Lisa Hurley

Black Out, Mumford In as Classic Party Rentals CEO
Classic Party Rentals replaces Jeff Black as CEO with Brent Mumford
Kool's Jack Weiner
Kool Party Rentals Acquires Girari
The acquisition expands Kool's inventory of contemporary furniture
Style Showcase: Rrivre Works Stages an Open House
Rrivre Works founder Rrivre Davies welcomes the media to an open house at his warehouse, showcasing his stunning wedding environments.
Cocktail bar at holiday party
12-13-14 is a Great Date but No Event Landmark
Although the date 12/13/14 isn't bringing in a landslide of business, it is still shaping up as a strong day for a good holiday party season, special events experts say.
Special Events 13th annual 50 Top Event Companies
2014-15 Event Trends from '50 Top' Companies 
The biggest companies in event planning share their take on the top trends shaping the world of special events for 2014-15.
Peyton Events at IWM London
British Reopen: Peyton Events Caters the Relaunch Party for IWM London
Peyton Events caters the relaunch party for landmark London venue IWM
Lisa Hurley
Editor's Page: Tech with Tact
Special Events editor Lisa Hurley stresses the importance of including all-important tech tools in events with a deft use of tact.
13th Annual 50 Top Event Companies
The biggest players in special events share their takes on the biggest trends
Desi mehndi ceremony
Confetti: Wedded to Color--Significant Events of Texas Designs a Delightful Desi Wedding
Significant Events of Texas merges traditional and modern styles in a two-day desi wedding
Cross-back chairs from Apres Party and Tent Rental
What's Renting--Hottest Party Rental Items

Party rental pros prefer to rent what's already in the warehouse, but when clients keep calling for certain pieces, they have to give in and stock up. Here, some of the items that are flying out of event rental warehouses.

Rooftop dinner at Vivienne Westwood store by Exquisite Events
Up on the Roof: Exquisite Events Creates a Fashion Industry Dinner

Madiha Khan and the team from Exquisite Events help fete a fashion blogger with a stylish dinner atop the Vivienne Westwood store in Hollywood. Photos by Brady Puryear Photography.

To Market, To Market: KBY Designs Dreams up a Market-theme Bar Mitzvah

KBY Designs develops a bold, brilliant open-air market as the festive party setting for a bar mitzvah. And that's not all--the second half of the event features a night club where guests could party till the wee hours. Photos by Lovka.

California's Napa Valley, a premier wedding destination.
Napa Event Industry Unshaken After 6.0 Earthquake
Despite the worst temblor in 25 years, events largely go on as planned, local experts say
Foot-stomping 50th: Elias Events Designs an 'Outlaw' 50th Birthday Party
Everything's bigger in Texas, including this "outlaw" 50th birthday party from Elias Events for a huntin', fishin' man's man.
Esprit Award Winners Honored at ISES Live 2014 in Seattle
The International Special Events Society takes the international stage with the 2014 Esprit Awards honoring outstanding special events.
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