Kristin Banta Events turns to a sophisticated color palette and refined touches to create this elegant garden wedding. The Special Events Advisory Board members are fans; they nominated the event for a 2016 Gala Award.
Photos by Braedon Photography
Top event professionals from a wide range of disciplines gathered last week for the first-ever ISES Global Event Summit, sponsored by VisitScotland Business Events. Supporters are Cvent, and Events are GREAT Britain, and IMEX.
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.