Tag: Chicago.

My First Blog Conference, Inspired by Eleanor Roosevelt (Not the One You Think)

Sara - Eleanor Roosevelt 8.4.11 Feature

I’ve always been a little envious of bloggers and the events that they get to attend. At the end of this month, I will finally have my chance to attend one of these events, and I can barely contain my excitement.
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Write a Haiku, Be on Our Blog

Haiku Contest Feature Crop 6.16.11

Time to tell your tale / during our haiku contest. / Get ready to tweet! #EB575
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The Red Pump Project: Great shoes for a great cause

Luvvie Ajayi embodies one of the most important maxims we hear from our nonprofit eventholders: your subject can be deeply serious, but that doesn’t mean you have to forget your sense of humor. Frankly, when else is cracking a smile so important? The desire to spread awareness—but do it with panache—was the motivation behind Ajayi’s Red Pump Project.
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Parties That Cook founder offers tips for lively classes and workshops

Turning a workshop or class into a lively, hot-ticket event can be an intimidating challenge for an eventholder. It’s also critical for success—and maybe not as tough as you thought. Parties That Cook, a ten-year-old culinary events company with gatherings in the Bay Area and Chicago—and at a brand-new Seattle outpost—has found remarkable success, even during a down period for the industry, with a formula that pushes the social side up in the mix.
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Outstanding Valentine's events in 2010

The calendar gods smiled on us for Valentine’s Day 2010, plunking 2/14 on the Sunday night of Presidents’ Day weekend—this year, there’s no need to worry about cracking that champagne on a school night. All the more reason to get yourself out to some great events! Whatever your town, and whether you’ll be arriving with a sweetheart or hoping to leave with one, Eventbrite has you covered.
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