Monthly Archives: June 2015

Behind the Scenes…

We’ve all been to schmancy events, right?   Have you ever thought about what’s going on behind the scenes?  Probably not and quite honestly, that’s the point.  You’re not supposed to.   As I’m usually working them and not actually attending,  I wanted to give you an inside peek at what really goes on while everyone is dancing, eating, drinking and making merry.  

beginning set up 2

When we arrived at the event, the designers were already there setting up the ballroom and decorating the space. There were long-stemmed white roses piled high like a snowy mountain top, their discarded petals and leaves strewn about all over the floor, the florist standing beside “rose mountain” quickly sheering off the thorns.

The musicians were setting up to do a sound check, the wait staff was beginning to trickle in and we were trying to locate the kitchen and assess the situation… 

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