Event Types http://specialevents.com/taxonomy/term/7407/more en Confetti: Look Gala 2015--Here's Looking at Success http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/confetti-look-gala-2015-heres-looking-success <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>A fledging fundraiser in only its second year, held in a region beset by economic doldrums. A venue that was an abandoned building, some 50,000-square-feet of &quot;blank canvas&quot;&mdash;which is putting it kindly. Did any of these challenges deter the event team? Not on your life.</p></div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/confetti-look-gala-2015-heres-looking-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/confetti-look-gala-2015-heres-looking-success#comments Gala Awards Galas/Fundraisers Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:37:00 +0000 31851 at http://specialevents.com Special Event Planner's Guide to Inauguration-Scale Events http://specialevents.com/blog/special-event-planners-guide-inauguration-scale-events <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>With the U.S. presidential inauguration looming on Jan. 20, event planners can take a page from some of the best in the business when preparing large-scale events. </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/special-event-planners-guide-inauguration-scale-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/special-event-planners-guide-inauguration-scale-events#comments Corporate Events The Special Event Show event security large-scale events Special Events Blog Mon, 09 Jan 2017 18:47:00 +0000 31731 at http://specialevents.com 3 Big Trends in the Brand Experience Industry for 2017 http://specialevents.com/blog/3-big-trends-brand-experience-industry-2017 <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p><img alt="Peter McGrath" src="/site-files/specialevents.com/files/uploads/2016/12/29/McGrath_Peter_PORTRAIT.jpg" style="width: 184px; height: 229px; float: left;" />Every brand has a story to tell, and brand experiences are the best way to bring them to life. More than any other form of communication, they give brands the opportunity to craft a more enriching, intimate expression of their values.</p></div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/3-big-trends-brand-experience-industry-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/3-big-trends-brand-experience-industry-2017#comments Corporate Events News The Special Event Show creating brand experiences at events Special Events Blog Tue, 03 Jan 2017 16:09:00 +0000 31641 at http://specialevents.com Holy Fundraiser! Fifth Element Creates 'A Knight in Gotham' Gala http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/holy-fundraiser-fifth-element-creates-knight-gotham-gala <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The Canadian Hospitality Foundation&rsquo;s Black and White fundraising gala put an elegant new spin on the &quot;superhero&quot; theme thanks to Fifth Element Group. Instead of featuring Batman and his villains, &quot;A Knight in Gotham&quot; took place in Bruce Wayne&rsquo;s &quot;Wayne Manor&quot; (actually the Royal York Hotel in Toronto)</p></div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/holy-fundraiser-fifth-element-creates-knight-gotham-gala" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/holy-fundraiser-fifth-element-creates-knight-gotham-gala#comments Gala Awards Galas/Fundraisers The Special Event Show Tue, 27 Dec 2016 14:50:00 +0000 31561 at http://specialevents.com It's About Time: Joe Mineo Creative Keys on Clocks for a Hospital Gala http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/its-about-time-joe-mineo-creative-keys-clocks-hospital-gala <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>&ldquo;It&rsquo;s About Time&rdquo; celebrated the 125th anniversary of Children&rsquo;s Hospital of Pittsburgh in grand style, with a design that mirrored the venue&rsquo;s modern industrial architecture using expanses of glass and open spaces for unique art installations and performances.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/its-about-time-joe-mineo-creative-keys-clocks-hospital-gala" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/its-about-time-joe-mineo-creative-keys-clocks-hospital-gala#comments Galas/Fundraisers Photo Galleries The Special Event Show Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:55:00 +0000 31351 at http://specialevents.com Big Show: Concept Communications Creates 15th Anniversary Show for NHT Global http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/big-show-concept-communications-creates-15th-anniversary-show-nht-global <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>To honor its 15th anniversary, NHT Global organized a two-day international conference at AsiaWorld Expo in Hong Kong for more than 10,000 partners and guests from all over the world.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/big-show-concept-communications-creates-15th-anniversary-show-nht-global" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/big-show-concept-communications-creates-15th-anniversary-show-nht-global#comments Corporate Events Photo Galleries The Special Event Show Thu, 17 Nov 2016 18:10:00 +0000 31181 at http://specialevents.com By the Book: Events by Fabulous Creates a 'Storybook' Theme Gala for CHLA http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/book-events-fabulous-creates-storybook-theme-gala-chla <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Events by Fabulous creates the "Once Upon a Time" storybook-theme gala for Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, complete with Snow White, Cinderella and the most wonderful storybook princess of all: Katy Perry! </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/book-events-fabulous-creates-storybook-theme-gala-chla" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/book-events-fabulous-creates-storybook-theme-gala-chla#comments Galas/Fundraisers Thu, 10 Nov 2016 15:43:00 +0000 31101 at http://specialevents.com 'Tis the Season: 12 Fun Corporate Gift Ideas for Generous Givers http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/tis-season-12-fun-corporate-gift-ideas-generous-givers <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Don&#39;t look now but the year-end holidays are almost here. And so we present a dozen great gift ideas for the 12 days of holidays. They are so great, you might find yourself setting a few aside for you you you ...&nbsp;</p> </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/tis-season-12-fun-corporate-gift-ideas-generous-givers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/tis-season-12-fun-corporate-gift-ideas-generous-givers#comments Corporate Events The Special Event Show Mon, 07 Nov 2016 22:27:00 +0000 31021 at http://specialevents.com How East Can Go West--and Succeed: Three Branding Tips http://specialevents.com/blog/how-east-can-go-west-and-succeed-three-branding-tips <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Michael Kaltenhauser of digital marketing agency Astronaut, part of Pico Group, gives tips on how Chinese brands can succeed in the West</div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/how-east-can-go-west-and-succeed-three-branding-tips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/how-east-can-go-west-and-succeed-three-branding-tips#comments Corporate Events The Special Event Show Chinese brands succeeding in the West Special Events Blog Wed, 02 Nov 2016 17:45:00 +0000 30991 at http://specialevents.com 3 Steps to Cyber-Safety at Your Special Events http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/3-steps-cyber-safety-your-special-events <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Your event may be a more tantalizing cyber crime prospect than you think. Here’s what you need to know to keep your attendees’, and your organization’s, data secure </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/3-steps-cyber-safety-your-special-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/3-steps-cyber-safety-your-special-events#comments Corporate Events The Special Event Show Wed, 02 Nov 2016 16:15:00 +0000 30971 at http://specialevents.com Photo by Kirill Savenko /© Getty Images