Diversity-Equity-Inclusion

Chattahoochee Nature Center & Weddings

Chattahoochee Nature Center & Weddings

What does the Chattahoochee Nature Center have to do with weddings? Many couples choose the ‘Center’ because of it is so close to nature and such a beautiful place.

Others choose it because of the freedom they get to make their wedding about them. The Center lets you bring your own vendors! That, along with its reasonable prices, make it hard to pass up. For other couples, it’s the warm, welcoming, and incredibly diverse staff that make the Center so special.

It’s hard to believe that you smack dab in the heart of Roswell–the birds, trees, flowers always make me feel like I’ve landed on a magical oasis.

Between the restaurants, galleries, shops, music, and theater in the downtown square, your guests might be hard-pressed to want to go to downtown Atlanta.

The Chattahoochee Nature Center is an amazing environment to host just about any kind of event–Mitzvahs, birthdays, anniversaries, corporate retreats. It is truly a venue that lets you do you.

We love the fact that we’re able to interact with people in a safe environment. Add our Contact-Free Entertainer Booth to your next event if you want to see some people swooning with joy!

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Handicap Parking

Changing Minds and Hearts

DisabilitySensitivity Training

Changing Minds and Hearts

Disability Awareness

Changing minds and hearts through doing sounds hard. Is it really? While you read this, think about the time and effort that went into the steps leading up to the final action.

One Family’s Experience

A family I know has a severely disabled adult child who lives in a care facility. In front of the facility is a handicap parking space which is clearly marked. The family is dependent on the parking space to get their daughter to- and from her home and in- and out of their vehicle safely. 

A car that didn’t have a handicap parking permit repeatedly parked in the space. 

One Step at a Time

The family left a note for the car owner. The car was there again the next time. Then, they notified the authorities and had the car ticketed. It didn’t change anything—the car was there again when they went to use the space. Then they had the vehicle booted–same results. Finally, they had the car towed, several times. It was to no avail— the car continued to be parked in the handicap space. The family researched the vehicle owners address.

The next time they picked up their daughter, they went for a walk with her in her wheelchair to the vehicle owner’s home. There, they pressed the buzzer for the apartment. The person answered and they asked if he had a moment to chat. He invited them up to his fourth floor walk up. They replied that they couldn’t because of the wheelchair and asked if he could come down. He said, “Yes,” and came downstairs.

Help People Understand

They explained where their daughter lived and asked him if he’d go on a walk with them. He agreed. After a little while they asked him if he could push the wheelchair, which he did. They also needed to feed their daughter and give her something to drink – all which was not as easy as it sounds. While they walked, they explained to him why they needed access to that parking spot – to be able to get their daughter in and out of their vehicle safely. They asked him if he would not park there. He has never parked in that space again. 

What Does This Have To Do with Handy Entertainment?

We create and produce entertainment that makes a difference. We have a pretty good understanding of disabilities, but are always learning. We love to help people find their passion and to create jobs where they excel.

Most important of all–if you’re having an event and want to make it truly accessible, give us a call.

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GWBC Open for Business

GWBC Open for Business

GWBC Open for Business sponsored by the The Greater Women’s Business Council, presents Open for Business.

Lee Kantor of Business Radio X interviews Jan Levie, CEO and Creative Director of Handy Entertainment, an event production and entertainment company based in Atlanta, Georgia.

In it, Jan discusses how working with event professionals saves clients time and money.

Event producers work with vendors all the time. Use their expertise and don’t be fooled into choosing the low cost leader! You want your event to shine. Our trusted partners are quality vendors who are known for their knowledge, quality inventory and service, staff, fairness, and responsiveness–the keys to creating flawless and successful events.

Vetting vendors by using those people and companies who are known and respected for the quality of their work will save you substantial time and money.

Your event should resonate with you and your guests. Helping you identify what your  event truly wants to achieve will also save you time and money.

To increase brand recognition, build loyalty, or increase revenue, use a marketing or ad agency, a PR firm, or let us help you reach those goals with simple and effective event entertainment!

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Intuition

The Special Event | Catersource

The Special Event | Catersource 2022

The Special Event | Catersource is the annual conference that brings together the best the live events industry has to offer in terms of speakers, education, exhibitors, catering, decor, innovations, and extraordinary events celebrating the best the industry has to offer!

Jan Levie  (CEO | Creative Director, Handy Entertainment) will be presenting.

Location: Room 163

Date: Tuesday, May 3

Time: 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track : TSE-Sales & Marketing, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Intuition in Business

Description: Beyond Meyers-Briggs and DISC-typologies, beyond body language and NLP, there is a world that is mostly ignored but utterly fascinating—the world of intuition.

What is intuition and how can it help you build your business?

Do you struggle with understanding who your prospects, clients, hires, and partners really are and what they want?

Have you made costly mistakes by hiring the wrong person, contracting with the wrong company, or trusting the wrong partner?

We will learn and practice some simple concepts to help you understand what your colleagues and clients are silently shouting at you.

This is not about hacks, manipulation, or sales training. You will learn how to recognize and trust what you already know by training yourself to notice and decode other people’s behavior and your reactions to it.

To learn more about how Jan and Handy Entertainment use intuition, passion, and inclusion to produce events that change people from the inside out, go to www.handyentertainment.xyz.

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