A fledging fundraiser in only its second year, held in a region beset by economic doldrums. A venue that was an abandoned building, some 50,000-square-feet of "blank canvas"—which is putting it kindly. Did any of these challenges deter the event team? Not on your life.
From a gondolier ride down a Venetian canal to a dinner party in Oz--complete with a special seat for Toto--enjoy the six stunning vignettes at the latest Design Gallery, featured at The Special Event 2017 in Long Beach, Calif.
The company offers a wide range of portable bars that are designed to be set up and broken down in minutes. Also available is the company's Flash Bar system, which enables users to choose components to create bars in custom shapes; the bars can be broke down without the need for tools, enabling easy transport and storage.
Having fine food and wine while strategizing how to best support event professionals in need--what could be better? That's what happened in November when the SEARCH Board--the organization dedicated to raising funds for event pros in crisis--met at the home of executive advisor Joann Roth-Oseary of Someone's in the Kitchen to eat, drink, schmooze and strategize.
If you weren't there, here is a taste ... And if you want to get in on the game:
The Canadian Hospitality Foundation’s Black and White fundraising gala put an elegant new spin on the "superhero" theme thanks to Fifth Element Group. Instead of featuring Batman and his villains, "A Knight in Gotham" took place in Bruce Wayne’s "Wayne Manor" (actually the Royal York Hotel in Toronto)
The Frost 321 Experience system is a liquid-nitrogen system designed to create frozen desserts and cocktails before guests' eyes. The treats are made in less than two minutes, the company says, using fresh, all-natural ingredients. The company's servers are trained to interact well with clients and guests.