Bridal Party Etiquette – Make Memories, Not Mistakes
Bridal parties serve as the kickoff for the main event, and they can set the stage for the special day to come. Everyone wants to plan the perfect party to shower the bride with love and attention, but mistakes are sometimes made, unbeknownst to the planner, often until the event. Here are some common faux pas and ways you can avoid them.
Corporate Holiday Event Ideas: Celebrate Your Team, Give Back To Your Community
‘Tis the season to start planning your staff holiday party; why not make it a memorable occasion that will end the year with a bang? Your staff has faithfully maneuvered numerous hurdles with grit and grace, and they deserve to be celebrated! A holiday celebration can be fabulous without maxing out your budget or jeopardizing the health and safety of your team. Here are corporate holiday event ideas to make your party memorable, enjoyable, and affordable.
Fab Fifteen: Tips for Planning an Unforgettable Quinceañera
Are you looking for a way to honor your daughter's heritage while celebrating her 15th birthday in style? A quinceañera is a fun and traditional way to celebrate your daughter’s rite of passage from girl to woman. To plan a successful party, you need to consider all of the details from start to finish. Luckily, we have had the honor of hosting quite a few quinceañera celebrations here at The Bowden, and we have some ideas to help you plan an event your family will remember and cherish for a lifetime.
Step Inside an African Wedding in Texas, Plus Tips for Hosting Your Own
Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life. It’s also a time that you will lean into traditions and connect with your homeland. We recently had the chance to chat with bride, Fille Ruhara, about her recent wedding at The Bowden. Fille shares her experience, and gives African brides an important piece of advice. You can plan a traditional African wedding in Dallas; one where your friends and family will feel right at home. We have some tips and tricks to help!
4 Steps for a Stress-Free Bar Mitzvah or Bat Mitzvah
A bar mitzvah or bat mitzvah is an important milestone in any Jewish person's life. It marks their transition from childhood into adulthood; they can now take part in rituals like morning prayers known as Shacharit (usually done at synagogue every weekday), among other traditions. The Jewish religion carries these traditions for generations, so they have deep meaning.
Bridal Showers, Groomsman Luncheons, Rehearsal Dinners, And More… Oh My!
Your upcoming wedding is so much more than just a day. It’s a season of celebration, including bridal showers, wedding party get-togethers, wedding after-parties, and more! It can feel overwhelming to plan all of the events surrounding your special day. Some of the things you can do to make the bridal season more enjoyable are simplifying and outsourcing as much as you can, focusing on things of significant importance, and allowing others to help where they can.
Here are a few wedding-related events to consider which are sure to spice-up your matrimony while creating cohesive, festive memories, all the way from your engagement to your first anniversary and beyond!
Company Cohesiveness: Hosting In-Person Events in Ft. Worth
According to the New York Times, after a year of at-home, hybrid, and limited in-person meetings, 80%+ of companies plan to return to a hybrid work arrangement in the coming months. With remote offices becoming the norm, organizations are looking forward to exploring in-person strategies to help realign with their team members and regain their company cohesiveness.
The solution? Plan to reconnect in-person at a centralized location, which can not only safely accommodate all team members but can also provide an exceptional experience to encourage cohesive collaboration.
3 STEPS FOR Planning an Authentic Indian Wedding
Planning any truly ethnic wedding with authenticity requires working with professionals who understand the rituals and traditions of the culture they are representing. Planning an Indian wedding is no exception. From multi-day celebrations to attire and food, the details should be well thought out and planned well in advance.
Two of the best steps you can take toward planning an authentic Indian wedding are to choose your venue and wedding planner carefully. Working with a planner and venue experienced and knowledgeable of the different and particular traditions and customs will give you peace of mind and help the process along for a truly perfect day.
Whether you are planning a wedding for yourself or a loved one or just will be attending an Indian wedding, here are some ways you can prepare.
Your Guide for Planning a Charity Gala Event in 2021
The new year has finally arrived, which means it is time to start planning your 2021 charity fundraising event. We understand it can be challenging to plan on the heels of a pandemic, yet rest assured; at The Bowden, we have several creative ideas for a successful event.
Creative Immersion Ideas for Your Next Offsite Meeting
Improve the ROI of your next offsite meeting by offering immersion classes for increased engagement and creativity. In the fresh new year of 2021, it is time to start planning your strategy sessions and meetings. If you are considering an offsite