Some downtime to reflect

“Your current situation is giving you an opportunity to re-evaluate what you want.”  The one thing I have spent a lot of time on during this pandemic “downtime” is reflecting on KMC. How did we get here?  What is our purpose?  What are our goals and dreams?  What’s next for KMC?  What do I want to be next for

What’s Next for the Event Industry?

Ironic timing to be writing my first blog post as an event planner in a time when there currently are no live events! For a planner who works off a timeline for EVERYTHING in her life, we are now in an unprecedented time when nobody knows what the timeline is for anything. I’ve been in

Santa’s Booked

We’ve all heard the adage, “Life is not fair” and know it to be true the more we experience life.  But, this year, this hits especially close to home at KMC.  We had two amazing interns this past year – one for Marketing Communications and one for Events.  This weekend they were both scheduled to

My Favorite Job

We’ve all heard the adage, “Life is not fair” and know it to be true the more we experience life.  But, this year, this hits especially close to home at KMC.  We had two amazing interns this past year – one for Marketing Communications and one for Events.  This weekend they were both scheduled to

Blindsided by the Coronavirus – Part 2

How We’re Responding It’s been two months since 48 hours changed everything as we knew it in the event world.  At KMC we have adjusted and continue to adjust on a daily basis.  After 15 years in business, I thought I was starting to figure out how things worked! But no one could prepare for

Blindsided by the Coronavirus – Part 1

How the Event Industry Changed Before Our Eyes in 48 Hours Less than 2 months ago, Shelly and I were on our way to Las Vegas for The Special Event and Catersource annual conference.  We were excited to spend time learning new trends in the industry, attending some amazing events, hearing from leaders in the

The Best Part of Our Job

As we work remotely, we are reflecting on our jobs and what makes them so great. Here’s what everyone has to say: Wendy Knorr, Founder & Owner The best part of our job comes from the variety of clients we have and the impact we have in our community with each client, such as building

The Best Advice We’ve Ever Received

We get told advice every day, whether we ask for it or not.  From friends, family, co-workers and even strangers. Sometimes, though, this advice sticks with us and we carry it with us every day. We asked the ladies here at KMC what that advice was for them and this is what they had to

Farewell, KMC!

As I wrap up my internship at KMC, I want to reflect on all the good, the fun, the crazy and all of the things I learned that have prepared me for my job after graduation. In my first week, I knew I would be doing much more than marketing. It just so happened to

It’s days like today that I “Remember the Why”!

My sister recently gave me a book called “Business Boutique – A Woman’s Guide for Making Money Doing What She Loves” by Christy Wright. One of the first things mentioned in the book is to ask yourself Why? Why did I leave my corporate full-time position with a good salary and great benefits 15 years