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.
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.
Who could forget Humphrey Bogart’s famous last line in Casablanca? Bogart’s character Rick Blaine gave us so many memorable quotes within the 1942 romantic classic, but his final one resonates most with me in reference to both my personal and professional life. While planning events here at Georgia Tech, I am continually inspired by how the development of “beautiful friendships” can significantly impact the outcome of my events and the guests’ experiences.
Since we know it’s helpful to receive clarification when changes occur, The Event Coordinators’ Network had the pleasure of hosting Sharon Myers, campus space coordinator, at a Q&A session on Wednesday, July 22.
The ECN held their second summer field trip series at the Residence Inn by Marriott in Midtown, Atlanta, on Wednesday, June 17. See below for a message from their Director of Sales Paul Beaulieu.
Thank you for considering the Residence Inn Midtown as a preferred hotel for your incoming clients. Our boutique 90-room hotel is located at the corner of West Peachtree and 11th street (across from the Steamhouse Restaurant). Residence Inn is perfect for extended stay, short term, and small group travel needs.