The new Crystal LED lighting balloon from Airstar America (Booth 914) features 144 LED lamps, giving designers a wide variety of colors and programs. It is available in 4- and 5-foot diameters and is quick to set up.
Alert Management Systems (Booth 1307) will showcase its new Operator Dashboard, a breakthrough in rental software. The feature streamlines and speeds up all facets of rental asset and contract management, the company says. Users now have one-click access to review and modify all open contracts, write purchase orders and work orders, and more.
The new 3D game consoles from Amusement Masters (Booth 1301) provide the ultimate gaming experience for guests. The package includes a 42-inch 3D TV monitor on a commercial stand, two pairs of 3D glasses and assorted 3D PlayStation 3 games.
Importer An Exotic Affair (Booth 1407) brings exotic and unusual cut flowers and greens from all over the world. The company's mission: to provide florists with fresh product and competitive prices.
The "Alice in Wonderland" backdrops from Backdrops Beautiful (Booth 325) are designed to create a "wow" factor in any venue or production setting. For a grand effect, the company suggests hanging its backdrops on trussing and using LED lights to create the appropriate ambiance.
The new "Contour" line of tablecloths from BBJ Linen (Booth 1023) offers texture and lovely colors; colors include gold, ivory, white and the new eggplant and acorn. All Contour linens are available in 108-, 120- and 132-inch rounds along with 90-by-156-inch banquets, chair ties and napkins.
Candles West (Booth 822) offer wax luminaries that can be used as centerpieces, accent lighting, perimeter lighting and party favors. A wide range of sizes and colors is available.
Pixal Paint from Creative Backstage (Booth 625) uses a rear projection screen and custom paint programs to create life-size art. Images can be loaded as a background so users can easily paint like a coloring page; the interface also allows for custom branding with logos or themes. After the users create their art, they can print a copy onsite or save it to a computer or website.
The new "Shabby Chic" line from Creative Coverings (Booth 1001) incorporates three different prints--zebra, retro floral and a black mesh leaf design. The line will be available in 90-inch square overlays and runners.
Visit Booth 1618 to see the new line of upscale centerpieces for the centerpiece kits offered by Decorative Novelty. Each centerpiece comes complete with top, stand, fill and lights.
The Event Planners Association (Booth 429) offers educational and networking opportunities for professionals in the event and amusement communities; members have access to a variety of in-house specialists and affinity programs.
The 20-inch Rainbow Orb from Fortune Products (Booth 509) provides drama when suspended from trees or allowed to float in pools. It can be set on multiple color options such as magenta and teal as well as solid single colors such red, blue, etc.
If you need effects and accessories such as color filters, patterns and projection effects for entertainment, event and hospitality applications, go see GAM Products in Booth 1015.
Stop by Booth 1411 to learn more about Get Married Media, a national, integrated multimedia wedding planning resource that reaches passionate brides online (www.GetMarried.com), in print (Get Married magazine) and through unique videos. Get Married connects brides with local and national wedding vendors and experts through entertainment and news.
Pretty Genie vases from Impulse Enterprises (Booth 305) are hand-blown glass vases that make a statement when used individually or in groups. They work well as themed decor items, eye-catching centerpieces or fanciful beverage receptacles. They are available in aqua, tangerine, lime and lemon.
The Pole-a-Riser from JCD Atmospheric Studios (Booths 504-505) is a 12-to 18-foot decorative, 3,600-lumen light source providing soft ambient light and eliminating the harsh glare from standard lighting. Available for rent or purchase, it is fully customizable for any event and completely wireless, the company says.
Jomar (Booth 323) will be featuring all 96 Nova fabrics, which are available now for nationwide rental and purchase. This includes 12 new colors in all four styles, which are just hitting the rental market now: China Red, Ironwood, Hunter Green and Mimosa, among others. Look for some new chair covers and overlays, too.
Visit K&K Insurance (Booth 920) and learn how to purchase affordable insurance for your special events immediately online. K&K offers coverage for events, event planners, exhibitors, vendors and concessionaires quickly and conveniently. Visit the website, answer a few simple questions and receive proof of coverage upon payment.
The new Willow candelabra from Koch Originals (Booth 212) offers up to four glass choices and comes in the four standard Koch colors. The company's commercial-grade candelabras will amaze guests with their unique and timeless designs.
You'll flip for PicFlips Flipbooks in Booth 205. Guests take a 7-second video inside the booth and watch as a custom flipbook is produced. Providing entertainment plus the party favor, the mobile flipbook studio is a great addition to corporate events, bar/bar mitzvahs, proms, holiday events, nonprofit galas and weddings.
Visit Booth 315 to see both classic and new fabric structures and decor pieces from Pink Powered by Moss. The company will be showing off a hybrid design that combines floral elements and fabric architecture: the Flower Tower.
Stop by Booth 1310 and learn more about the 3 Painters show from Pink Flamingo Productions. The 3 Painters fuse the live performances of three gifted fine artists with various singers and entertainers; giant blank canvasses are transformed into larger-than-life tributes in mere minutes.
Cat Rental Power Entertainment Services by Ring Power (Booth 528) is a worldwide provider of temporary power generation and temperature-control equipment for all event needs. In addition to providing state-of-the-art equipment, Entertainment Services professionals and technicians integrate planning, technical advice, customized installation, on-site operation and support into every project.
Roundabouts cupcake sleeves (Booth 104) are decorative no-bake sleeves/wrappers that have a self-adhesive backing that allows caterers to wrap cupcakes with designs ranging from lighthearted popcorn tubs, gumball machines and sushi to elegant sleeves ideal for corporate affairs, weddings and other special events.
Visit Saro Trading Co. in Booth 1223 to see the company's Plaza collection, a stylish crushed fabric in teal, mocha, champagne, pewter, burgundy and black. Rounds in 90, 108, 120 and 132 inches are available, along with 20-inch napkins and chair ties.
Swedish Accents (Booth 1201) will display its line of hand-painted paper flowers and napkin rings. The products are coated to protect against fading and can be bent into various shapes. Also available: place mats in the shape of leaves.
The newest version of Synergy International's Fusion program (Booth 1112) combines the industry's most complete event database product with a new state-of-art user friendly interface, the company says, offering more powerful marketing tools, faster robust reporting, more product pictures, expanded dispatching controls, and electronic invoicing with collection information. Fusion provides links to Constant Contact, accounting programs and nutritional analysis.