Experience the Kendall Square Challenge!

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Our team worked with the Kendall Square Association to put a fun spin on their annual community day, resulting in the first Kendall Square Challenge—a mobile app-powered competition, with physical, intellectual, and community missions to benefit six local charities. Participants included hundreds of tech-savvy workers representing companies from the Cambridge biotech, pharma, tech, start-up, retail, and non-profit worlds dashing through the Kendall Square Innovation District. Check out their amazing video recapping the event (and see…

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10 of Our Favorite Events from 2016

By | Conventures, Events
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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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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Top Three Tips for Staying Organized!

By | Event Planning

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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2015: Year in Review

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That’s another year in the books! Take a look back at our 2015, from the never-ending snow collected at the Seaport snow farm right outside our office to the incredible First Night First Day. Happy New Year!

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Meet Sydney Marshall!

By | Conventures, Meet the Team

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

By | Event Planning, Sports

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!

By | Conventures, Sports
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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