial experience at “fast, flexible, exhilarating, and thinking on your feet” — especially after supporting her first event with us. Gabriela, an assistant project coordinator, joins us after … More “Everything Is in the Details”: The First Two Weeks of a New Stonie

Digital Democracy: Planning for the Unknown

On November 12, One Smooth Stone will produce Digital Democracy: The Yahoo Conference on Technology & Politics, an event at Drake University that will explore how technology is shaping the future of the democratic process. The stakes are high. We’re talking about a high-profile gathering of superstar pundits — and possibly a few presidential candidates — … More Digital Democracy: Planning for the Unknown

How Brands Rock Audience Engagement with GoPro

GoPro’s collection of wearable cameras offers people a convenient way to capture video and images in places where physically holding a device isn’t always practical. The hands-free cameras take their owners on adventures from the highest mountain peaks to the depths of the oceans – and it’s easy to post GoPro videos on Facebook, YouTube … More How Brands Rock Audience Engagement with GoPro