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BizBash's 25 Most Popular Stories of 2014

Live Nation Buys Stake in C3 Presents

California live events company, Live Nation, completed a deal that gives it a controlling stake in C3 Presents, the Austin-based independent producer founded in 2007 by Charles Attal, Charlie Jones, and Charlie...

Call Sheet Posted about 1 hour ago

Is Event Spending on the Rise?

If this year's events seemed bigger and grander—creating a landscape that felt altogether busier—than previous years, perhaps it's because the industry is seeing luxury brands spend more, raising comparisons with the 1980s....

Call Sheet Posted about 1 hour ago

Lavish Holiday Parties Return

"Over the top" is how some vendors are describing this year's corporate holiday parties, at least in relation to the events that took place during the economic downturn. According to the Boston...

Call Sheet Posted about 1 hour ago

2015 Preview: 10 Most Anticipated New York Venues for Meetings and Events

The conference spaces, eateries, drinking spots, and more slated to open in New York for events and entertaining next year.

Location Scout Posted about 2 hours ago

Holiday Window Review: Inspecting This Year's Displays

A look at the holiday window displays on New York’s Fifth Avenue, with comments from lighting wunderkind Bentley Meeker.

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted 3 days ago

Fashion Week Out at Lincoln Center

This February’s Fashion Week shows will be the last held at Lincoln Center. The Supreme Court of the State of New York ruled Tuesday that the biannual event will not stay in...

Call Sheet Posted 3 days ago

How Deadly Crash Could Change SXSW

The fatal car accident that killed four people and injured more than a dozen others is paving the way for changes to Austin, Texas's popular music, film, and technology festival, South by...

Call Sheet Posted 3 days ago

Tips for Getting Better Event Coverage

International C.E.S. is just around the corner, and already journalists covering the consumer electronics show in Las Vegas are complaining about the onslaught of invitations for appointments and coverage that don’t seem...

Call Sheet Posted 3 days ago

Best of 2014: the Event Themes, Decor & Ideas That Ruled the Year

From wordy decor to yarn bombing, there were several style trends that shaped 2014's benefits, marketing campaigns, and more.

Idea File Posted 3 days ago

10 Best Ideas of the Week: an "Elfie" Photo Op, Giant Snow Globes, a Macaron Truck

Here's a look at 10 steal-worthy ideas we spotted this week.

News Posted 3 days ago

Best of 2014: 10 Most Notable Boston Openings of 2014

The hottest conference spaces, eateries, drinking spots, and more to open for events and entertaining this year.

Location Scout Posted 3 days ago

E.L.I. Classes: What's Your Career Plan for 2015?

Make a resolution to develop your professional skills by taking one of the Event Leadership Institute's winter courses for current and prospective event and meeting planners.

From the Event Leadership Institute Posted 3 days ago

BizBash's 15 Most-Pinned Images to Pinterest in 2014

The BizBash.com photos readers shared to Pinterest the most.

From the Editors Posted 3 days ago

How 'Wired' Is Growing Its Holiday Pop-Up

The organizers behind the Condé Nast magazine's holiday pop-up this year are focused on a more curated, interactive experience.

Event Report Posted 4 days ago

Change in Cuba Policy Could Open Door to Tourism

President Obama’s change in Cuba policy expands the types of group that may legally travel to the country, raising the possibility of the island as a destination for meetings and events in...

Call Sheet Posted 4 days ago

Spending Down on Holiday Parties

Most people consider the office holiday party the biggest event of the year, according to a new survey from the online restaurant ordering site Seamless. But companies are spending less on parties...

Call Sheet Posted 4 days ago

Ownership Deal Shakes Up Las Vegas Nightlife

Nightlife company Hakkasan Group is buying hospitality company the Light Group for $36 million. Hollywood Reporter: “Nightclubs and day clubs attached to big name DJs and posh dining spots have become as...

Call Sheet Posted 4 days ago

What Were the Hits and Misses of Meetings and Events in 2014?

Industry pros weigh in on the successes—and flops—that they'll remember from this past year in events.

Readers' Forum Posted 4 days ago

BizBash's 15 Most Popular Stories on Twitter in 2014

The most popular content with our Twitter followers published this year.

From the Editors Posted 4 days ago

Best of 2014: 10 Most Notable Orlando Openings of 2014

The hottest conference spaces, eateries, drinking spots, and more to open for events and entertaining this year.

Location Scout Posted 4 days ago

Best of 2014: 10 Most Notable Los Angeles Openings of 2014

The hottest conference spaces, eateries, drinking spots, and more to open for events and entertaining this year.

Location Scout Posted 4 days ago

Best of 2014: 10 Most Notable Toronto Openings of 2014

The hottest conference spaces, eateries, drinking spots, and more to open for events and entertaining this year.

Location Scout Posted 4 days ago

Inside Bacardi's Immersive, Three-Day Trip to Puerto Rico

The spirits company brought 1,862 guests to Puerto Rico for a weekend of music and activities dubbed the Bacardi Triangle.

Event Report Posted 5 days ago

‘The Interview’ Premiere Canceled After Terror Threat

Sunshine Cinema in New York has canceled the premiere of The Interview after hackers threatened a “9/11-style attack.” Anger over the film, a comedy about an attempted assassination of North Korea’s leader...

Call Sheet Posted 5 days ago

U.S. Plans to Bid for 2024 Olympics

The United States Olympic Committee has decided to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, although it has not chosen a host city. The contenders are Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Washington....

Call Sheet Posted 5 days ago

Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Ends Gay Ban

A group representing gays will participate in the Boston St. Patrick’s Day parade for the first time after its sponsor approved it in a 5-4 vote. Associated Press: “The South Boston Allied...

Call Sheet Posted 5 days ago

Best of 2014: 10 Most Notable Chicago Openings of 2014

The hottest conference spaces, eateries, drinking spots, and more to open for events and entertaining this year.

Location Scout Posted 5 days ago

BizBash's 20 Most-Liked Images on Instagram in 2014

The most popular photos shared by editors on Instagram this year.

From the Editors Posted 5 days ago

How 18,000 Balls Boosted an Event's Social Media Exposure

At Tumblr's recent celebration, the event's hashtag was placed directly above a tough-to-resist photo opportunity.

Event Snapshot Posted 5 days ago

Forecast: 10 New Ideas for Winter Events

Ideas, products, trends, and other new stuff to have on your radar this season.

The Scout Posted 5 days ago

What the Industry Got Right and Wrong About 2014

From Pantone’s Radiant Orchid and vegan menus to sit-down dinners and tech-connected photo booths, here’s which of the trends predicted for events in 2014 actually stuck—and which ones vanished.

Event Intelligence Posted 5 days ago

Best of 2014: 10 Most Notable Miami/South Florida Openings of 2014

The hottest conference spaces, eateries, drinking spots, and more to open for events and entertaining this year.

Location Scout Posted 5 days ago

How to Book a Stay at Downton Abbey

Highclere Castle in Britain—better known as the setting for the television show Downton Abbey—is accepting guests after a restoration of its London Lodge buildings. Los Angeles Times: “The living area, done in...

Call Sheet Posted 6 days ago

IHG Will Buy Boutique Chain Kimpton Hotels

InterContinental Hotels Group announced plans to buy the boutique hotel chain Kimpton Hotels for $430 million in a deal expected to close early next year. USA Today: “Hotel giants, in an effort...

Call Sheet Posted 6 days ago

How One of the Most Creative Minds in Food Approaches Events

Jennifer Rubell—the food artist, hotelier, and niece of Studio 54 legend Steve Rubell—brings her creativity and wit to events like the recent Performa gala, in which guests shattered the decor at the...

Call Sheet Posted 6 days ago

Best of 2014: 10 Most Notable Washington Openings of 2014

The hottest conference spaces, eateries, drinking spots, and more to open for events and entertaining this year.

Location Scout Posted 6 days ago

BizBash's 25 Most Popular Stories on Social Media in 2014

The stories on BizBash.com that intrigued our Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus, and Pinterest followers the most.

From the Editors Posted 6 days ago

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