Event Types http://specialevents.com/taxonomy/term/7407/more en Masterpiece Meal: MGM Resorts Events Creates an Intimate Museum Dinner http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/masterpiece-meal-mgm-resorts-events-creates-intimate-museum-dinner <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>MGM Resorts Events Productions treats 58 lucky guests to a masterpiece meal at the&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/masterpiece-meal-mgm-resorts-events-creates-intimate-museum-dinner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/masterpiece-meal-mgm-resorts-events-creates-intimate-museum-dinner#comments Corporate Events Photo Galleries Thu, 02 Jul 2015 02:11:00 +0000 23411 at http://specialevents.com Add it Up: The Real Cost of a Bad Corporate Event http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/add-it-real-cost-bad-corporate-event <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>If you&#39;re feeling pressured to cut the budget for your next event&mdash;don&#39;t. <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/joshlinkner/2015/06/24/the-real-cost-of-a-bad-corporate-meeting-or-event/" target="_blank">Small &quot;fails&quot; can add up to one big failure</a>, and a colossal waste of time and money for a poorly executed event:</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/add-it-real-cost-bad-corporate-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/add-it-real-cost-bad-corporate-event#comments Corporate Events Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:27:00 +0000 23341 at http://specialevents.com Photo by Stokkete / © Getty Images Vintage Vibe: Lori Parks Corporate Events Creates the 'Vintage Amazing Race' http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/vintage-vibe-lori-parks-corporate-events-creates-vintage-amazing-race <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://loriparks.com/" target="_blank">Lori Parks Corporate Events </a>takes 33 guests on a classic competition in beautiful Napa Valley, but all with a classy&nbsp;vintage spin. The event won a <a href="http://specialevents.com/gala-awards" target="_blank">2015 Special Events&nbsp;Gala Award.</a> <em>Photos courtesy Lori Parks Corporate Events.</em></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/vintage-vibe-lori-parks-corporate-events-creates-vintage-amazing-race" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/vintage-vibe-lori-parks-corporate-events-creates-vintage-amazing-race#comments Corporate Events Gala Awards Photo Galleries Thu, 11 Jun 2015 17:15:00 +0000 23131 at http://specialevents.com Special Events Shares 2015-16 Corporate Event Forecast http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/special-events-shares-2015-16-corporate-event-forecast <div class="field-byline"> Lisa Hurley </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Almost a quarter of special event professionals predict an increase in corporate events in 2016.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/special-events-shares-2015-16-corporate-event-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/special-events-shares-2015-16-corporate-event-forecast#comments Corporate Events Wed, 10 Jun 2015 23:31:00 +0000 23101 at http://specialevents.com Photo by Oakozhan / © Getty Images Shore Thing: Events by Fabulous Helps Heal the Bay Celebrate 30 Years http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/shore-thing-events-fabulous-helps-heal-bay-celebrate-30-years <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Events by Fabulous helps environmental group Heal the Bay celebrate its 30 anniversary in beach-chic style on the sand in Santa Monica.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/shore-thing-events-fabulous-helps-heal-bay-celebrate-30-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/shore-thing-events-fabulous-helps-heal-bay-celebrate-30-years#comments Galas/Fundraisers Photo Galleries Tue, 09 Jun 2015 15:22:00 +0000 23091 at http://specialevents.com Got Game: Designs by Sean Creates a Sports-theme Bar Mitzvah http://specialevents.com/bar-bat-mitzvahschildrens-events/got-game-designs-sean-creates-sports-theme-bar-mitzvah <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://designsbysean.com/" target="_blank">Designs by Sean </a>puts a stylish spin on the classic sports-theme bar mitzvah. The <em>Special Events </em>Advisory Board got in the game, giving the event a <a href="http://specialevents.com/gala-awards" target="_blank">2015 Gala Award</a> for decor. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/bar-bat-mitzvahschildrens-events/got-game-designs-sean-creates-sports-theme-bar-mitzvah" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/bar-bat-mitzvahschildrens-events/got-game-designs-sean-creates-sports-theme-bar-mitzvah#comments Bar-Bat Mitzvahs/Children's Events Photo Galleries Tue, 02 Jun 2015 11:35:00 +0000 22981 at http://specialevents.com Wild Thing: Alison Silcoff Events Takes the Daffodil Ball 'On the Wild Side' http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/wild-thing-alison-silcoff-events-takes-daffodil-ball-wild-side <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.alisonsilcoff.com" target="_blank">Alison Silcoff Events</a> and team&nbsp;take&nbsp;the venerable Daffodil Ball, benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society, for a walk &#39;On the Wild Side,&#39; featuring a jungle theme and wild decor. The event won two <a href="http://specialevents.com/gala-awards" target="_blank">2015 Gala Awards</a> from Special Events magazine.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/wild-thing-alison-silcoff-events-takes-daffodil-ball-wild-side" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/wild-thing-alison-silcoff-events-takes-daffodil-ball-wild-side#comments Gala Awards Galas/Fundraisers Photo Galleries The Special Event Show Tue, 26 May 2015 12:41:00 +0000 22871 at http://specialevents.com A day in the life of a DMC operations manager http://specialevents.com/blog/day-life-dmc-operations-manager <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>As a little girl, if someone asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, I probably would have responded with a dream typical of any child: a princess, a super hero, maybe even an astronaut. Fast forward to today and I&rsquo;m none of these things because as I grew up, so did my career aspirations.</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/day-life-dmc-operations-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/day-life-dmc-operations-manager#comments Corporate Events destination management company DMC Special Events Blog Mon, 25 May 2015 15:41:00 +0000 22851 at http://specialevents.com Kevin White Has the Last Word http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/kevin-white-has-last-word <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><img alt="Kevin White" src="/site-files/specialevents.com/files/uploads/2015/03/White_Kevin_2014_PORTRAIT.jpg" style="width: 177px; height: 220px; float: left;" /><strong>The FBI lost out</strong> on a good one.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/kevin-white-has-last-word" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/kevin-white-has-last-word#comments Corporate Events Thu, 21 May 2015 23:14:00 +0000 22811 at http://specialevents.com Branding Now Crosses Corporate, Social Events http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/branding-now-crosses-corporate-social-events <div class="field-byline"> Susan Cuadrado </div> <div class="field-deck"> When it comes to events, branding creates the culture, sells the product and tells the story—for both corporate and, increasingly, social events </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>When it comes to events, branding creates the culture, sells the product and tells the story—for both corporate and, increasingly, social events </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/branding-now-crosses-corporate-social-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/branding-now-crosses-corporate-social-events#comments Corporate Events Thu, 21 May 2015 12:06:00 +0000 22781 at http://specialevents.com <p>Total Event Resources brings sponsors&#39; brands to life at an event celebrating the beauty industry.</p> Photo by Matthew Kaplan Photography/www.makphoto.com