Author: Michele Frania

We Could Not Be More Proud!

Dear Friends, We are so excited to announce that Dave Lutz, our illustrious managing director, has been named an inductee to the 2021 Events Industry Council Hall of Leaders. It is the event industry’s most prestigious award, which acknowledges a lifetime of pioneering and meaningful work! Please join us in congratulating Dave, and if your … [Read more…]

[WEBINAR]: Should You Move Ahead with Fall In-person Events? 9.29.21

Register Now for our next VCC Webinar, Wednesday September 29, 2021, 12:00-1:00 PM EDT. Space is Limited Organizations are making tough decisions about how to–or even whether to–move forward with their upcoming conferences and expos. While some have made the decision to cancel their f2f events, many others are forging ahead. Learn what worked and … [Read more…]

[WEBINAR]: Cracking the Code on Event Networking

Register now for our next VCC webinar, May, 19th, 2021, 12:00-1:00 PM EDT. Space is limited. What is every meeting owner’s quest for the holy grail? Delivering meaningful networking and connecting experiences in a digital or hybrid experience. In February, our two guests founded the 2021 Virtual Networking Incubator. They were determined to bring together … [Read more…]

[WEBINAR] What a Difference Strategy Makes: Behind the Scenes of American Psychological Association’s 2020 Virtual

A virtual experience successful beyond their wildest dreams? You bettcha. Hear from two key executives from the APA on how they strategically turned a challenge into an opportunity to bring their community together like never before. They themed each day around relevant content, particularly via general sessions, and turned networking on its ear. Exhibitors? Not … [Read more…]

Katie Winter Joins the Velvet Chainsaw Team

We’re excited to announce that Katie Winter has joined the Velvet Chainsaw team as Client Projects & Stories Specialists! Lucky for us, Katie and her family recently relocated to Cleveland, OH from Chicago, IL. Katie will work closely with our Director of Client Project & Stories, Michele Frania, to conduct in-depth conference audience analysis…the cornerstone … [Read more…]