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How to be a successful event planner

Event planning can be overwhelming. That is why people hire an expert like you to provide the skills necessary to plan the perfect event.

Leveraging professional memberships to grow your business

A membership in a wedding event planning association helps strengthen your credibility as a wedding planner and connects you to a unique network of colleagues and resources that can enhance your business.

Hurricane recovery

This document focuses on key messages for employers, workers, and volunteers responding to the 2017 Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria.

45 questions to ask a wedding planner

Planning a wedding is exciting, but can also be overwhelming. To help reduce the stress that comes with wedding planning, some couples choose to hire an wedding planner to help guide them through the process. Not sure where to start your search to find the perfect wedding planner? Markel put together a list of questions to ask potential wedding planners.

Wedding shower games

Games at a bridal shower can be a bore, but if the right games are played, bridal shower games can be lots of fun. Here are 5 fun wedding shower games for your bridal shower!

What event planners look for in venues

Partnering with event planners in your area can open up an important channel for you to book more events at your venue. Markel Event Insurance put together a list of tips to keep you top-of-mind with event planners.

Tips to exhibiting at a wedding show

Wedding shows are perfect events to meet engaged couples. It is one of the very first places a bride and groom will attend to start planning their wedding. We’ve put together a list of tips to help you stand out from the crowd and draw couples in to your booth.

Summer brings lightning and water damage losses

Proactive measures to reduce the likelihood of damage occurring at your center.

MSC supports dental program for underserved population

As part of the Markel Specialty Commercial (MSC) dental program, a special collaboration has been developed with the Louisiana Dental Association and the Mississippi Dental Associations to support the Louisiana Mission of Mercy (LaMOM).

MSC now offering workers compensation and EssentialBOP in Arizona

Arizona is now the 41st state where Markel markets workers compensation, following Massachusetts entry in the fall of 2016. The company is excited to begin building a network of high performance retail agents to provide reliable and easy-to-manage insurance options for small businesses throughout the state.