Cocktail receptions are particularly popular in business world because they offer a great deal of flexibility and networking for both the host and the guests. A cocktail reception can last anywhere between one to three hours. A lot depends on the food menu accompanying the drinks. If you are offering a dinner following cocktails, then […]
Author: Asif Zaidi
Asif is a proven business leader, a business leadership advisor, and an entrepreneur. Asif lives in Toronto and owns and runs Meadowvale Events Management Group - a full service group for planning and managing events of all sizes and styles to create memorable occasions for the hosts and participants alike. He is a Managing Partner of http://www.virtuoso-propertygroup.com/ and is also an owner and director at Cortleigh Properties Inc, a reputable property development firm in Toronto. Previously, as a Managing Director with Citibank, Asif fulfilled leadership assignments across a number of world regions. Asif is a powerful communicator and keynote speaker and has taught at a business school. His personal blog (masrif.net) is widely followed and his book ‘The Stuff of Life’ is due to be released in the US in January 2017.
ORGANIZING BUSINESS MEALS – By Asif Zaidi
BREAKFAST A breakfast business meeting is always a good idea. You engage people when they are fresh and have uncluttered minds. Begin by considering the objective of the breakfast. Is the idea to bring people together first thing in the morning or is it to loosen them up for the rest of a day […]
ORGANIZING FOOD & BEVERAGES AT YOUR PARTY – By Asif Zaidi
VISUALIZE THE AMBIENCE At the initial stage try and visualize the room where your event is planned to be held. Think of the colour of the walls, the floor, the curtains, the linen, and the tableware. Think of how can you pull in all the colours. Does the menu accompany the colours you are working […]