This is a ballroom? Guests don't realize their event is in a standard setting thanks to the rich draping in warm reds and browns, giving an opulent feel.
The tight budget meant the event team had only four rigging points in the ceiling to work with.
Succulents and other dramatically structured floral add drama.
The rich, warm color palette of reds, browns and yellows creates the "exotic and sexy" vibe that the client requested.
More than 50 lanterns add atmosphere, along with market carts, daybeds, brass vessels, and urns.
Note the branding for the awards program.
Guests dine on Moroccan-inspired dishes.
A team of 20 belly dancers takes the stage.
A fez makes the perfect hat for this stylish guest.
Two belly dancers strut their stuff.
Brilliant yellow scarves make for simple yet dramatic chair backs.
An overview of the beautiful room.For a straight-outta-Marrakesh event from Vangard, click here.For a Morocco-theme event from Ventura Rental Center, click here.
T'Da Design creates a richly detailed Moroccan marketplace for a fundraiser, treating 325 event professionals to a world of spices, belly dancers and fabulous food. Photos by Chad Chishom/Custom Creations Photography.