#GroupForward on a Staycation this Summer

  • July 1, 2020
  • Victoria Phillips
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Everyone needs a break from their daily routine every once in a while, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic that isolated society for the last few months. Day after day, being stuck inside and practicing self-isolation can really put a damper on people’s wellbeing, and fuel their craving for travel more than ever before. Though traveling

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Top Two Considerations for Planning Successful Hybrid Group Events

  • June 24, 2020
  • Victoria Phillips
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People across the country are getting antsy to get back into the socialization game. After months of isolation, social distancing, and without a full end in sight, the rise of hybrid events has skyrocketed. Hybrid group events are events hosted in an actual, physical place, but with the added twist of having a live and

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The #GroupForward Guide to Socially Distanced Outdoor Gatherings

  • June 17, 2020
  • Victoria Phillips
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Summer is here, the economy is slowly opening back up, and people are getting anxious to start living life again. Though there is a light at the end of the tunnel, CDC guidelines for social distancing are still in effect. While we may not be able to party like it’s 1999, at least for now,

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Building Group Tours for The New Normal

  • June 10, 2020
  • Victoria Phillips
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Traveling and group tours were brought to their knees when COVID-19 struck. Traveling was banned, the gathering of medium to large groups was prohibited, and social distancing was, and still is, in full effect. With the economy slowly opening back up, inevitably, life will not be going back to the way it was before this

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The #GroupForward Guide to Virtual Tastings: For Group Leaders

  • June 3, 2020
  • Victoria Phillips
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The COVID-19 pandemic has had a widespread effect on how businesses carry out their activities. The beer, wine, and spirits industry isn’t an exception to this. Tasting rooms across the globe have closed their doors to help flatten the curve, but that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on tastings. Both national and local

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The #GroupForward Guide to Virtual Tastings: For Wineries, Breweries, & Distilleries

  • May 27, 2020
  • Victoria Phillips
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Young sommelier with a glass of wine

Creating Your Virtual Tasting Program Offering virtual tastings is another great way for your business to lean into the changing landscape and engage with your customers. It’s easy to leverage social technology platforms like Zoom and Google Hangouts to bring your tasting room online and re-open the tasting based revenue streams that your in-person business

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#GroupForward with Coworkers

  • May 20, 2020
  • Victoria Phillips
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COVID-19 was certainly something not on anyone’s radar. With the nationwide government shut down and social distancing practices being conducted, it has left people adjusting to the new normal of digital life and working from home. While social distancing is the reality right now, slide up to the virtual water-cooler and #GroupForward with your coworkers

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Top Three Tips for Creating Successful Virtual Group Events

  • May 13, 2020
  • Victoria Phillips
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In the past, when virtual group events were talked about, it was almost always associated with long webinars or business steaming conferences. In the current landscape, the game has changed quite a bit. Virtual events are becoming the new normal outside of the business world and will be sticking around for the foreseeable future.  The

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#GroupForward with Scouts: Have a Virtual Badge Bash

  • May 6, 2020
  • Victoria Phillips
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With an uncertain timeline for when in person meetings can resume, scout groups can #GroupForward by hosting virtual meetings. One type of virtual meeting to consider is a virtual badge bash. As badge programs have set goals, activities, and outlines to meet the badge requirements, these programs can translate exceptionally well into a virtual environment.

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#GroupForward | Zoom Into Virtual Group Events

  • April 28, 2020
  • Victoria Phillips
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As shelter in place orders continue, the days of being able to go out with friends, partake in your favorite social groups, and fulfill your need for socialization in person have come to a halt. At this stage in the game, you probably already know that there is a wealth of technology based alternatives you

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