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Get the Recipe for a Successful Grand Opening

Chef Fabio Viviani signs a cookbook for an attendee at a food retailer’s grand opening. What if you host your brand-new store’s grand opening celebration and no one shows up? It’s the stuff of nightmares, and yet it can be a reality if you don’t organize and promote the event effectively. For that reason, retailers typically go all out for grand openings, devoting substantial resources to pre-promotion, coupons and discounts, and onsite deals and giveaways. One of the greatest ways

Take Your Company Event Out to the Ball Game

by David J. Chavez It’s summertime, and that means it’s time to head to the ballpark! Ahhh … the experience of a day watching baseball, relaxing in the sun, enjoying peanuts and Crackerjacks. It’s one of America’s favorite pastimes, an opportunity to spend leisure time with our loved ones and our community. And that’s the great thing about sporting events: The game is only one aspect of the fun! You’re not just there for the game — you’re there for everything that

Triumph Over Trade Shows With a Celebrity Appearance

Actor Jim Belushi poses with attendees at a trade show hospitality event. Trade shows can be a rewarding aspect of your business … but they can also be the bane of your existence. They’re essential for getting face-to-face with your customers and networking with others in the industry. And yet they can be stressful, overpopulated, and loud. You have to compete with large numbers of other exhibitors who are doing their best to scream their message louder than yours.

Put the Right Swag in That Bag!

Full size helmets autographed and personalized to Pro Sports MVP by NFL legends Larry Csonka and Joe Theismann by David J. Chavez Think about the last conference or event you attended. What was in the swag bag? You don’t remember, do you? If you’re a veteran of conferences and trade shows, you’re familiar with the swag bag that attendees receive at the registration tables. You sign in, you get your name tag, and then you’re rewarded with a bag full of

More Than Just a Thank You: Celebrity Concerts Create a Long-Lasting Memory for the Leathernecks

Memorial Day was this week, offering us a time to remember those who gave their lives for our country — and also an opportunity to give thanks to those who serve us every day. At Pro Sports MVP Entertainment & Promotions, we’re proud to have been hired to produce a special concert series entitled “For the Leathernecks III Comedy & Entertainment Tour,” which was created by the Marine Corps Single Marine Program to recognize single Marines. The “For the Leathernecks III