A Facebook post about a bridal client who initially turned down a "too expensive" vendor only to return at the last minute in desperation—and asking for the same lowball price the failed vendor promised—has launched a tidal wave of comments. Here, Special Events shares the comments of rental professionals on how they deal with this dicey issue:
Why wait till the end of the year to forecast what the future will bring? Midyear is a fine time to take stock of where we are now and where we're headed.
If your work involves corporate events, you will find value in our 14th annual corporate event forecast, developed by Penton Research. You will see how budgets and workloads are shaping up for this year and next, including data stretching back 10 years. It all starts on page 11.
Wedding professionals in states that had their same-sex wedding restrictions overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision Friday say they expect to see a boost in their wedding business but are unsure just how big it might be.
In the 8th Annual Special Events "25 Great, Big Caterers" feature, caterers list trends that run from new tech—how about menus matched to your personality via RFID?—to old-fashioned. Wine dinners are coming back, Mason jars may be going away, and get ready for the reinvention of the cheese ball.