10 Tips to Manage Event Insurance Liability

In the process of planning an upcoming event, insurance can protect the decisions of an event planner and it can also protect the financial security of the clients of the stated individual. In the process of event planning, insurance is always important regardless of...

6 Event Planning Tips for Negotiations with your Suppliers

A good event planner needs to negotiate with several suppliers in order to make all the things perfect in the exact schedule of an event. Such individual will become more effective and reliable in this kind of business by following these tips for achieving an...

6 Simple Ways to Save on Corporate Event Planning

Corporate events can help your company improve morale, disseminate important information to employees and encourage camaraderie in a relaxed setting. Although the Alberta economy is not at its peak condition, you can throw a corporate event on a budget and reap the...

Charity Event Planning Tips

Fundraising and charity events are growing in popularity in cities all over Canada. Per plate events, sales parties, and gatherings with ticket purchases whose proceeds go to a specific charity fund are making their rounds in social gatherings in both metropolitan...

Helps Your Guests Navigate Dietary Restrictions

These days it seems that everyone knows someone who is dealing with nut allergies, gluten intolerance, diabetes and even religious preferences.  Dealing with everyone’s dietary restrictions can be a headache but when you work with a professional event planners it’s as...

How to Hire an Event Planner?

This week we will be discussing what to look for in an event planner, after all they are the ones you will be working closely with throughout the duration of your event. First Impressions Some may say that first impressions are deceiving, others state that our...

8 Tips for Choosing Wedding Flowers by the Season

Every season offers a unique backdrop for a wedding ceremony. Picturesque scenes and memorable moments are in the eye of the beholder, so every season is perfect for a bride and groom to walk down the aisle. Letting the experts help you choose the right flower for the...

Setting the Food Mood with Catering at Events

The catering you serve says a lot about you, about your company and how you feel about your guests. What you serve and how you serve it is setting a mood. So how can you ”food mood” to set the stage for your event’s success, be it breakfast or lunch catering? View our...

7 Creative Ways to Personalizing Your Wedding

Pictures speak a thousand words. In the past, wedding magazines were the traditional “go to” resource for wedding ideas with reception decor being one of the most-searched categories. While the method has changed from printed magazines to online searches, today’s...

Planning the Food for Holiday Office Party

Your holiday office party planning starts with great food and drink.  Usually the hardest part of planning a party is what to serve.  Some parties feature appetizers, some offer full sit-down meals, and others will have a buffet that could include separate stations...

Wedding Corsages: Past, Present and the Future

If the word corsage brings to mind huge bulbs sitting on a scratchy wristband that turns and twists all night long, you’re not alone. That was what the trend was years ago. It was a piece that was given by smitten teens on their way to the prom or worn by your...

New Wedding Trends

Written by guest blogger Naomi Shaw Weddings are ever-changing with new trends constantly emerging. While princess-like wedding dresses, identically dressed bridesmaids and tiered wedding cakes are tradition, this year brings a whole new crop of trends that any...

8 Simple Questions to Ask Your Calgary Caterers

One of the most important considerations in making an event successful is to find the best and most reliable caterer. It is the job of Calgary caterers to offer well presented and tasty foods during the event. However, you have to consider that caterers got a lot of...

Average Wedding Cost in Canada: Budgeting a Canadian Wedding

There’s quite a bit of content on an average wedding cost in the U.S. In this article we researched the subject as it relates to Canadian weddings. One of the largest checks that you’ll be able to cut on your wedding day will be the cost of the wedding catering....

Simple Rules to Size your Portions for Event Catering

One of the most difficult aspects of catering your party is to know how much food you should order. Whether it is a wedding reception, birthday party, fundraising event, small networking function, or any other event catering in Calgary, AB, ordering foods for your...

5 Wedding Planning MUST haves

Wedding is an important moment in the life of a woman. Who wouldn’t like to be a perfect bride and have a perfect wedding? Your wedding day is a very memorable day that you may treasure for the rest of your life. It is a very special moment that most of women would...

The Art of Engagement Flowers

The ring is bought, the words rehearsed — you’re prepared. But you want to add a little special something to your proposal…think engagement flowers. You are brilliant! There are not too many women who will tell you they don’t love receiving a beautiful bouquet. A...

Help the People of Fort McMurray

Hey Calgary businesses, Fort McMurray needs our help. Tens of thousands of people have been displaced from their homes and are at risk of losing everything. See the story here. Simply Elegant has made a $500.00 donation to the Canadian Red Cross and we invite, no...

Simply Elegant at Hike for Hospice

Simply Elegant is proud to once again partner with Hospice Calgary  for the annual Hike for Hospice. This year’s Hike was a huge success generating over $130,000 in donations! It was a beautiful sunny day in Calgary’s Fish Creek park. Over 600 happy hikers...

News: Small business owners concerned…

Earlier this month Robert Vidra was featured in Calgary Herald. For those of you who didn’t have a chance to catch it, here’s a shortened version of the article. We hope you like it and share it with your friends. Let us know in the comments what you think...