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Client Spotlight: National Consumers League

7/23/2020

As we reflect on The Webster Group’s 25 years of events, we are grateful that the work we do emphasizes the missions of so many remarkable organizations. Our new Client Spotlight series brings you stories and in-depth information from our clients, in their own words, about the work they champion. The Webster Group was founded because we saw a need to provide high quality event planning and management services to the non-profit industry here in Washington, D.C. We are proud to continue offering innovative solutions for events across the corporate, nonprofit, and government sectors around the world.

 

Client Spotlight for the National Consumers League

The National Consumers League has been a valued client of TWG since 2017. We ...

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Features

Time to Get CSEP Certified!

Rob Brown, CSEP
6/25/2020

Best practice is a term used a lot in the events industry but what constitutes best practices can differ greatly from organization to organization. The event planning industry allows for a great deal of creativity from our planners and produces while at the same time requiring us to figure out new and complicated challenges on a daily basis. This is half of the fun for us! But it also allows for event planners to become set in their ways of what works for them. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing; experience matters in our industry and we should value ...

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Memorial Day: Meaning & Memories

The Webster Group
5/25/2020

This Memorial Day, The Webster Group team took time to reflect on what the day means to each of us. While we all have different traditions and memories associated with the day, the consistent thread is appreciation for those that have served our country and the importance of connecting with family and friends.

Sentiments from some of our team members are shared below.

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Time to Get CMP Certified!

Phil Hargis, CGMP
4/23/2020

I have been with The Webster Group for over six years. Throughout my time here, TWG leadership has always put an emphasis on industry networking, training, and certifications. As a busy event company, finding time to participate in these activities does not always come easy. Finding the right balance between client work and personal schedules requires diligence and unwavering dedication.

At TWG, one of my roles is to manage government clients and events. So, for me to have industry certifications is extra important. When I first started at The Webster Group, I immediately earned my Certified Government Meeting Planner (CGMP ...

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Events Industry

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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