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The New Pantone Color of the Year for 2013 – EMERALD GREEN!

The official name and number:  Pantone 17-5641 -   Emerald is no longer green with envy: The rich, vibrant shade is Pantone LLC’s Color of the Year for 2013, beating out all the other shades of the rainbow.  The company, which creates…

Inspiration – Looking to the Motherland of England for Events and DMCs

Until just recently, no one ever talked about the food scene in London except that it was omnipresent, with the exception of always having great Indian food.  The new culinary revolution in London came just in the nick of time to coincide with…

DMC’s Locate Local Products for Gifts and Sweet Grass Baskets are the Best!

When corporate groups reach out to JMC Charleston to assist in the planning of their events in Charleston, we always ask about gifts and amenities.  My friend Sonya Livingston said to me once that every occasion should be marked with some…

Charleston’s Newest Fundraising Luncheon – Setting the Bar, Designed “Charleston Style!”

"It costs a lot to be us. We all have to give." said my friend Mary Loretto Ramsay, who I have always called the Brooke Astor of Charleston.  My reasoning was not because she, like Astor, wrote large checks to non-profits, but because of her…

Charleston – No 1 in the USA Again…and now No. 1 in the World

As an event production and design company, it is easy for us to make events look good, taste good, sound good and flow, wherever the party might be. The City does not matter. However, as a destination management company, we feel that we ARE…

Exclusivity – The Best Venue for the Best Clients

When this corporate client called JMC Charleston asking for event production and design help, we were happy to assist, especially knowing that they had access to this private home, rarely used by the owner. The home, nestled on one…

A Finale’ Evening in the First Formal Gardens in America

Often, JMC Charleston receives RFPs and it becomes a time to bid against other vendors.   When you win the business, it makes the event all the more worth while!   This insurance  company client  was a great surpise to hear…

Fundraising Events – New Events bring on Stress about Goals, Expectations & Setting Standards

For eight years, JMC Charleston has been hired my many non-profit organizations in the planning of events which many be new, old or just need a revamping.  Often a themed gala may need to change as the dynamics of the donar base changes.  Gala…

Welcome to the JMC Charleston BLOG

Page One - I am born." I have always been moved by this quotation from Margaret Mitchell’s epic novel, Gone with the Wind. Melanie Wilkes is reading Davie Crocket with several women as they nervously await their men coming home from the…