Make Giving Back Your Mission

Make Giving Back Your Mission

December 15th, 2018

  • Katie Sharp

Author: Ric Cengeri Staying with the spirit of giving, we want to talk about the importance of giving back and we’ll just take this opportunity to talk about what we do at NHS Global Events as an example. And we hope it inspires even one more person or organization to do the same. “We have […]

How We Do “Rock, Paper, Scissors”

October 29th, 2018

  • Katie Sharp

Author: Ric Cengeri Last month, in our profile of Victra, we mentioned an icebreaker/team building exercise that utilizes the classic game of Rock, Paper, Scissors. Well we teased you with it and didn’t fully explain what that was all about. And we just hate to tease. Much. Melissa Swakow, our Senior Manager of Meetings and […]

Examining Force Majeure

May 25th, 2016

  • Jessica Jehorek

This post originally appeared on The Overnight Commute on May 23, 2016. Examining Force Majeure Gathered here are a few tips to help you get the most security out of your hotel contract when it comes to your force majeure clause. Though it is highly unlikely that something will so negatively impact your meeting location to […]

Having Your King Cake and Eating It Too

February 9th, 2016

  • Bailey Shultz

11 Facts About Mardi Gras 1. Contrary to popular belief, Mardi Gras in New Orleans is a family-oriented holiday. Local children receive not only the best throws from the parade floats, but the best views. New Orleans families create special seats for children using a ladder, tool box and a few screws. 2. The parades […]

Vienna, Austria – a trip to the Holy Roman Empire

January 29th, 2016

  • Peter Schmidt

Austria is a relatively small country with only about 8 million inhabitants – 1.8 of which call Vienna home. The country shares a strategic location wedged in between Switzerland to the West, Germany to the Northwest, Czech Republic to the North, Slovakia and Hungary to the East while finally, Italy to its South. Needless to […]

Christmas in Chicago

December 11th, 2015

  • Octavia Czapla

December is finally here which means Christmas is just around the corner! For those of us that have lived in Chicago, we already know what to expect weather-wise. But whether you love the snow or not, Christmas in Chicago is always beautiful! There are always places to go and things to see to get you […]

Paying it Forward: WeishFest 2015

July 9th, 2015

  • Erin Sweeney

It’s that time of year again, ladies and gentlemen! WeishFest 2015 is right around the corner. You may have come across our Facebook posts, billboard ads, radio talk shows, and yard signs about this so called WeishFest. You may also be asking, what is WeishFest? I am here to tell you what we are all […]

Fun in the Sun at Lollapalooza 2015!

June 24th, 2015

  • NHS Global Events Guest Author

Every summer since 2005, Grant Park (located in Chicago, Illinois) hosts a larger-than-life music extravaganza known as Lollapalooza. If you have any interest in music whatsoever, I'm sure you've heard the rave reviews on this 3-day occasion. It has become a destination event, gathering fans from across the world to partake in this incredible experience. Taking […]


March 5th, 2014

  • Erin Sweeney

Today, March 5 2014, marks the day of the annual Spread the Word to End the Word campaign. This campaign aims to spread awareness that the use of the R-word needs to come to a halt.  What word are they talking about?  The word “retard.”  Retard is a word that is often used in the […]

The Armchair Traveler

February 28th, 2014

  • Kate Lynch

New Orleans, LA — Mardi Gras I have to confess that I’ve never been in New Orleans on Mardi Gras, or during the two weeks leading up to it, which are as big a part of the festivities as “Fat Tuesday” itself.  New Orleans is a treasure trove of French culture, and celebrating “Carnival” as […]