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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 Business2

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
Tami Forero of Forte Events
Mar 21, 2016

10 Things I’ve Learned in 10 Years Owning This Business

In celebration of this momentous occasion, I thought I would share the top 10 truths I’ve learned in the last 10 years of business. I hope this....More
Rebecca Hochreiter
Mar 16, 2016

Technology and Destination Weddings

Technological innovations have made planning a celebration from afar much easier--and even more fun....More
Mar 15, 2016

Wounded Warrior Project and the 'Party Planner'2

Just when it seems that event professionals have pulled the profession out of the "party planner" pit, we slide back....More
Igal Sapir of 100Candles.com
Mar 10, 2016

Lighting Your Venue: Indoor and Outdoor Options1

No matter the venue, event lighting is crucial when it comes to setting the mood for your client’s soiree, so it’s important to use what best fits....More
Mar 01, 2016

PRO EM and CORT Are Winning Team at Waste Management Phoenix Open

Kevin Dana of CORT describes the teamwork between CORT and PRO EM at the Waste Management Phoenix Open....More
Bonnie Dannen of BBJ Linen
Feb 22, 2016

The Latest Color Trends for 2016 Events 

Events are going to get a lot bolder in 2016—with metallics, patterns, and the latest decor colors, says Bonnie Dannen of BBJ Linen....More
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