Weddings http://specialevents.com/taxonomy/term/7417/more en The Cincinnati Kids: Viva Bella Designs a Wedding Celebrating a Cincinnati Couple http://specialevents.com/weddings/cincinnati-kids-viva-bella-designs-wedding-celebrating-cincinnati-couple <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>When the bride and groom asked for a romantic outdoor wedding and intimate reception in an iconic Cincinnati setting, the Viva Bella&nbsp;planning team went to work, creating a garden wedding on the banks of the Ohio River, an extravagant dinner in one of Cincinnati&rsquo;s most beautiful venues, and an after-party at an old-&shy;‐fashioned carousel.</p></div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/weddings/cincinnati-kids-viva-bella-designs-wedding-celebrating-cincinnati-couple" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/weddings/cincinnati-kids-viva-bella-designs-wedding-celebrating-cincinnati-couple#comments Gala Awards The Special Event Show Weddings Thu, 09 Feb 2017 18:34:00 +0000 32131 at http://specialevents.com Weddings Set to Music: The Wedding Event 2017 http://specialevents.com/weddings/weddings-set-music-wedding-event-2017 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The team from <a href="http://specialevents.com/gala-awards/gala-winners-named-special-event-2017" target="_blank">Gala Award-winning</a> <a href="http://www.cl22productions.com/" target="_blank">CL22 Productions </a>dreams up a winning Wedding Event at The Special Event 2017, with four design areas dedicated to music masters: Luciano Pavarotti, Stevie Nicks, Beyonce and Keith Urban.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/weddings/weddings-set-music-wedding-event-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/weddings/weddings-set-music-wedding-event-2017#comments The Special Event Show Weddings Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:19:00 +0000 31871 at http://specialevents.com PR Etiquette as a Wedding Pro http://specialevents.com/blog/pr-etiquette-wedding-pro <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p><strong><img alt="Meghan Ely" src="/site-files/specialevents.com/files/uploads/2017/01/11/Ely-Meghan-2014-PORTRAIT.jpg" style="width: 167px; height: 208px; float: left;" />Throughout my years working in the event industry, I have found that the best motto to work by is &ldquo;work hard and be nice to people.&rdquo;</strong> If you can succeed at both of these things, you&rsquo;ll go far. This is where those good old-fashioned etiquette rules your grandmother taught you come into play through establishing social norms that help us know how to behave in every kind of situation.</p></div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/pr-etiquette-wedding-pro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/pr-etiquette-wedding-pro#comments The Special Event Show Weddings PR etiquette for wedding pros Special Events Blog Wed, 11 Jan 2017 20:50:00 +0000 31761 at http://specialevents.com Millennial Generation Heavily Influences 2017 Wedding Trends http://specialevents.com/blog/millennial-generation-heavily-influences-2017-wedding-trends <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Kylie Carlson of the International Academy of Wedding and Event Planning on the impact that millennials will have on weddings in 2017</div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/millennial-generation-heavily-influences-2017-wedding-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/millennial-generation-heavily-influences-2017-wedding-trends#comments The Special Event Show Weddings millennial wedding trends Special Events Blog Wed, 04 Jan 2017 22:15:00 +0000 31691 at http://specialevents.com Mountain Marriage: Affair with Flair Creates a Beautiful Rocky Mountain Wedding http://specialevents.com/weddings/mountain-marriage-affair-flair-creates-beautiful-rocky-mountain-wedding <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The two grooms chose a wilderness retreat for their fall wedding at a resort offering space for both a reception tent along with a dining room for 29 guests.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/weddings/mountain-marriage-affair-flair-creates-beautiful-rocky-mountain-wedding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/weddings/mountain-marriage-affair-flair-creates-beautiful-rocky-mountain-wedding#comments Gala Awards The Special Event Show Weddings Thu, 29 Dec 2016 04:30:00 +0000 31601 at http://specialevents.com Trend Alert: Experiential Weddings in 2017 http://specialevents.com/blog/trend-alert-experiential-weddings-2017 <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>We are seeing the rise of experiential weddings–weddings that include and engage their guests rather than simply having them watch the proceedings as a spectator.</div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/trend-alert-experiential-weddings-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/trend-alert-experiential-weddings-2017#comments The Special Event Show Weddings experiential weddings millennial weddings Special Events Blog Mon, 26 Dec 2016 20:30:00 +0000 31541 at http://specialevents.com The Benefits of Welcoming Newbies into Your Brand http://specialevents.com/blog/benefits-welcoming-newbies-your-brand <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p><img alt="Jennifer Taylor of Taylor'd Events" src="/site-files/specialevents.com/files/uploads/2016/11/28/Taylor_Jennifer_PORTRAIT.jpg" style="width: 180px; height: 224px; float: left;" />After growing and nurturing your business from the ground up, it&rsquo;s understandable if you feel wary about expanding and bringing on more people. Your brand is personal&ndash;your brand is <em>you</em>. <strong>But, rather than fearing a loss of identity, there are a number of reasons to take advantage of a strong team as an opportunity for growth of the business.</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/benefits-welcoming-newbies-your-brand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/benefits-welcoming-newbies-your-brand#comments The Special Event Show Weddings benefits of hiring new employees to build a company brand Special Events Blog Thu, 22 Dec 2016 17:36:00 +0000 31531 at http://specialevents.com Everything's Coming Up Tulips: MB Events Creates a Tulip-Filled Wedding http://specialevents.com/gala-awards/everythings-coming-tulips-mb-events-creates-tulip-filled-wedding <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Tulips were the design touchstone at this beautiful wedding for 300 guests in Montreal&#39;s historic <a href="http://www.marchebonsecours.qc.ca/en/" target="_blank">Bonsecours</a><a href="http://www.marchebonsecours.qc.ca/en/" target="_blank"> Market</a>. </p></div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/gala-awards/everythings-coming-tulips-mb-events-creates-tulip-filled-wedding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/gala-awards/everythings-coming-tulips-mb-events-creates-tulip-filled-wedding#comments Gala Awards The Special Event Show Weddings Tue, 20 Dec 2016 16:32:00 +0000 31521 at http://specialevents.com Designing the Destination Wedding Guest Experience http://specialevents.com/blog/designing-destination-wedding-guest-experience <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p><img alt="Rebecca Hochreiter" src="/site-files/specialevents.com/files/uploads/2016/11/28/Hochreiter_Rebecca_2016NEW_PORTRAIT.jpg" style="width: 180px; height: 224px; float: left;" />What&rsquo;s a wedding without happy guests? Whether it&rsquo;s a two-hour drive or a six-hour flight, wedding guests generally have to travel to attend the celebration. <strong>Destination couples especially keep this in mind and, as a sign of gratitude for their attendance, have been putting extra effort into the guest experience.</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/designing-destination-wedding-guest-experience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/designing-destination-wedding-guest-experience#comments Weddings destination wedding fun for guests Special Events Blog Tue, 20 Dec 2016 15:27:00 +0000 31511 at http://specialevents.com Wedding Disruptors: Who to Watch in 2017 http://specialevents.com/blog/wedding-disruptors-who-watch-2017 <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>In an industry that is ever-changing, we owe the evolution of the wedding business to our resident disruptors: those professionals who are going against the norm and pushing the industry in a new direction. </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/wedding-disruptors-who-watch-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/wedding-disruptors-who-watch-2017#comments The Special Event Show Weddings Special Events Blog Thu, 15 Dec 2016 02:58:00 +0000 31461 at http://specialevents.com