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How to Start an Event Planning Business

Congratulations! You’ve decided to take the leap into event planning. We’ve put together a list of tips for you to consider as you embark on your new endeavor.

How to network with wedding industry partners to boost business

Whether you’ve been building your wedding planning business for years or are new to the industry, networking with industry partners is an excellent way to help advance your company to the next level.

Train your camp counselors about concussions

Your staff’s preparedness to manage a potential concussion is a critical element of a healthy camp environment.

Tips for increasing bookings in off peak wedding season

The months of January, February and March are typically considered “off-peak season” in the wedding industry. Getting more bookings in these months require a different strategy than peak season.

Plain talk about insurance

The purchase of insurance should provide peace of mind for the insured by protecting earnings and assets against unexpected loss.

Camp loss control news - Vol 1. 2019

Join us in congratulating our 2018 Safety 1st award winners. Also, learn about key questions a parent should ask of a camp, getting the most out of preseason vendor visits, and Markel Specialty's upcoming webinars and conference appearance.

35 questions to ask your florist before your wedding

Flowers enhance the beauty of a wedding. To help make sure every detail is covered, Markel compiled a list of 35 questions to ask your wedding florist.

Wedding favor ideas

Looking for creative wedding favor ideas? Markel offers 50 wedding favor ideas your guests will love.

Tips for Wedding Flowers

Flowers are so much more than the bouquets you and your bridesmaids hold. They help create the look and mood for your entire wedding day. Careful flower selection can brighten up your day and add to the elegance of your special evening. Learn 5 things to keep in mind as you select flowers for your wedding.

Tips to dress up your wedding reception tables

Simple tips and ideas for creating memorable and elegant wedding centerpieces for your reception.