Did you know that there is an organization for Black Hotel Owners?!

As an aspiring bed & breakfast owner, I was thrilled but also shocked when a year ago I was told by the Business School Dean at Howard University that there is an organization for Black Hotel Owners, Operators & Developers. Ofcourse I immediately did research but I didn’t find much other than a website andContinue reading “Did you know that there is an organization for Black Hotel Owners?!”

Super Bowl LIII Experience

Last weekend I had an awesome experience working with the NFL White Glove Liaison Program for Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta, Georgia! The opportunity was granted to my classmate and I after we planned the inaugural Howard University School Of Business Sports and Entertainment Summit in Washington, D.C. last semester. Our summit touched on diversityContinue reading “Super Bowl LIII Experience”

Planning Reunions…It’s a Love/Hate thing

When I was first asked to plan a reunion, I was extremely excited! I thought that other people would be just as excited about reuniting with each other as I would be, however after the first one to two months of planning I started to realize that I was way over my head. Had IContinue reading “Planning Reunions…It’s a Love/Hate thing”

Air BnB: The latest party and venue option!

  AirBnB seems to be the next best thing to hit the market since Uber a few years ago. Other than it being a convenient way to rent or sell your property, some bed & breakfasts are slowly becoming a haven for intimate gatherings. This past weekend, I worked as a day of coordinator forContinue reading “Air BnB: The latest party and venue option!”

How important is your Event Budget?

I wish I could stress the importance of an event budget, but unfortunately some people just won’t get it. Just imagine being a planner and asking your client, “What is your budget?” and their response being “I haven’t thought of one yet” or answering the question with a question saying “What amount do you thinkContinue reading “How important is your Event Budget?”

#FlashbackFriday: Houston SuperBowl LI (Sunday, February 5, 2017 – Houston, Texas)

It is months after the SuperBowl but I wanted to share and recap my memories on one of the biggest events to hit Houston, Texas this year since it was last held here in 2004. I may not have been on the “established” level that I wanted to, however I was still privileged to workContinue reading “#FlashbackFriday: Houston SuperBowl LI (Sunday, February 5, 2017 – Houston, Texas)”

Reasons to hire an Event Planner

This is for the “I Can do it myself” people. I am not saying that I am an expert, however I have attained certain skills in the hospitality industry that makes me stand out from the average planner. I pride myself in knowing that I come from a hospitality background. I took the initiative toContinue reading “Reasons to hire an Event Planner”

“Invest in yourself, you will get the best return”

Lately I have been battling with many things I guess other 24 year olds are dealing with – trying to pursue my dreams while also trying to get my life together. I am always telling myself to never stop learning, never stop growing. Constantly trying to find new ways to brand myself as well asContinue reading ““Invest in yourself, you will get the best return””