Behind the Scenes: 5 More Lessons I’m Learning from Hosting a Summit

I’m really excited to be hosting my 2nd summit: The Military Spouse Business Summit! How did this come about? Well, I’m a military spouse and my fellow military spouses are always asking me how to start a business. If so many military spouses are coming to me asking me the same question, there has to be other military spouses out there who have the same issue. Eureka! The Military Spouse Business Summit was born! After all, I’m no stranger to summits. I hosted my first one (The Aloha Summit) about 3 months ago and got the hang of it.

This summit is very different than my first one. I have more speakers, it was planned well in advance (I started looking for speakers in September), and there are A LOT of moving promotional parts to all of this. The good news is that Continue reading

Behind the Scenes: 5 Lessons I Learned from Hosting a Summit

KR Design hosted it FIRST virtual event recently: The Aloha Summit! It was a 2 day event with a 6 speaker lineup, including yours truly.

Coordinating a summit is a lot of work! I don’t know what I was thinking to put together a summit in 3 weeks time. It’s like I woke up on August 1 and said to myself: “I want to put a summit together. Hmmm…I can fit it in my calendar in 3 weeks. Ok, let’s go!” I’m so happy that some of my friends and colleagues are used to my craziness and could come together at the last minute to help me out.

Some of you have been asking me, “Well, how did it go?” For an event that came together in 3 weeks and was only being marketed for 1 week, I think it went pretty well. Here are the two things that I’m most proud of… Continue reading