Stop by Booth 649 to learn more about the great acts available from About Entertainment. "Molodi" is a performance ensemble that uses body percussion to blend collegiate stepping, tap, gumboots, beatbox, poetry and hip hop with guerilla theater.
AirDD will be on hand in Booth 839 to show you its new line of Stand-Out stands. The new stands allow event designers to design their own Hi-Light arrangements up to 15 feet high, all without rigging. The lightweight pipes and connectors mean designers can add "branches" and twist them up to reach up and around practically limitless variations.
Airstar has added to its theme cover options with an all-new hot air balloon-style cover that mimics the look of the real thing. The covers are available in a variety of sizes and color combinations, and can be fitted internally with either halogen or LED lighting sources, depending on your needs. To complete the look, the company offers custom passenger baskets. Look for them in the Airstar Booth 511.
American Turf and Carpet will be on hand in Booth 627 to tell you more about its full line of event floor covering options, including event runners and custom logo rugs. Sister company Signature Systems Group is the worldwide leader in modular flooring and event fencing. Products range from exhibit flooring to upscale event panels, tent flooring and staging.
Atlas Chairs and Tables will be in Booth 855 to tell you more about its deep inventory of event and banquet furniture, including folding tables and chairs, stacking chairs and banquet chairs. With both East and West Coast warehouses, the company can provide speedy, cost-efficient, reliable shipping.
Backdrops Beautiful will be in Booth 711 to tell you more about its "Stage Barn" backdrop. The dramatic design captures Nashville's country culture and is 40 feet wide and 20 feet tall.
Bonfyre enables brands and event organizers to create a private social network in seconds to chat in real time, share photos and measure engagement around the unique experiences they create. Using the web and smartphone (iPhone and Android) technology, Bonfyre brings to life the powerful communities that exist around your event so consumers can tell a better story, together, all in one place. Visit Booth 518 to hear the full story.
Bubble Miami will be in Booth 455 to share news about its line of distinctive, high-quality special event rental furmishings that will bring European high style and luxe glamour to galas, parties, home staging and corporate events. Also available: glowing furniture and LED dance floors.
Stop by Booth 640 to learn more about the distinctive line of chairs from Chameleon Chair. Available across the U.S. from Classic Party Rentals, the chairs can be mixed and matched to create the ideal settting. Chameleon offers an extensive collection of chair covers inspired by the worlds of fashion and architectural design.
The team from Circle T Designs will be in Booth 538 to describe its event holster, which solves the eternal problem of how to carry many tools while on the job. The holsters feature detachable belts, sleek designs and a variety of colors; they are availabled in tooled faux leather, patent, vinyl and leather. All styles can fit standard two-way radios and smartphones.
Colorado Timberline specializes in custom wide format fabric dye sublimation, offering keder/framed display units for the special events and exhibition industries. Products include backdrops, tablecloths, floor mats, flying banners and flags, portable display units, tables and more. No minimums and no set-up fees. Stop by Booth 935 for the full story.
Commercial Seating Products will be in Booth 1014 to tell you all about its new Decor Chiavari chair. Its innovative design and patented technology enable customized takes on the traditional chiavari style. By adding LED lights and other decor items, each chair can be personalized.
No event design is complete without coordinating accents such as rugs, pillows, lamps, and decor, and CORT Event Furnishings will be in Booth 333 to share more about its expanded 2014 rental offerings with the new Elements Collection, a line of specially selected accessories and greenery that give event designers more options to create unique events that make a statement. From cages to candelabras, the Elements Collection is the largest selection of rental accessories in the event industry and is available across the U.S.
Sequins have been dazzling the red carpet over the past year, from fully embroidered evening gowns to contemporary chevron or animal printed textiles. This trend has become hot in event design for Gatsby-themed events to New Year’s Eve parties, as well as a favorite for those brides that want to add some glam to their table decor! Stop by Boot 309 to see the team from Creative Coverings, who can tell you more about their Blush Sequin and a glitzy Gold Sequin linens.
Count on Dazian to display an extensive collection of FR fabrics, rental masking/decor draperies and scenic structural and lighting elements. This year Dazian will introduce new lighting and projection surfaces for stage and event decor, unique contemporary and over-the-top spangle curtains and our exclusive Dynamic Graphics, available for purchase and rental applications. Be sure to visit Booth 702 to see an abundance of ideas to create pulse-pounding visual effects.
Turn to Drape Kings for a wide range of event essentials, including pipe and drape, kabuki drops and reveals, traveler tracks, rope and stanchions, event carpet, and step and repeats. Items are available for sale and rental. Stop by Booth 833 to hear the full story.
Dress My Cupcake, in Booth 807, is the world's largest manufacturer of designer cupcake wrappers and dessert table and party decor. Dress My Cupcake's designer cupcake wrappers are available in over 1,000 colors and designs. The products are shipped worldwide directly from the factory in sunny Southern California. Dress My Cupcake's products have been featured in platinum wedding and events hosted by celebrity wedding planner David Tutera and the Four Seasons Hotel.
The Baby Continous Flow Gerb Launcher from Flutter Fetti Fun Factory is perfect for weddings or small corporate events because it can sit on a table. It can blow the company's Flutter FETTI products 50 feet or lower depending on the ceiling height of the venue. Come see it in action at The Special Event, and come by Booth 1019 for a visit.
Fortune Products will be introducing its new Mini Light Base. The light base features an ultra-bright SMD LED, a double-sided adhesive ring for up/down lighting, includes batteries, and sold in packs of six. The bases can be attached to the bottom of bottles to light up premium spirits or give it a modern look. Stop by Booth 303 and say hi.
Infiniti Creative may be one of the newer entertainment production companies in the business, but has been in the industry for over 15 years, they say. At their booth--#439--you will get re-inspired about entertainment. "No crazy gimmicks, no chainsaws, no lasers, no nothing--just the real deal : Fantastic entertainment and high energy fun fun fun!"
The Institute of Wedding and Event Design is the only travelling hands-on event design school in North America. The IWED instructors travel across major U.S. cities to work with beginners and professionals in the event industry. IWED’s curriculum is designed to provide the necessary tools and knowledge for designing, installing, and managing events of any size. IWED specializes in educating students on how to become a full-service wedding and event professional, with an emphasis on the physical technique. IWED offers two uniquely designed certification programs; the Accredited Event Designer (AED) and the Accredited Special Events Design Master (ASED+M). Visit Booth 533 for the full story.
Interactive Entertainment Group is proud to be introducing some brand new products at the 2014 Special Events Show: Instagram Photo Booth; Click Pic System; LED Gaming Line. Stop by Booth 825 to learn more.
Stop by Booth 514 and learn see the exciting new versatile candelabra from International Mercantile. It never needs polishing and can be cleaned with a soft cloth and glass cleaner. This candelabra can be used with the company's Crystal Balls (as shown, which have pegs) or 5-inch cylinders. It also can be used with 8-inch tall glass hurricanes instead of the crystal balls. Or just place a dish in the center for a spectacular floral arrangement and taper candles.
Stop by Booth 805 and ask the team from Koyal Wholesale more about this company. Since being founded in 2003, Koyal Wholesale has grown to offer over 50,000 special event products to customers in over 100 countries worldwide. They specialize in eight main product categories: vases and glassware, event lighting, event decor (including floral supplies and naturals), wedding supplies, favors, cake, cupcake, and candy buffet supplies, catering fabrics and linens, and DIY craft supplies. Koyal's most popular trendsetting products include its Eiffel Tower vases, crystal candelabras, acrylic and glass charger plates, two-piece favor boxes, vintage milk bottles and apothecary jars.
Mosaic’s new-to-the-market champagne-toned fabrics combine texture, sparkle and tone to create depth and interest. Lust, Splendid Garden and Sequin Paisley work well together or independently. These new lines merge an era gone by with modern on-trend style. Our champagne-toned linens will be featured at Mosaic’s booth--#639--at The Special Event 2014 along with many other fabrics.
Geometric designs are making a huge splash in the event industry and are here to stay, says Over the Top Rental Linens. Patterns like chevrons have skyrocketed into design popularity, but a new generation of geometrics is making its way into the event scene. Circles, squares, fishbone, waves and lattice are starting to appear in all types of events. Whether it’s corporate or social, these new generation geometrics can help make any event spectacular. Stop by Booth 408 to see it all.
Quest Drape will be showcasing a themed booth by incorporating the past with the present. While the company has been known for years as a supplier of lush velours, sheers and Poly-teq fabrics; there are now more options beyond their standard drape choices. This year, there will be a larger concentration on more tech-savvy clients, and revealing of a new product for 2014. See more in Booth 527.
Smithers-Oasis, in Booth 939, is dedicated to providing tools and technology to not only make flowers beautiful, but to keep them staying beautiful. The company's design mechanics made with OASIS® Floral Foam Maxlife provide the perfect base for floral creations and will help them last up to 50 percent longer. In addition, Maxlife also prevents premature petal burn, wilting, and stem burn. The company's glassware comes in a wide variety of styles and colors, allowing for easy and convenient arranging. They also provide an array of decorative accessories to help give arrangements a polished look and increase their value.
Stop by Booth 940 and talk to the Something Different Linen team to learn more about their custom-printed fabrics. Clients can send in their design for 60-inch wide fabric, and small runs can be printed. Also available: Logo printed pillows, table covers and form-fitted table forms. Printed fabrics are available from their library of patterns--they can be printed on different materials, including chiffon, poly-poplin, satin and spun poly. Also new: 100 percent polyester linen in several colors.
Stop by Booth 503 and say hi to all your friends at Special Events magazine. We will have free copies of our latest issue for you, and will love hearing what you're up to.
Sunbelt Rentals, in Booth 651, operates a network of more than 400 locations across 39 states and the District of Columbia with an equipment rental fleet greater than $3 billion. Special events professionals can rely on their Pump and Power Services specialty division for solutions to all event challenges including silent, towable and industrial event generators from 20 kW to 2,000 kW, temperature control equipment with cooling capacities up to 60 tons, and heating capacities up to 2 million BTUs, aerial work platforms for indoor or outdoor usage, grounds care equipment and more. One-hour emergency response guaranteed.
The Knot is the No. 1 wedding network in the U.S., helping engaged couples do everything from finding their engagement rings to booking their wedding venue and finding every vendor in between, from hair and makeup to lighting and decor. They do this by linking local vendors in every wedding planning and day-of vendor category with brides and grooms in the same area who are in the planning process. This is a completely free service for engaged couples. Visit Booth 718 to learn more.
The Totty Belt, in Booth 736, is a designers tool belt that can easily be worn and used by tailors, florists, wedding planners, catering managers, event producers, make-up artists, hair stylists--you name it, The Totty Belt has an outer 8-by-8-inch pocket that zips and can securely hold all types of items including your IPad. There is a hidden inner pocket that is 6 inches across the back of the belt that can hold your items such as keys, money or other personal items. This tool belt gives the hands-free ability to cater to your clients and carry all your necessities to produce your event.
U.S. Event Photos specializes in corporate events throughout the world. From green-screen photo executions to photo experiences at the world's largest events, they bring energy and charisma to every shoot. Green-screen photo production that leverages the most advanced social media upload and instant prints, they never forget one basic rule: This is fun. The team of staff photographers travels the world, every day, bringing green-screen experiences to fans worldwide. Come by Booth 546 to learn more
U.S. Event Structures will be exhibiting clear span structures for rent, along with tent accessories such as hardwood flooring, ceiling treatments, climate control and power generation. Stop by Booth 746 to hear the full story,
The VividLite VL3X is a battery-powered LED light that can be easily adjusted to create colorful scenes in a wide variety of event scenarios. Featuring an extremely bright 120 degree wide-washing beam angle, the VL3X performs room-transforming wall-washes, does colorful landscape decorations, and is perfect for furniture illumination and more. Thanks to a long battery-powered run-time, easy color control, a compact and elegant enclosure, and an adjustable/mountable stand, the VL3X makes it easy to achieve professional quality event lighting with very little hassle and set-up time. Get the whole story in Booth 706.
Whim Event Supply is excited to exhibit a collection of specialty items in Booth 819, including the popular lines of stoneware. The Fleur de Lis, Whitewash and Hand-thrown stoneware lines offer the unique combination of stylish, classic and durable. They are also exhibiting a carefully curated selection of chairs including the slatted teak folding chair, which offers comfort, style and durability for venue seating and more
New to The Special Event Show this year is the introduction of a national collaborative group of event decor designers—Your Balloon Pros--who have a combined 100 plus years of experience in creating memories, smiles and excitement. These 10 artists will be creating a one-of-a-kind booth display to demonstrate how artistic balloon decor can be when in the hands of professionals. They will also be making fashion dresses out of balloons (yes, balloons) as well as several other interactive items so guests can take fun photos and be introduced to the amazing world of professional balloon decor. Visit Booth 727 to enjoy beauty and hospitality.
Once was not enough ... Last week, we previewed some great booths you'll see at The Special Event 2014. And here, we give you even more! See them all in Nashville, Tenn., Jan. 8-10.