When planning an event, booking your caterer and audio visual team are big items to check off of your “To Do” list but there is still work to be done. While you may think that catering and audio visual needs are independent of one another, think again! Both of these teams have large, heavy equipment […]
February 24, 2015
There are many ways you can set up a meeting or conference as we’ve shown in Room Configuration 101, but how do you decide which setup is best for your particular needs? Take these simple items and tips into consideration to ensure a successful and easy-flowing event. 1. Avoid straight-row seating Although a straight set […]
May 20, 2014
There is no doubt that outdoor events can be a huge hit for multiple types of occasions. Whether you are planning a carnival for your associates, an afternoon picnic on the lawn, or an upscale reception on a terrace, these tips are sure to help you out when planning your next event. Image 1. Weather […]
May 5, 2014
Corporate meetings and conferences often mean back-to-back lectures and long days, but putting in more time doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll learn more or even get more done. Studies on attention spans show that even adult minds began to wander after about 10-15 minutes, and by taking regular breaks from mental tasks, productivity and creativity improve. To […]
August 15, 2013
We want to extend a giant thank you to the hundreds of you who joined us for our Anniversary Event and Food Drive! Together we collected over 1,400 pounds of food to stock the shelves of the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina. Your generous donations will help feed hundreds in need this […]
June 21, 2012
Did you know WinMock was developed by event planners for event planners? It’s often an overlooked fact that we here feel is extra important to note, especially if you are part of that corporate/non-profit event planning crowd (like some of us are).
Our corporate event planning team at Sterling Events Group (parent company of WinMock at Kinderton) have spent years carefully thinking through the ins and outs of event facility needs. We created a checklist of “must haves” and “really wants” and worked with our architect and contractor to develop a design that would accommodate as many items as we could. Here is our top five list.
March 28, 2011