Event Types http://specialevents.com/taxonomy/term/7407/more en Grand Gala: Blueprint Studios Oversees the S.F. Symphony Opening Night Gala http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/grand-gala-blueprint-studios-oversees-sf-symphony-opening-night-gala <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>One of the biggest nights in the City by the Bay, the opening night gala 2014 for the San Francisco Symphony gets the grand treatment from Blueprint Studios.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/grand-gala-blueprint-studios-oversees-sf-symphony-opening-night-gala" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/grand-gala-blueprint-studios-oversees-sf-symphony-opening-night-gala#comments Galas/Fundraisers Photo Galleries Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:25:00 +0000 19401 at http://specialevents.com How Leaving Social Media Out of Your Next Event Could Cost You http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/how-leaving-social-media-out-your-next-event-could-cost-you <div class="field-byline"> Jeff Kirk </div> <div class="field-deck"> Jeff Kirk of Corporate Magic shares why you can't miss the social media boat </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Jeff Kirk of Corporate Magic shares why you can't miss the social media boat</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/how-leaving-social-media-out-your-next-event-could-cost-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/how-leaving-social-media-out-your-next-event-could-cost-you#comments Corporate Events Wed, 10 Sep 2014 17:38:00 +0000 19301 at http://specialevents.com To Market, To Market: KBY Designs Dreams up a Market-theme Bar Mitzvah http://specialevents.com/bar-bat-mitzvahschildrens-events/market-market-kby-designs-dreams-market-theme-bar-mitzvah <div class="field-byline"> Lisa Hurley </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>KBY Designs develops a bold, brilliant open-air market as the festive party setting for a bar mitzvah. And that&#39;s not all--the second half of the event features a night club where guests could party till the wee hours. <a href="http://www.lovka.com" target="_blank">Photos by Lovka.</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/bar-bat-mitzvahschildrens-events/market-market-kby-designs-dreams-market-theme-bar-mitzvah" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/bar-bat-mitzvahschildrens-events/market-market-kby-designs-dreams-market-theme-bar-mitzvah#comments Bar-Bat Mitzvahs/Children's Events Photo Galleries Wed, 03 Sep 2014 16:39:00 +0000 19191 at http://specialevents.com 7 Tips for Successful Fundraising Galas http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/7-tips-successful-fundraising-galas <div class="field-deck"> Gala expert Alison Silcoff shares secrets to fundraising success </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Alison Silcoff, longtime mastermind of the Canadian Cancer Society's Daffodil Ball—a perennial Gala Award winner—offers her tips on the "never to be broken" rules for fundraising galas</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/7-tips-successful-fundraising-galas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/7-tips-successful-fundraising-galas#comments Galas/Fundraisers Wed, 03 Sep 2014 03:20:00 +0000 19171 at http://specialevents.com <p>The fanciful Alice in Wonderland theme at the 2012 Daffodil Ball, a Gala Award-winner for Alison Silcoff Events and team.</p> Party at the Phillips: The 2014 Gala is All 'Glitter and Glam' http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/party-phillips-2014-gala-all-glitter-and-glam <div class="field-byline"> Lisa Hurley </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Washington society turns out for the annual opportunity to dine among masterworks at the Phillips Collection. The 2014 theme: fun, flashy "Glitter and Glam" a la 1970s.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/party-phillips-2014-gala-all-glitter-and-glam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/party-phillips-2014-gala-all-glitter-and-glam#comments Galas/Fundraisers Photo Galleries Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:37:00 +0000 18871 at http://specialevents.com Living Color: 2014 Emmy Ball Keys on Color Theme http://specialevents.com/photo-galleries/living-color-2014-emmy-ball-keys-color-theme <div class="field-byline"> Lisa Hurley </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>The Sequoia Productions team takes the 66th Emmy Awards Governors Ball out for a spin on the color wheel.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/photo-galleries/living-color-2014-emmy-ball-keys-color-theme" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/photo-galleries/living-color-2014-emmy-ball-keys-color-theme#comments Galas/Fundraisers Photo Galleries Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:33:00 +0000 18651 at http://specialevents.com Sunshine and Showers: An Event Designer Creates Her Own Baby Shower http://specialevents.com/bar-bat-mitzvahschildrens-events/sunshine-and-showers-event-designer-creates-her-own-baby-shower <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Event pro Angela Butorac, co-founder of <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/EventTrender/98106242385" target="_blank">EventTrender</a>, celebrates her own brand-new baby boy with a cute and charming baby shower. Wait till you see the rubber ducky punch ... Photos by Sue Keels of the <a href="http://www.royalparkhotel.net/" target="_blank">Royal Park</a>, <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/EventTrender/98106242385" target="_blank">EventTrender</a> co-founder.&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://specialevents.com/bar-bat-mitzvahschildrens-events/sunshine-and-showers-event-designer-creates-her-own-baby-shower#comments Bar-Bat Mitzvahs/Children's Events Wed, 16 Jul 2014 18:12:00 +0000 18471 at http://specialevents.com Big DMCs List Top Trends for 2014-2015 http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/big-dmcs-list-top-trends-2014-2015 <div class="field-byline"> Lisa Hurley </div> <div class="field-deck"> Yes, lead times are still tight, but yes--business is getting better! </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Yes, lead times are still tight, the big DMCs say, but also yes--business is getting better!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/big-dmcs-list-top-trends-2014-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/big-dmcs-list-top-trends-2014-2015#comments Corporate Events Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:11:00 +0000 18461 at http://specialevents.com Recommended Reading for Special Events for July 9, 2014 http://specialevents.com/fairsfestivals/recommended-reading-special-events-july-9-2014 <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>2022 Winter Olympics Finalists: Beijing, Oslo and Almaty, Kazakhstan</p> <p>Will we be back in Beijing in 2022? The IOCC has us wondering if the Big Games will return to the site of the summer Games of 2008, an extravaganza praised by many special event pros for its unforgettable opening and closing ceremonies:</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/fairsfestivals/recommended-reading-special-events-july-9-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/fairsfestivals/recommended-reading-special-events-july-9-2014#comments Fairs/Festivals Tue, 08 Jul 2014 18:03:00 +0000 18331 at http://specialevents.com <p>A moment from the closing ceremonies at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.</p> Photo by Feng Li / Copyright Getty Images The Last Word: Randi Lesnick Makes Event Magic in Music City http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/last-word-randi-lesnick-makes-event-magic-music-city <div class="field-byline"> Lisa Hurley </div> <div class="field-deck"> Randi Lesnick is the go-to event maven in Nashville thanks to her high standards, creativity and loyalty. Yes, afer 16 years, she still has her very first client. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Randi Lesnick is the go-to event maven in Nashville thanks to her high standards, creativity and loyalty. Yes, afer 16 years, she still has her very first client.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/last-word-randi-lesnick-makes-event-magic-music-city" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/corporate-events/last-word-randi-lesnick-makes-event-magic-music-city#comments Corporate Events Wed, 02 Jul 2014 01:57:00 +0000 18601 at http://specialevents.com