If you have been working with us for the past few weeks, you may have seen a new name in your inbox. Our newest support member, Alé Strauss, has joined the Portfire Events team as our Events Intern! We are elated that she has joined the team. We can't wait for you to get to know her too! We absolutely love working with students who
The clambake is a honored New England tradition. Rhode Island claims proudly that it is the original home of the traditional New England clambake, full of lobsters, clams, fish, native sausage, corn, and of course a bowl of clam chowder – and believe us… no one leaves hungry after that feast! While Rhode Island might have dibs on the rightful home of the Downeast Feast, the Maine lobster is on another level! Clambakes have been enjoyed by thousands,
Shortly, the constraints of the COVID19 virus will be lifted. Life will return to a new normal with meetings, tours and events with transportation included. At Portfire, we recognize the importance of the health and safety issues involved when it comes to transportation. We are taking extra precautions with our vehicles, staff, and safety precautions. Our trained staff will be onsite to coordinate and to
Kim Wyman | Professional Storyteller of Events/Director of Creative Services She has always been THE planner in her personal life and in a professional setting. From the beaches of Endicott College to the mountains of Les Roches, she built her foundation and passion for the hospitality industry while receiving a Dual-Degree program with a Bachelor’s degree from Endicott College in Hospitality Management and Concentration in Event
Expect the unexpected in events! We have been doing this for years, and even with years of experience there are just sometimes when you need something you didn’t pack. We can’t tell you how many times we have had to rush to the local store, hotel or venue staff, or even back to the office because something was missing! Don’t worry it happens to the best
Here we are, almost three weeks into the COVID-19 Social Distancing Challenge. As we all know, staying home and distancing ourselves from other people is a great way for everyone to contribute in the fight to end this pandemic. The sooner this is over, the sooner we will all be back to our personal and professional lives. We are staying positive, knowing that in the
I am just returning home from a spring time stroll down a local foot-trail feeling both energized and positive. When I set out on my little endeavor, a couple of hours ago, I did it solely to stretch my legs. Then I quickly realized the walk was much more than a physical endeavor, it was a much needed, therapeutic boost to my state of mind.
Writing has always been therapeutic for me. When I sat down to write a blog this week I found myself reflecting on my journey that has brought me to this moment. I have had 30 years of experience in the events and destination management industry. I live for the hustle and bustle of this world, but I tend to treasure the times that are a