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During this hour with Marnie and guest, Lori DeWitt, you'll discover:
1. How to start with the end in mind and set exciting yet reasonable goals for your event.
2. How to budget including important factors you may otherwise forget, and how to prioritize budget line items.
3. Easy-to-miss questions you must ask in advance.
4. How to set ticket prices to cover expenses while attracting the largest audience.
5. Why communication will make or break the experience for your attendees, volunteers, leadership team, and guest presenters, and how to be sure you nail it.
6. How to market for major impact.
7. The critical step many planners miss.
8. The power of the written word and why you must get everything in writing.
9. How to develop a schedule that will bring peace to the event while maximizing opportunities for all involved.
10. Why it ain’t over when it’s over and how to gain the greatest value from post event activities.
Dr. Lori DeWitt, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Communication Arts at Salisbury University and the founding Executive Director of Faith Filled Women, an interdenominational women's ministry. She is involved in organizing several events each year including an annual regional conference, community service projects, leadership summits, and networking events. Learn more at www.FaithFilledWomen.com
This week on The Shift With Ana & Skip, we have Randy Fuhrman joining us, celebrity caterer and event planner. Randy Fuhrman Events has won numerous industry awards including three for Outstanding Event presented by Special Events Magazine, and the Beverly Hills Golden Palm Award for Innovation in Small Business. The holiday season is here, and what better way to get your parties poppin' than with hot tips from Randy Fuhrman.
Got a party coming up and don't know what to do to wow your guests? Listen in on these amazing tips.
If it is Monday Night....Sweet Tea With A Chaser is on - 9:00 p.m. est. This Monday night we welcome Literary Event Planner and Author Sharon Lucas at 9:15 p.m. Her newly released book is a blue print for planning events. Her more of her story at 9:15 p.m. Monday, November 23, 2015 call in number is 646-478-3527.
On Monday night at 10:00 p.m. "Black Money Matters", open discussion about how we can collaboratively make a difference in our neighborhoods, towns, cities, if we... pool our resources and use them.
10:30 - Open Mic - Would You Marry Again...and How Would It Be Different the Second Time Around.
Sweet Tea With A Chaser - Bryan Mac, Sweet Pea and Gemini... join us...646-478-3527.
Featuring Music by George Benson
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INTERVIEW GUEST: Marsha Reeves Jews, CEO of the Bissell Street Group, noted Speaker, Talk Show Host and the Director of Events for the Herbert Bearman Community Art Gallery.
This Week’s Message: An event planner is, quite simply, someone who organizes an event. When we think of an event we may think of something spectacular, such as the Super Bowl, the Presidential Inauguration, New Year’s festivities in Times Square, or any of the other major events we hear about or see on television. Of course, event planners are needed for all these events. However, event planners also work on thousands of smaller events. Any time people gather together for a purpose, whether it is for a wedding, a conference, a festival, a formal dinner, or the grand opening of a new store, someone is needed to oversee all the details to ensure the event happens and that it is a success. Can you juggle many things at once without missing the details? Are you results oriented but always cautious of the bottom line? If this describes you, then you might have what it takes to become an event planner.
For over 20 years, Marsha Reeves Jews has successfully led her consulting firm, the Bissell Street Group, to international prominence in Business Development, Marketing, Trade Show Management, Awards Ceremonies Production and Events/Meetings/Conference Planning. She has worked with a myriad of companies and in diverse leadership capacities. Her leadership roles have included: Owner of ZZAJ Art Gallery in Harlem; Vice President of Operations for the Modern Day Marine Force in Readiness Exposition; Executive Director of the Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre Foundation of Maryland; President/COO/Associate Publisher of the Hispanic Engineer and Information Technology Magazine and the Black Engineer and Information Technology Magazine; and Producer of the Black Engineer of the Year Awards Conference.
EVENT PLANNER TRAINING - New Ways to Network: The Key to Maximizing Any Event with Marnie and Mary Beth Dunn, The Strategic Connector.
During this program, you’ll discover…
a. How to set goals for incorporating networking as part of any event.
b. How an in-the-event networking opportunity differs from a full-networking event.
c. Multiple Networking Formats, Strategies & Facilitation Tips.
d. How to help guests follow-up with contacts they’ve made.
And more with Marnie & Mary Beth Dunn!
Event Planner / Promoter Teena Cisco will join us to talk about event planning and also to inform artists on how they can start getting paid gigs and shows. Hosted by Barbara the Cuntry Cleaning Lady, Ms. Marie Jones and Some Guy Named Jay.
Ms. Marie Jones will also have a new Good Morning at Night Segment.
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We compare our list to the Ring Magazine Awards for 2015, which are:
Event of The Year: Mayweather vs. Pacquiao
Comeback Fighter of the Year: Badou Jack (vs. Dirrell)
Upset of the Year: Tyson Fury vs. Wladimir Klitschko
Round of the Year: Amir Imam vs. Fidel Maldonado, Round 3
Knockout of the Year: Saul Alvarez KO 3 James Kirkland
Fight of the Year: Matthysse vs. Molina
Fighter of the Year: Tyson Fury (vs. Wladimir Klitschko)
Tonight: Sat. February 13, 2016 on "NU Day" A look at "Black History 365" Are We Preserving Our History and Legacies As Well As We Should?
What does the guilty verdict mean for NY killer cop? AND: Update on the parole of Dr. Mutulu Shakur ALSO: The increase of rape and molestation of our women and girls is happening nationwide. Find out what MWM and the National Black Women's Defense League is preparing to do about it
AND: Is she Serious? Meryl Streep says "we're all Africans"....
On the "LIVE LINE" Sis. Keisha, providing information about the upcoming "Black Love" event that she and Professor James Small will be convening on Feb. 21, 2016 in NY and she will also give some insight into some of the real politics on the Big Apple and how it does and will affect Black/African folks. Also on the "LIVE LINE": Meet Bro. Charlse Pitts co-host of the "Connecting The Dots" heard on Harambee Radio.
This weekend is packed with social events and live music in Second Life. Tune in to learn more about what's happening and how to get involved. This week I attended several live music concerts in SL from Ceci Dover@, James Olmos@LC Live & Nashville Row, Collin Martin@LC Live, SaraMarie Philly@The Grey Owl, Tukso Okey@Metro Paris to Mapoo Little@Wonderful Dreams. The big event of the weekend is One Billion Rising in Second Life. Its annual global event is taking place on Sunday, February 14. Check out OBR's site for schedule of events. Blue Myanamotu, a recent Talk with Marie guest, is one of the featured SL artists.
ONE BILLION RISING began as a call to action based on the staggering statistic that 1 in 3 women on the planet will be beaten or raped during her lifetime. With the world population at 7 billion, this adds up to more than ONE BILLION WOMEN AND GIRLS. ONE BILLION RISING: REVOLUTION calls for a radical shift to end the global epidemic of abuse that women face worldwide.
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THURSDAY, FEB. 11, 2016 @ 8pm(CST), JOIN US FOR BROTHER BAILEY, THE SLOW JAMZ & POETRY EVENT, HOT TOPICS, & MORE ON AFTER THE LIGHTS GO OUT! TUNE IN VIA PHONE OR ONLINE @ 3478574456 or CLICK HERE!
Maya in America is a new book that shows how the ancient Maya not only reached the shores of Florida and Georgia but had a thriving gold mining operation in the north Georgia mountains.
Author Richard Thornton is a Creek Indian architect, city planner, author and researcher into Native American history. His professional work in support of archaeologists began in college, when he received a fellowship to study Mesoamerican architecture and urban planning in Mexico. In 2004 he began carrying out research projects for Native American tribes that studied their cultural history. He is a founding member and newsletter editor of the People of One Fire, a national alliance of Native American scholars. In parallel, Richard has been then architect for the restoration of several hundred buidings dating back to 1746 throughout the Southeast. On his Caucasion side, he is a direct descendant of the first leader of the Georgia during the American Revolution, a Continental officer, and Creek Indian leaders, who were allies of the Patriots.
Several of his historic preservation projects were associated with personalities or events of national importance, such as the American Revolution, Civil War battlefields, the Great Locomotive Chase, the Rev. Sam Jones, and several famous Southern writers. In 2009, he was the architect for Oklahoma's Trail of Tears Memorial in Tulsa, OK.
Welcome to another episode of On Point. In this week's segment: Behind Closed Doors ~ We keep in tune with the theme of lovers most recognized event, Valentines Day. We're going to introduce you to something special, something different, something enchanting, something to make you think, make you wonder, make you feel and try to touch the very essence of your emotions... As we introduce some of the most prolific wordsmiths to ever set emotions to word, we're going to try to capture you, captivate you, delve deep inside of that very emotion everybody hungers for, craves for, searches for.. love!
And we're going to do it with a word, as we ask: "Can I Whisper In Your Ear?"
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