Tips & Tricks

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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red rocks during a sedona retreat

Sedona Retreat Guide

By Brooke Dumas / April 25, 2021 /

I finally got the opportunity to experience a Sedona Retreat after watching friend after friend and healer after healer rave about the Sedona medicine and magic. The area is known for its red rock views, hikes, vortex energy, UFO sighting and all the holistic healing you can imagine. Sedona has bee a popular retreat spot…

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5 Tips For Planning a Destination Retreat

By Brooke Dumas / January 26, 2021 /

A destination retreat is one of the most fun types of events to plan because it basically feels like you’re planning a vacation. You’re exploring cultural activities, unique sights and trying to give you attendees the most immersive experience. But there is a lot more that goes into an international or destination retreat that you…

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attendees enjoying a conference

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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Conference attendees smiling with their floral arrangements

10 Tips For Attending a Conference and Getting Your Moneys Worth

By Brooke Dumas / April 17, 2019 /

Photo by Ashley Slater Photography from The Bloom Workshop in Leland, MI.    Attending a conference can be one of the best things you can do for yourself and your business. It gets you out of your regular routine, introduces you to new thoughts, helps you meet new like-minded people and so much more. I…

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Girls sitting at a conference in Chicago, IL

4 Reasons To Attend A Conference

By Brooke Dumas / March 6, 2019 /

There are so many reasons to attend a conference, retreat or live event, but unfortunately there are so many things that hold us back from doing it. Some of those things include money, time, location or just the fear of leaving our comfort zone. I personally have experience massive success by attending conferences, retreats and…

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