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portable, brandable water slide from Fix My Slide
Portable Water Slide, Photos Engraved in Crystal Keepsakes, New Version of Perfect Table Plan
Fix My Slide offers a portable water slide that can be branded with a company logo or other graphics. The company also offers a social media element, whereby guests wear wristbands that are scanned as the guests climb up; an "I'm on the Slide!" message is posted directly to social media platforms.
Wedding tabletop design by Wedding 101
Special Events Opens Tabletop Gallery 2015 Competition
Show off your tabletop design chops for fun, fame and prizes at The Special Event 2015 in Anaheim, Calif.
Recommending Reading for July 23, 2014
Can bridal couples really stop their guests from oversharing on social media? Apparently they want to try.
Marty Mullen of AlliedPRA
Special Events Business News for July 23, 2014  1
Special events news this week includes a new owner for AlliedPRA Palm Springs and ISES Esprit Award nominees.
Golf experience from GolfTec
Golf Experience, Got Light's Decor Pieces, Glowing Photo Booths
New products for special events include GolfTEC's Golf Experience, Got Light's Illuminated Decor Pieces, and Snapden's Glowing Phot Booths
rubber ducky punch for baby shower
Sunshine and Showers: An Event Designer Creates Her Own Baby Shower

Event pro Angela Butorac, co-founder of EventTrender, celebrates her own brand-new baby boy with a cute and charming baby shower. Wait till you see the rubber ducky punch ... Photos by Sue Keels of the Royal Park, EventTrender co-founder. 

Amaris Graciamaria joins the Hilton Palacio del Rio as catering manager
Special Events Business News for July 16, 2014 
New hires at the Hilton Palacio del Rio, Someone's in the Kitchen and the Barnsley Resort.
Soccer fans celebrate a win
Recommended Reading for July 16, 2014
The World Cup hospitality head is arrested, Gerald Ford honored, and tips for menus at Indian summer weddings
Recommended Reading for Special Events for July 9, 2014

2022 Winter Olympics Finalists: Beijing, Oslo and Almaty, Kazakhstan

Will we be back in Beijing in 2022? The IOCC has us wondering if the Big Games will return to the site of the summer Games of 2008, an extravaganza praised by many special event pros for its unforgettable opening and closing ceremonies:

William Rivera of Panache, a Classic Party Rentals Co.
Special Events Business News for July 9, 2014 
Panache, the Pompano Beach, Fla.-based operation of Classic Party Rentals, has named William Rivera operations manager, with responsibility for overseeing all aspects of internal management and quality control …
Soccer Bubble game from Coco Events
Bubble Soccer Game, Showstopping Bartenders, New 'Farmhouse' Tableware

Bubble Soccer Game Offered by Coco Events
Party guests with soccer fever can play safely with the Bubble Soccer game from Coco Events. Players wear oversize, protective bubble balls so they can safely crash into opponents while trying to score goals, the company says. For more information, check the box for Reader Service Card No. 101 at www.freeproductinfo.net/se.

JoAnna Smith of Grosh
Special Events Business News for July 2, 2014 
Event business news this week includes a new role for Miller's Steve Kohn and a new Texas office for Access Destination Management Services.
Rustic marquee lights for event decor
New Marquee Lights, Personalized Packaging, Portable Phone Chargers
Rustic marquee lights, personalized boxes for gifting, and truly portable phone charging stations
Fireworks over New York Harbor for Independence Day
Recommended Reading: Blue is the Toughest Fireworks Color, 8 Bizarre Wedding Traditions, San Diego Rethinks Its July 4 Marshmallow Fight
Interesting special events facts: Blue is the hardest color to create in fireworks, totally bizarre old wedding customs, and the dangers of a July Fourth marshmallow fight
10th Annual Special Events' 25 Top DMCs 
It's our annual look at those who know what's hot, where it is and how to get it--destination management companies.
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