Tips & Insights

From leading entrepreneurs and businesses in the Twin Cities. Interviews, Q & A’s and a whole lot of wonderful networking know-how

Elizabeth Sherry NFL

5 Tips From Elizabeth Sherry Who Worked During the “Big Game” of 2018 in Minneapolis

In the 52 hours leading up to the big football game, Catering Manager of The Guthrie Theater, Elizabeth Sherry, hosted 8 events. Earning a quarter million dollars revenue. Here’s what she learned… Businesses Book “Last-Minute” & Are Meticulous With Details Don’t Panic If You Haven’t Booked Anyone Yet Even though site visits with sponsors at …

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Star Tribune Magazine 2019

A stress-free holiday party? It can be done — and be fun

BY NICOLE HVIDSTEN, originally published in Star Tribune Magazine Winter 2019 edition, “Afraid to Ask” Party-planning experts weigh in on throwing a soiree that won’t make you want to deck your guests with boughs of holly. I’m running out of time. Are e-vites tacky? E-vites are not tacky. Folks want/need the information; e-vite platforms are …

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Matthew Sherry, co-founder TCWEP

Networking 101 with Matthew Sherry

Matthew Sherry, CEO of Complete Weddings + Events Twin Cities, shares in this episode of Event-Industry Insider on how to approach networking, how not to do it, and a little bit of why it all matters for one’s company and/or business individual.

Food Idea Tips

Starting a Food-Related Business? Read Insights From 3 Successful Food-Related Business Owners First

These Minnesota business owner’s are shining examples of success in the landscape of the local food-industry. I ask the trio a few questions about business start-up strategy, their perspectives, and advice. They graciously share insight. What constitutes a food business for you? Tami: I belong to a 400 member cooking club where I’ve learned of …

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Panic

First Time Networking? Anxious? Unsure? Look For These 7 Super Safe/Friendly People For Immediate Support

While we like to think everyone is approachable at our events, we are realistic enough to know that even though it’s exciting walking into an event along with 75 to 150 attendees, it can also be daunting.Even for self-proclaimed extroverts!An example is this year’s winner of the TCWEP Member of the Year award, Jeannine Pohl …

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Jamie Engebretson

Networking Insights & Stories from Jaime Engebretson – Networking Award Winner

If you’ve attended a Twin Cities Wedding & Event Professionals monthly networking event then the chances are very high that you’ve either met, talked, or glimpsed Jaime Engebretson networking. She’s the event planner to luxury brides. Owner of J’aime Events. Award Moment On April 10th, amidst applause and cheers, Jaime Engebretson was awarded the 2019 …

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tcwep networking wish list

Top of the Wishlist: Ultimate Gift Ideas for Networking Friends

Want to give Top of the Wishlist Ultimate Gifts and be considered a stellar networker? Gifts that absolutely will be considered highly valuable, truly appreciated and have an impact on both your businesses and/or workplace. Best of all, these gifts won’t cost you money to give, they are free, and most are just minutes of your time! Online Reviews Everyone …

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Corporate Halloween Costumes

When & How to Use Halloween Costumes to Your Advantage at Work

While some employees shouldn’t show up to their “stuffy” work environment in an outrageous Halloween costume, it’s worthwhile to know that you might be missing a fun opportunity in the more laid-back festive-loving workplaces. This is especially true for company’s where the boss really gets into costumes and company parties. By dressing up and showing …

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