Category: Meetings & Events

Shining a Light on Medical Meetings
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February 8, 2013May 26, 2019

Shining a Light on Medical Meetings

Reblogging a great article from SmartMeetings.com. Shining a Light on Medical Meetings By Donna M. Airoldi The Sunshine Act doesn’t take effect until 2013, but it’s impacting planners today, and the lessons they’re learning have implications for other vertical markets Scrutiny is nothing new for pharmaceutical and medical companies, which underwent a sea change in...

MPI January Education Program
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January 30, 2013May 26, 2019

MPI January Education Program

Paragon Events staff was lucky enough to be included in the South Florida MPI January Education Program on January 10th. Read on for details about the event or check out a few hundred fabulous pictures here! Meeting’s Market For Fresh Ideas: Local Support and Steps to Prepare the Meeting Industry for a Sustainable Future “An engaging speaker, effective facilitator,...

ALHI IAC Board Meeting
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January 29, 2013May 26, 2019

ALHI IAC Board Meeting

If you read our most recent post about our President and Managing Director Renee Radabaugh being selected for the Associated Luxury Hotels International Industry Advisory Council Board, you know why Renee just spent the week in Vegas! Renee was chosen to sit on the board of the Industry Advisory Council, which held a fantastic and...

“Holiday in the Tropics” Event Industry Holiday Luncheon, Orlando
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December 18, 2012July 5, 2017

“Holiday in the Tropics” Event Industry Holiday Luncheon, Orlando

Paragon Rocks Out the GOAMPI Holiday Luncheon Reg Desk! Paragon was responsible for handling registration and registration desk at the annual Event Industry Holiday Luncheon, hosted by USO and Greater Orlando Area Meeting Planners International at the Sheraton Lake Buena Vista Resort. Renee, Kayla, and new Paragon staffer Kacey from the Orlando Paragon office attended....

2013 Meeting Planner To Watch Award
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December 4, 2012July 5, 2017

2013 Meeting Planner To Watch Award

Paragon Events has been nominated and chosen as a recipient of ConventionSouth Magazine‘s 2013 “Meeting Planner to Watch” Award! We are so thrilled to be recognized for the work we do and can’t wait to see the article associated with this award in the December 2012 issue of ConventionSouth Magazine. Paragon Events is indeed a...

Event Planners Turned Crisis Managers
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November 28, 2012July 5, 2017

Event Planners Turned Crisis Managers

Handy Dandy Event Planner’s Emergency Kit An emergency situation can completely unravel even the most flawlessly coordinated event. And often times, it is the event coordinator is who is suddenly turned to in the case of an emergency. You’ve had the answers for everything up until now, and now you’re being looked to in cases...

Are you breaking the law while hosting a raffle?!
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November 14, 2012May 26, 2019

Are you breaking the law while hosting a raffle?!

Did you know that Florida law has the power to regulate how your organization conducts raffles and other games of chance at your events? There are laws regarding how you can advertise the raffle, select winners, and organize their drawings. As event planners, we know that having games, raffles, and of course prizes are all...

How To Increase Attendance at Your Next Event
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November 12, 2012July 5, 2017

How To Increase Attendance at Your Next Event

Christina Mathis Successful Meetings Magazine Blog- New Members Growing the participation in your event is more important now than ever, as featured in an article in Successful Meetings Magazine by Andrea Doyle. The article highlighted American Pet Products Association (APPA) and Burba Hotel Networks strategies to set events apart from other competitors. The goal is...

Mobile Event Apps Taking Over
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October 31, 2012July 5, 2017

Mobile Event Apps Taking Over

Mobile Event Apps Taking Over: 7 Pitfalls to Avoid Cave paintings > Stone and hisel > Pen and paper > Computer > SmartPhone This is a general progression of how humans have grown to write and communicate, and the technology developed throughout time. Within the last 15 years, the ways of communication have been changing...

Paragon Events Meeting Planner for Reigning World Series Champions
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March 23, 2012July 5, 2017

Paragon Events Meeting Planner for Reigning World Series Champions

Paragon Events Meeting Planner for Reigning World Series Champions St. Louis Cardinals hire Paragon Events Inc. for their annual mix and mingle dinner event with the team’s marketing partners. DELRAY BEACH, FLA — Major League Baseball’s 2011 World Series Champions, the St. Louis Cardinals, team up with Paragon Events, a full- service event provider and...