Event Spotlight: Southern Social

By Serena Wallace

The Southern Social was held on the evening of Friday, September 30, 2016, at the Georgia Aquarium in the Arctic Room. The event's goal was to engage with the Parent's Board, Parent & Family Programs donors, and any potential donors during the very busy Family Weekend at Georgia Tech.  


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Event Spotlight: College of Design Celebration Party

By Serena Wallace

The College of Design Celebration Party was held on Thursday, August 25 outside the East Architecture Building. The event celebrated the debut of the college's new name. Read more from the College of Design's director of communications, Ann Hoevel


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Four Meeting & Event Technology Trends to Watch in 2016

By Stephanie Sigler

Just as technology is rapidly changing in our personal lives, it is also changing the event world. There are so many new technology items that provide the most ideal attendee and event experience possible. Being at an innovative institute like Georgia Tech, we wanted to bring together some of our ideas and trends that you could possibly use planning your next events.


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2016 RFP Catering Bid Process Underway

By Anonymous

Every five years, Auxiliary Services and Procurement and Business Services reevaluate our secondary preferred caterers and extend five-year contracts to selected catering finalists. The process for 2016-2020 is currently underway and we need the ECN's help in identifying potential caterers.


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SMART Goal Planning

By Serena Wallace

Each year, we all participate in performance review. It can be a difficult task to create goals that are SMART and reflect where we want to be in 2017. Goal planning for events can be particularly challenging as many of the variables are outside our control. For example, your goal may be to increase attendance at an annual event by 20% from the previous year. Then the ice storm of the century strikes, preventing travel.

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