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.
Social media extends the reach of events, boosts engagement and often doesn't cost the event host a dime. So social media is great for events—except when it's not.
Although very few special event professionals have felt the need to curtail social media at their events—and some question whether it can ever be blocked completely—others say that in certain situations, prohibiting posts is vital. And they use a variety of strategies to do it....More
Capturing the spirit of the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association, which met at the Hynes Convention Center just two days after bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, a board member closed the conference by quoting noted author Salman Rushdie: “How do you defeat terrorism?"...More
In the aftermath of the tragedy that unfolded on April 15 in Boston, in which two bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority has released a statement from Executive Director James Rooney with an update on the status of Boston’s John B....More