Imagine a Great Wall of China made of colorful parasols and thrilling entertainers--guests saw it all at the 2015 Daffodil Ball from Alison Silcoff Events and partners including Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth and Decor and More. The gorgeous event won a Gala Award in January from Special Events magazine.
Despite the constraints of a tight budget, the Peninsula Chicago team treated 1,200 guests to a private event revealing the hotel's multi-million room renovation. Although many function spaces were already in use, attendees visited a variety of themed spaces within the property, including a "Tastefully Thai" area and "Urban Chicago"; the menu included everything from strawberry-yuzu terrine to lobster corn dogs.
The event is a 2016 Special Events Gala Award nominee.
Reporters from throughout the world got a sneak peek at the 2016 Oscars Governors Ball yesterday thanks to the longtime production team of Academy governor Jeffrery Kurland, Sequoia Productions and Wolfgang Puck Catering.
No boring ballroom for this hospital fundraiser. Future Affairs Productions takes a working airplane hangar and transforms it into a stylish safari on the Serengeti for 550 guests--and wins a Special Events Gala Award at The Special Event 2016 in the process.
Something New Events helps a family honor its patriarch on his 80th birthday with a stylish event for 275 guests at a country club. The Special Events Advisory Board just celebrated the event by honoring it with a Gala Award.
The New Year has arrived and event planners are already busy working on fresh designs to impress their clients. More than ever, the 2016 trends in event decor offer a multitude of options for event professionals to create eclectic and immersive environments....More
More than 550 guests on an insurance company's marketing and sales incentive program--created by Jobe and Associates--were treated to four days and five nights of custom events in sunny Boca Raton, Fla. With fun including an "old-style Boca" pool party and a rocking '80s final night, the program just landed a nomination for a 2016 Special Events Gala Award.