Posts Categorized: Event Planning


Now that Spring is here, at Compass Rose Events, we are excited to see the return of live events on the horizon for the Summer and Fall of 2021, and employee appreciation has never been more important than it is right now!  We have been welcoming back staff, ramping up our production capacity, refreshing inventories,… Read more »

Adapting and Changing the Way We Do Business – Creating the Event in a Box

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenging time for businesses across the country.  Some of the worst hit are the entertainment, hospitality and food service industries.  All of which are categories Compass Rose Events falls under. There are capacity restrictions and social distancing guidelines in effect which currently prohibit large groups of people from assembling… Read more »

COVID-19 Safety Protocols

Many American businesses are longing to move forward with their company events in order to thank or celebrate with their employees.  Perhaps because they have a history of doing so every year, perhaps because their teams have been on the frontline, working harder than ever or perhaps because being able to celebrate together will send… Read more »

COVID-19 Leads to Creative Uses for Our Event Equipment and Services

We are open and ready to support your needs in this unprecedented time.   Compass Rose Events is already hard at work with our customers in Manufacturing, Food Production, Public Utilities, Healthcare and more.   Our event and logistic equipment is being put to use to support facilities and teams as America returns to work in new,… Read more »

Postpone Your Event…Not Your Planning.

Directives to temporarily avoid large crowds and gatherings are not exactly what an event company that specializes in large attendances wants to hear…But we are confident that with all the precautions and proactive steps being put into place, the United States will come through.   We are in constant communication with our clients and the… Read more »

Tips For Planning an Event in the Great Outdoors

What creates a more lasting impression than an outdoor event? Don’t miss the opportunity to showcase your organization in the ultimate venue – nature! As the temperatures rise, people are anxious to get outdoors. What better place to hold an event than under the brilliance of the sun or a blanket of stars? Outdoor events… Read more »

Engage ALL Age Groups when Planning your Event


From choosing a menu to planning things to do, being able to balance activities for all age groups is one of the facets that can make or brake your event. We have a few styles of events and ideas that might assist as you plan. The Family Day-Company Picnic This is the most popular style of… Read more »

Strong Staffs Lead to Successful Events

Strong Staffs Lead to Successful Events

Compass Rose Events strives to produce our events with the best staff possible, while maintaining a sense of community. One way that we are able to do this is by partnering with local high school and college student organizations to assist in the delivery of our events. We work in conjunction with athletic teams, bands,… Read more »

Top 5 Ways to Increase Attendance at Employee Appreciation Events

One topic that continually comes up when I meet with clients involves driving attendance and employee engagement at Employment Appreciation Events. Many times event planners tell me that they can’t seem to get more people to come out to their events. Because we’re all focused on budgets, they mistakenly feel that it takes more money… Read more »