20 Years in the Making: Brand and Logo Development

A lot of things can change in 20 years. Tree seedlings turn into full-grown trees canopying the ground below it.  Children turn into adults.  Grapes ferment into fine wine. And, business logos become outdated. The Early Days I didn’t know what 20 years in business would look like for me. Honestly, I didn’t even think

Why Internships Matter

Internship (noun): the position of a student or trainee who works in an organization sometimes without pay, in order to gain work experience or satisfy requirements for a qualification. It was May 1990.  I had just graduated from the University of Missouri with a degree in Magazine Journalism and a minor in English. What next?!

Tips for New Hires

So, you’ve landed an internship. Congratulations – that’s no small feat. An internship is an excellent opportunity to try out a career field, build skills, and potentially become employed at a company full-time after graduation. But, after you celebrate, there’s just one issue: Now what?   This summer, I have the awesome opportunity to join KMC and learn from those finding huge amounts of success in the

What does an event planner do during a global pandemic?

What does an event planning company do during a global pandemic? Well, you reminisce a lot about all the past events and quickly forget about sore feet and aching backs and all those crazy event hours! We also finally found some time to enter a few of our events for award competitions for the first

From 2008 to 2020

Let’s go back in time to 2008 – we’re all happy to leave 2020 for a bit, aren’t we? The Oscar for best picture went to No Country for Old Men. 30 Rock with Tina Fey won the Emmy for Outstanding Comedy. And the #1 Billboard song was Flo Rida’s “Low” (and now we have

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