Planning Events Worthy of a President

By Franny Starkey | General Manager. Before I joined Imprint Group as General Manager, I spent most of my career in politics managing the schedules of governors, senators and the first family of the United States. It was an incredible honor, but also an amazing education on how to conceptualize and execute events and programs that had tremendous impact in...
Filed under: Meetings, Meetings and Events, Multi-day Conference, Production, Special Events

Imprint takes on Orlando!

Imprint Group Team Employee
by Shannon Rodriguez, Sr. Creative Solutions Manager We like to surprise people, give them an experience they weren’t expecting, which means showcasing Orlando – the land of Disney and Universal Studios – can be difficult.  Research is my thing, I spend a lot of time finding the hidden gems and treasures of this city so we can provide our clients...
Filed under: Destination Management, Florida, Florida Favorites, Live Music and Entertainment, Meetings and Events

The Imprint Difference: From Disney to a Unique DMC

by Carolyn Carpuso, Creative Solutions Coordinator Transitioning from a very corporate, 100k+ employee company to a 20+ employee company was a big deal for me.  Before I joined Imprint Group six months ago, I was working at one of, if not the most well-know Fortune 500 companies in the world – Disney. The experience was invaluable, it was exciting and...
Filed under: Creative Branding & Design, Things We Love

Have You Heard? Gaylord Goes West!

The Gaylord Rockies is scheduled to open in late 2018 in Aurora, Colorado on 85 acres near Denver International Airport.  The resort will feature 1,501 guest rooms, including 114 suites, and over 485,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting, convention, outdoor, exhibit & pre-function space.  Visitors can also enjoy eight dining outlets, a world-class spa and a sprawling indoor/outdoor pool, lazy...
Filed under: Colorado

Non-Profit Spotlight: Courageous Faces

We couldn’t have been more proud to support the Courageous Faces Foundation at their annual gala in May. Courageous Faces is an incredible organization that works tirelessly to bring awareness and education to the public about people with disabilities, primarily to help people see them as people first regardless of genetics, injuries, illness or otherwise. The Foundation uses the gala...
Filed under: Colorado

Imprint Group Internship Review

Joe - Imprint Group
My internship with the Imprint Group over the past couple months has been one of fun, learning and loads of new experiences.  From day one I felt welcomed into this very close group of people that seemed to have a very unique but strong bond.  I was immediately empowered to be myself to the fullest and was made to not...
Filed under: Colorado

Why You Need a Recap Video of your Conference

Event - Imprint Group
"Creating the recap video of a 4-day technology conference might be the best part of my job. Sure, producing a show with so much intricacy and nuance is difficult and rewarding, but pouring over the footage and seeing the desired outcome emerge on film is gratifying in a different way," says Kamal Daraiseh, Executive Producer at the Imprint Group. At...
Filed under: Creative Branding & Design, Destination Management, Meetings and Events, Multi-day Conference

Meeting and Event Planner’s Guide to Hiring a Producer

Kamal - Imprint Group
Ever wonder why milk makes cereal taste better?  Perhaps you've always wondered why ice cream is more engaging when its in a cone.  Steak with no seasoning or steak sauce... blasphemy I say! There are some things in life that are truly the glue to making something perfect.  This is no different when hiring a producer for your next meeting...
Filed under: Colorado, Meetings and Events, Production

Congrats to our own John Collins

John Collins - Imprint Group
Our Director of Operations, John Collins, received one of the first Emergency Preparedness Certifications from the Association of Destination Management Executives International (ADMEI) at the program's launch in Dallas in March. John is the first DMC operator in Colorado to receive this certification, meaning no team is better prepared to manage your event, and anything that might happen, than Imprint Group and...
Filed under: Colorado