Event PlanningSports
June 2, 2015

Tips for creating your perfect race course

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…
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John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo
EventsSports
April 15, 2015

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

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…
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Meet the Team
April 1, 2015

Meet Sam!

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…
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Meet the Team
February 24, 2015

Meet Aric!

When did you start working here? And B.C. (Before Conventures) — work, school? I started at Conventures as an intern in the summer of 2008 and again in the summer of 2009. I graduated from…
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Event PlanningSports
January 26, 2015

Getting to the finish line of planning a race or walk in another city

Photos courtesy of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation Each year, our sports events team at Conventures plans and manages walks and races in locations across the country. From San Francisco to Philadelphia, each city offers…
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ConventuresEvents
December 31, 2014

2014: Year in Review

2014 was a year filled with so many special moments for us. We are truly humbled by the great trust and responsibility placed in our hands over these past twelve months by you, our clients…
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Photography
December 10, 2014

Five tips to help your event photographer

For more than 15 years, I’ve been photographing events—from the tiniest employee-recognition cocktail parties to international conferences with thousands of attendees… and everything in between. Each comes with its own set of challenges and very…
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Fundraising success: It all starts with building a great event committee
Event Planning
November 12, 2014

Fundraising success: It all starts with building a great event committee

Most nonprofits know there are major benefits to hosting an annual gala or awards dinner. However, they also know the climate for fundraising events has become much more competitive in the past decade. With multiple…
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Event Planning
October 20, 2014

Disaster Kits 101: Don’t tempt fate. Be prepared for what any event may throw your way!

Disaster Kits. A term used by our founder and president Dusty Rhodes for an at-the-ready supply of items that will hopefully solve any impending disaster at an event. (BTW, it’s not “if” a possible disaster…
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In the News
September 26, 2014

In the News: Women Up: Dusty Rhodes of Conventures

From Boston Business Journal – Where do you turn when you need advice or guidance? I run things by my colleagues. We have a very open and fluid communications approach so if there’s something I’m not…
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