Photo Galleries http://specialevents.com/taxonomy/term/7395/more en Ojai Wedding: Kristin Banta Events Blends California Cool with Nashville Soul http://specialevents.com/weddings/ojai-wedding-kristin-banta-events-blends-california-cool-nashville-soul <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Gala Award winner Kristin Banta Events creates a beautiful wedding in Ojai, Calif., that blends California cool with a dash of Nashville soul.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/weddings/ojai-wedding-kristin-banta-events-blends-california-cool-nashville-soul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/weddings/ojai-wedding-kristin-banta-events-blends-california-cool-nashville-soul#comments Gala Awards Photo Galleries The Special Event Show Weddings Tue, 20 Sep 2016 14:15:00 +0000 30461 at http://specialevents.com Rustic Romance: 2016 Emmy Balls to Feature 'Nature's Elegance' Theme http://specialevents.com/photo-galleries/rustic-romance-2016-emmy-balls-feature-natures-elegance-theme <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The team behind the 2016 Emmy Awards Governors Ball and Creative Arts Balls gave the media a sneak peek yesterday at what nearly 8,000 guests&nbsp;will experience when they enter &quot;Nature&#39;s Elegance.&quot;</p> </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/photo-galleries/rustic-romance-2016-emmy-balls-feature-natures-elegance-theme" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/photo-galleries/rustic-romance-2016-emmy-balls-feature-natures-elegance-theme#comments Galas/Fundraisers Photo Galleries Thu, 08 Sep 2016 11:10:00 +0000 30351 at http://specialevents.com What's Renting: Big Rental Companies Share 2016-2017 Decor Trends http://specialevents.com/rental/whats-renting-big-rental-companies-share-2016-2017-decor-trends <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>From the glow of gold to the beat of tribal patterns, from layering to jewel tones, here are some of the top decor trends, according to event rental companies on the 19th annual <em>Special Events </em>&quot;30 Top Rental Companies.&quot;&nbsp;</p> </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/rental/whats-renting-big-rental-companies-share-2016-2017-decor-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/rental/whats-renting-big-rental-companies-share-2016-2017-decor-trends#comments Photo Galleries Rental Tue, 06 Sep 2016 08:57:00 +0000 30311 at http://specialevents.com Roaring 20s for 20th: Catalina Island Conservancy Ball Celebrates its 20th with a 1920s Theme http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/roaring-20s-20th-catalina-island-conservancy-ball-celebrates-its-20th-1920s-theme <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The <a href="https://www.catalinaconservancy.org/" target="_blank">Catalina Island Conservancy </a>makes the most of its 20th annual Conservancy Ball by turning to a Roaring 20s theme.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/roaring-20s-20th-catalina-island-conservancy-ball-celebrates-its-20th-1920s-theme" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/roaring-20s-20th-catalina-island-conservancy-ball-celebrates-its-20th-1920s-theme#comments Galas/Fundraisers Photo Galleries Thu, 01 Sep 2016 17:31:00 +0000 30261 at http://specialevents.com The Balancing Act: Effective Fundraising Gala Decor Design http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/balancing-act-effective-fundraising-gala-decor-design <div class="field-deck"> These fundraising pros share how to walk that fine line between 'wow, it looks great' and 'whoa, you spent too much!' </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>When it comes to designing galas for nonprofits&mdash;which is essentially walking that fine line between &ldquo;wow, that looks amazing&rdquo; and &ldquo;whoa, you spent too much&rdquo;&mdash;Jen Poyer, CSEP, senior special events manager for Long Beach, Calif.-based <a href="http://www.catalinaconservancy.org/" target="_blank">Catalina Island Conservancy</a>, sums it up best:</p></div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/balancing-act-effective-fundraising-gala-decor-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/balancing-act-effective-fundraising-gala-decor-design#comments Decor Galas/Fundraisers Photo Galleries The Special Event Show Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:39:00 +0000 30141 at http://specialevents.com Marking Milestones: Highlights of 13 Great Milestone Events http://specialevents.com/themed-events/marking-milestones-highlights-13-great-milestone-events <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Nothing marks a milestone better than a memorable special event, and here we bring you 13 fabulous examples--from a silver celebration for 25 years to platinum parties for 100!</p> </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/themed-events/marking-milestones-highlights-13-great-milestone-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/themed-events/marking-milestones-highlights-13-great-milestone-events#comments Photo Galleries The Special Event Show Themed Events Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:33:00 +0000 30121 at http://specialevents.com Venue Tour: 25 Exciting Venues for Special Events http://specialevents.com/venues/venue-tour-25-exciting-venues-special-events <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Come along with us as we tour 25 new (or newly renovated) venues for special events.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/venues/venue-tour-25-exciting-venues-special-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/venues/venue-tour-25-exciting-venues-special-events#comments Photo Galleries The Special Event Show Venues Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:14:00 +0000 30111 at http://specialevents.com Happy Lth: Caesars Palace Celebrates its 50th Birthday with a Blow-out Bash http://specialevents.com/entertainment/happy-lth-caesars-palace-celebrates-its-50th-birthday-blow-out-bash <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Legendary Caesars Palace in Las Vegas celebrates its 50th anniversary weekend with showstopper celebrities, special events and stunning fireworks.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/entertainment/happy-lth-caesars-palace-celebrates-its-50th-birthday-blow-out-bash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/entertainment/happy-lth-caesars-palace-celebrates-its-50th-birthday-blow-out-bash#comments Entertainment Galas/Fundraisers Hotels Photo Galleries The Special Event Show Thu, 18 Aug 2016 13:17:00 +0000 30061 at http://specialevents.com Esprits with Alice: ILEA Presents 2016 Esprit Awards at Alice-Theme Gala http://specialevents.com/ilea/esprits-alice-ilea-presents-2016-esprit-awards-alice-theme-gala <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>The J.W. Marriott in Austin, Texas, turned into Wonderland on Aug. 13 as ILEA presented the 2016 Esprit Awards</div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/ilea/esprits-alice-ilea-presents-2016-esprit-awards-alice-theme-gala" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/ilea/esprits-alice-ilea-presents-2016-esprit-awards-alice-theme-gala#comments ILEA Photo Galleries The Special Event Show Tue, 16 Aug 2016 00:26:00 +0000 29991 at http://specialevents.com Tea for You: XO Bloom and the Four Seasons Westlake Village Create a Stylish Showcase http://specialevents.com/photo-galleries/tea-you-xo-bloom-and-four-seasons-westlake-village-create-stylish-showcase <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>The irresistible appeal of Alice in Wonderland is on display at this photo shoot from XO Bloom and the Four Seasons Westlake Village</div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/photo-galleries/tea-you-xo-bloom-and-four-seasons-westlake-village-create-stylish-showcase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/photo-galleries/tea-you-xo-bloom-and-four-seasons-westlake-village-create-stylish-showcase#comments Photo Galleries The Special Event Show Thu, 11 Aug 2016 16:39:00 +0000 29981 at http://specialevents.com