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Having A Ball

2/11/2019

So Others Might Eat (SOME) held its annual Young Professionals’ Winter Ball on Friday, February 8 at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, and this year's celebration did not dissapoint. Over 800 young professionals gathered to raise money for SOME’s affordable housing programs for homeless and very low-income families. The event included catering by Occasions Caterers, a photobooth by Extraordinary Entertainment and live music by the Blue Tips Rhythm Revue. The record-breaking silent auction featured items donated by various restaurants, boutique work-out locations, concert tickets and more in the Washington, DC area and beyond, really showcasing the generosity of our city's local businesses. The Webster Group was proud to once again partner with SOME to ...

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Planning a CSR Activity Within Your Event?

Events Industry Council
6/22/2018

According to the 2015 SITE Index Benchmark Study, seven out of 10 incentive programs include at least one Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activity. If you’re planning one for one of your events, the MAUDE Framework can help you to get started on planning one that will deliver value to the community, your participants, and your organization.

The framework looks ...

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No Surprise, Food Costs Are Rising: Tips to Manage F&B Costs

Allan Leibowitz, Skift
6/13/2018

Presenting a lackluster chicken breast or lukewarm chunk of salmon to attendees during an event is now a liability that event planners are looking to avoid. Food and beverage service has become integral to not just the event experience, but marketing success in the age of Instagram and Twitter.

As event professionals focus more attention on food and beverage, though ...

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TWG CEO Wendy Drake Joins WPO

The Webster Group
6/8/2018

New York, NY (June 8, 2018) — The Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO), a peer advisory group for million dollar plus women-led companies, is proud to announce Wendy Drake, MBA, President and CEO of The Webster Group, as the newest member of the Washington, D.C. Chapter of the WPO.

“I am very pleased to welcome Wendy Drake to the WPO,” said ...

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