Galas/Fundraisers http://specialevents.com/taxonomy/term/7411/more en 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 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 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 Beach Ball: Events by Fabulous Produces the 2016 Heal the Bay Gala http://specialevents.com/photo-galleries/beach-ball-events-fabulous-produces-2016-heal-bay-gala <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://eventsbyfabulous.com/" target="_blank">Events by Fabulous</a> dreams up an undersea soiree for the annual gala of <a href="http://www.healthebay.org/" target="_blank">Heal the Bay</a>, the organization dedicated to keeping southern California&#39;s coastal waters clean and healthy.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/photo-galleries/beach-ball-events-fabulous-produces-2016-heal-bay-gala" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/photo-galleries/beach-ball-events-fabulous-produces-2016-heal-bay-gala#comments Galas/Fundraisers Photo Galleries The Special Event Show Tue, 21 Jun 2016 14:43:00 +0000 29091 at http://specialevents.com