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Hosting the Business Dinner: Understanding Seating Strategies and other Tips for a Successful Event

PSOW Staff - Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Image Restaurant Setting 350X234 In planning the perfect business dinner, most guests know that it’s not just important to have a seat at the table—it’s also about where you are seated at that table. Proper placement of guests is a vital component of any dinner event, especially when it has to do with a formal business occasion. When devising a seating chart, a host must take many things into consideration, including the position of honor, where to place international guests and details such as place cards and proper greetings. Knowing these finer points will help guests feel respected and held in high esteem and the host will be remembered for executing a most successful event.  Read more

11.6.2019

10 More Reasons to Attend PSOW’s Global Education Summit

PSOW Staff - Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Psow Ges2014 718 We offer up 10 more reasons to attend and be part of an incredible opportunity to meet, learn and network with others inspired to create professional relationships through cultural understanding, communication and respect!  Read more

7.23.2019

Three Steps to Build Your University Precedence List

Guest Blogger - Monday, February 13, 2017

A common problem in academic events is determining the correct placement of guests for functions like seated dinners or an order of procession for academic ceremonies. In an environment where titles and tenure – not to mention donors, alumni, and students – are often steadfastly important, making the decision as to how stakeholders are positioned can be a stressful and politically daunting task.  Read more

2.13.2017

An Expert's Guide to International Protocol featuring Olympic Protocol

PSOW Staff - Saturday, April 9, 2016

PSOW is thrilled to share with you a great resource co-authored by our very own trainer Gilbert Monod De Froideville, former Master of Ceremonies of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands and Director of the consulting company Protocol International and Mark Verheul, Chief of Protocol of the City of The Hague. An Expert’s Guide to International Protocol offers an overview of its associated practices, including those found within the context of diplomatic relations and the business world.  Read more

4.9.2016