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Letter From The President 2023
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The last time I wrote I was trying to breathe, refresh and engage. As my life has progressed since then, my chosen mantra is simple…Do. Fun.…

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Giving Gifts With Intention
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It’s that time of year again – it sneaks up on all of us, stresses most of us out, but ultimately brings us all a…

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Gathering with Authenticity
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The magnificent fall foliage beaming bright hues of red and yellow has signified the seasons’ change throughout the windy city. For some, this means filling…

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How Do We Optimize the Human Experience?
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As Event Producers, we face the question of, “how are we optimizing our guests’ experience?”, but are we truly ensuring that it is benefitting ALL…

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Event Recap: Chicagopalooza 2022
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As the world navigates coming out of the pandemic, corporations are navigating the return to office policies, rebuilding company culture, trying to avoid ‘The Great…

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#NextLevelOnTheScene: Where have we been!?
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Okay, we get it – it’s been over two years since you last heard from us… we can totally blame the pandemic and the complete…

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Virtual Events: The Pandemic Pivot
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Virtual Events: The Pandemic Pivot This time of COVID-19 has been a ‘pivot’ in nearly every way including how and where we work, live, engage…

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Inspire - A Letter from the President - Cathy Genetti
A Letter from the President of NLED – Cathy Genetti
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Can you believe we have made it to 2020!?!  Twenty-Twenty!  I must admit, it looks a bit different than I thought it would as a…

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To Swag, or Not to Swag – Our TOP 5 Favorite Swag Themes
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To Swag, or Not to Swag, that is the question.  Everyone loves free stuff, right? Well… not always. Let’s talk about the highly anticipated swag…

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Building a Spectacular Summer Event Theme
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When creating a theme for your event, there are so many options to choose from, where does one begin? Rather than settling on the same…

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Enhancing Event Experiences with Event Technology
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Interactive user technology is and will always be at the forefront of not only the Events Industry but all industries. Consider how the following industries…

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Why #EventProfs Love What They Do – and The Stats to Back it Up!
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Those who have had the pleasant experience of planning events for friends, company outings, or maybe a wedding, have had the pleasure of getting a…

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