Sometimes your parents tell you what to do with your life. Sometimes your teachers tell you what to do with your life. And sometimes, your heart tells you what to do with your life. Doron Gazit has always listened to his heart, and it's led him to a wonderful life.
Special Events magazine has revealed the names of its 2017 honorees for two significant awards. Richard LoGuercio (at left) will receive the 2017 Gala Award for Lifetime Achievement, while Tony Conway, CMP, will receive the Richard Carbotti Gala Award, which honors the spirit of volunteerism for special events.
This issue of Eventline continues our new feature, showcasing the talented event professionals who share their skills with attendees atThe Special Event. We're proud to share the smarts of the two talents in charge of the Wedding Event—a seated dinner plus presentation on Jan.
Although the decision of the United Kingdom to exit the European Union sent shock waves through the events industry in London, the city remains a bustling destination, with inquiries about bringing conferences to London up 41 percent since the "Brexit" vote in June.
A panel of heavy-hitting conference, expositions and venue-management associations took the stage at IMEX America in Las Vegas Tuesday to urge the industries to throw their support behind the Exhibitions and Meetings Safety and Security Initiative.
New technologies--such as virtual and augmented reality—and the continued role of social media are two of the major trends shaping special events this year and going forward. These insights appear in the 15th annual "50 Top Event Companies" article, featured in the latest issue of Special Events. Here are highlights: