Creating Carnival – Part 1

Posted on December 30, 2013

Rebranding   Everything seems to be happening now and it isn't even 2014 yet. This carnival season is extra long but that is definitely no reason for complacency. This Sunday I went back and forth toying with ideas trying to find that perfect symbol to encompass the absolute best logo design ever. Although I created the "Jamborii Mas" logo all by myself I still employed the services of award winning designer Chris Russell. Chris sent ...

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How to Choose a Date for your Party

Posted on December 26, 2013

Its Boxing day. Today is the day i'ma choose the dates for the EEEmpire and JAM Carnival productions. This process is very heartening  for the most part as our brand improves and becomes more recognised a good date simply accentuates the following that we already have. No matter how large our events get, I still consider and try my best to avoid other promoter's dates. While this is impossible to do with everyone, I avoid those whose target ...

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Girls Dance at JM 2012

The Three Ts of Committee Management

Posted on December 25, 2013

Managing a team of people is important to maximise your reach especially when your business requires individual attention. In many professions it is impossible for one individual to deal with multiple tasks simultaneously without involving a capable team. This by no means is meant to over ...

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Conquering Keate

Posted on December 21, 2013

Its the Friday before Sunday. Rather its one day away from that one fleeting moment in time when all the hours of preparation and promotion  bear fruit. The unorthodox proposition. For starters the entire battle started with about 30 soldiers\friends\committee members against just about ...

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Gotta be Gatsby

Posted on December 2, 2013

Listen. So I at in my living room with Kristoff Alexander, my self proclaimed protege a month ago. Toying with google and Pinterest; I tossed some ideas at him and Vintage stuck. That was the beginning. Learn. Next was the research. I was already fascinated by my vague memory of that Gatsby movie I saw in cinema earlier this year so I downloaded the movie so I could rewind and replay scenes at will.   The book blew my mind. Gatsby wasn't ...

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Concept vs. Theme

Posted on December 2, 2013

Yes there is a difference! I think no event should go on without both. Granted we all have room for improvement but we owe it to our attendees, ourself and to the preservation of Trinidad and Tobago culture to fuse these two elements into our event plans. Maybe people just want to wine and jam or maybe it seems like this all  people want because this is all we event planners give them. Three years ago I attended an event at La Hoya poolside ...

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