11/29/2023Winter Delights in the Queen City: Charlotte's Top 5 Seasonal Attractions
When winter arrives in Charlotte, North Carolina, it brings a unique charm and a host of exciting activities that transform the city into a winter wonderland. From holiday celebrations to outdoor adventures, there's something for everyone to enjoy during the chilly months. In this guide, we'll expl
11/21/2023Event Success: 15 Tips to Supercharge Your Event's Attendance
Events and conferences play a crucial role in networking, knowledge sharing, and professional growth. Maximizing attendance is essential for the event's success. After all, a well-attended event enhances the experience for participants and creates opportunities for fruitful connections. Here are 15
09/27/2023Event Planning Insights: DMCs vs. Corporate-Direct Comparisons
In the dynamic world of event planning, professionals often find themselves navigating two distinct paths: those who work under a Destination Management Company (DMC) and those who are event planners for the company hosting the event. While both roles revolve around orchestrating memorable events,
09/12/2023Ultimate Guide to Outdoor Event Success: Lighting, Sound, and Weather Tips
Outdoor events offer a unique blend of nature's beauty and celebration, requiring meticulous planning for an unforgettable experience. Whether it's a wedding, music festival, corporate assembly, or a simple picnic, hosting an outdoor event needs attention to detail. Among the critical factors, ligh
07/25/2023Summer Event Planning Guide: Prepare for a Spectacular Holiday Season
The summer season is often associated with vacations, beaches, and relaxation, but for event planners, it's also the perfect time to lay the groundwork for an exceptional holiday events season. As an event planner, you know the holiday season is one of the busiest and most rewarding times of the ye
05/22/20239 Unique Event Ideas to Plan for This Summer
Summer is here, and it's time to plan some unique and fun corporate events that will leave a lasting impression on your team. While traditional summer activities like picnics and barbecues are always enjoyable, why not spice things up this year with some live entertainment? Here are some unique sum
04/26/20235 Reasons Why You Need High-Quality Video Content As An Artist
As an artist, you've got the skills, talent, and dedication to create some truly magical melodies. But in today's day and age, that's not always enough. To really make it big, you need to be able to connect with your audience in a way that goes beyond just your music. That's where video content com
03/08/20236 Austin Entertainers We Know You'll Love
We know entertainers make Austin special. Having launched our second market in Austin, we have always valued the thriving and authentic entertainment scene that comes out of the "Live Music Capital of the World". Beyond music, Austin is rich with a variety of talents. At EVA, we look for the best o
02/28/20236 Ways To Show Appreciation For Your Employees All Year Long
As we settle into Q1 and 2023, the hustle and bustle of the new year can often distract us from appreciating little things. While there is a designated day in March for Employee Appreciation, why not celebrate your employees all year long? A healthy and supportive company culture promotes balance a
01/25/2023EVA's Top 5 Things to Do and See During Chicago Winter
Winter is one of the best times to visit Chicago. While the temperatures continue to drop and the city turns winter white, there is still plenty to see and do during this time of year. If you are traveling to Chicago this season for work or play, EVA has created a list of our top 5 things to do dur
01/11/2023Why January is the New December for Holiday Parties
As we settle into the new year and reflect on all that 2022 offered, we can also acknowledge the chaos that came with the end of the season. It's okay to admit it, we know it was a lot! Now that we have entered a new year full of optimistic resolutions, clear minds, and enthusiasm, why not celebrat
10/20/2022Inside EVA: How we work remotely and navigate the rise of coworking spaces
With the growth of EVA, co-founders, Channing Moreland and Makenzie Stokel were not shy when it came to finding the right people to fit the company culture. So much so that three members of this ten-person team aren't based in Nashville, including Co-founder and COO, Makenzie Stokel who relocated t
09/14/2022Amazing Summer Party Ideas to Plan This Year
There are few things in this life that are better than throwing a fun summer party with friends - especially if the party is themed! If you're ready to retire the themes you used in college, EVA is here to assist in the summer party theme brainstorming. From an easy backyard barbecue to an 80's Pro
09/02/2022Top 6 Entertainers in Dallas
It comes as no surprise that Dallas has a rich and thriving entertainment scene and there is something for everyone. However, there are always those who set themselves apart from the rest.
We wanted to show you the best Dallas can offer. So here are the Top 6 performers coming out of Dallas.
07/13/2022Best Virtual Events and What Made Them Special
Covid has really shaped the way we approach team building and corporate events. In the last few years virtual events have taken over and have become one of the only options for most teams and companies.
This is a trend that is likely to stay as remote work is becoming a new normal and travel is s
07/05/2022How to Start a Singing Career
Starting a singing career is different from just singing for your own pleasure or entertaining friends and family. If you have the talent and have invested time in nurturing it, there are several steps you can take to start your music career.
First, Get a Second Opinion
If you want real guidance
06/17/2022Team Building Activities for Remote Teams
Working remotely has both good and bad sides. While it enables us to be more comfortable and plan out our day without the commute, there is a sense of alienation and not being a member of the team.
This is why it is essential to organize teambuilding events for remote teams, both virtual events a
05/24/2022Virtual Fundraising Ideas for Your Nonprofit
With the changing landscape influenced by the pandemic and a general shift to a virtual platform, a lot of nonprofits needed to turn to virtual fundraising ideas to receive funds to keep their organizations afloat and continue to help their communities.
Luckily, there is no shortage of great onli
05/17/2022Virtual Entertainment Ideas for Any Type of Event
Event entertainment is a perpetual pain point for companies as it requires a lot of planning and consideration. The stakes are even higher when we move into the virtual realm.
There is no shortage of great virtual event entertainment ideas out there, but matching the right entertainment to the ri
04/21/2022Fun Virtual Corporate Event Ideas
With remote work taking place in most companies due to the pandemic, HR is
turning to virtual events to maintain team spirit, encourage connection
between members and provide a welcome fun relief from the day-to-day work
Of course, it is important to stay innovative and find
03/24/2022How to Hire a Band - What to Look for
Live music always brings a great atmosphere, and it can really contribute to your event, whether it's a wedding, a party, or a corporate event.
Of course, a lot depends on the band you choose to hire, and that is why you need to take your time and ensure that you hire the perfect ban
03/17/2022Industry Trends: What to Expect at 2022 Events
The event landscape has changed tremendously over the past two years due to
the pandemic. But as always, people have adapted to the new circumstances and
are making the best of the given situation.
The future of events is a question that's being asked by many p
10/04/202110 Corporate Event Ideas for 2022
Corporate events come in all shapes and sizes. They take a lot of coordinating
and planning, so before you get into the logistics, you should first decide
what you wish to actually accomplish with the event.
This means defining the goals and objectives of bringing people together,
09/28/2021New Year's Corporate Event Ideas for 2022
The weather is still nice and sunny these days and the winter holidays seem
far away, but they will get here quicker than you can say "But I just got back
from the beach!" That means you're going to have to do a bit of planning ahead
of time if you want to organize a memorable New Year's
09/08/20218 Creative Corporate Party Ideas
Corporate parties can be simple, casual occasions with drinks, finger foods,
and mingling with coworkers. The problem is that regular parties don't
necessarily encourage inclusion and bonding among all employees, because
people tend to split up in smaller groups and hang out with colleagu
08/17/2021Book a DJ, Bring a Vibe
Meet EVA- A team of passionate professionals in the events and entertainment
industry who built a technology-driven platform (called EVA) that streamlines
booking entertainment + interactive experiences for events of all kinds.
When it comes to requests for entertainment at an event, we
07/26/2021Christmas in July: 5 Unique Holiday Entertainment Ideas
Christmas in July?? Yes, it's a thingÃ¢â‚¬Â¦at least we are making it one.
As event planners are already coming to us for holiday events, we thought now
would be the perfect time to spotlight our top holiday entertainment ideas.
With groups finally beginning to meet back in-person again, hol
03/26/2021Event Fails: Lessons Learned from Event Planners
How to Avoid Virtual and Hybrid Event Fails
When virtual and hybrid events became a booming industry practically
overnight, there was a lot that event planners didn't know when organizing
their events. It took trial and error (and event fails) until
lessons learned became best practic
03/26/2021How Virtual Experiences Drive Sales
Zoom fatigue is real, but virtual events are proven to drive sales. How do you
make your virtual events less work for you and more engaging for your
Let's start by looking at the types of virtual events and how entertaining
your audience can increase word-of-mouth marketing