Running a Business with Dyslexia
I’m open about the fact that I have dyslexia. When people ask me what it’s like to run a business when I have dyslexia, I have to stop and think about it.
Happy Fifth Birthday to Us!
This month, the C.KAY International team celebrates five years in business.
How to Avoid Becoming an Online Meeting Zombie
“No…not another Zoom meeting!” cry people everywhere, almost every day.
Online or On-site: Make Your Events Sustainable
April 22 is celebrated around the world as Earth Day, but shouldn’t every day be Earth Day?
I Get By With a Little Help From My Friends
“I’m still standing, yeah, yeah, yeah,” proclaims my friend and event management colleague, Marcus White, in this blog post.
Navigating the Tricky Waters of Virtual Events
The world of event management has gone full virtual. I think it’s safe to say we’re now in full swing with virtual experiences.
Airport Survival Tips
My life often circulates around airports these days. Getting there, waiting there, and finally, getting away from there.
How I Explore a City
I love to explore. And after of lot of exploring over the years, I’ve come up with my personal approach to fully experiencing cities—cities that are new to me or my old favourites.
In My Bag of Tricks
I travel a LOT. Both to manage client events and for fun. And in this nomadic lifestyle, I’ve come up with a packing list that does it all.
Dyslexics of the World Untie!
As a person with dyslexia, I’ve always found it funny—and frustrating—that the word “dyslexic” is so hard to spell!
Table for One, Please…
Managing events in far-off locations means long, hectic hours. So when I’m on the road, I work to find ways to fully enjoy the scarce downtime I get. One of my favourites: a leisurely meal in a destination restaurant that I haven’t tried. I’m a foodie and love to explore new places.
Tricks of the Trade: Attracting Event Sponsors
In my last blog, I talked about attracting attendees to your events. Another audience that's critical to the bottom line for many events, both fundraisers and business conferences, is corporate sponsors.
C.KAY International’s First Anniversary!
It's hard to believe. It was just one year ago that I ventured into the world of entrepreneurism and launched C.KAY International to produce private and corporate events all over the globe.
Relaxing… recharging… and renewing…
Whew! I'm back home after an exhilarating three weeks managing a client event in Kiev, Ukraine. Normally, I'd race back to Seattle and hit the ground running to manage another client event.
Two Countries Divided by a Common Language (and a Few Other Things…)
I'm a Brit living in Seattle and running a U.S. business that produces large corporate conferences and events. It's a business that's all about people.
The Delicate Details of Managing Contracts
When it comes to event planning, the Devil is truly in the details!