Entries by PEC

Need A Hand? Five Reasons for Considering a Professional Planner for Smaller Corporate Meetings, Parties and Events

Wisconsin Meetings Magazine, Winter 2014 Outsourcing a meeting can be a hard sell sometimes. As companies scale back their budgets and trim their workforce, they may also decide to bring the planning duties for smaller meetings, parties and other events in-house. However such a strategy doesn’t always make sense from a financial, risk and time […]

Blessings in a Backpack

PEC Meetings Company, formerly known as Professional Events and Consulting, LLC, gives back to Blessings in a Backpack. PEC Meetings Company has a long standing history of giving back to the community, and in 2014 we are supporting Blessings in a Backpack. Blessings in a Backpack directly impact the lives of under-privileged elementary school children […]

Mobile Apps Diversify Engagement at Corporate Events

BizTimes Milwaukee, February 2014 Meeting planners and companies are tapping into the power of mobile apps to add greater digital dimension to their events. Mobile apps created specifically for corporate events, conventions and social events are practically becoming a necessity because they can unlock new means of engagement and communication among event organizers, event attendees […]

Outsourcing with Success

You’ve made the decision to outsource the planning of your next conference because you understand the multitude of responsibilities that come with bringing your meeting from concept to life.  Companies often find themselves faced with a shortage of time, limited manpower, a shrinking budget, and policy changes. Outsourcing site selection, contract negotiations and meeting planning […]

How to Eliminate Stress

“Stress is the trash of modern life – we all generate it but if you don’t dispose of it properly, it will pile up and overtake your life.” ~Terri Guillemets How to eliminate stress? I found this quote to be very true as there seems to be more and more we need to accomplish every […]

Marketing Your Events Company: The Essentials

You hear it again and again, “your company needs to be on social media.” In marketing your events company, there are two important things to consider: 1. Your company doesn’t just need to be on social media, it needs to be on the right social media platforms, and 2. Your company doesn’t just need to be present on social […]

PEC Plans: Milwaukee Winter Fest

From Site Selection to Incentive Travel to Meeting and Event Management, PEC has experts on staff in each a variety of areas of the industry. One very unique event that PEC (City Events, Inc, a division of Professional Events and Consulting) plans each year is Milwaukee Winter Fest. Winter Fest is a winteractive extravaganza made […]

Home Away from Home: Your Workplace

Can you believe that people spend almost 2,000 hours on the job each year? Considering we spend that much time at work, it’s important to make good decisions in what we eat and what our daily activity will be. Our health and wellness is hugely impacted by these daily decisions. Planning ahead is the key! […]

PEC Plans: American Bankers Association

PEC is very accustomed to doing tours and shuttle services throughout the greater Milwaukee area and we had the privilege to provide these services to the American Bankers Association (ABA) earlier this week. Sunday evening, ABA had an off-site reception for their 400 attendees at the Harley-Davison Museum. PEC was responsible for the shuttling the […]

Tip: Terms of Engagement

Many speakers and presenters struggle with event attendee involvement. They have great intentions, but sometimes the attendees just won’t budge. Here are some “ice breakers” that will help warm up your guests to the idea of participation…