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Thursday, December 18, 2014
On the Lot with Amber Allen

My lunch date today is with Amber Allen. Amber knows her way around the studio lot as she was previously with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and a client of mine. She left to join Riot Games to manage events for … Read more

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Thursday, December 4, 2014
10 Holiday Trends That Add Retro Sparkle

Last year, the holiday design was all Edison lights and whiskey cocktails. This year, the holidays are ushering in a gust of sparkle that, while still vintage, is more George Bailey than Mr. Potter. Here are 10 new ideas that … Read more


Thursday, November 27, 2014
A Time for Gratitude

  “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” — John Fitzgerald Kennedy True to that quote, I try to live a life of gratitude. … Read more


Thursday, November 20, 2014
On the Lot with Dan Berger

I met Dan Berger several years ago when he was just beginning Social Tables. In three years, the company has grown by leaps and bounds. It now offers a host of event and meeting planning software solutions and has been … Read more


Thursday, November 13, 2014
A University Fundraiser Makes a Stop at Warner Bros.

“We will …” I love the positive message behind the year-long capital campaign by Northwestern University. The Evanston, Illinois-based school began the campaign in May 2014 and it has been traveling through the United States visiting the many cities in … Read more


Thursday, November 6, 2014
Eat + Drink + Do Good

EMA Sets the Stage for Making a Connection There are two waves of stars at the annual Environmental Media Association (EMA) Awards. The first are on the stage, which this year was held in the Steven J. Ross Theater for … Read more


Thursday, October 30, 2014
EMA Celebrates a Quarter of a Century

At 25 years old, the Environmental Media Association (EMA) still looks great and is going strong. Chalk it up to clean (aka green) living! But it’s always good to shake things up at any age, which EMA certainly did this … Read more


Thursday, October 9, 2014
On the Lot with Sara Gorlick

I met Sara Gorlick at a conference in January and found her position as Director of Global Events for Rakuten Inc. and Rakuten Marketing fascinating. The liaison between the company’s headquarters in Tokyo and the global business units, Sara travels … Read more


Thursday, October 2, 2014
10 Fall Trends + 1

Ah, fall. The smell of a home fire burning, a leisurely walk through fallen leaves of orange, yellow and brown, a family football game in the front yard, time with your friends baking cookies. Or not! Although we’d love to … Read more