Behind the Scenes

Pivoting Retreats With New Mandates & Border Closings – How To

By Brooke Dumas / December 5, 2021 /

Pivoting retreats is never a fun thing, but unfortunately has been the name of the game since planning retreats in 2020 and beyond. I turned on the news the other day to see that many countries are closing their borders to South Africa. No biggie right? Yeah, its kind of a big deal when I…

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costa rica retreat planner at a retreat

Costa Rica Retreat Part 1: Planning

By Brooke Dumas / June 18, 2021 /

In March I had the pleasure of traveling to Uvita for a Costa Rica retreat with the fabulous Taylor Simpson! I met Taylor by joining her Higher Self Mastermind at the beginning of the year. Once she realized I was a retreat planner she immediately scheduled a call to chat with me about planning and…

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Attendees listening during The Haven Conference

5 Takeaways from The Haven Conference West Olive

By Brooke Dumas / September 4, 2019 /

It has been a few months since The Haven Conference and my mind is still buzzing about everything I learned on that day. But since the conference there have been 5 key takeaways that keep coming up for me in my everyday life. So today I wanted to share those with you.   #1 A…

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5 Things I Learned From Hosting A Conference

By Brooke Dumas / August 7, 2019 /

Hosting a conference or live event seems to be all the rage right now and everyone is interesting in creating an in-person experience. I absolutely love live events and think there is so much power to getting people in the room and immersing them in an experience. I hosted my first conference, The Haven Conference,…

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5 Questions to Ask Before Planning a Live Event

By Brooke Dumas / June 26, 2019 /

Live events are all the rage right now in the entrepreneurial world and it feels like everyone is attending or planning a live event. But live events require a lot of time, energy, resources and money, which I learned quickly after hosting my first Haven Conference. So before you start digging into the planning, stop…

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The whole group at The Haven Conference

The Haven Conference West Olive Recap

By Brooke Dumas / May 15, 2019 /

I’m beyond excited today to share the recap of The Haven Conference for entrepreneurs recap of our very first West Olive, Michigan conference! If you’re reading this and are new to conference allow me to tell you a little about it. The Haven Conference is a one day event geared towards entrepreneurs that we focus…

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