Category Archives: Law Firms

A Year of Event Planning 101: What Have I Learned?

I cannot believe that I have been working for Events with Ginger & Co. for a full year. Where did the time go? Well, I know where it went – I have spent the past year learning an unbelievable amount: an extensive course in event planning 101. I’ve seen so much: massive outdoor events attended by…

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Ginger Donnan Events is Now Events with Ginger & Co.

As announced last month, today our event company name changed from Ginger Donnan Events to Events with Ginger & Co. to better reflect our team approach to planning events. Along with the change comes a new logo, refreshed website, new email addresses for the team, and an updated look for the Master Event Plans we…

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Ginger Donnan Events Company Name Change

Dear blog readers, While I hope you all receive our quarterly e-newsletter, I realize that some of you may come here new to us and I’d like you to know what was shared in this past month’s newsletter. Since I formed the Ginger Donnan Events in the summer of 2007, a lot has changed. I…

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The Best Online Event Registration Site on a Budget

A while back, I shared some event registration site options for organizations planning a first-time event and in need of a quick solution. We recently did some comparison shopping to make sure our clients – a non-profit organization planning their fifth annual conference and one organizing their first fundraising walk – were using the ideal and most…

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Rescue Event Planning Services for the Law Firm Event Planner

I am often contacted by law firm event planners whose large-scale or high-profile events are overwhelming their marketing team with the tasks and details needed to produce the event successfully. While I always recommend contacting an event planner before the going gets tough, I’ve learned that we can get-going with just three to six weeks notice if…

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Have an Event Emergency Plan

There’s nothing like a hurricane to get you thinking about your event emergency plan. The stories we’re hearing from clients, vendors and volunteers about Hurricane Irene are tough but luckily not heartbreaking, since those we’ve talked to have come out the other side safe and sound. We didn’t have any events taking place this past week but we’re…

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Coordination and Communication in Every Case

It’s prep time for fall events and as today is the day that my fiancee and I close on our first home, with a wedding around the corner, I can’t help thinking how similar event planning is to the coordination and communication involved in buying a house – and getting married, for that matter. Six…

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Spring Event Recap

It’s been another whirlwind event season and before I get on a plane tomorrow for a real break (two whole weeks!), it feels like a good time for an event recap. Events in January & February Since our clients’ corporate holiday parties are usually handled by an in-house planner (or admin), December is typically a…

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