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Alert Management systems smartphone payment system
New Smartphone Payment Capability, Hot/Cold Buffet Line, 'Truffaut' Chair
New products for special events include Alert Management Systems smartphone payment capability, American Metalcraft's hot/cold Vidacasa buffet line, and Blueprint Studios' Truffaut chair
The bedroom of the Darling children from Peter Pan
Peter Pan Party: PJ Hummel Brings Neverland to a Microsoft Incentive
Thousands of Microsoft employees enjoyed a month-long installation that took them out of a campus food court and into the world of Peter Pan, Captain Hook and the magic of Neverland, thanks to the talents of PJ Hummel and Co.
DMC forecast
ADMEI Survey Forecasts Bright Outlook for DMCs in 2015-2016
A study released yesterday by the Association of Destination Management Executives International shows that member DMCs are optimistic about business through the end of 2015 and into 2016.
Chris Crary of SBE
Who's News in Special Events This Week Oct. 8, 2015
News in special events this week includes a new executive chef for SBE events and catering
Prom Night: Cava Rose Evokes the 1950s for a Fun Fundraiser

Cava Rose puts a fun twist on the Quebec Youth Foundation's famed St. Valentine's Day Ball by creating a sassy 1950s prom night. A little bit "Grease" cut with sophisticated style, the event delights the 700 guests. Photos courtesy Cava Rose. 

Venetian Hotel
In a First, U.S. to Host Bocuse D'Or Event
In a first, the U.S. will host a preliminary event for the Bocuse D'or culinary competition at the Venetian in Las Vegas.
Fun to Eat Fruit offers fruit branding
New Mundo Ottoman Set from Blueprint, Branding on Fresh Fruit, ZipKeder Keder System
New products for special events include Blueprint's Mundo ottoman set, Fun to Eat Fruit's fruit branding service, and the ZipKeder system from Paskal Zippers
Adam Noyes
Who's News in Special Events for Oct. 1, 2015 
Special events business news for Oct. 1, 2015, includes a new president at big caterer Proof of the Pudding and a new role for longtime party rental executive Susan Kidwell
Steampunk Style: Fabulous Functions Creates a Steampunk Wedding

For a sci-fi fan groom and a bride fond of Victorian romance, Fabulous Functions dreams up a stylish steampunk wedding reception. Photos courtesy Fabulous Functions.

Cocktail Courier
Great Gift Ideas for the Holidays

It's never too early to start thinking about the holidays and how you can reward great clients and colleagues. Here, the team at MeetingsNet shares some great suggestions. How about a subscription to a cocktail delivery service? We'll drink to that!

Perfect Recipe: Fifth Element Group Cooks Up the Annual Meeting for Weston Foods
Fifth Element Group creates an annual general meeting for big food company Weston that is done to a turn
What You're Reading: Top Special Events Articles for September 2015
From business predictions from big event companies to event design that is big on style, here are your favorite articles from Special Events for September 2015.
portable valet station
Portable Valet Podium, New Flame Lights, Pedestrian Barriers
New products for special events include a portable valet podium, flame lights and pedestrian barriers
White orchid wedding
Orchid Opulence: Legendary Events Uses 25,000 Orchids for a Stunning Wedding Reception
A dazzling wedding reception features 25,000 white orchids thanks to Legendary Events
Rachel Otis Hyatt Regency Jacksonville
Special Events Business News for Sept. 24, 2015 
Special events business news this week includes a new marketing manager at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
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