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Summer Party Ideas: 7 Safe and Festive Ways to Host a Small, Outdoor Gathering

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Want to host a small gathering this summer? Follow these best practices to keep your guests safe and socially distanced

2020 190

Can Socially Distanced Pop-Ups Help Bring Back Live Events?

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A group of event pros recently created a design-forward take on drive-by graduation and prom celebrations. Their next challenge? Brand activations

2020 176

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#ThrowbackThursday: 10 Still Steal-Worthy Event Ideas From Summer 2019

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While COVID-19 may have thrown shade on this year's summer plans, we're breaking through the clouds to shine a spotlight on summer 2019's steal-worthy event ideas

2020 108

Top Event Designers Are Creating Jaw-Dropping 'Quarantine Tables' From Items Around Their Homes

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While live events are on hold due to COVID-19, Ed Libby started the #DreamersAlwaysDream Instagram challenge as a way to keep his skills sharp—and to reconnect with his love for design

2020 175

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

11 Event Decor Ideas and Products Designed to Keep Guests Safe

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From branded PPE to bumper tables, here are some creative decor products and ideas for future in-person events

2020 149

Time Travel: See How Six Wedding Designers Recreated Six Distinct Decades

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The Southern California chapter of Wedding International Professionals Association hosted a design challenge that evoked the 1920s, 1940s, 1950s, 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s

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Ask BizBash: Should I Stop Using Balloons as Event Decor?

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An increasing number of venues and planners are doing away with balloons for environmental reasons. Here’s how to use the event favorite responsibly

2019 209

30 Movies to Watch for Event Design Inspiration

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Keep the creative juices flowing with a work-from-home lunch break that includes one of these movies boasting event inspiration

2020 153

How This Annual Gala Used Eclectic Decor to Keep Things Fresh

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Held before the museum's temporary closure due to COVID-19, the California Science's Center's annual Discovery Ball shook things up with two out-of-the-box themes and a new after-party layout

2020 138

A Practical Guide to Measuring Event Success

Can you measure event ROI? 3 in 5 marketers can't. Learn how with this free ROI model.

How These Top Event Pros Are Fighting Sexual Misconduct at Festivals

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A group of seasoned Los Angeles DJs and event planners have created Soteria, a safe-space initiative for large-scale events such as Coachella

2019 215

Podcast: The New Rules for Creating "Buzzworthy" Events (Episode 158)

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Alison Slight, co-owner of event firm Candice & Alison, discusses her event work in Toronto and Dubai

2019 198

How Suite It Is: Why Event Pros Are Turning to Luxury Hotel Penthouses and Suites

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All-inclusive amenities, over-the-top decor, and ultimate privacy have turned hotel penthouses and V.I.P. suites into ideal event venues

2019 200

#ThrowbackThursday: 10 Steal-Worthy Event Design Ideas from the Met Gala

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While fashion's biggest night of the year has been postponed due to COVID-19, we're still celebrating with a look back at 10 of the event's most steal-worthy event design moments over the years

2020 134

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

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8 Event Practices to Leave Behind in 2018

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Each year, the event industry sees a number of prominent practices that serve to elevate events—and an equal amount of

2018 225

2019 Catering, Food, and Cocktail Trends You Need to Know

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According to industry experts and pros, the new year will see a continuation of current trends like sustainability and special

2019 220

The Top 500 People in Events

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Meet the Top 500 people in the meeting and event industry in North America. Actually, it’s likely you’ve met many

2018 228

From the Editors: What's the Most Memorable Event Idea You Saw in 2018?

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From a crowd-sourced mural and trees made of balloons to innovative uses of augmented reality and a truly immersive photo

2018 214

[Free Guide]: How to Run Virtual Events with Confidence

Virtual events open up a whole new world of possibilities for engaging your attendees. This best practices guide will help you make the most of your online conferences, summits, keynote presentations, and more.

#ThrowbackThursday: Get Inspired by These Vibrant Summer Soirees

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As Memorial Day Weekend marked the unofficial start of sweet, sweet summertime, we're taking a look back at last year's envy-worthy events

2020 110

See the SAG Awards' Cherry Blossom-Filled After-Party

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Event Eleven's Tony Schubert created a lush cherry blossom forest for the award show's A-list after-party

2020 148

Checklist: 7 Guest Comfort Areas That Every Event Should Cover

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Show attendees their well-being is important

2019 175

2019 Preview: 4 Event Tech Trends in the New Year

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In contrast to previous years, most event technology won’t be that shiny or new in 2019. Instead, explained Marco Giberti

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CMOs Pivot to Virtual Engagements to Drive Business in the COVID Economy

Speaker: Mike Damphousse, Managing Partner of Category Design Advisors and Founder of Green Leads

Business as we know it is never going to be the same. Working from home has become the norm, conferences and meetings are going online, marketing budgets are being shifted, reduced or put on hold – it's time to adapt. Join this insightful and informative webinar with Mike Damphousse, Managing Partner of Category Design Advisors and Founder of Green Leads, who will discuss how businesses can be resilient during these challenging times.

How This Gala Put Its Honorees Front and Center at a Milestone Event

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For the 20th anniversary of Wine Enthusiast 's Wine Star Awards, the magazine highlighted past winners in visually appealing ways

2020 136

2019 Preview: What to Expect From the Year’s Notable Events

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From highly scrutinized events such as the Oscars and the Super Bowl, to events that continue to get bigger each

2019 202

Stay Inspired with Event Design Ideas From This 'Mulan'-Theme Dinner

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Houston-based Event Sociétal designed a dark and moody event setting for a recent photo shoot

2020 122

What to Do When a Guest Drinks Too Much and Other Holiday Event Tips

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At a holiday party for about 500 guests (mostly men in suits), Val Combet, event director for Los Angeles-based Next&Neat

2018 205

Game-Changers 911™: How to Change the Event Game in 2020

Speaker: John Storm, President, BrainStorm Network

In this webinar, we’ll use a sampling of case studies, tools, techniques, and strategic stories to help you identify game-changing opportunities within your company and the world of events, and then brainstorm ways to capitalize on these ideas. Get ready to change your game in 2020!

Best of 2018: Caterers Describe the Coolest Dishes They Created This Year

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Chefs and caterers continued to push the boundaries at events this year, creating interactive (and, of course, Instagram-friendly) cocktails, entrees

2018 198

Prehistoric Party: How the Smithsonian Celebrated Its Renovated Fossil Hall

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Catering, projections, and decor brought guests at two major events into the age of the dinosaurs

2019 164

A Look Back at Event Design Ideas From Winter Benefits

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Get inspired by these ideas for decor, activities, and more from fund-raising events that took place this past season around North America

2020 123

17 Fun, Interactive Ideas From Fall Benefits

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With the fall season officially wrapping up in December, we rewind and take a look back at the galas, benefits

2019 193

Tricks and Treats: 28 Spooky Ideas to Inspire Your Next Halloween Event

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Glam up your Halloween parties with these creative ideas for decor, catering, activities, and rentals

2019 155

Podcast: What Your Wedding Photographer Really Thinks, and Other Insights (Episode 149)

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Andy Marcus discusses the business of photographing high-end weddings and social events

2019 173

7 Events for Green Color Scheme Inspiration

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As an ode to St. Patrick's Day, try your luck at tackling a green color scheme with ideas from these vibrant events

2020 123

Top 100 Events in Canada 2018

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Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations seem like a distant memory, and many events that pulled out all the stops in 2017

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Event Technology: 25 Solutions for Your Virtual Tool Bag

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The brand experience agency Cramer’s 2018 Event Technology Landscape includes a whopping 245 event technology providers. Even more impressive is

2019 191