Lisa Hurley

Rocking the Rooftop: Wolfgang Puck Catering Throws a Rooftop Patio Party

Wolfgang Puck Catering treats clients and friends to a sneak peek at summer with a rooftop patio party at Target Terrace, part of L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles.

Big Caterers List the Big Menu Trends for 2015
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.
Kevin White
Kevin White Has the Last Word

Kevin WhiteThe FBI lost out on a good one.

New Vermont Tent leaders (from left) Lon Finkelstein, Mike Lubas and Mike Solomo
Crabbe Hands Over Vermont Tent to Key Execs
Vermont Tent Co., a favorite of both corporate event planners and brides seeking a rustic Vermont wedding, announced Tuesday that three key employees have taken over ownership of the company from longtime leader John H. Crabbe Jr.,
Despite Civil Unrest, Baltimore Pediatric Hospital Gala Goes On and Raises Big Funds
Despite civil unrest and a nightly curfew, the Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital in Baltimore still held its fundraising gala--a gamble that paid off big
A quinceanera from Fantasy Designers.
Event Pros See Growth in Children's Party Business
An improving economy and growing sophistication are bringing the 'wow' back to events for children
Gay pride  rainbow flag
Indiana Event Pros Cope with 'Religious Freedom' Law
The event industry in Indiana must grapple with the national backlash against the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which many fear might be a license to discriminate against homosexuals
The Last Word: Floral Designer Brenda Monteiro on Her Event Career
Floral designer Brenda Monteiro has the world on a stem
Old World Wedding: KBY Designs Gives a Brand-new Ballroom a Rich Look
KBY Designs and team give a brand-new ballroom a rich look for a breathtaking wedding.
Confetti: Magic's Act for the Music Center
Corporate Magic helps L.A.'s Music Center celebrate its 50th anniversary—and in perfect time
Editor's Page: Leading Leaders
There's power in empowering your team--Lynn Fletcher shares her philosophy.
Counting Cloths: Tracking Linen Inventory
Linen rental experts share various techniques and new technologies for tracking their inventory
The 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver.
Local Pros Go After 2016 Presidential Convention Events
They don't hit till 2016, but the big Democratic and Republican national conventions will bring lots of events to their host cities—and local event pros are already at work trying to win the business
Gas pumps
Falling Oil Prices: Both Bane and Boon for Special Event Industry
Consumers may cheer low gas prices but the falling price of crude is a mixed blessing for special event professionals.
An image of Academy Award winner Hattie McDaniel looks over the Oscar waiter uni
Star Power: Oscar Ball 2015 to Key on Vintage Hollywood
The event team behind the 87th annual Academy Awards Governors Ball--the high-wattage gala following the Oscars ceremony on Feb. 22--will reach into the Academy's archives to create an evening of vintage Hollywood glamour.
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