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International Security Foundation Virtual Reception

1/28/2021

“The ISF has enjoyed a successful partnership with The Webster Group since 2015.  Their guidance and expertise has helped our annual fundraising dinner grow beyond any of our wildest dreams.  This past year, when everything changed because of COVID-19, The Webster Group helped us quickly pivot to planning and executing a successful virtual fundraising event. We are still getting wonderful feedback on our program and know that a large part of its success was because of The Webster Group’s guidance and creativity. We look forward to many years of working with The Webster Group.”

-Peggy O'Neil, Executive Director of the International Security Foundation

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Client Spotlight: International Security Foundation

1/21/2021

Client Spotlight for the International Security Foundation (ISF)

The Webster Group has long had ties to the intelligence and security sector. We are privilegded to support the production of the International Security Foundation's annual gala. While this year's event was entirely virtual, it served as a emphatic reminder of just how important the work of ISF is. Read more below to see how.

 

Tell us about the role of the ISF.

We are an innovative nonprofit that was created to support the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) of the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Diplomatic Security ...

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The Webster Group Nominated for 2 Prestigious EventsAIR Virtual Events Awards

12/18/2020

This week EventsAIR held its “Bring On 2021 - EventsAIR Global Customer Gathering” conference. During the final session, EventsAIR CEO Trevor Gardiner announced the 2020 virtual event award winners. The Webster Group was selected as finalist for two of these prestigious awards.

The Webster Group was 1 of 3 finalists in the category for 2020 “OnAIR Virtual Event of the Year” for the U.S.-India Strategic Partnership Forum we produced in the summer using our in-house virtual platform, OnAIR. Additionally, The Webster Group’s Senior Director, Phil Hargis, was selected as 1 of 3 finalists for the category “2020 Virtual ...

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Client Spotlight: HealthyWomen

10/14/2020

Client Spotlight for HealthyWomen

As a Woman-Owned Small Business, The Webster Group takes special interest in partnering with woman-led organizations. This year we were honored to work with HealthyWomen to produce its annual event focused on women's health education and access. The Webster Group supported the complete transition of HealthyWomen's annual live event to a fully virtual event - more to come on the event details in the next post. We spoke with the HealthyWomen team about the organization and the important work they are focused on this year.

 

Describe the mission of HealthyWomen.

The mission behind HealthyWomen is ...

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Events Industry

The Webster Group Nominated for 2 Prestigious EventsAIR Virtual Events Awards

12/18/2020

This week EventsAIR held its “Bring On 2021 - EventsAIR Global Customer Gathering” conference. During the final session, EventsAIR CEO Trevor Gardiner announced the 2020 virtual event award winners. The Webster Group was selected as finalist for two of these prestigious awards.

The Webster Group was 1 of 3 finalists in the category for 2020 “OnAIR Virtual Event of the Year ...

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Sustainability in Action: 2019 IMEX Frankfurt

Wendy Drake
6/14/2019

 

I recently returned from Frankfurt where I attended IMEX 2019.  IMEX Frankfurt is a perfect platform to make new -- and renew -- connections, keep pace with fast-changing event technology, connect with suppliers, and explore the latest trends.  Large conferences like IMEX tend to have a reputation for wasting all kinds of food, energy, and materials.  This year, I was impressed with ...

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TWG Brings Home Gold Stevie from American Business Awards

6/12/2019

The Webster Group was named the winner of a prestigious Gold Stevie® Award in the Art, Entertainment & Public - Live Event category at The 17th Annual American Business Awards® in New York City on June 11, 2018.

 

The American Business Awards are the U.S.A.’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are ...

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It Takes a Village!

8/1/2018

A heartfelt thank you to our outstanding event suppliers who helped create a wonderful evening for the HBS Club of Washington, DC's 3rd Annual Leaderhship Gala.  We realize that we are only as strong as our partnerships and are grateful to have the opportunity to work side by side with many of the best in our business.  Hats off ...

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Connecting Globally: 2018 IMEX Frankfurt

TWG: Wendy Drake
6/26/2018

As the CEO of a global event management company, it is important that I continually learn what our industry has to offer. For the past three years, I have had the privilege of attending IMEX Frankfurt, the worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events. Over the course of four days, I had the opportunity to network with fellow event ...

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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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