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Event PlanningSports
July 25, 2018

Tee It High, Let It Fly – 9 Tips for Your Next Fundraising Golf Tournament

Fore! It’s summer, and there is no shortage of organizations heading to the links for philanthropic golf tournaments. As New England’s leading special events agency, Conventures helps several groups with every detail of their daylong…
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Event Planning
January 28, 2016

Top Three Tips for Staying Organized!

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…
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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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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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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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ConventuresEvent PlanningInternships
June 5, 2014

Are you turning your interns into employees?

Are you turning your interns into staff members? Or are you showing them all the door once the internship is over? A valuable starting point for an assessment of any company’s internship program may be…
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