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5 Easy Steps to Make Your Party Memorable

5 Easy Steps to Make Your Party Memorable 1. Define what you want to accomplish All great parties have an outcome in mind, whether it's raising money for a local organization, boosting morale or meeting/creating an organizational goal. In order to get a bigger buy in...

Planning a Fundraiser

Planning a FundraiserMy name is Jordi Stack, and I’m the newest member of the Utopia Entertainment team. A few months ago I was a Main Event Tri-Director for MizzouThon's dance marathon and I’m now the Director of Planning and Logistics for Utopia Entertainment, the...

7 High Tech Event Trends for 2019

7 High Tech Event Trends for 2019Each year, as technology advances so do the options to elevate and transform your gathering to turn it into a high-tech event. From Bar and Bat Mitzvahs to Gala's and Non-Profit events there are endless ways to give your event a new...

6 Questions To Ask Your Videographer

6 Questions To Ask Your Videographer 1. We already have a photographer? Should we still invest in video? Organizations that have experience in storytelling and capturing memories should understand the sensitivity and importance of preserving and capturing your moment....

Special Event Lighting for 2019

Special Event Lighting for 2019Uplighting is the foundation of all lighting. Most likely, every wedding you’ve ever been to has used uplighting to transform the ambiance of the room. The colors you choose decide the mood, so do your research on what goes best with...

11 Questions to Ask Your Wedding DJ

11 Questions to Ask Your Wedding DJ  *Written by our sister company, Pulse Events STL   1. How far in advance should we book entertainment? First and foremost, make sure they have your date available!   Most couples start booking 9-12 months before their wedding....

Band vs. DJ

Band vs. DJShould You Hire a Band or a DJ For Your Wedding? The lists are endless and everyone has their opinion on which music will get them on the dance floor. Here are some things to consider before you cross “music” off your wedding to-do list.   The perfect...

All Things Video

Everything You Need to Know About Video When was the last time you watched a video on YouTube or another social media outlet?   FACTS:   1. Is your business or your fundraising increasing by 100 percent each year? Video is. Each year the number of minutes of video...

Getting Gen Z To Your Nonprofit Event

Gen Z: You Want Them at Your Next Event  According to Statista.com, Generation Z (Gen Z) makes up 27 percent of the U.S. population, far surpassing baby boomers and millennials. Someone is considered Gen Z if they were born between the mid-90s and the mid-2000s....

4 Tactics to Grow Your NonProfit Email List

4 Tactics to Grow Your NonProfit Email ListThis is a guest post by Sean Kosofsky, the Nonprofit Fixer.  Picture this: you crafted an amazing email, chock-full of information about your mission. You sent it out with great excitement, then waited with anticipation for...

Newest Venues in St. Louis

Newest Venues in St. Louis Wedding Planning, Events, Venue, St. Louis Venue, New St. Louis Venues, Gala, Wedding, Nonprofit, Auction, Saint Louis SUNFLOWER HILL FARM Opened- August 2018 (Venue) Where- Augusta, MO What type of events?— weddings, conferences, birthday...

Instagram for Nonprofits: The Ultimate Guide

Instagram for Nonprofits: The Ultimate GuideThis is a guest post by Tatiana Morand from Personify, Wild Apricot Some nonprofits seem to get thousands of likes and new followers on Instagram effortlessly.  And while it may seem difficult to get the same results, it’s...

Instagram for Nonprofits: The Ultimate Guide

Instagram for Nonprofits: The Ultimate GuideThis is a guest post by Tatiana Morand from Personify, Wild Apricot Some nonprofits seem to get thousands of likes and new followers on Instagram effortlessly.  And while it may seem difficult to get the same results, it’s...

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Newest Venues in St. Louis

Newest Venues in St. Louis Wedding Planning, Events, Venue, St. Louis Venue, New St. Louis Venues, Gala, Wedding, Nonprofit, Auction, Saint Louis SUNFLOWER HILL FARM Opened- August 2018 (Venue) Where- Augusta, MO What type of events?— weddings, conferences, birthday...

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4 Tactics to Grow Your NonProfit Email List

4 Tactics to Grow Your NonProfit Email ListThis is a guest post by Sean Kosofsky, the Nonprofit Fixer.  Picture this: you crafted an amazing email, chock-full of information about your mission. You sent it out with great excitement, then waited with anticipation for...

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Getting Gen Z To Your Nonprofit Event

Gen Z: You Want Them at Your Next Event  According to Statista.com, Generation Z (Gen Z) makes up 27 percent of the U.S. population, far surpassing baby boomers and millennials. Someone is considered Gen Z if they were born between the mid-90s and the mid-2000s....

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All Things Video

Everything You Need to Know About Video When was the last time you watched a video on YouTube or another social media outlet?   FACTS:   1. Is your business or your fundraising increasing by 100 percent each year? Video is. Each year the number of minutes of video...

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Band vs. DJ

Band vs. DJShould You Hire a Band or a DJ For Your Wedding? The lists are endless and everyone has their opinion on which music will get them on the dance floor. Here are some things to consider before you cross “music” off your wedding to-do list.   The perfect...

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Past Events

October 25, 2019

Lutheran High School Auction

This year the theme of the Lutheran High School of St. Charles’ annual fundraising gala was “GAME CHANGER” as they were looking to reinvigorate their donor base and change what had become a predictable program heavy auction. Read More>>

September 10, 2019

U.S. Bank Corporate Party

When you think corporate conference, you probably picture a hotel ballroom filled with chairs and a speaker up on a platform stage. Educational, but not very exciting. Company conferences are important, and they’re meant to be informative, but that doesn’t mean they also can’t be fun. Read More>>

JUne 2 2019

Down Syndrome Association

Down Syndrome Association of Greater St. Louis connects families, educators, medical professionals, and the community with information, programs, and resources for individuals with Down syndrome through every stage of life. Read More>>

April 6 2018

MizzouThon 2019 & 2018

Children’s Miracle Network Dance Marathon is a movement benefitting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, a non-profit organization that raises funds and awareness for more than 170 pediatric hospitals across North America. Read More>>

July 28 2018

FestAbility

Festability: A celebration of Disabilities is a daylong festival that celebrates the St. Louis disability community. This first-ever event brought more than 3,000 St. Louis residents together at the Missouri History Museum.  Read More>>

May 12 2018

Girl Scouts

We’re 2.6 million strong—1.8 million girls and 800,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. Read More>>

May & November 2018

Girl’s on the Run

The mission of Girls on the Run St. Louis is to empower girls for a lifetime of healthy living. Our program for girls in the 3rd through 8th grades inspires girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. Read More>>

September 2018

International Association of Canine Professionals Conference

Where dog owners, dog trainers and canine professionals come together. The IACP provides the support and education to pave your road to success and is the only organization that actively works to defend your right to humanely use all the tools and methods of your profession. Read More>>

November 22, 2018

Fleet Feet Turkey Trot

The most popular race day in America, Turkey Trot brings together family and friends in a morning of exercise, dance, pancakes and serving the St. Louis community. Read More>>

November 10, 2018

Washington University Dance Marathon

WUDM stands for Washington University Dance Marathon. Throughout the year, DM raises money for the Children’s Miracle Network of Greater St. Louis. The fundraising year ends in November with an 8-hour dance party. Read More>>

September 22 & 30 2018

SSM Sun Run and Glennon Gallop

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon has provided care for children regardless of ability to pay since 1956. Read More>>

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