5 Creative Ways to Incorporate Art Into Your Event

With bright murals, local galleries, the Cincinnati Art Museum and its 67,000+ pieces of revered art, the Cincinnati Ballet, and the Cincinnati Opera, the Queen City has all the art your heART (sorry, we had to) could want.

Artist Edgar Degas said, “Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.”

You want to make your guests see the best event they’ve yet to attend—and art can make that happen by inspiring lasting memories for your attendees.

So as we countdown to this year’s BLINK Cincinnati, we bring you 5 creative ways to incorporate art into your event!

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10 Tips for Elevating Your Parking Lot Party to the Big Leagues

The Google goddesses have asked… and we’re answering!

Our most searched event topic is for Parking Lot Party Ideas, and we can understand why.

It’s affordable. It’s easy. It’s timely.

And let’s be real, we wouldn’t be QCD if we didn’t have a load of suggestions for your next parking lot party.

Let’s give your office’s parking lot a total party makeover!

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4 Ways to Harness the Power of Instagram at Your Next Corporate Event

A picture is worth a thousand words, and a picture on Instagram is worth a thousand media pitches. When your attendees share photos of the event on their personal Instagram accounts, they are putting your event right in front of their followers’ eyes—a.k.a. increased exposure for your company.

So how do you make sure your event attendees are sharing the event love on Instagram?

We have 4 ways to harness the power of Instagram at your next corporate event!

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4 Ideas for Major Corporate Event Inspiration

While most people might spend their free office hours planning for upcoming conference calls, wading through their inbox, or organizing their desk, we spend our time daydreaming about making your next corporate event a smashing success.

As we get prepped for a busy and event-full (catch the pun there?) summer, we wanted to share 4 unique ideas for major corporate event inspiration so that you, too, can start daydreaming about your upcoming corporate event!

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4 Unique Team Building Activities We're Obsessed With Right Now

Queen City Destination frequently receives requests for team building activities. And it’s no wonder why—team building “builds trust, mitigates conflict, encourages communication, and increases collaboration,” as this Forbes article notes.

Coming up with fun team building activities is practically our job description, and we think your employees deserve more than just the run-of-the-mill company picnic.

Here are 4 unique team building activities we’re obsessed with right now.

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Abby Egbers
5 Tips for Planning A Corporate Meeting Attendees Will Actually Enjoy

Planning your company’s annual corporate meeting?

Real talk: Your attendees don’t want another run-of-the-mill meeting that they forget about as soon as they return to the office.

And you don’t want that, either.

You want to plan a corporate meeting that connects with your attendees, reignites their passion for your company’s mission, and creates community among co-workers.

So say goodbye to yawn-fest corporate meetings in nondescript and arctic-level-cold conference rooms. We’ve got some tips for planning a corporate meeting that attendees will actually enjoy.

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It's Who You Know: 3 Essential Tips for Creating Networking Opportunities at Your Event

It’s not what you know. It’s who you know.

Okay, we know that you just rolled your eyeballs right out of your head because you’ve heard this biz cliché before.

But think about it...

If you were choosing to marry a dude or gal, would you be more likely to choose: a) the lucky bachelor/bachelorette that you only know via a piece of paper or b) someone you’ve gotten to know in person?


The same is true in business. Good business is built on trust, and trust is built through relationship.

We’re offering you 3 essential tips for creating networking opportunities at your next event!

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How to Increase Employee Satisfaction by Incorporating Wellness into Your Next Company Event

A focus on wellness shouldn’t be just for personal goals scribbled in a notebook on January 1. With research touting that healthy employees make for productive employees, more employers are adopting a company culture that focuses on employee wellness rather than just the bottom line.

There’s no reason for wellness not to be a priority at your next event, especially when Queen City Destination makes it so easy.

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Event PlanningAbby Egbers
Why A Destination Management Company is the Best Friend You Didn't Know You Needed

A Destination Management Company is a local professional resource for corporate destination events—a.k.a. your new best friend when it comes to planning your next out-of-town company function.

A DMC (not to be confused with Run-D.M.C.) plans and implements your company’s event, taking care of everything from accommodation, transportation, dining, and city-specific activities. The ultimate goal of any DMC is that you and your team will have the time of your life without having to worry at all about coordinating the event or your stay in the city.

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Abby Egbers
5 Company Event Ideas to Treat Yo’ Staff to the Best of Cincinnati

Your staff has been working like a boss all summer long, and now it’s time to say thank you. How about treating yo’ staff to a fun company event to really show them how much you appreciate their hard work?

Not only does an exciting event give your employees something to look forward to, but it also enhances company culture and boosts employee morale.

Good news: Queen City Destination is here with 5 company event ideas to treat yo’ staff to some of the best of Cincinnati. Whether it’s a BBQ in the parking lot or a local brewery tour, your employees will be talking about this event for the rest of the year!

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Event IdeasAbby Egbers