Gala Awards http://specialevents.com/taxonomy/term/8491/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 Gala Winners Named at The Special Event 2017 http://specialevents.com/gala-awards/gala-winners-named-special-event-2017 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Winners of the Special Events magazine 32nd annual Gala Awards were honored last night at the final-night celebration of The Special Event 2017 </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/gala-awards/gala-winners-named-special-event-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/gala-awards/gala-winners-named-special-event-2017#comments Gala Awards News The Special Event Show Fri, 13 Jan 2017 14:31:00 +0000 31791 at http://specialevents.com <p>The team from Montreal-based Senik Events is jubilant after winning the Gala Award for Best Achievement in Logistics.</p> Special Events Names LoGuercio, Conway for Special 2017 Gala Awards http://specialevents.com/gala-awards/special-events-names-loguercio-conway-special-2017-gala-awards <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><em>Special Events</em>&nbsp;magazine has revealed the names of its 2017 honorees for two significant awards. Richard LoGuercio (at left) will receive the 2017 Gala Award for Lifetime Achievement, while Tony Conway, CMP, will receive the Richard&nbsp;Carbotti&nbsp;Gala Award, which honors the spirit of volunteerism for special events.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/gala-awards/special-events-names-loguercio-conway-special-2017-gala-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/gala-awards/special-events-names-loguercio-conway-special-2017-gala-awards#comments Gala Awards News The Special Event Show Thu, 05 Jan 2017 16:30:00 +0000 31711 at http://specialevents.com <p>Special Events magazine has named Richard LoGuercio (left) winner of its 2017 Gala Award for Lifetime Achievement and Tony Conway winner of the Richard Carbotti Gala honoring volunteerism.</p> 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 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 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 Presenting the 2017 Special Events Gala Award Nominees http://specialevents.com/gala-awards/presenting-2017-special-events-gala-award-nominees <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Big, bold and beautiful: Here, we present the nominees for the <em>Special Events</em> Gala Awards, the oldest and most prestigious award in events. The winners will be named at a gala celebration on Jan. 12 at <a href="http://www.thespecialeventshow.com/tse17/Public/Content.aspx?ID=1064638" target="_blank">The Special Event</a> in Long Beach, Calif.</p> </div> http://specialevents.com/gala-awards/presenting-2017-special-events-gala-award-nominees#comments Gala Awards The Special Event Show Silver Mon, 19 Dec 2016 16:14:00 +0000 31481 at http://specialevents.com Overdrive: Rolls-Royce Taps Good Gracious to Entertain VIP Guests at Car Reveal http://specialevents.com/catering/overdrive-rolls-royce-taps-good-gracious-entertain-vip-guests-car-reveal <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The multi-day Concours D&#39;Elegance car show in Pebble Beach, Calif., gave guests the chance to view and test drive the new Black Badge from Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/catering/overdrive-rolls-royce-taps-good-gracious-entertain-vip-guests-car-reveal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/catering/overdrive-rolls-royce-taps-good-gracious-entertain-vip-guests-car-reveal#comments Catering Gala Awards The Special Event Show Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:45:00 +0000 31391 at http://specialevents.com Alice in Vegas-land: MGM Creates a Wild Wonderland Event http://specialevents.com/decor/alice-vegas-land-mgm-creates-wild-wonderland-event <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>A New Year&#39;s Eve extravaganza at <a href="http://mgmresortsevents.com/" target="_blank">MGM Resorts</a> treated 1,500 guests to a &quot;Wonderland&quot; themed to grownups with a five-hour bash that transformed a convention facility from functional to fab.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/decor/alice-vegas-land-mgm-creates-wild-wonderland-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/decor/alice-vegas-land-mgm-creates-wild-wonderland-event#comments Decor Gala Awards Photo Galleries Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:26:00 +0000 31311 at http://specialevents.com Sinners and Saints: Wilkinson Rhodes Brings Heaven and Hell to the Party http://specialevents.com/photo-galleries/sinners-and-saints-wilkinson-rhodes-brings-heaven-and-hell-party <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>On Halloween, some 550 costumed revelers gathered at a &ldquo;haunted&rdquo; hotel in downtown San Antonio among transgressors and hallowed souls for a &ldquo;Sinners and Saints&rdquo; f&ecirc;te from <a href="http://www.wilkinsonrhodes.com/" target="_blank">Wilkinson Rhodes</a>.</p></div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/photo-galleries/sinners-and-saints-wilkinson-rhodes-brings-heaven-and-hell-party" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/photo-galleries/sinners-and-saints-wilkinson-rhodes-brings-heaven-and-hell-party#comments Gala Awards Photo Galleries The Special Event Show Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:15:00 +0000 31281 at http://specialevents.com