Venues http://specialevents.com/taxonomy/term/7415/more en Arty Party: Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth Caters the Contemporary Art Museum Ball http://specialevents.com/catering/arty-party-fairmont-queen-elizabeth-caters-contemporary-art-museum-ball <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The catering team at the <a href="http://www.fairmont.com/queen-elizabeth-montreal/meetings-weddings/" target="_blank">Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth Hotel</a> in Montreal creates an arty party for the gala at the Contemporary Art Museum/Musee d&#39;art Contemporain&nbsp;in Monteal--a lively evening that demanded fine food with a touch of kitsch. <a href="http://Arty Party: Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth Caters the Contemporary Art Museum Ball" target="_blank">The event won a Gala Award in January for Best Event Produced by a Hotel Banquet Department. </a></p></div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/catering/arty-party-fairmont-queen-elizabeth-caters-contemporary-art-museum-ball" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/catering/arty-party-fairmont-queen-elizabeth-caters-contemporary-art-museum-ball#comments Catering Hotels Photo Galleries Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:09:00 +0000 22441 at http://specialevents.com The top 10 things to look for when choosing a venue for your next corporate event http://specialevents.com/blog/top-10-things-look-when-choosing-venue-your-next-corporate-event <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p><img alt="Mairead Hennessy" src="/site-files/specialevents.com/files/uploads/2015/03/Hennessy_Mairead_PORTRAIT.jpg" style="width: 176px; height: 219px; float: left;" />Conscientious event and meeting planners go to great lengths to ensure their functions are not cookie-cutter, one-size fits-all gatherings. Instead, they are looking for ways to stage beyond-the-norm sessions--the kind worthy of standing ovations at the closing sessions.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/special-events-blog">Special Events Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/top-10-things-look-when-choosing-venue-your-next-corporate-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/top-10-things-look-when-choosing-venue-your-next-corporate-event#comments Venues Special Events Blog Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:15:00 +0000 22411 at http://specialevents.com The Bliss is Back: Royal Park Hotel Shares Trends in 'Ballroom Bliss' Showcase http://specialevents.com/hotels/bliss-back-royal-park-hotel-shares-trends-ballroom-bliss-showcase <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>The Royal Park Hotel in Rochester, Mich., shows off the top event trends at its latest 'Ballroom Bliss' showcase. Get ready for bruschetta 'smash stations,' craft cocktails and luxury linens.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/hotels/bliss-back-royal-park-hotel-shares-trends-ballroom-bliss-showcase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/hotels/bliss-back-royal-park-hotel-shares-trends-ballroom-bliss-showcase#comments Catering Hotels Weddings Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:09:00 +0000 21861 at http://specialevents.com Going Green Both Saves Money and Lures Guests, Hotels Discover http://specialevents.com/hotels/going-green-both-saves-money-and-lures-guests-hotels-discover <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Hotels find that going green brings in green--that is, money from eco-conscious guests </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Hotels find that going green brings in green--that is, money from eco-conscious guests</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/hotels/going-green-both-saves-money-and-lures-guests-hotels-discover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/hotels/going-green-both-saves-money-and-lures-guests-hotels-discover#comments Hotels Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:56:00 +0000 20171 at http://specialevents.com Photo by Getty Images / © pigphoto Behold the Ballroom: Event Pros Take Ballrooms from Bland to Beautiful http://specialevents.com/hotels/behold-ballroom-event-pros-take-ballrooms-bland-beautiful <div class="field-byline"> Lisa Hurley </div> <div class="field-deck"> The basic hotel ballroom: In the right hands, it transforms from a simple space to an unforgettable setting for special events </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The basic hotel ballroom: In the right hands, it transforms from a simple space to an unforgettable setting for special events</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/hotels/behold-ballroom-event-pros-take-ballrooms-bland-beautiful" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/hotels/behold-ballroom-event-pros-take-ballrooms-bland-beautiful#comments Hotels Sat, 01 Nov 2014 07:57:00 +0000 20321 at http://specialevents.com <p>AOO Events creates a &#39;Modern Baroque on Steriods&#39; look at the Resort at Pelican Hill for SITE.</p> Photo by David E. Merrell/AOO Events Armando Arruda is the King of Hotel Catering http://specialevents.com/hotels/armando-arruda-king-hotel-catering <div class="field-byline"> Lisa Hurley </div> <div class="field-deck"> Armando Arruda reigns as catering director at Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth Hotel </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Armando Arruda reigns as catering director at Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth Hotel</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/hotels/armando-arruda-king-hotel-catering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/hotels/armando-arruda-king-hotel-catering#comments Hotels Sat, 01 Nov 2014 07:47:00 +0000 20311 at http://specialevents.com <p>Armando Arruda</p> British Reopen: Peyton Events Caters the Relaunch Party for IWM London http://specialevents.com/venues/british-reopen-peyton-events-caters-relaunch-party-iwm-london <div class="field-byline"> Lisa Hurley </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Peyton Events caters the relaunch party for landmark London venue IWM</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/venues/british-reopen-peyton-events-caters-relaunch-party-iwm-london" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/venues/british-reopen-peyton-events-caters-relaunch-party-iwm-london#comments Catering Venues Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:02:00 +0000 19641 at http://specialevents.com A Toast to 10: The Royal Park Hotel Celebrates its 10th Anniversary http://specialevents.com/hotels/toast-10-royal-park-hotel-celebrates-its-10th-anniversary <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>A toast to 10: The Royal Park Hotel in Rochester, Mich., celebrates 10 years of hospitality excellence with a 10th anniversary party.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/hotels/toast-10-royal-park-hotel-celebrates-its-10th-anniversary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/hotels/toast-10-royal-park-hotel-celebrates-its-10th-anniversary#comments Hotels Tue, 23 Sep 2014 23:46:00 +0000 19481 at http://specialevents.com Recycled and repurposed: Landmark buildings serve as unique venues for corporate events http://specialevents.com/blog/recycled-and-repurposed-landmark-buildings-serve-unique-venues-corporate-events <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Event expert Shelly Archer of 360 Destination Group gives examples of landmark buildings that now serve as event venues</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/special-events-blog">Special Events Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/recycled-and-repurposed-landmark-buildings-serve-unique-venues-corporate-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/recycled-and-repurposed-landmark-buildings-serve-unique-venues-corporate-events#comments Venues landmark and historic venues as event sites special event venues Special Events Blog Wed, 10 Sep 2014 02:16:00 +0000 19251 at http://specialevents.com How to secure exclusive venues for your clients http://specialevents.com/blog/how-secure-exclusive-venues-your-clients <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Special event expert Sally Webb Berry gives tips on securing exclusive, prestigious venues for special event clients</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/special-events-blog">Special Events Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/how-secure-exclusive-venues-your-clients" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/how-secure-exclusive-venues-your-clients#comments Venues special event venues Special Events Blog Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:52:00 +0000 19031 at http://specialevents.com