Galas/Fundraisers http://specialevents.com/taxonomy/term/7411/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 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 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 Russian Romance: Boston Symphony Orchestra Opening Night Gala Keys on Russian Theme http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/russian-romance-boston-symphony-orchestra-opening-night-gala-keys-russian-theme <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The Boston Symphony Orchestra celebrates it opening night with a gala underscoring its all-Russian music program.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/russian-romance-boston-symphony-orchestra-opening-night-gala-keys-russian-theme" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/russian-romance-boston-symphony-orchestra-opening-night-gala-keys-russian-theme#comments Galas/Fundraisers Photo Galleries The Special Event Show Tue, 04 Oct 2016 16:31:00 +0000 30651 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 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 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 Photo Galleries The Special Event Show Venues 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