1. Articles from D. Channing Muller

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    1. A Reason to Rethink Your Event Partnerships and Sponsorship Targets

      Explore BizBash Media (Mar 16 2017)

      A Reason to Rethink Your Event Partnerships and Sponsorship Targets

      Every nonprofit hopes to set fund-raising records at their annual galas. On Friday evening the Prevent Cancer Foundation did just that with its 23rd annual Spring Gala at the National Building Museum, raising more than $1.58 million and hosting more than 1,000 guests. The organization's keys to success: leveraging its partnerships, targeting new industries for sponsorships, and tweaking its silent auction.

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      Mentions:   David Tutera

    2. Could Your Event Expand to a New City?

      Explore BizBash Media (Mar 14 2017)

      Could Your Event Expand to a New City?

      Like most nonprofits, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation plans events near its home in Annapolis, Maryland. But in an effort to tap a new donor base, it expanded its footprint with a new event in Washington. Now in its second year, the DC on the Half Shell cocktail party expanded the foundation’s network of donors to the nearby Washington area, about an hour’s drive away.

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    3. How a Shake-Up Helped Boost This Gala’s Fund-Raising and Attendance

      Explore BizBash Media (Feb 13 2017)

      How a Shake-Up Helped Boost This Gala’s Fund-Raising and Attendance

      The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater kicked off its 2017 season at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on February 7 with its opening-night gala. The 18th annual fund-raiser, which consists of a dance performance followed by dinner and dancing, set a new records with $1 million raised—the first time the gala has crossed that threshold—as well as 900 attendees, which is 150 more than in 2016.

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      Mentions:   Gillette

    4. Why This Food Event Needed a 2,400-Square-Foot Dance Floor

      Explore BizBash Media (Jun 16 2015)

      Why This Food Event Needed a 2,400-Square-Foot Dance Floor

      The Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington’s annual Rammy awards are composed of two parts: an award ceremony recognizing talent in the food and cocktail industries and a blow-out dinner and dance party. The latter has become such a widely talked-about and anticipated affair that event producer Roger Whyte had unique set of challenges—and expectations—to address for the 33rd annual event on June 7. Attendance grew to 2,000 people with the event selling 100 more tickets this year.

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      Mentions:   Walter E. Washington Convention Center

    5. Why Listening to Your Sponsors Matters

      Explore BizBash Media (Apr 1 2015)

      Mentions:   Walter E. Washington Convention Center

    6. 5 Tips for Revamping an Annual Event

      Explore BizBash Media (Feb 10 2015)

      Mentions:   International Trade Center

    7. How to Put a Local Spin on a National Event

      Explore BizBash Media (Feb 3 2015)

      Mentions:   Boston   Atlanta   American City Business Journals

    8. How to Overcome a Major Venue Obstacle

      Explore BizBash Media (Jul 22 2014)

    9. Why More than 300 Events Chose the Same Theme This Year

      Explore BizBash Media (Dec 23 2013)

      Why More than 300 Events Chose the Same Theme This Year

      Gobos of flourish designs commonly found on historical Italian documents and books adorned the walls.

      Photo: D. Channing Muller for BizBash

      WASHINGTON The Choral Arts Society of Washington hosted its 33rd annual holiday concert and gala last week at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, this year jumping on the bandwagon that has been the Year of Italian Culture.

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    10. How Brands Are Trading Swag for Social Media Posts

      Explore BizBash Media (Aug 12 2013)

    11. See What Guests Ate From Around the World at This Restaurant Award Gala

      Explore BizBash Media (Jun 25 2013)

    12. 9 Refreshing Cocktail Ideas for Spring Events

      Explore BizBash Media (Apr 4 2013)

    13. Think Pink With Spring Decor and Catering Ideas From the Pink Tie Party

      Explore BizBash Media (Mar 22 2013)

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