Lisa Hurley

Editor, Special Events

Posts by Lisa Hurley

in Special Events Blog Sep 18, 2012

With apologies to Ducky and Bob!

I had so much fun putting together our where were you in '82" story. As Special Events celebrates its 30th anniversary this month, we've been taking....More
in Special Events Blog Sep 12, 2012

Want a better body? Work a special event.

My favorite Facebook post of the month came from Katherine McCommon, vice president of regional operations at Intelligent Lighting Design of Austin,....More
in Special Events Blog Aug 29, 2012

I know what you did last business trip

I know your trips on business for conventions and trade shows are packed solid with productive meetings and hard work. But most people think you....More
in Special Events Blog Aug 15, 2012

Caterers, competition and copper pots

One of the most interesting discussions I heard at ISES Eventworld 2012 in Dallas wasn't one of the formal presentations. Instead, it came up in....More
in Special Events Blog Aug 08, 2012

Winning with Bonny

My favorite acceptance speech at the ISES Esprit Awards on Saturday was delivered by Bonny Katzman, head of Boston's BK Design, as she accepted the....More
in Special Events Blog Aug 01, 2012

Danny Atta Boy!

Hooray, huzzah and atta boy to Danny Boyle for the Olympics Opening Ceremony last week. It's been funny to read the online comments afterward. I....More
in Special Events Blog Jun 26, 2012 Goes Virtual Goes Live

I just loved the recent news that—probably the most famous online dating site—is going offline. Well, not completely offline. But after....More
in Special Events Blog Jun 20, 2012

Enter the Gala Awards and see the world

What's the No. 1 question the Special Events team answers most often about entering the Gala Awards? It's not about deadlines (Sept. 14) or three-....More
in Special Events Blog Jun 09, 2012

The amazing story of the wedding gown

A new wedding gown in bridal shop can be beautiful. And an old wedding gown worn by someone you love? Far more. One of the most remarkable displays....More
in Special Events Blog May 18, 2012

Honor Julia Child's 100th Birthday on Pinterest

Doubtless many of you in special events admire the late Julia Child. I had the pleasure of meeting her once. It was a very brief encounter, but that....More