June Newsletter

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Peak of the Week has now ended!

This is our official wrap-up of the Peak of the Week lunch series! We are phasing out this program with the recent arrival of WaterPark Place's new food vendors. For the last year, while the building was under renovation, The Rostie Group had started 'Peak of the Week' which is a meal delivery program for our clients. We picked a new restaurant every Wednesday (the peak of the week) and had lunch delivered for all of our clients from that restaurant. We would like to thank our customers for … [Read more...]

Happy Birthday Cynthia!

The team at The Rostie Group would like to wish Cynthia Rostie a very Happy Birthday. We hope she has a wonderful day and is enjoying her travels. We look forward to celebrating with her upon her return! … [Read more...]

Rostie Group Networking Pancake Breakfast

This morning we hosted a Pancake Breakfast in the Rainy Lake Room. It was the perfect start to the day. Thank you to those that could make it. Below are some pictures from this morning. Please stay tuned for more fun events that we will be hosting throughout the summer. Be sure to follow us on Twitter @RostieGroup   … [Read more...]

Rise N’ Shine – It’s Pancake Time!

The weather is beautiful and we feel that it is time for another networking event. This time we will host a fun breakfast that will allow you to network with our clients. Please be sure to join us for our Pancake Networking Breakfast on June 24, 2014 from 8:00-10:00 AM. … [Read more...]

What type of meeting is it again?

Understanding the type of meeting that you are planning should help you make it even more effective. The type and purpose of getting this group of participants together will determine the timing, preparation and follow-up expected. Amanda Schneider says "Not all meetings should follow the same template. Using a variety of meeting techniques helps people focus, feel productive, and helps teams keep projects on track. Knowing your "meeting type" and following these best practices can keep … [Read more...]

How does your meeting room arrangement affect participants?

Are you guilty of overlooking meeting room logistics. The layout of your meeting room is secondary only to the meeting agenda and info. Here are some results of a survey conducted on meeting room participants, to think about before your next meeting. "Meeting participants gave the highest ratings to the speakers, the opportunity to ask questions, the responses to questions, and topics about how the company was doing, especially about recent successes. The lowest rated items were the … [Read more...]

The recipe for winning at business event planning

This excerpt is part of Entrepreneur.com's Second-Quarter Startup Kit which explores the fundamentals of starting up in a wide range of industries. In Start Your Own Event Planning Business, the staff at Entrepreneur Press and writer Cheryl Kimball explain how you can get started in the event planning industry, whether you want to work part- or full-time planning anything from a first-birthday party, bar mitzvah or wedding to political fundraisers and product launches. In this edited excerpt, … [Read more...]