Special Events Magazine http://specialevents.com/rss.xml en Black Out, Mumford In as Classic Party Rentals CEO http://specialevents.com/rental/black-out-mumford-classic-party-rentals-ceo <div class="field-byline"> Lisa Hurley </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Classic Party Rentals replaces Jeff Black as CEO with Brent Mumford</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/rental/black-out-mumford-classic-party-rentals-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/rental/black-out-mumford-classic-party-rentals-ceo#comments Rental Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:40:00 +0000 19971 at http://specialevents.com <p>Jeff Black departs Classic Party Rentals as CEO.</p> Kool Party Rentals Acquires Girari http://specialevents.com/rental/kool-party-rentals-acquires-girari <div class="field-byline"> Lisa Hurley </div> <div class="field-deck"> The acquisition expands Kool's inventory of contemporary furniture </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The acquisition expands Kool's inventory of contemporary furniture</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/rental/kool-party-rentals-acquires-girari" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/rental/kool-party-rentals-acquires-girari#comments Rental Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:59:00 +0000 19961 at http://specialevents.com <p>Kool CEO Jack Weiner announces his acquistion of Girari.</p> Top Special Events Articles for October 2014 http://specialevents.com/archive/top-special-events-articles-october-2014 <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>From beautiful weddings to hardheaded business strategy, here are the most popular articles on SpecialEvents.com for October 2014</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/archive/top-special-events-articles-october-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/archive/top-special-events-articles-october-2014#comments archive Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:27:00 +0000 19951 at http://specialevents.com Style Showcase: Rrivre Works Stages an Open House http://specialevents.com/decor/style-showcase-rrivre-works-stages-open-house <div class="field-byline"> Lisa Hurley </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Rrivre Works founder Rrivre Davies welcomes the media to an open house at his warehouse, showcasing his stunning wedding environments.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/decor/style-showcase-rrivre-works-stages-open-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/decor/style-showcase-rrivre-works-stages-open-house#comments Decor Photo Galleries Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:06:00 +0000 19941 at http://specialevents.com Special Events Business News for Oct. 29, 2014 http://specialevents.com/archive/special-events-business-news-oct-29-2014 <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Special events news this week includes a new national sales manager for Bixel and Co. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Special events news this week includes a new national sales manager for Bixel and Co.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/archive/special-events-business-news-oct-29-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/archive/special-events-business-news-oct-29-2014#comments archive Silver Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:08:00 +0000 19931 at http://specialevents.com 'Speecheo' Note-taking Technology Named Top Startup at IMEX America http://specialevents.com/archive/speecheo-note-taking-technology-named-top-startup-imex-america <div class="field-deck"> A new tech tool dubbed Speecheo might soon help event attendees capture the exact slides and quotes they like from presentations, creating a customized digital summary with only a few quick clicks. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A new tech tool dubbed Speecheo might soon help event attendees capture the exact slides and quotes they like from presentations, creating a customized digital summary with only a few quick clicks. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/archive/speecheo-note-taking-technology-named-top-startup-imex-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/archive/speecheo-note-taking-technology-named-top-startup-imex-america#comments archive Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:01:00 +0000 19921 at http://specialevents.com Are you on your best behavior? http://specialevents.com/blog/are-you-your-best-behavior <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>How you behave at fellow producer's event—or any event, for that matter—really matters</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/special-events-blog">Special Events Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/are-you-your-best-behavior" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/are-you-your-best-behavior#comments archive special event producrion Special Events Blog Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:10:00 +0000 19911 at http://specialevents.com The State of the DMC Industry: Part I http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/state-dmc-industry-part-i <div class="field-byline"> Chris Lee </div> <div class="field-deck"> The destination management business is in flux. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The destination management business is in flux. Gone are the days when most destination management companies (DMCs) operated in just one destination and clients sourced them individually, one program at a time. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/state-dmc-industry-part-i" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/state-dmc-industry-part-i#comments Corporate Events Mon, 27 Oct 2014 23:34:00 +0000 19901 at http://specialevents.com Coco Events' 'Dragon Popcorn,' Wireless Media Player, 'Durathin' China http://specialevents.com/event-tools/coco-events-dragon-popcorn-wireless-media-player-durathin-china <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Products for special events include Coco Events' Dragon Popcorn, a wireless media player from ExtraPro, and the Durathin china line from Homer Laughlin China Co.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/event-tools/coco-events-dragon-popcorn-wireless-media-player-durathin-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/event-tools/coco-events-dragon-popcorn-wireless-media-player-durathin-china#comments Event Tools Mon, 27 Oct 2014 22:45:00 +0000 19891 at http://specialevents.com Calling caterers: How is your 2014 holiday party business shaping up? http://specialevents.com/poll/10222014 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><div></div></div><form action="/poll/10222014" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-701-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-701"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-701" name="choice" value="701" class="form-radio" /> We expect to do more holiday parties this year than in 2013</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-711-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-711"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-711" name="choice" value="711" class="form-radio" /> We expect our holiday party business will be about the same as last year</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-721-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-721"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-721" name="choice" value="721" class="form-radio" /> We expect to do less holiday party business this year than we did in 2013</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="19881" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-y9GWX4VN0leYodM2l1ivLiDV521wMInRu8ZIUe6vLm0" value="form-y9GWX4VN0leYodM2l1ivLiDV521wMInRu8ZIUe6vLm0" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://specialevents.com/poll/10222014#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:46:23 +0000 19881 at http://specialevents.com 12-13-14 is a Great Date but No Event Landmark http://specialevents.com/catering/12-13-14-great-date-no-event-landmark <div class="field-byline"> Lisa Hurley </div> <div class="field-deck"> Although the date 12/13/14 isn't bringing in a landslide of business, it is still shaping up as a strong day for a good holiday party season, special events experts say. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Although the date 12/13/14 isn't bringing in a landslide of business, it is still shaping up as a strong day for a good holiday party season, special events experts say.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/catering/12-13-14-great-date-no-event-landmark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/catering/12-13-14-great-date-no-event-landmark#comments Catering Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:58:00 +0000 19871 at http://specialevents.com <p>Although the date 12/13/14 isn&#39;t bringing in a landslide of business, it is still shaping up as a strong day for a good holiday party season, special events experts say.</p> Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images How to host a memorable reception: The Four Seasons' IMEX Red Party http://specialevents.com/blog/how-host-memorable-reception-four-seasons-imex-red-party <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Claire Harrington of Social Tables reviews a memorable IMEX 2014 party--the Four Seasons Las Vegas Red Party</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/special-events-blog">Special Events Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/how-host-memorable-reception-four-seasons-imex-red-party" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/how-host-memorable-reception-four-seasons-imex-red-party#comments Corporate Events Claire Harrington Four Seasons Red Party IMEX 2014 Social Tables Special Events Blog Wed, 22 Oct 2014 01:34:00 +0000 19861 at http://specialevents.com Early-bird Rates for TSE 2015 End Nov. 20 http://specialevents.com/archive/early-bird-rates-tse-2015-end-nov-20 <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Don't dawdle—you can get the best rates for The Special Event 2015, slated for Jan. 6-8 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif., if you register by Nov. 20 </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Don't dawdle—you can get the best rates for The Special Event 2015, slated for Jan. 6-8 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif., if you register by Nov. 20.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/archive/early-bird-rates-tse-2015-end-nov-20" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/archive/early-bird-rates-tse-2015-end-nov-20#comments archive Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:32:00 +0000 19841 at http://specialevents.com <p>The Anaheim Convention Center will play host to The Special Event 2015, Jan. 6-8.</p> Special Events Business News for Oct. 22, 2014 http://specialevents.com/archive/special-events-business-news-oct-22-2014 <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Special events news this week includes a new F&B manager at the Plano Centre </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Special events news this week includes a new F&B manager at the Plano Centre</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/archive/special-events-business-news-oct-22-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/archive/special-events-business-news-oct-22-2014#comments archive Silver Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:54:00 +0000 19831 at http://specialevents.com <p>Kim Roberts will head F&amp;B at the Plano Centre.</p> Ebola Having Little Impact on Business Travel, Study Says http://specialevents.com/archive/ebola-having-little-impact-business-travel-study-says <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Although recent opinion polls say that many in the public are more afraid of falling ill from the Ebola virus than they are from influenza—a far more imminent threat—so far, fears about Ebola have not had a big impact on business travel</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/archive/ebola-having-little-impact-business-travel-study-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/archive/ebola-having-little-impact-business-travel-study-says#comments archive Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:03:00 +0000 19821 at http://specialevents.com Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images Halloween Decor Pieces and Cupcake Supplies, Skirting Hanger System http://specialevents.com/decor/halloween-decor-pieces-and-cupcake-supplies-skirting-hanger-system <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Halloween items for special events include AirDD's atmospheric decor pieces and Halloween-themed cupcake wrappers. Also available: a tableskirt hanging system. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Halloween items for special events include AirDD's atmospheric decor pieces and Halloween-themed cupcake wrappers. Also available: a tableskirt hanging system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/decor/halloween-decor-pieces-and-cupcake-supplies-skirting-hanger-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/decor/halloween-decor-pieces-and-cupcake-supplies-skirting-hanger-system#comments Decor Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:33:00 +0000 19811 at http://specialevents.com Car Turn: Filmmaster Events Helps Maserati Celebrate 100 Years http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/car-turn-filmmaster-events-helps-maserati-celebrate-100-years <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.filmmaster.com" target="_blank">Filmmaster Events</a> creates a three-day celebration of celebrated carmaker Masterati&#39;s 100th anniversary, complete with a gala dinner on an acutal production line.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/car-turn-filmmaster-events-helps-maserati-celebrate-100-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/car-turn-filmmaster-events-helps-maserati-celebrate-100-years#comments Corporate Events Photo Galleries Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:22:00 +0000 19791 at http://specialevents.com Special Events Business News for Oct. 15, 2014 http://specialevents.com/archive/special-events-business-news-oct-15-2014 <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Special events business news this week includes a new Virgin Islands operation for CSI</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/archive/special-events-business-news-oct-15-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/archive/special-events-business-news-oct-15-2014#comments archive Silver Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:44:00 +0000 19781 at http://specialevents.com <p>Samantha Olson is promoted at Creative Coverings.</p> Pantone's 2015 Color Forecast: Why it Matters http://specialevents.com/rental/pantones-2015-color-forecast-why-it-matters <div class="field-byline"> Dan Hooks </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>This week, our Special Events expert yields the floor to his sister--Maurisa Beaver, creative director at their family business Party Reflections, with event rental outlets in Charlotte</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/rental/pantones-2015-color-forecast-why-it-matters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/rental/pantones-2015-color-forecast-why-it-matters#comments Rental Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:38:00 +0000 19771 at http://specialevents.com Preparing your business for same-sex weddings http://specialevents.com/blog/preparing-your-business-same-sex-weddings <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Meghan Ely gives tips to wedding professionals on how to prepare their business to handle same-sex weddings</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/special-events-blog">Special Events Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/preparing-your-business-same-sex-weddings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/preparing-your-business-same-sex-weddings#comments Weddings same-sex wedding business Special Events Blog Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:52:00 +0000 19761 at http://specialevents.com Meetings to Rebound but Stay Close to Home, AmEx Says http://specialevents.com/archive/meetings-rebound-stay-close-home-amex-says <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Events and meetings are back for 2015 but will be held near where most attendees live </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Events and meetings are back for 2015 but will stay close to where most attendees live</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/archive/meetings-rebound-stay-close-home-amex-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/archive/meetings-rebound-stay-close-home-amex-says#comments archive Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:22:00 +0000 19741 at http://specialevents.com <p><span style="font-size: 9pt; line-height: 115%; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; color: rgb(95, 91, 98); background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;">Ready for 2015: Exterior of Fieramilano with sign Expo 2015, Tuttofood, Milano World Food Exhibition.&nbsp;</span></p> Photo by Getty Images New 3D Technology from Holo-Walls, Jomar's 'Blush' Table Linen, Extreme Beam Act http://specialevents.com/event-tools/new-3d-technology-holo-walls-jomars-blush-table-linen-extreme-beam-act <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>New products for special events include new 3D technology from Holo-Walls, Jomar's 'Blush' table linen, and the Extreme Beam laser act</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/event-tools/new-3d-technology-holo-walls-jomars-blush-table-linen-extreme-beam-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/event-tools/new-3d-technology-holo-walls-jomars-blush-table-linen-extreme-beam-act#comments Event Tools Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:29:00 +0000 19731 at http://specialevents.com IMEX America 2014 Launches with 13% More Booths http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/imex-america-2014-launches-13-more-booths <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Steve Gross of the Life is Good Kids Foundation kicked off IMEX America 2014 on Monday with a lively presentation keying on the theme that bringing people together can change the world, according to our sister publications group, <a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/keynoter-steve-gross-gives-playful-start-booming-imex-america" target="_blank">MeetingsNet. </a>This year&#39;s show features 13 percent more booths than 2013:</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/imex-america-2014-launches-13-more-booths" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/imex-america-2014-launches-13-more-booths#comments Corporate Events Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:27:00 +0000 19801 at http://specialevents.com <p>The Sands Expo in Las Vegas plays host to IMEX 2014.</p> Flower Girl: KBY Designs Creates a Colorful Wedding for a Flower-loving Bride http://specialevents.com/weddings/flower-girl-kby-designs-creates-colorful-wedding-flower-loving-bride <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>KBY Designs creates a colorful wedding for a flower-loving bride</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/weddings/flower-girl-kby-designs-creates-colorful-wedding-flower-loving-bride" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/weddings/flower-girl-kby-designs-creates-colorful-wedding-flower-loving-bride#comments Weddings Wed, 08 Oct 2014 16:58:00 +0000 19721 at http://specialevents.com Special Events Business News for Oct. 8, 2014 http://specialevents.com/archive/special-events-business-news-oct-8-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Special events industry business news includes a new catering and conference services manager for the Washington Duke Inn and Beth Daniel rejoining AlliedPRA Palm Springs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/archive/special-events-business-news-oct-8-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/archive/special-events-business-news-oct-8-2014#comments archive Silver Wed, 08 Oct 2014 15:50:00 +0000 19711 at http://specialevents.com <p>Jessi Twisdale takes a new role at the Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club.</p> Rustic and Vintage Weddings: Fad or Fixture? http://specialevents.com/weddings/rustic-and-vintage-weddings-fad-or-fixture <div class="field-byline"> Joyce Scardina Becker </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>I was honored when <em>Special Events</em> recently asked me to offer my perspectives on the current popularity of rustic and vintage weddings. Since this is such an important topic in today&rsquo;s wedding world, I thought it would be helpful to share the complete set of comments I made on this subject.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/weddings/rustic-and-vintage-weddings-fad-or-fixture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/weddings/rustic-and-vintage-weddings-fad-or-fixture#comments Weddings Tue, 07 Oct 2014 23:42:00 +0000 19701 at http://specialevents.com Jewish wedding planning: Keeping kosher without sacrificing style http://specialevents.com/blog/jewish-wedding-planning-keeping-kosher-without-sacrificing-style <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p><img alt="Cigall Goldman" src="/site-files/specialevents.com/files/uploads/2014/10/Goldman-Cigall-2014-Portrait.jpg" style="width: 180px; height: 224px; float: left;" />Kosher wedding menus have gone through an exciting transformation, both in originality and presentation. Planning a kosher wedding may take some time to master, but with the right event professionals, the menu can have all the style and creativity you had hoped for.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/special-events-blog">Special Events Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/jewish-wedding-planning-keeping-kosher-without-sacrificing-style" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/jewish-wedding-planning-keeping-kosher-without-sacrificing-style#comments Weddings kosher wedding menus Special Events Blog Tue, 07 Oct 2014 22:41:00 +0000 19691 at http://specialevents.com Meeting Planners Now Stress Emotion at Events http://specialevents.com/archive/meeting-planners-now-stress-emotion-events <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The first real-time conference emotions study at IIeX: Cool or creepy, this could be the next big thing in meeting analytics.</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/archive/meeting-planners-now-stress-emotion-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/archive/meeting-planners-now-stress-emotion-events#comments archive Tue, 07 Oct 2014 18:57:00 +0000 19681 at http://specialevents.com Custom Decals, Free Seating Chart, Artificial Foliage Pieces http://specialevents.com/event-tools/custom-decals-free-seating-chart-artificial-foliage-pieces <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>New products for special events professionals include custom decals, a free guest seating chart, and artificial foliage pieces</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/event-tools/custom-decals-free-seating-chart-artificial-foliage-pieces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/event-tools/custom-decals-free-seating-chart-artificial-foliage-pieces#comments Event Tools Tue, 07 Oct 2014 18:35:00 +0000 19671 at http://specialevents.com U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Ban Gay Marriage http://specialevents.com/weddings/us-supreme-court-refuses-ban-gay-marriage <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Same-sex couples in five states get ready to wed thanks to U.S. Supreme Court's refusal to hear gay wedding bans</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/weddings/us-supreme-court-refuses-ban-gay-marriage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/weddings/us-supreme-court-refuses-ban-gay-marriage#comments Weddings Tue, 07 Oct 2014 17:17:00 +0000 19661 at http://specialevents.com <p>Jay (right) and John Strauss-Williams kiss as they are married in a &#39;pop-up chapel&#39; at Central Park&#39;s Merchant&#39;s Gate on July 30, 2011, in New York.&nbsp;</p> Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images