All posts in "Fall 2015"
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Cover Story

December 28, 2015

Sweet! Lumen Private Event Space and The Caramel Room stage gatherings of exquisite taste. by Julia M. Johnson Downtown St. Louis is a prime spot for exciting meetings and events, and there’s a delicious pair of new venues to add to that scene – Lumen Private Event Space, and The Caramel Room. Both facilities are […]

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Meet Over Eats

December 28, 2015

Drunken Fish – Power & Light District Raising the Roof in Downtown Kansas City by Stephen Lindsley Situated in the heart of the Power & Light District, the Kansas City, Mo, location of Drunken Fish is an oasis of Japanese cuisine in a town known for its barbecue. Voted “Best New Restaurant” by KC Magazine […]

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Feature

December 28, 2015

Better Branding through Better Photos by Tony Carosella Putting your best face forward is so important when you are considering branding your company or your services on social media. So often we see bad photos from professional people that reflect a negative impression of their businesses and services. With just a little bit of care, […]

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Safety 101

December 28, 2015

Kop’s Korner: Blurred Lines… by Det. Trent Koppel No matter what the profession, men and women have been working together for years. No matter what your position is on this matter, I don’t see times changing. This is why it is surprising to me that still today people ask me questions like, “Isn’t it hard […]

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Feature

December 28, 2015

HTE World Series by Tony Carosella Thinking outside the box is a stretch for many engineers, and organizing a show for your company’s vendors might lead you to consider a large convention center as the optimal place to hold the event. Take that model of a professional conference and flip it, then add the theme […]

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Facility Focus

December 28, 2015

Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center: A Cutting-Edge Cabin Combination by Stephen Lindsley Welcome to The Falls at Crackerneck Creek, a commercial development at the intersection of Interstate Highways 40 and 470, on the southern edge of Independence, Mo. The newest Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center is among the latest additions to this sylvan […]

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Learn the Facts About Safe Food Handling

December 28, 2015

by Chef Martin Lopez We all want to provide healthy, attractive culinary settings for our meeting guests. But there is always more to event safety than meets the eye. The St. Louis City Health Department is responsible for verifying that all food establishments in the area follow recognized procedures to provide safe and wholesome food to […]

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Destination Spotlight

December 28, 2015

Farmington, A Regional Jewel by Tony Carosella The city of Farmington, Missouri is the county seat of St. Francois County. By its name you would think that farm-ing is the main activity of Farmington, but over the last several decades it has been growing a crop of businesses and a steady in-crease in population. With […]

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When Meetings and Construction Collide, the Dust Will Fly

December 28, 2015

 By  Barbara F. Dunn O’Neal Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP Remember when you undertook a home improvement project you thought would never end?  After having my kitchen renovated several years ago, I was counting down the days when the project – dust, noise, odors, people coming and going, and microwave dinners – would be completed.  […]

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Green(er) Events 101

December 28, 2015

Today’s Green Event: Useful Information You May Not Know by Laura Allers-Lowry Think you know everything about “greening” an event? Of course, every planner knows to include recycling receptacles next to trash cans, and to make all green activities as easy as possible for patrons. But according to St.Louis Earth Day executive director Cassandra Hage, […]

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