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Meghan Ely
Oct 14, 2014

Preparing your business for same-sex weddings

Meghan Ely gives tips to wedding professionals on how to prepare their business to handle same-sex weddings....More
Cigall Goldman
Oct 07, 2014

Jewish wedding planning: Keeping kosher without sacrificing style

Kosher wedding menus have gone through an exciting transformation, both in originality and presentation. Planning a kosher wedding may take some time....More
Adam Clark
Sep 30, 2014

Six trends that will drive big events in 2014-2015

EEG's Adam Clark shares six trends that will shape corporate special events in 2014-2015....More
Special Events editor Lisa Hurley
Sep 22, 2014

Thanks, Kanye, but I'll keep my seat

Special Events editor Lisa Hurley cautions against presenters dictating attendee behavior....More
Sep 16, 2014

Why you should set sail for a cruise as your next event venue

Want a cool venue for your next special event? Think about setting sail on a cruise ship....More
Shelly Archer of 360 Destination Group
Sep 09, 2014

Recycled and repurposed: Landmark buildings serve as unique venues for corporate events

Event expert Shelly Archer of 360 Destination Group gives examples of landmark buildings that now serve as event venues....More
Janee Pennington
Sep 02, 2014

The three S’s in event planning, or how to keep a client

A short time ago, I was attending an event--not as a planner, but as a conference attendee. As I walked up to the registration desk to pick up my....More
Preeti Moberg
Aug 27, 2014

Big, fat Indian wedding trends for 2015 

Heavy customization and a blend of East and West--two top trends for Indian weddings in 2015....More
Sally Webb Berry, CSEP
Aug 20, 2014

How to secure exclusive venues for your clients

Special event expert Sally Webb Berry gives tips on securing exclusive, prestigious venues for special event clients....More
Umar Shikh of Idea Notion
Aug 06, 2014

How social media walls are optimizing events and producing results

Install some walls--social media walls, that is--at your next event to make sure social media messages keep flowing....More
Jenni Izzo of Linda Costa Communications Group
Jul 16, 2014

5 tips for engaging with bloggers for special events1

Be good to bloggers and they will be good to you--and help promote your event....More
Sam Trego of Imagination Entertainment
Jul 09, 2014

An entertainment expert weighs in on hit acts for special events today

  Sam Trego, president and executive producer of San Diego-based Imagination Entertainment, shares his take on the hottest acts and the ongoing....More
Darren Kerr of Factor168
Jul 01, 2014

The transforming world of incentive events: Tailored, not tried-and-true

At the recent World Meetings Forum in Cancun, SITE global president Paul Miller said that optimism about incentive travel is at a four-year high....More
Arthur Backal
Jun 24, 2014

14 top tips to planning successful summer events

The summer season has its highs and lows when it comes to planning events. Here are Arthur Backal's top tips to help take advantage of the time of....More
Paragon Events' Renee Radabaugh
Jun 17, 2014

25 things we’ve learned in 25 years in the events industry

Reflecting on the last 25 years of planning meetings and events, so much stands out. It’s amazing how the industry has changed. I can recall....More
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