The ISES Austin Day of Education event took place Sept. 23 at the Blanton Museum of Art in Austin. The event featured keynote speaker Steve Kemble, also known as America’s Sassiest Lifestyle Guru, along with other notable presenters including Erica Prewett, the owner of A Big To Do Event of Atlanta and president elect of ISES Atlanta.
Getting media to your event takes more than sending a blanket press release with the same information to every journalist you can find on a list. It takes a personalized media pitch for each journalist—and an event that’s unique enough to earn coverage. We gathered 10 tips from PR gurus Karen Henry, owner of The PR Boutique in Houston, and Kellie McCrory, owner of MCA Public Relations in Dallas, on how to get the press to your event.
Craft beer enthusiasts will be treated to an expanded Craft Beer Experience during Grapevine’s 2015 Main Street Days, which is expected draw about 150,000 attendees.
—2 oz. rye whiskey
—.75 oz. Punt e Mes sweet vermouth
—.5 oz. house amer blend
The Renaissance Dallas Hotel is set to open its new meeting and event space July 14, complete with Pink Granite from nearby Marble Falls, TX.
Designed and contracted by HC Beck, the new 50,000-square-foot space will hold a 16,000-square-foot Grand Ballroom as its centerpiece, able to seat up to 1,500 people for dinner. Directly above the ballroom will be the City View Room and City View Rooftop Terrace, a 10,900-square-foot indoor and outdoor large-scale event space with windows extending from the floor to the ceiling that offer a view of the Dallas skyline.
Getting guests in the mood to give can make for an event to remember.