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Jan 18, 2017

Get Inspired in the New Year with Stylish Design Trends!

Kick off the New Year with modern rental furnishings that reflect 2017’s hottest trends in event decor!....More
Meghan Ely
Jan 11, 2017

PR Etiquette as a Wedding Pro

Throughout my years working in the event industry, I have found that the best motto to work by is “work hard and be nice to people.” If....More
Michael A. Hodge
Jan 09, 2017

Special Event Planner's Guide to Inauguration-Scale Events

With the U.S. presidential inauguration looming on Jan. 20, event planners can take a page from some of the best in the business when preparing large....More
Kylie Carlson
Jan 04, 2017

Millennial Generation Heavily Influences 2017 Wedding Trends

Kylie Carlson of the International Academy of Wedding and Event Planning on the impact that millennials will have on weddings in 2017....More
Peter McGrath of FreemanXP
Jan 03, 2017

3 Big Trends in the Brand Experience Industry for 2017

Every brand has a story to tell, and brand experiences are the best way to bring them to life. More than any other form of communication, they give....More
Kerry Lee Doehr
Dec 28, 2016

Are You a 'Vendor' or an 'Event Partner'?

Words carry incredible power. Words have the power to tear down, build up, convey nuance, inspire, depress, encourage purchasing, and so much more....More
Kim Sayatovic
Dec 26, 2016

Trend Alert: Experiential Weddings in 2017

We are seeing the rise of experiential weddings–weddings that include and engage their guests rather than simply having them watch the proceedings as....More
Jennifer Taylor of Taylor'd Events
Dec 22, 2016

The Benefits of Welcoming Newbies into Your Brand

After growing and nurturing your business from the ground up, it’s understandable if you feel wary about expanding and bringing on more people....More
Dec 20, 2016

Designing the Destination Wedding Guest Experience

What’s a wedding without happy guests? Whether it’s a two-hour drive or a six-hour flight, wedding guests generally have to travel to....More
Meghan Ely
Dec 14, 2016

Wedding Disruptors: Who to Watch in 2017

In an industry that is ever-changing, we owe the evolution of the wedding business to our resident disruptors: those professionals who are going....More
Renee Radabaugh
Dec 12, 2016

Lights, Camera, Crisis! A Guide to Crisis Planning and Management for Special Events

Crisis planning and management: that little phrase that no one wants to think about, but we all need to plan for. According to Boston University,....More
Kerry Lee Doehr
Dec 06, 2016

Event Industry Ethics: The Preferred Vendor List

In no other part of our industry does anything create such a passionate stir as the preferred vendor list....More
Erinn Jones of CORT
Dec 05, 2016

'Tis the Season for Stylish Event Furnishings with CORT!

These five steps will help make sure that your glittering holiday events leave a lasting impression!....More
Meghan Ely
Nov 30, 2016

Wedding Trends to Watch for in 2017

It's that time of year again- time to say farewell to the trends of the past and usher in the new era of what’s "in." With that, I....More
Nicole Matthews
Nov 28, 2016

Attention, Event Industry: Check Scammers are Back in Business

Event expert Nicole Matthews of The Henley Co. explains how she detected a check scammer before she could be defrauded of funds....More
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