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Rebranding Airlie: More than a Mark

Have you seen our new look? We’re excited to officially announce the launch of our updated brand. For the past nine months, our team has been working alongside Dana Communications to examine our past, present, and future to really uncover who we are. Think of it as soul searching for a company. Our findings, while surprising, make perfect sense – and solidify Airlie’s place as a leader in the hospitality industry. Read on to learn about our experience.

Designing a Dream: One Couple’s Pro Tips for Tying the Knot

Planning a wedding. The mere utterance of those words, whether internally or aloud, is enough to drive your heart rate up. There are so many elements to consider, contemplate, and decide on. Choosing a venue should be one of the initial decisions, and one that will drive many others – including ceremony, florals/decor, photographs, accommodations, and more. The venue should be a vehicle for your theme, and help to illustrate your love story throughout your wedding. Last August, Elana and Ryan were married at Airlie, and when the photo gallery came back, our team reacted with a collective jaw drop….
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Airlie’s Formal Gardens: A Historical Treasure

When I set out to write this blog, the idea was to focus on Boxwood care. After a little bit of research, I was able to find a digitized copy (thanks Google!) of House & Garden Magazine from 1907 which featured Airlie… and down the rabbit hole of history I went. I was entranced by the fact that what started as Harry Connelly Groome’s private residence has now evolved into a beautiful, thriving property for so many to enjoy. Can you imagine Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. walking through the Boxwood hedges while working on ‘I Have a Dream,’ or…
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Working the Fun Factor: Company Picnic 101

We’ve talked a lot about team building and the importance of bonding activities in an off-site meeting. However, we see the company picnic as an essential element which is simply about fun. While the annual holiday party is a celebration of the company, the annual picnic is a celebration of the employee; a thank you for the continued hard work and effort put forth each and every day. As such, there are a variety of ways to plan and execute a successful event for your team. Venue Variety As a full-service conference venue, we understand the importance of choosing your…
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