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What is “aspect ratio” and why should you care?

Jun
21

by Karen Perry-Weinstat

Aspect ratio refers to how wide an AV image is, compared to how tall. An improperly formatted event presentation can really diminish the impact of your gala content, making your organization appear less professional. It’s possible you could pay for a wide screen TV but then only show standard 4:3 material, leaving gaps on the […]

Top 10 Secrets of a Nonprofit Event Specialist

Jun
1

by Karen Perry-Weinstat

Chris Lipari, is founder and owner of Lipari Production Group, event specialists providing production and consultation services to nonprofit organizations. LPG has produced events ranging from large star-studded benefits to “K9K” walks across the Brooklyn Bridge. Chris shares his top 10 “insider secrets” for successful fundraising events. These tips resonate with Event Journal, because they are […]

The Balance of Power between Boards and Executive Directors: How to Share Authority

Apr
28

by Karen Perry-Weinstat

by Guest Blogger, Katherine DeFoyd, Growth for Good What constitutes a healthy relationship between an executive director and a board of directors? How can organizations strike a healthy balance of power?  Most successful executive directors are entrepreneurial self-starters. They are mavericks. These characteristics inspire them to provide services to the world that the free market […]