Advertising & Marketing

Seven Questions to Consider Before Renting an Event Space

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Renting an event space can be an extremely daunting task. Depending on the event being planned, event venues are sometimes difficult to find, review, and rent. Many event planners find themselves burned by a number of factors, including the inability to match specific event needs with local event space rentals, a lack of reputable event space rentals in the area, and a lack of an appropriate amount of time to make an informed decision. If you find yourself in this situation, here are 10 important questions to consider before committing to an event space rental. These questions will help you to make an informed decision quickly to save time and effort!

Are online and in person references available?

Rental events spaces that are difficult to vet are highly suspicious. It is best to choose a rental space that has received a wealth of both personal and online reviews in order to best determine the company’s ability to provide quality service.

Research the company’s history and client relationships.

Although you may assume that the company’s history and client relationships can be gathered through independent company reviews, it is important go a step further to ascertain whether or not the company has …

Arts & Entertainment

Fun Whiteboard Games to Play

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Whiteboards are now widely used for a variety of reasons. They are portable and add many more visual options to any presentation than a chalkboard. But, did you know there are many games to play on a whiteboard? Here are suggestions that allow a whiteboard to become fun as well as entertaining.

Classroom Games

* HOT SEAT – Place a chair in front of but facing away from the whiteboard and ask a student to come up and sit in the “hot seat”. Write a word on the board that describes a movie, book, animal, place, or object. Clues are given to the person in the hot seat, so they can guess the word written on the board.

* HANGMAN – Divide the group into two teams. The teacher selects a word with the same number of letters for each team. She then draws a horizontal line in a row on the whiteboard for each letter in the word. The teams rotate calling out a letter for their word. If the letter is in the word, it is placed in the proper blank. If not, the teacher starts drawing a hangman. The team that fills in the blanks and …