Lisa Hurley

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Hurley
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Decor to Adore: Gala Award 2015 Nominees for Best Decor
Get ready to fall in with with the 12 events nominated for Best Decor--then applaud the winners at The Special Event 2015.
Cheryl Fish accepts the Gala Award for Lifetime Achievement at The Special Event
Special Events Announces 2015 Gala Award Nominees
Event work from throughout the world is honored in the oldest and most prestigious award in events.
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.
Brent Mumford
Brent Mumford to Take Helm at Classic Party Rentals Nov. 10
Company also beefs up operations management, while event leaders share perspectives, forecasts
Lisa Hurley
A Holiday Gift for the Readers of Special Events
A strong back and a sense of humor--two great gifts for event pros
Tents that Make Events 
What does it take to turn an empty space into an event place? It takes a tent.
Behold the Ballroom: Event Pros Take Ballrooms from Bland to Beautiful
The basic hotel ballroom: In the right hands, it transforms from a simple space to an unforgettable setting for special events
Armando Arruda
Armando Arruda is the King of Hotel Catering
Armando Arruda reigns as catering director at Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth Hotel
Tova Wald Offers Genuine Venetian Masked Balls
Have a ball in Venice--a genuine masked ball in a genuine Venetian palace.
Beautiful Dreamers: Good Gracious Creates a Dreamy 50th Wedding Anniversary

Fairies, wisteria, caviar and champagne—that's what a special event is made of. And long hours, hard work, tents and rain gear—that's what it takes to pull an event off.

17th Annual Special Events 30 Top Rental Companies
From tent tops to subfloors, these companies bring it. Taken as a whole, the 30 firms listed here pull in more than $821 million in revenue annually, and predict an 4 percent boost over last year’s tally. While rustic looks and farm tables stay strong, the biggest trend is custom work. If the client can dream it, these companies can develop and deliver it.
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.
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