Tuesday, October 26, 2010

St Paul's/Bella Vista School Oktoberfest Event 2010

So this October I decided on volunteering to be the chairperson for my sons preschool division and organize a game booth for the schools Oktoberfest Event. The kids seem to love it and kept coming back to play and collect the cute prizes. The festival was filled with carnival games, jumpy houses, live entertainment for the kids, German food, a beer garden, music and craft vendors. Even though the weather turned out to be a cloudy rainy day that didn't stop anyone from having a good time. I love the fall season and was excited to experience this type of event and help out. It was fun to see how it all came together and I look forward to helping with different types of festivals in the future. Happy Fall Season!

Monday, October 11, 2010

The Half Way Mark

So.... I am excited to be half way through my course and on my way to become an Internationally Certified Event Planner. I have enjoyed what I learned so far and thrilled to see what the other half of the program will teach and prepare me for. My tutor seems to be proud of my work as she has been giving me high grade markings and great feedback on my past assignments. Once I am finished with the course
(which I am shooting for the end of the year) my goal is to get a job with a corporate company as their event planner while having Savvy Chic Events as my personal side business to plan private functions for clients. As I approach the end of the program I will post a preview of my services to come and hope to have a my professional website up and running by the new year 2011. In the mean time if you have any questions or need assistance on an upcoming event please contact me. Thank you for taking the time to follow my journey!

close-up of a cross marked on a year planner

close-up of a personal data assistant and a planner lying on table in an office

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Setting The Tone

Music is an important element of an event. Weather it's some jazz tunes playing over cocktails, some soft classical music during a sit down dinner and then adding some upbeat music after for dancing the night away. Music sets the tone of a event and puts the guest in a mood to have fun and enjoy themselves. When looking for a live band or DJ make sure to get reviews on the company and ask to observe previous work. They should have a sample video on their website or can provide you with one to view. Also have a play list written down on your favorite types of songs so that they can play through out the evening. Most important is to make sure to get out on the dance floor and enjoy yourself with your family and friends. It is wonderful to see a group of people dancing, laughing and having a great time together. I love music and dancing. It lifts the spirits and provides great memories. So.... get out there and boogie!

Violinists Playing

Close-up of a keyboard

Hands playing bass guitar

shot of a disc jockey operating sound equipment

People Dancing at Party

Crowd raising arms at party in night club