If you’ve been seeing plenty of pink recently, there’s a good reason…October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Events tied to charitable causes are becoming increasingly popular and many event planners are looking for easy ways to link to a cause.

Whether you’re planning a breast cancer event or a corporate event with a philanthropic angle, Maui Wowi Coffees & Smoothies has a delicious way to get in on the action. Book Maui Wowi’s Think Pink, a strawberry banana smoothie, during the month of October. The yummy smoothie not only tastes good – it does good! Maui Wowi will donate 10% of their fees to the Susan G. Komen fund for breast cancer research. Additionally, all money collected from the donation jar placed on the smoothie bar will be donated to the Komen fund.

For more information or to book, call 866-448-7792 or email sales@coffeesandsmoothies.com

When executed safely, in-person meetings and events are possible. But it’s been tough for meeting planners across the nation, due to differing state-by-state and even county-by-county guidelines. In some areas, meetings and events have returned a while ago, but for others, it’s hard to imagine what planning a meeting would be like.

 

In the wake of a total global crisis, the Meet Minneapolis team got to work. 

Connecting the Community

Last summer, as communities across the state reeled, the CVB launched the “We Need Us!” campaign as a rally cry and reminder on the importance of supporting the businesses that make Minneapolis so unique.

“It really came from this question of, ‘How can we support our community that’s hurting in so many ways and make locals feel comfortable making those choices?’” says senior vice president of destination branding & strategy Courtney Ries.

 

Your team may have worn out the Zoom happy hour, but these virtual team-building options offer ways to connect and engage on a whole new level.