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Snappening is an online event planning database service headquartered in Indianapolis, Ind. It was born out of a real-life need by a real-life consumer doing what we all want to do most—plan an exceptional event to create a lasting memory. Check out our leadership page to learn more about the creation of Snappening. Since our 2011 launch, our site has provided over 250,000 consumers, venues and professional planners with an online service that makes event venue and event planner searches quick and easy, as well as provides highly localized event planning inspiration, tips and tools. Snappening’s mission is to be widely recognized as the most comprehensive and complete event planning listing service for all special events and private functions. Feel free to poke around on the site to see for yourself how helpful we are and perform your own searches. We estimate we'll save you anywhere from 4-8 hours of your own time by bringing all your options together in one well-appointed location.

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07/17/2014Snappening CEO sounds off about porch party trends for IndyStar readers
 Snappening.com president offers tips, tricks and ideas for throwing successful porch parties to Indy-area residents in today's Indianapolis Star.
06/24/2014Snappening CEO serves as Social Media Dames Advisory Council Member and Presenter
 Snappening president and CEO, Crystal Grave, selected as speaker for 2014 Social Media Dames Unconference in Fort Wayne, Ind.
05/09/2014Snappening CEO recognized as Starkey Entrepreneurial Woman of the Year nominee
 Snappening president and CEO, Crystal Grave, was nominated in the 11th annual Starkey Entrepreneurial Woman of the Year award ceremony held at the Eiteljorg Museum.
05/01/2014Snappening CEO featured in University of Indianapolis’ Portico Magazine
 Snappening CEO Crystal Grave is featured in a profile piece in University of Indianapolis’ (UIndy) official school magazine, Portico.
04/24/2014Snappening CEO provides Pinterest insight for Indiana businesses
 In an interview with Inside Indiana Business Snappening President and CEO provides insight on evaluating Pinterest as a worthy marketing investment for business.
03/14/2014Crystal Grave makes guest apperance on Inside INdiana Business
 Snappening's president and CEO, Crystal Grave, serves as a perspectives INsider panelist on this week's Inside INdiana Business. The focal point of this week's show covers women entrepreneurs across the state.
03/10/2014Snappening nominated for 2014 Tech Startup of the Year
 Snappening was announced as a TechPoint Mira Award Nominee for Startup of the Year this week. Eighty-eight companies, schools and startups, and 25 individuals were selected by an independent judging panels from record-breaking number of applicants.
03/03/2014Snappening adds mobile "SnApp" with Indiegogo International Women's Day Campaign
 Snappening.com, an Indiana women-owned technology startup, will be highlighted as part of Indiegogo's International Women's Day campaign during the month of March. #gogoindiana
12/15/2013Woman to Know: Snappening CEO featured in Indy Star 12 kick-ass women series
 Snappening CEO and founder, Crystal Grave, was recognized as one of 12 Indianapolis-area women featured in the "12 kick-ass women you should know" series in the Indianapolis Star. The year-long networking experiment surprised writers and led them to cool people they'd never met. 
11/27/2013Snappening.com founder counsels association executives on Pinterest for association meeting planning
 Snappening.com President and CEO, Crystal Grave, asserts that association executives can use Pinterest for a number of reasons and offers up five must-haves for association executives when pinning for business.
11/05/2013Snappening president and CEO talks biz with Martha Stewart
 Snappening president and CEO takes part in a special meet and greet session with Martha Stewart on her recent trip to Indianapolis. Gerry Dick of Inside Indiana Business interviews Martha, and showcases women entrepreneurs working with Elevate Ventures as a part of their diversity fund.
09/27/2013Snappening.com CEO sounds off on generational meeting planning
 Snappening featured in Inside Indiana Business Perspectives piece about generational meeting planning.
09/18/2013Snappening.com president and CEO receives second Indy's Best & Brightest nomination
 Crystal Grave, the president and CEO of Snappening.com has received her second nomination in the technology category for the 2013 Indy's Best & Brightest Awards. The program highlights 100 of the city's most promising young professionals in ten discrete categories.
09/10/2013Snappening.com president selected as social media event advisory council member
 Social Media Dames Unconference draws from local business talent to produce female-centric social media "unconference" with real-world business examples and results. The conference will take place in November 2013 at a local WBE and will feature 18 prominent women from the Indianapolis community.
08/08/2013Snappening CEO selected as national Pinterest workshop speaker for TSE
 Founder's Pinterest expertise tapped for national convention masters workshop series. "Pinterest Workshop: Event business solution, revenue producer or just another idea generator?" will be a featured workshop at the largest tradeshow and conference for event professionals in the world, The Special Event.
08/07/2013Snappening.com founder provides hot technology review for association meeting planning
 Snappening.com President and CEO, Crystal Grave, reviews five cutting-edge technology favorites for association meeting planners and offers insider tips on each.
08/04/2013Woman to Know: Snappening CEO featured in Indy Star series
 Snappening CEO and founder, Crystal Grave, serves as the latest woman featured in the "Woman to Know" series in the Indianapolis Star. Learn more about how Grave's ambition led her from meager beginnings as a child to the CEO of a successful tech start-up. 
07/23/2013Snappening's pens guest post feature on PrettyIndy.com
 
Snappening's guest blog is featured on PrettyIndy.com to let readers in on how to choose the perfect Americana dress and décor for any summer party.
07/08/2013Snappening.com selected to particpate in 2013 Innovation Showcase
 
Snappening.com has been selected as one of 60 exhibitors competing at this year's Innovation Showcase on Thursday, July 11. During the event, hosted at the Dallara Car Factory, Snappening will vie for $60,000 in cash and prizes with other promising tech start-ups by delivering a 60-second pitch to venture capitalists and angel investors.
 

06/10/2013Snappening CEO contributes to Indiana Restaurant and Lodging Association newsletter
 
Snappening CEO offers advantages to buying homegrown produce and sustainably raised meats and how private dining business can benefit from the growing trend in Indiana Restaurant Association's June 2013 newsletter.
06/06/2013Snappening nominated for IMPI Supplier of the Year
 Since joining the organization a little over a year ago, Snappening receives two IMPI Supplier of the Year nods.
06/03/2013Snappening eyes Lafayette Market
 
Snappening featured in Inside Indiana Business discuss the plans to expand into its sixth market—Lafayette, Ind.
05/18/2013Can you smell the lemons? Crystal Grave helps kids follow entrepreneurial skills by serving as judge for Lemonade Day 2013 events
 Lemonade Day prepares the next generation of entrepreneurs by helping them start, own and operate a stand. Snappening's very own Crystal Grave judged elements of the event.
02/20/2013Local Indy couple takes home more than $14,000 in wedding prizes thanks to Snappening
 Snappening.com's 2013 Snappy Bridal Package of the Year winners were announced this weekend and will enjoy more than $14,000 in prizes thanks to the local wedding vendor community and the Snaphunt contest series.
01/30/2013Snappening.com founder featured as Pinterest workshop speaker
 
Snappening.com President and CEO, Crystal Grave, presented a three-hour advanced Pinterest workshop for business highlighting the important marketing opportunity and latest trends with this budding social media platform.
01/28/2013Snappening announces event venue sourcing partnership with IWIN
 Event planning company selected as venue sourcing partner for Indy Wedding Ideas Network (IWIN). IWIN is one of the city's leading wedding professionals networking organizations.
01/24/2013Snappening featured in We Are City
 Event planning technology company and Google Business Photos team up for maximum success in virtual event planning for any occasion.
01/14/2013Snapppening partners with Google Trusted Photographer for virtual tours
 Snappening is embarking on an exciting new partnership with Indianapolis|360, a Google Trusted Photographer, to add virtual tour capabilities to the Snappening.com website. Snappening will include Google Business Photos virtual tours directly on event venue profiles. This is one of the first integrations in the nation which will utilize the search giant’s interactive virtual tour product directly in a third-party site. The integration will work seamlessly between Snappening’s existing event venue profile toolset, and the new virtual tour technology powered by Google.
11/19/2012Snapping announces event venue sourcing partnership with IMPI
 Event planning company selected as venue sourcing partner for Meeting Professionals International – Indiana Chapter (IMPI)
09/26/2012Snappening Founder to Speak at Midwest Regional Event
 
Snappening founder and CEO, Crystal Grave, is a featured speaker at the International Special Events Society (ISES) Midwest Regional Symposium on October 10, 2012. Crystal will address ways to convert Pinterest usage into real business opportunities.
09/25/2012Snappening Founder Finalist for Indy's Best & Brightest
 Snappening CEO and Founder, Crystal Grave, is a finalist for  Junior Achievement of Central Indiana, Inc.'s 9th annual Indy’s Best and Brightest event presented by KPMG LLP. The event will honor 100 of central Indiana’s most outstanding young professionals, age 40 and under, in 10 different industries. The Chair of the 2012 event will be the Owner of Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing, Sarah Fisher.
09/25/2012Snappening Can Help Small Business Owners Plan Events
 
Crystal Grave, founder and CEO of Snappening discusses with the addresstwo university audience how small business owners can  plan successful events with limited time, budget and know how by using Snappening. 
09/24/2012Snappening CEO nominated for Women and Hi-Tech Award
 
Crystal Grave, Snappening president and CEO was nominated for a 2012 Women and Hi-Tech Leading Light Award in the Rising Star catagory. Women and Hi-Tech seeks to address the specific needs of women in high tech industries in Central Indiana and to encourage more women to consider careers in technology.The bi-annual Leading Light Awards honors women of achievement in science, education and technology who have set an example to others in pursuing their chosen career.
08/09/2012Snappening Helps Corporate Event Planners Stay in the Black by Keeping Things Green
 Crystal Grave, Snappening president and CEO, is featured in Inside Indiana Business offering tips for ways to make a corporate meeting a sustainable one. Companies often recycle plastics, cans and newspapers, but meeting materials and office supplies for corporate meetings or events can also be reused or recycled. Grave discusses how keeping your events green is an easy and affordable option for any corporate meeting.
07/18/2012Snappening CEO Discusses Expansion Plans with WIBC-FM
 Lisa Howe, host of WIBC-FM's "Spotlight Indianapolis," recently interviewed Snappening president & CEO, Crystal Grave, about the upcoming expansion plans for the event planning website. Snappening is expanding to include event venues and professional event planners in South Bend, Ft. Wayne, Bloomington and Louisville in its comprehensive database.
03/21/2012Snappening helps local nonprofit in fight against hunger, poverty
 Snappening helps local non profit in fight against hunger, poverty 

Indianapolis event planning website makes a contribution to Second Helpings Indianapolis
 
INDIANAPOLIS – March 19, 2012 - Snappening, an Indianapolis-based wedding and event planning website search tool, is helping to fight hunger and poverty in Indianapolis.
12/29/2011Snappening shares New Year's Eve party ideas on FOX 59 Indianapolis
 
Snappening's Crystal Grave shares fun and kid-friendly ideas for a memorable Indianapolis New Year's Eve party.
12/05/2011Additional Indianapolis venues, event planners partner with Snappening
 INDIANAPOLIS - Dec. 5, 2011 - Snappening, an Indianapolis-based event planning website launched earlier this year, has added more than 30 new partners this season, increasing its presence as central Indiana's most comprehensive online source for planning weddings, events, parties and corporate meetings.
11/24/2011Snappening featured in Examiner.com
 Snappening Founder Crystal Grave shares tips for hosting your holiday party at a restaurant. 
11/17/2011Snappening President & CEO featured in new book
 
INDIANAPOLIS - November 17, 2011 - Snappening President & CEO Crystal Grave shares her experiences transitioning from full-time employee to business owner in the new book, Plan C: The Full-Time Employee and Part-Time Entrepreneur.
 
11/15/2011Snappening helps make wedding wishes come true for Indianapolis couples
 INDIANAPOLIS November 15, 2011 - Snappening, an Indianapolis-based wedding and event planning website search tool, is helping to make dreams come true for Indianapolis couples enduring some of the most challenging times in their lives.
10/21/2011Snappening visits FOX 59 Indianapolis with Halloween party ideas!
 Snappening's Crystal Grave, with the help of partners Annie O's and Setting the Mood, visits FOX 59 Indianapolis to share Halloween party ideas!
10/19/2011Snappening's featured in ISES Indiana's October newsletter!
 ISES Indiana's October newsletter shares more info on Snappening's Corporate Premium Pricing model now available to Indianapolis businesses.
09/26/2011Snappening featured in Indiana MPI blog!
 Snappening's Crystal Grave shares a guest post with Indiana's chapter of Meeting Professionals International.
09/19/2011Snappening featured in the Indiana Restaurant Association newsletter!
 Check out Snappening's guest article in the Indiana Restaurant Association's September 2011 issue.
09/16/2011Snappening shares guest post on corporate event planning with Indianapolis' AMA!
 Snappening's Crystal Grave shares guest blog post on corporate event planning with Indianapolis' American Marketing Association.
09/09/2011PrettyIndy.com features guest post from Snappening!
 Indianapolis' PrettyIndy.com features guest post from Snappening on three birthday party themes you haven't used.
08/25/2011Snappening Now Offering Corporate Premium Pricing
 INDIANAPOLIS – August 25, 2011 – Snappening, an Indianapolis-based event planning website, today announces the launch of its new Corporate Premium Subscriptions. This new pricing model will allow the employees of Indianapolis-based companies to utilize Snappening’s service under one membership.
08/22/2011Startup Spectator features Indianapolis' Snappening.com!
 Check out Snappening in the August 18 issue of Startup Spectator, a feature from Indy Spectator. Read on to learn how to connect with the top Indianapolis event venues and Indianapolis event planners with Indy's hottest new web startup helping party hosts plan the perfect event.
08/08/2011Snappening's Crystal Grave Featured in Skyline Club Newsletter!
 Snappening founder Crystal Grave is featured in the Skyline Club's e-newsletter as the "Member on the Path to Success"!
07/26/2011Snappening's Crystal Grave on FOX59 Indianapolis
 Snappening.com’s Crystal Grave joins Indianapolis' FOX59 Morning Show to share quick tips for throwing an outdoor event in the summer heat.
07/19/2011Snappening's Guest Post Featured on PrettyIndy.com!
 Snappening's own Crystal Grave shares refreshing tips for your outdoor event drinks, apps and desserts on PrettyIndy.com!
07/19/2011Hoosier Hospitality in Indy Spectator!
 Indy Spectator featured another guest column from Crystal Grave on Hoosier hospitality and going local for your next event!
07/19/2011Snappening featured on IndyStyle!
 Watch Snappening on IndyStyle for tips on keeping your outdoor event running smoothly in all types of summer weather.
06/30/2011Snappening Guest Column Featured in Indy Spectator
 Indianapolis's exclusive newsletter about what's new, what's up and coming and what's trendy -- Indy Spectator -- features a guest column from Snappening's very own Crystal Grave about the best outdoor venues worth checking out.
06/22/2011Founder Crystal Grave in Indy Star's Rising Star column!
 Find out how Crystal Grave - founder, CEO & president of Snappening.com - made the career move from corporate employee to party aficionado in The Indianapolis Star's "Rising Star" column from June 19, 2011.
06/21/2011Snappening and a Sweet Deal on Molly Connor Photography!
 Photographer Molly Connor shares why shes thinks Snappening is doing amazing things for Indy's event planning scene in her latest blog post, calling the site "the place that ties it all together."
06/20/2011interprintations blogs about Snappening!
 Our friends at {interprintations} shared Snappening as a must-check-out virtual tool!
06/20/2011Snappening featured on Indy Getting Hitched!
 Move over, theknot.com! Indy's Getting Hitched features Snappening as the up and coming resource for any consumer, planner or venue manager in Indianapolis!
05/03/2011Inside Indiana Business's Studio(i) Interview with Snappening
 
Gerry Dick, host of Inside Indiana Business interviews Crystal Grave, founder, president & CEO of Snappening.com about the site's recent launch and it's ability to drive business to Indy-area venues & professional planners, as well as assist consumers in their event planning experience. Check out this Studio(i) interview!
04/18/2011Snappening on VisitIndy.com!
 As a partner of the Indianapolis Convention & Visitors Association, Snappening was recently featured in their Destination Indy newsletter and on the website as a warm welcome to Indianapolis!
04/01/2011Snappening is included in Indy's Startup Genome Project
 Kristian Andersen of KA + A included Snappening in the Indy Startup Genome Project's chart of Indy's tech community! We couldn't be more proud to be included in this project! Learn more about the Startup Genome Project by reading Max Yoder's post on Startup Spectator, and make sure to check out Indy's Startup Genome Project for yourself!
04/01/2011Snappening, a New All-Inclusive Event Planning Site Officially Launches in Indianapolis
 INDIANAPOLIS (April 1, 2011) - Indianapolis-based event planning startup, Snappening, today announces the launch of its online event planning service, which provides all the  tools and resources needed to host a picture-perfect event. Helping to subdue bridezillas, control freaks and pre-party pessimists, Snappening caters to Indianapolis consumers, seasoned event planning professionals and local venues looking to plan successful events.
03/31/2011Snappening is on PrettyIndy.com!
 PrettyIndy.com asks Snappening's Crystal Grave to share about new, all-inclusive event planning website, Snappening! Check out this post, "Local Website to Love: Snappening."
03/31/2011Molly Connor Photography Blogs about Snappening!
 Molly Connor, an expert photographer based in Indianapolis, gives her view on why Snappening.com rocks in her latest post, "snappening + new friends." Check it out!
02/20/2011WIBC-FM Interviews Snappening's Crystal Grave
 
Lisa Howe, host of WIBC-FM's "Spotlight Indianapolis," interviews Crystal Grave, founder, president & CEO of Snappening.com about the upcoming launch of Snappening.com! Listen to Crystal's interview on "Spotlight Indianapolis." 
 
02/16/2011IndianaStartup.com Features Snappening, A New Indy Tech Startup
 IndianaStartup.com's Brian Powers interviews Crystal Grave, founder, president & CEO of Snappening.com, a new Indy based web startup that makes planning the perfect event a snap! Read "Featured Startup - Snappening.com."
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