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American Metalcraft mini chalkboards
New Menu Chalkboards, Cooper's Hawk Wine, Giant iTab Screen
The new line of Mini Silhouette chalkboards from American Metalcraft features a 5-inch pick, making them ideal for displays of cakes and pastries. The company also offers standalone chalkboards in four sizes.
draped dining room
Chic Sangeet: Decor and More Puts a Modern Spin on Indian Style
Decor and More puts a modern vibe on Indian tradition for this sangeet--the joyous celebration preceding the wedding
Kathy Newby of Stuart Rental
Special Events Business News for Aug. 27, 2015 

Kathy A. Newby, senior event consultant with Milpitas, Calif.-based Stuart Rental Co., has earned the designation of Certified Event Rental Professional (CERP), offered exclusively by American Rental Association. It is the only rental-specific certification program for those in the party and event rental industry. She is one of 12 in the state of California …

What You're Reading: Top SpecialEvents.com Articles for August 2015
From chic 50th birthday parties to a surreal Alice in Wonderland party, here are your favorite Special Events articles for August 2015
bride and groom cutting wedding cake
Wedding 'Moments' We All Dread

Oh, come off it: Despite your glowing Facebook posts, we know there are plenty of "can't be missed" moments at your weddings that you in truth would just rather miss. So, how about these:

Cue the urge to leave a wedding; bathroom break, anyone? These moments are ones brides, grooms, guests and wedding planners all told us they encounter with a roll of their eyes. Among their most dreaded ceremony or reception moments:

CORT Hollywood Regency line
New CORT Wilshire Collection, Roasted Duck Legs, Wearable Touch Interface

CORT's New 'Wilshire' Furniture Line Features Hollywood Regency Look

The new Wilshire Collection from CORT Events features a chic Hollywood Regency style. The line includes a sofa, chair, ottoman, padded bench, end tables and accessories.
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ISES Live 2015
ISES Live 2015 Launches Today in New Orleans
ISES Live, the annual international conference held by the International Special Events Society, launches today in New Orleans.
An oversize clock is a focal point
Down the Rabbit Hotel: MGM Creates an Alice in Wonderland-theme Incentive Event
Multiple Gala Award winner MGM Resorts Event Productions creates a surreal Alice in Wonderland-theme incentive event
GM headquarters in Detroit
ASAE Gives Solid Reviews to Host City Detroit
Although perennial convention favorites Orlando, Las Vegas and Chicago get all the attention, Detroit proved to be a winner for the latest ASAE convention, held Aug. 8-11.
Kevin Brown joins Action Impact
Special Events Business News for Aug. 20, 2015 
Special events business this week includes a new hire at Action Impact and DMC Japan joining Euromic
Fox Theatre Detroit for wedding reception
Showtime: Emerald City Designs Accents a Vintage Theater for a Romantic Wedding
Gorgeous floral--used wisely--is the perfect accent to this utterly romantic wedding in an historic 1920s venue
Aztec Tents Timbertrac
New Timbertrac Frame Tents, 'Draper' Mid-century Modern Furniture, Tiny Single-service Pieces
New products for special events include Timbertrac Frame Tents from Aztec Tents, 'Draper' Mid-century Modern furniture from CORT Events, and tiny single-service pieces from Fineline Settings
Marilyn Monroe impersonator greets guests at SHS opening
Stylish Start: SpringHill Suites by Marriott Stages a Stylish Launch

Innovate Marketing Group helps the new SpringHill Suites by Marriott Downtown Burbank Hotel showcase its stylish look with an art-themed grand opening. Photos courtesy Innovate Marketing Group.

Jack Weiner of Kool Party Rentals
Special Events Business News for Aug. 13, 2015
Special events business news this week includes the expansion of Kool Party Rentals to Hawaii
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