As the COO of a multinational company, fulfilling the strategic intent of every event was my number one priority. Strategic intent is the single most important requirement for a successful event.
For an event planner, it's like hitting the jackpot: You've landed a celebrity keynote for your event. Now the magical confluence of name recognition, celeb status and public curiosity are sure to lure attendees in droves, right?
DoubleDutch powers thousands of events for our clients, but we have our own events as well, like our annual holiday party. Last December, while our team was securing locations, food, and drinks, our Engineering Manager - Adam Liechty - was on a secret mission to add a little twist to the party.
Last week, my daughter’s school sent out a communication to parents around a series of investments they were making to protect the school’s students from an armed attacker. Construction to improve sight lines. Security protocols. Escape routes.
Every event that DoubleDutch powers has different goals – educating employees, engaging with clients, learning with peers, and the list goes on. While events may have different goals, all events prioritize the safety and security of attendees, which is why we are excited to announce our new Safety Check featu[…]
It's true: Everyone loves a party. But a club-worthy playlist and signature cocktails are not the real reason companies, from Fortune 500 to early-stage startups, throw events. They do it with one main goal: to maximize face time with current clients, future clients and potential investors, advertisers or spo[…]
Some big news hit the wire today. After more than 7 years of operation, DoubleDutch is now cash flow positive (and has announced some new funding from KKR, Bessemer, Bullpen, and others).