10 of Our Favorite Events from 2016

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2016 was another incredible year for us. We were a part of so many events, each presenting unique challenges and opportunities to create something special and memorable. We could never choose just one favorite, so here is a look at 10 great events from this past year. ABL Leader Lab 2016 March 21, 2016 An interactive day-long working session in which business leaders engaged in hands-on problem solving with top political and policy experts. Participants tackled...
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Dusty Rhodes takes on Harborfest

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Our President Dusty Rhodes helped rescue First Night Boston this past winter. Now she’s hoping to do the same with Boston Harborfest this summer! View the article from: The Boston Globe — By Jon Chesto Dusty Rhodes helped rescue First Night this past winter. Now she’s hoping to do the same with Boston Harborfest this summer. The Conventures Inc. president volunteered to have the First Night Inc. nonprofit take over Harborfest, the multi-daycelebration that precedes the…

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Boston Harborfest Returns

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Boston Harborfest is receiving a rebranding as it prepares to mark its 35th anniversary. In addition to its strong tradition of celebrating Boston’s historic role as the Cradle of Liberty, this year’s program features a renewed focus on Boston’s maritime history. Several new activities are planned in and around Boston Harbor from July 1st to 4th. “We are fortunate in the City of Boston to have a community that honors our deep ties to history…

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Meet Hanna!

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Meet Conventures! Part of an ongoing blog series to introduce you to all the great people who make up our team. We hope you enjoy this opportunity to get to know us a bit better. Hanna Demirjian Assistant Account Coordinator When did you start working here? And B.C. (Before Conventures) — work, school? I started at Conventures as an intern in September of 2015 just after graduating from Emerson with my Master’s in Communications studying PR and…

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Top Three Tips for Staying Organized!

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Organization is key in the event business! Take a look at these three suggestions for staying on top of your work and making every event absolutely unforgettable! 1. Make a list This is the most effective tip in staying organized! Nothing feels better than crossing off an action item from your “To Do” list. When working on several events at once, it always helps to write things down so you don’t forget to complete that…

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Meet Sydney Marshall!

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Meet Conventures! Part of an ongoing blog series to introduce you to all the great people who make up our team. We hope you enjoy this opportunity to get to know us a bit better. Sydney Marshall Turner Director of Business Development When did you start working here? And B.C. (Before Conventures) — work, school? I graduated from a small women’s college in Virginia and then moved to the “big city” of Boston. I even remember when…

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Tips for creating your perfect race course

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Long before runners line up for the start of your race, a lot of hard work, creativity and, at times, even a bit of good fortune have gone into creating the exact route they will run. We work with dozens of clients to design the perfect race course to match their goals and their market. No two courses are exactly the same, so what will make your race course stand out and get your participants…

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We’ll see you at the John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo!

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This Friday we open the doors on an event that’s very close to our hearts—The John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo. It’s our 37th year producing this annual celebration of the running community and we cherish this opportunity to welcome visitors from all over the world to our great city. Through the years, the Expo has become an important part of the entire “Marathon Weekend” experience and tradition. We’re very proud of this and we...
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Meet Sam!

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Meet Conventures! Part of an ongoing blog series to introduce you to all the great people who make up our team. We hope you enjoy this opportunity to get to know us a bit better. Samantha Croteau Account Coordinator, Special Events When did you start working here? And B.C. (Before Conventures) — work, school? I interned with Conventures from May 2013 to August 2013 and was then hired full time as an Assistant Account Coordinator with the…

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