Lisa Hurley

Editor, Special Events

Posts by Lisa Hurley

Lisa Hurley of Special Events
in Special Events Blog 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
in Special Events Blog Mar 15, 2016

Wounded Warrior Project and the 'Party Planner'

Just when it seems that event professionals have pulled the profession out of the "party planner" pit, we slide back....More
in Special Events Blog Jan 20, 2016

Behind the Gala Awards Game

We handed out the Gala Awards a week ago, and it was a great evening....More
in Special Events Blog Jun 18, 2015

When the crap has to go: Creative ways to dispose of rental inventory

Unique suggestions on disposing of party rental inventory....More
in Special Events Blog Apr 08, 2015

No, Bon Appetit, you've got to call the caterer

If you smell something burning, it's the catering profession....More
Lisa Hurley
in Special Events Blog Jan 28, 2015

Truly intelligent design: A tribute to Richard Carbotti

Last week marked one-year anniversary of the loss of one of the bright lights of special events, Richard Carbotti. I was proud to be part of the....More
Special Events editor Lisa Hurley
in Special Events Blog Sep 22, 2014

Thanks, Kanye, but I'll keep my seat

Special Events editor Lisa Hurley cautions against presenters dictating attendee behavior....More
in Special Events Blog Sep 23, 2013

The 'no video' priest was right

Special Events editor Lisa Hurley explains why the priest who told a videographer to stop shooting a wedding was correct to do so....More
in Special Events Blog Aug 28, 2013

Why are we giving you the gate?

You may have noticed the little black "padlock" icons on some articles on specialevents.com. You can no longer read all the information....More
in Special Events Blog Aug 28, 2013

ISES education program makes bold change that pays off

Everyone says they want to dump the status quo in favor of a radical change. That is, until they see the familiar start to fade away. And then they....More