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Wedding Pros in Former Ban States React to Supreme Court Same-Sex Ruling
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.
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Shell Shock: Caterers Cope with Higher Egg Prices
Many caterers are grappling with higher prices for egg products, a headache brought on by a big outbreak of avian flu in 15 U.S. states starting in December.
Special Events Shares 2015-16 Corporate Event Forecast
Almost a quarter of special event professionals predict an increase in corporate events in 2016.
Chef with appetizers from Good Gracious! Events
All Good: Good Gracious! Events Throws a 'Food, Fun, Love' Party

Good Gracious! Events treats clients and friends to a catered event--complete with a restaurant!

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.
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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
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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.
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