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2017 Food and Beverage Trends

In order to increase event attendance, it’s essential to plan events that are new, exciting and relevant. Stay ahead of the game by checking out the food and beverage trends of 2017. Then book a trendy new event that your guests won’t want to miss. Here’s what to expect in 2017: Vegetarian comfort food Meat-heavy…

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Trevor takes on Dallas

Minneapolis → Dallas Going from Minneapolis to Dallas can feel like going to another planet due to the change in temperature, but believe it or not, they’re in the same time zone. Fortunately for me this meant little to no jet lag, and plenty of energy to explore the fine city of Dallas, Texas. Everyone…

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Treat Clients to Private Showings of Oscar-Bait Movies

Private movie screenings are a great way to entertain a large group without breaking the bank. And, if you’re anything like us, you try to see as many of the rumored award-worthy contenders before the awards shows. While there are lots of good reasons to book a movie pre-screening for your next corporate event, knowing that your guests…

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Events for Health-Conscious Clients

It’s that time again—time to make your New Year’s resolutions. After weeks of holiday meals, cookies and cocktails, we’re ready to get back in shape. And according to a Nielsen study, staying fit and healthy is the most common New Year’s resolution. Events are a powerful way to gain much needed face time with clients…

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Best Desserts in Chicago

As some people begin working on their new year fitness goals, we’re fanaticizing about cookies, cakes, gelato and all gooey, crumbly, confectionary masterpieces. We went on a bit of a sugar binge to pull together our list of to-die-for desserts in Chicago. Here are our top 5 picks: Basque cake at The Bristol Eater Chicago…

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Where to “Play” with Colleagues and Clients

In 2016, Forbes.com featured an article titled, “Why Team Building Is The Most Important Investment You’ll Make.” The text boasts, “It builds trust, mitigates conflict, encourages communication, and increases collaboration. Effective team building means more engaged employees, which is good for company culture and boosting the bottom line. It can also be adventurous and enjoyable…

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Download this: 10 engaging events for millennials

Like any other slice of your employees or clients, millennials have a few identifiable traits. They live online, whether they’re shopping, socializing or learning. They enjoy fast-paced change and like being entertained. And they value teamwork and the opinions of their peers. So when it comes to entertaining millennials—clients or coworkers—it’s essential to find events…

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Top Corporate Day Excursions

Looking to recharge, team-build and regain a sense of enthusiasm among your staff? Take your team out of the office on a creative day excursion. In a post on Entrepreneur.com, Kelsey Meyer, President of Influence & Co., said, “Whether you’re running a company of five or 500, changing pace with a retreat will re-energize your team,…

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10 sensational events for women

Women make up 45 percent of the workforce at S&P 500 companies. And, over the last several years, many organizations and groups have launched programs aimed at bringing women together in the workplace. LeanIn.org, Sheryl Sandberg’s nonprofit, dedicated a recent campaign to emphasizing that women can be powerful allies for each other in the workplace…

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Where to Find the Best Winter Cocktails

Ready or not winter weather is just around the corner. But have no fear, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to find the best seasonal drinks and craft cocktails to help keep you feeling cozy as temperatures continue to drop. From the classic old fashioned to new twists on seasonal favorites, check out a few of…

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Capture this: the best spots to soak up the view in your city

Delectable cuisine and creative cocktails go hand-in-hand with sensational views in a plethora of breathtaking venues across the U.S. So we’ve rounded up the crème de la crème. From breezy, oceanside lounges to tranquil, lakeside retreats, bustling city penthouses and adventures by sea—or sky—you’ll want to book one of these 20 postcard-perfect venues stat. Atlanta Enjoy an…

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Book an Event at a Michelin-starred Restaurant

In the food industry, there is no award more prestigious than the Michelin star, with the gold standard being three stars. Last week, the 2017 Michelin Guides came out, giving restaurants around the world one, two or three stars for being the best in the biz. So we wanted to call out a few Kapow partners…