Preston Bailey will be announcing his new series of floral design courses, available through the Wedding Planning Institute, at the Event Solutions Idea Factory in February.
Event planners know their guests love to eat, and we love it when our favorite caterers “wow” them with trendy menu items and presentations that they’ll talk about all year. These trends typically come from the most innovative restaurants and chefs from around the world.
It was an evening of fabulous fun, fantastic food and glam everywhere you looked. The annual Fam Glam fundraiser gala was held in November at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center, and more than 700 guests showed up to show their support for Ronald McDonald House Charities.
Since ancient Rome, the wedding cake has been a central part of wedding celebrations. The cake, and all the ceremony that goes along with it, is associated with prosperity, fertility, fidelity and happiness for the couple as well as the wedding guests.
Iconoculture, a consumer research and advisory company, has published its take on top consumer trends for 2012. Here’s a quick look at what they see in the crystal ball.
Busy planners are always looking for time savers, especially when it comes to seeking quotes and contacting suppliers. If you plan outdoor events, and renting tents is on your to-do list, you’ll be delighted to discover a new app just for you - My Event Tent.
Although Kwanzaa made its first appearance in 1966, it is already celebrated by more than 18 million people around the world. This African American holiday lasts for a full week, from December 26 through January 1, and includes feasting, music, culture and even gifts, or zawadi. The final event is typically a large feast.
For the 17th annual Miami Make-A-Wish Ball, DECO Productions pulled a multitude of tricks out of its back pocket to entertain and captivate the high-profile crowd of local luminaries and celebrities.
The over-the-top décor and attention to detail were designed to engage the crowd and motivate them to pull out their checkbooks to support the cause.
Before you negotiate with a hotel on behalf of your bridal couple, it’s important to know just what you want. Prioritize your objectives before you even call the hotel.
And don’t be afraid to ask questions! Negotiating does not have to be awkward. Many people have a hard time overcoming the fear of negotiating and would rather pay more just to avoid asking for a discount.
We’ve been seeing seeing more paper flowers being used for weddings and special events for both environmental and budgetary reasons. We’ve also noticed that they’re far from tacky—in some cases it’s difficult to tell them from the real thing.