News and trends in special events including bar mitzvahs, bat mitzvahs, birthday parties, Sweet 16 parties, debutante balls, corporate events, awards programs, fairs, festivals, galas, fundraisers and green/eco events.
Much of the world watched the opening ceremonies at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, on Friday, with few with as keen an interest and an expert eye as special event professionals. Here are their takes on what worked well and what did not ......More
Personalization and technology are overwhelmingly the two biggest influences when planning today's bat and bar mitzvahs.
The trend towards “personalization” encourages flexibility and ingenuity. Families are thinking outside of the box to capture the teen’s personality in elegant and stylish receptions. Celebrations are carefully crafted to reflect the guest of honor’s favorite foods, colors, activities and fashions....More
You can achieve the best results and return on your meeting investment by getting the internal communications people to work closely as one team with an experienced meeting production team, Michael Caplan says. And here's why:...More
Kathy Connell believes in teamwork. So much so that when she was tapped to produce the first-ever Screen Actors Guild Awards in 1995, she pushed for an award that would honor the entire cast of a movie or TV show....More