Galas/Fundraisers http://specialevents.com/taxonomy/term/7411/more en 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 Zoo Ball Preview: Lincoln Park Zoo Hosts Ball Kick-off Party http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/zoo-ball-preview-lincoln-park-zoo-hosts-ball-kick-party <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>The Women's Board of Lincoln Park Zoo gathers for a kick-off party at Neiman Marcus</div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/zoo-ball-preview-lincoln-park-zoo-hosts-ball-kick-party" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/zoo-ball-preview-lincoln-park-zoo-hosts-ball-kick-party#comments Galas/Fundraisers Photo Galleries Tue, 07 Jun 2016 12:41:00 +0000 28821 at http://specialevents.com First 50: Tolo Events Helps Seattle's Museum of Flight Celebrate a Big Birthday http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/first-50-tolo-events-helps-seattles-museum-flight-celebrate-big-birthday <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>A gala that told the story of the first 50 years of the <a href="http://www.museumofflight.org" target="_blank">Museum of Flight </a>in Seattle treated 800 guests to an array of aviation stars, from military heroes to airplane designers to Apollo 8 astronaut Bill Anders, thanks to the team from <a href="http://toloevents.com/" target="_blank">Tolo Events</a>.</p></div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/first-50-tolo-events-helps-seattles-museum-flight-celebrate-big-birthday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/first-50-tolo-events-helps-seattles-museum-flight-celebrate-big-birthday#comments Decor Gala Awards Galas/Fundraisers Photo Galleries The Special Event Show Tue, 24 May 2016 12:51:00 +0000 28531 at http://specialevents.com Big Top Ball: Hello Destination Management Creates a Circus Gala for Give Kids the World Village http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/big-top-ball-hello-destination-management-creates-circus-gala-give-kids-world-villa <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Hello Destination Management creates a big-top theme gala for the Give Kids the World fundraiser, taking guests on a quest to save the "family circus"--and bringing out the kid in everyone.</div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/big-top-ball-hello-destination-management-creates-circus-gala-give-kids-world-villa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/big-top-ball-hello-destination-management-creates-circus-gala-give-kids-world-villa#comments Gala Awards Galas/Fundraisers Photo Galleries The Special Event Show Thu, 19 May 2016 15:55:00 +0000 28451 at http://specialevents.com