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IAFE was a Blast!

Written on December 9, 2015 at 8:18 pm, by

It was great to seeing everyone at the IAFE Annual Convention & Trade Show! As always, the Saffire Team had such a wonderful time hanging out with everyone and truly appreciate the kind words from many of you on our presentations. We also loved making new friends at the booth and at our Blue ChristmasContinue Reading »

Saffire is Headed to Vegas for IAFE 2015!

Written on November 20, 2015 at 10:01 pm, by

It’s time for the Annual IAFE Convention, and we can’t wait to get the party started! This is one of our favorite conventions every year because we get to see so many members of our Saffire family. We have so much planned this year and we’d love to see you at one of our sessions,Continue Reading »

2014 Texas Travel Summit

Written on October 2, 2014 at 11:25 pm, by

We are so excited to report on Saffire’s FIRST attendance at the 2014 Texas Travel Summit hosted by the Texas Travel Industry Association (TTIA) at the San Luis Conference Center in Galveston, TX. We had such a splendid time. As first time attendees, we felt extremely welcome by those we hadn’t met and were excitedContinue Reading »

IFEA 2014

Written on October 2, 2014 at 3:46 pm, by

Whew! What a whirlwind and an absolute BLAST Kansas City was for the International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) Annual Convention! We saw a ton of our clients and friends and made a bunch of new friends, too! Don’t you just love meeting new people? We ate way too much amazing KC BBQ, which featuredContinue Reading »

2014 TFEA Conference

Written on July 23, 2014 at 5:24 pm, by

The 2014 TFEA Conference was an absolute BLAST! Of course it’s going to be awesome when the first thing we had on the agenda was the TFEA Kickoff Fiesta! We had the pleasure of helping to plan the party and were very excited with the way things turned out. It was hosted at Austin’s SaengerrundeContinue Reading »

NALS&RMA 2012 Recap

Written on May 30, 2012 at 3:50 pm, by

We (Cassie and Kendra) just got back from the North American Livestock Show and Rodeo Managers’ Association Annual Meeting in Shreveport, LA, and we had a blast! Of course, we learned how to host a stellar rodeo and livestock show, but these folks sure knew how to have a good time while we learned. LouisianaContinue Reading »

SXSW Recap: Social Storytelling & Building a Narrative for Your Brand

Written on March 14, 2012 at 4:58 pm, by

I attended a session on Monday presented by Helen Klein Ross, the creative mind behind @bettydraper, a twitter account that maintains the voice of AMC’s mega-popular character Betty Draper, played by January Jones, in the hit show Mad Men. Everything about this twitter account is spoken in the voice of the character from the show. Continue Reading »

Louisiana Association of Fairs and Festivals Convention 2012

Written on February 6, 2012 at 7:42 pm, by

We were happy to be invited to attend the Louisiana Association of Fairs and Festivals Convention in Baton Rouge, LA over the weekend.  And one thing is safe to say: Louisiana folks know how to party! It was great to see a few old friends from IAFE and make lots of new connections in theContinue Reading »

Deep in the heart of Texas: TAFE Convention & Trade Show

Written on January 20, 2012 at 3:43 pm, by

After a quick trip to California, we were happy to return to Austin to get ready for the Texas Association of Fairs & Events Convention. It was nice to attend an event here in our hometown, and we can say that these were our kind of folks!  The truth is, TAF&E cleaned us out ofContinue Reading »

Our trip to sunny California for WFA

Written on January 19, 2012 at 4:52 pm, by

Well, to say that last week was a whirlwind doesn’t seem to say quite enough!  We had back-to-back conventions and trade shows, starting out with a trip to sunny Anaheim, California. Since we had worked with the staff at WFA to give them a new website for the WFA Convention, we were excited to seeContinue Reading »