CONFERENCE

by / on June 21, 2017 at 1:33 pm / in CONFERENCE

Cool Ways to Kick Up Your Conference

At White Oaks, conferences don’t have to be boring. Bringing your company to a conference is definitely  an important way to get your team together to share successes, learn new skills, and, in some cases, build a better, tighter team or network.  But, bored delegates are unproductive, uncommunicative and unengaged, and ultimately, you are less likely to meet the goals [...]

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by / on May 10, 2017 at 2:59 pm / in CONFERENCE

There’s No ‘I’ in Team

How much do your employees trust each other?  How well acquainted are they? Maybe they only communicate at work. Maybe they go for a bite to eat and drinks in the evening. Maybe they are all super best friends, and they hang out all the time. Whatever relationship your co-workers have with each other, there’s hardly a better way to [...]

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by / on September 30, 2016 at 3:52 pm / in CONFERENCE

Corporate Holiday Event Tips

  Want to be the corporate “hostess with the mostest” this season? We asked our ever amazing, ever efficient Director of Conference Services, Traci Luongo for her top 10 tips to make sure your Christmas or holiday event is the best it can be. As usual Ms. Luongo does not disappoint and exceeds our expectations with 11 tips! Read on [...]

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by / on March 24, 2015 at 4:42 pm / in CONFERENCE

LinkedIn: Beyond the Basics

If you really want to turbo charge your professional profile, LinkedIn is powering up the platform with the following tools and tricks: Know your audience.  Don’t just know who looking at your profile, but understand why. With LinkedIn analytics, you can see what actions lead to increased activity and profile views. Actions such as endorsements, shared content, and comments can [...]

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by / on January 12, 2015 at 1:38 pm / in CONFERENCE

Simply Brilliant

The Idea Loft is a flexible environment that optimizes left AND right brain thinking; the vibrant, casual-cool atmosphere encourages delegates to brainstorm, collaborate and share ideas. This is the place where brilliance happens! Pull up a chair at the un-bored-room table. Fiddle with pipe cleaners to warm up your gray matter, or watch something inspiring on the big screen. But [...]

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by / on December 17, 2014 at 4:21 pm / in CONFERENCE

LinkedIn: Not Your Momma’s Job Board

As a recovering entrepreneur and student of social media, I am keenly aware that LinkedIn is not something that any professional should ignore. LinkedIn is a powerful social selling platform and builder of Brand YOU. Whether you are selling yourself to a perspective employer, or ensuring that your network of colleagues and customers are close by at all times –  [...]

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by / on April 21, 2014 at 3:14 pm / in CONFERENCE

Niagara Event Space Inspiration

Often attendees and guests leave a conference or event with lasting memories of ideas hatched or relationships forged. But more often than not, their first impression is what sticks with them most…how they feel in the event environment has a huge impact…more than just setting the tone. With the right team behind you to shape your event, the sky should [...]

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by / on January 21, 2014 at 12:09 pm / in CONFERENCE, DINING

Brown Bagging it… WO-style

There’s a new lunch bag in White Oaks Town… and they are flying off the shelves. It’s a miracle these pics aren’t filled with the hungry hands that quickly snapped up these newly designed fun and fresh lunch vessels. But… it’s a private party people! Only on-site conference delegates are on the inside track to receiving this hefty bag of [...]

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by / on May 23, 2013 at 10:42 am / in CONFERENCE, INSPIRE

Dirtiest Day of My Life

I think it is safe to say that I am a clean freak. Everything in my house has its place. My nephews know that when they come to my house cupcakes do not have icing because that is a mess waiting to happen. Actually, who am I kidding, they don’t even get cupcakes because the messy fingers, faces and furniture [...]

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by / on April 4, 2013 at 11:22 am / in CONFERENCE, INSPIRE

Naptime in Kenya

The idea seemed so simple, “just help get the kids down for a nap” he said. Of course we couldn’t say no! We had just spent the morning falling in love with these 25 orphaned children at the Karibu Centre in Thika, Kenya and were excited by the fact that we were asked to help out so that the house [...]

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