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Fabrice Orlando
May 23, 2016

Finding Event Design Inspiration Above and Beyond

We all love wedding blogs and magazines. They’re filled with gorgeous shots of every wedding aspect you can think of, from table runners to....More
Igal Sapir of 100 Candles
May 18, 2016

Break it Down: LED vs. Wax Candles for Special Events

There’s no doubt that candles are one of the most used decor pieces across all types of events, but what kind is the best fit for your event?....More
May 16, 2016

Social Media for Events: Why and How?

Social media platforms offer more than just an outlet for informal conversation. As more and more businesses move to online trading, social media....More
Kevin Dennis
May 11, 2016

Top Tech Apps for Event Pros--Part II

Last month, we looked at some of the top tech apps for event management, but you shouldn’t be surprised that today’s technology means....More
Meghan Ely
May 10, 2016

Tips on Building Your Brand as a Wedding Industry Expert

Now more than ever, it’s essential for wedding professionals to focus on building their reputation as an industry expert, which will in turn attract....More
Michael Caplan
May 05, 2016

Spending on AV Equipment vs. Communicating Your Message: How do you choose?

Asking your AV guy to produce your content is like asking the plumber to design your kitchen. Content production is an art and a profession ... and....More
Jennifer Taylor
May 02, 2016

Tips on Planning Special Events in Private Residences

Is there anything more personable and intimate than an event at a private residence? Weddings are romantic and corporate events are casual--there....More
Lisa Hurley of Special Events
Apr 28, 2016

ISES Global Event Summit: The Future and How to Get There

ISES Global Event Summit delegates map the future of special events....More
Apr 26, 2016

Dazzling Entrances: How to Surprise and Delight Event Guests

It all starts at the start: To put together a truly magical event, you have to greet guests with a breathtaking entrance to both surprise and delight....More
Igal Sapir
Apr 20, 2016

The Event Pro's Best Practices for E-Commerce Sites

Whether you’re solely selling products online or it’s simply a branch of your overall event service portfolio, an e-commerce website consists of many....More
Tamela Blalock
Apr 18, 2016

Women in Events: The Game, The Rules

If business life is a game, then take some tips from "Monopoly," says Tamela Blalock of the Association for Women in Events....More
Apr 14, 2016

Top Tech Apps for Event Pros--Part 1

Kevin Dennis of supplier Fantasy Sound Event Services lists his favorite labor-saving apps for event professionals....More
Jennifer Taylor of Taylor'd Events
Apr 12, 2016

How to Bounce Back from a Canceled Event

For many reasons, it’s imperative for every event professional to be prepared for when cancellation time comes....More
Kevin White
Mar 31, 2016

The (Blurry) Boundaries of Creative Ownership

XPL founder Kevin White on the challenges of creative ownership and drawing boundaries with clients....More
Mar 28, 2016

6 Tips to Getting Publicity for Your Event Business

While improving client service, staying on top of the latest trends, and investing in marketing your brand are important help you grow your business....More
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