Event Types http://specialevents.com/taxonomy/term/7407/more en 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 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 Penguin Party: 39th Lincoln Park Zoo Ball Keys on New Penguin Cove http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/penguin-party-39th-lincoln-park-zoo-ball-keys-new-penguin-cove <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The Women&#39;s Board of the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago brought in a cool $1.35 million last month at the 2016 Zoo Ball. The black-tie affair treated 900 guests to an auction, dining and dancing--all to celebrate the new Penguin Cove, which opens this fall.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/penguin-party-39th-lincoln-park-zoo-ball-keys-new-penguin-cove" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/penguin-party-39th-lincoln-park-zoo-ball-keys-new-penguin-cove#comments Galas/Fundraisers Photo Galleries The Special Event Show Tue, 02 Aug 2016 16:05:00 +0000 29851 at http://specialevents.com DMCs Go Big Part II: Big Events from the Special Events 2016 '25 Top DMCs' http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/dmcs-go-big-part-ii-big-events-special-events-2016-25-top-dmcs <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Special Events shares even more big events created by some of the companies listed on the 2016 edition of our "25 Top DMCs." Here's how the big players do it!</div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/dmcs-go-big-part-ii-big-events-special-events-2016-25-top-dmcs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/dmcs-go-big-part-ii-big-events-special-events-2016-25-top-dmcs#comments Corporate Events Photo Galleries Tue, 19 Jul 2016 14:08:00 +0000 29681 at http://specialevents.com 12th Annual Special Events Magazine 25 Top DMCs http://specialevents.com/news/12th-annual-special-events-magazine-25-top-dmcs <div class="field-deck"> It's our annual look at the biggest brands in the world of DMCs—the experts on the best seats and eats in every place worth visiting. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>It&#39;s our annual look at the biggest brands in the world of DMCs&mdash;the experts on the best se</p></div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/news/12th-annual-special-events-magazine-25-top-dmcs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/news/12th-annual-special-events-magazine-25-top-dmcs#comments Corporate Events News The Special Event Show Thu, 14 Jul 2016 02:17:00 +0000 29611 at http://specialevents.com Image by Cheryl Prats Hot Night in Havana: Koncept Events Brings Cuba Alive for a Corporate Client http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/hot-night-havana-koncept-events-brings-cuba-alive-corporate-client <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>It was a hot night in Havana night when <a href="http://www.konceptevents.com/" target="_blank">Koncept Events </a>created &quot;Viva Cube Libre&quot; for 600 corporate guests at the Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne. Mojitos and cigars, anyone?</p> </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/hot-night-havana-koncept-events-brings-cuba-alive-corporate-client" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/hot-night-havana-koncept-events-brings-cuba-alive-corporate-client#comments Corporate Events Photo Galleries The Special Event Show Tue, 12 Jul 2016 14:20:00 +0000 29551 at http://specialevents.com Q&A on Corporate Social Responsibility in the Festival Industry http://specialevents.com/blog/qa-corporate-social-responsibility-festival-industry <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Festival season is in full swing, and organizers about the world are considering new ways in which they can improve their relationships with the community, increase their economic benefits and reduce their impact on the environment. </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/qa-corporate-social-responsibility-festival-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/qa-corporate-social-responsibility-festival-industry#comments Fairs/Festivals corporate social responsibility festivals Special Events Blog Tue, 12 Jul 2016 02:21:00 +0000 29531 at http://specialevents.com Imagine the Island: Catalina Island Conservancy Hosts 21st Conservancy Ball http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/imagine-island-catalina-island-conservancy-hosts-21st-conservancy-ball <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The <a href="https://www.catalinaconservancy.org/" target="_blank">Catalina Island Conservancy </a>uses the iconic <a href="http://www.visitcatalinaisland.com/weddings/venues/catalina-casino" target="_blank">Casino Ballroom </a>for its 21st&nbsp;Conservancy Ball, themed &quot;Imagine Catalina.&quot;</p> </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/imagine-island-catalina-island-conservancy-hosts-21st-conservancy-ball" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/imagine-island-catalina-island-conservancy-hosts-21st-conservancy-ball#comments Gala Awards Galas/Fundraisers Photo Galleries The Special Event Show Wed, 06 Jul 2016 18:47:00 +0000 29451 at http://specialevents.com The Big Time for BMW http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/big-time-bmw <div class="field-deck"> BMW Group celebrates 100 years with a showstopping program from Vok Dams—and sets another record along the way </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>BMW Group celebrates 100 years with a showstopping program from Vok Dams—and sets another record along the way</div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/big-time-bmw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/big-time-bmw#comments Corporate Events Fri, 01 Jul 2016 23:01:00 +0000 29401 at http://specialevents.com Zoo Centennial Roars: Mark Joseph Creative Helps the San Diego Zoo Global Celebrate its 100th http://specialevents.com/fairsfestivals/zoo-centennial-roars-mark-joseph-creative-helps-san-diego-zoo-global-celebrate-its-10 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The <a href="http://www.sandiegozooglobal.org/" target="_blank">San Diego Zoo Global</a> roars at its stunning 100th&nbsp;anniversary thanks to help from the team at <a href="http://www.markjosephcreative.com/" target="_blank">Mark Joseph Creative.</a></p> </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/fairsfestivals/zoo-centennial-roars-mark-joseph-creative-helps-san-diego-zoo-global-celebrate-its-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/fairsfestivals/zoo-centennial-roars-mark-joseph-creative-helps-san-diego-zoo-global-celebrate-its-10#comments Fairs/Festivals News Photo Galleries The Special Event Show Thu, 30 Jun 2016 15:03:00 +0000 29261 at http://specialevents.com