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The latest news and happenings at Airlie

Creating Meetings Magic

  Airlie’s decades-long tradition of hosting meetings and conferences for the changemakers of the world has created a high standard for today’s team. Needless to say, going above and beyond for our clients is something we take immense pride in. How can we make their experience the best possible? How do we put our finger on what moves the needle from “good” to “great” to “phenomenal.” To learn more, we sat down with Lydia Ferguson, CMP, and Senior Conference Planner for Airlie. Lydia has been planning meetings and conferences at Airlie for over 18 years, and two instances came immediately to…
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Tropical party design; photo credit Sarandipity Photography

Four designs that will give your event the WOW factor

So, you’re hosting an event. The basics are probably what come to mind – select a date, book a venue, pick a menu, choose a bar package, contemplate music, and you’re off to the races. All of the above certainly contribute to a successful celebration, in a mandatory sort of way. But, what if you flipped the script on the everyday party planning list and start with a theme? Depending on the type of event – the sky is really the limit in terms of what a theme could be. In addition to serving as a guide to the entire…
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Make it marvelous: the annual holiday party

Although we’re currently floating through fall, holiday party season is right around the corner and the time to start planning is now. Here are some ideas and trends from the Airlie planning team to make your event the topic of water cooler talk well into the new year. Venue Variety Tired of the same old same? Choosing a unique venue will encourage attendance and allow for creativity in other areas such as theme and dining. In addition, hosting off-site will inspire interest and create buzz, especially if it is in a new location, or away from the office for the first time….
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aerial view of house and lake

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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