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Allow Us to (Re)Introduce Ourselves: Discover Bespoke’s Fresh, New Brand!

Bespoke's new brand logo and tagline

Allow Us to (Re)Introduce Ourselves: Discover Bespoke’s Fresh, New Brand! We’re always ones to look for the silver lining. Positivity is one of our values, after all. So, when the world hit the pause button on in-person meetings and events, we used our new-found time and space to do two things: 1) lead our clients to new, virtual ways of…

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Planning Your Live Event in These Changing Times

A man gives a presentation to a virtual audience at a live event

Planning Your Live Event in These Changing Times “The only thing that is constant is change,” said Heraclitus, the ancient Greek philosopher. These words from more than 2,500 years ago could not be more relevant today. This last year has brought about an enormous amount of change and disruption in the live events industry. And the constantly evolving (and varying)…

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Hybrid Events Are Here To Stay

Hybrid Events - 2020 Presidential Inauguration

Hybrid Events Are Here To Stay On January 20, the world was treated to an unequaled hybrid event in the form of the U.S. Presidential Inauguration. The evening program, “Celebrating America,” featured a seamless mix of pre-produced video and live cut-ins highlighting storytelling, patriotic imagery, music, celebrities, real-life heroes from across the country, and landmarks as backdrops. And did we…

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Thank You, 2020

The word 2020 spelled out in fireworks, with a 0 as a heart, to represent that Bespoke is thankful for 2020.

Thank You, 2020 As 2020 draws to a close and we think back on all that has happened this year, we’re left with a profound sense of gratitude. Yes, there were many things that were extremely difficult for all of us. We don’t minimize this at all. But at Bespoke, we are choosing to focus on the many things we…

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The Strategy Behind a One-of-a-Kind Event (in a Pandemic)

Aspen Gondola - Event by Bespoke

The Strategy Behind a One-of-a-Kind Event (in a Pandemic) The Challenge: as part of a multi-day, multi-city retreat, create a one-of-a-kind dinner event in Aspen for a group of high-level Presidents and CEOs. Aspen is a food town, home to countless A-list restaurants and the world-famous Food & Wine Classic, so what’s so hard about that? The task was not…

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Back to Events: 7 Tips for Success

Back to Events: 7 Tips for Success In-person experiences. They’re exciting. They’re nerve wracking. The changes are the constant, and the pressure is exhilarating. While the feeling of producing a live event has not changed in the last 6 months, the size, scope and service challenges certainly have. There is understandable fear and apprehension that comes with deciding to provide…

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Virtual Meeting Tools

Virtual Meeting Tools Raise your hand if you’ve attended a virtual meeting or event in the last month? Wow! That’s a lot of hands. Now raise your hand if you truly understand the difference between a webinar, a livestream and a virtual conference? Huh, not so many hands. Now raise your hand if you’ve watched Tiger King? Just checking. It…

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The Key to Exceptional Events: Planning with Purpose and Intention

The Key to Exceptional Events: Planning with Purpose and Intention Think back to a business or community event you’ve attended. Perhaps it was a leadership conference, a sales incentive trip, a fundraiser, a professional development conference, a grand opening or a product launch. Then give it a rating. Was it good, great or truly exceptional? If the event was exceptional,…

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Tailored for What You Need Now

Tailored for What You Need Now Hello to all of Bespoke’s friends, family, clients and colleagues around the world! We hope you and yours are safe, healthy and resilient during this season of change. While the team at Bespoke is connected and working from our homes, we are open and thrilled to continue to serve our growing list of clients…

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Safety and Security

Safety and Security According to recent studies, 53% of meeting and event organizers don’t have an event-specific crisis management plan in place.* The biggest change to our business over the past five years has been the focus on safety and security. From lone-wolf attacks using vehicles on the street to the threat of drones overhead to the staggering increase in severe…

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