Event planners love the challenge of taking an offbeat space and turning it into an outstanding event. But when the time comes for a venue that offers a stunning setting, outstanding support and often a deep well of memories for guests, nothing beats a hotel. Here, five top wedding planners share five favorite properties.
We're wrapping up the year with an issue that I think brings you the very best of everything.
Our "Divine Decor" article looks at some very exciting lighting (starting on page 40), while it's a tour of quirky cocktails in "Food for Fêtes" (page 36). Now I know what my margaritas have been missing—they don't include a full bottle of Corona beer submerged in the glass.
Special Events will soon release its 2014 forecast for the party and event rental industry. The study, conducted annually by Penton Research, polled rental operators to learn their expectations for the new year.
Although the go-go days are gone-gone for now, many of the big party rental companies profiled in the latest edition of the annual Special Events "30 Top Rental Companies" list are seeing improved revenue this year over last, and they predict the same pace for 2014.