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Inside Lacoste's Interactive Pop-Up

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When and How to Host a Fully Virtual Event

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11 New Event Ideas From BizBash Live: The Expo New York

Gala Crowd Boos Entertainment

Here’s a real-world lesson for event planners: Never show content to your audience before screening it first. At the annual gala for Washington’s OSS Society, which celebrates the forerunner to the C.I.A....

Call Sheet Posted about 17 hours ago

Dallas Creates Sports Commission to Lure Major Events

The Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau plans to announce today the new Dallas Sports Commission, which will work to bring major sports events to the region and could eventually sponsor its own...

Call Sheet Posted about 17 hours ago

See a Fashion Show Made of Chocolate

The Salon du Chocolat fashion show, which takes place during a trade show, is underway in Paris. The show features intricate looks made out of chocolate, from haute couture-style gowns to animals...

Call Sheet Posted about 17 hours ago

See a Gala With Entertainment Everywhere

The Boston Lyric Opera's gala featured performances in unique places.

Event Report Posted about 19 hours ago

2014 New York City Wine & Food Festival: 20 Smart Ideas From Brands

Here's a look at how brands like Delta, J.C. Penney, KitchenAid, and Ronzoni stood out at the 2014 New York City Wine & Food Festival.

Event Report Posted yesterday

Why Kim Kardashian Spoke at a Tech Conference

Kim Kardashian West gave a one-on-one interview at the Code Mobile conference in California, discussing her career path, social media strategy, and success as a video game entrepreneur. Recode: “While she loves...

Call Sheet Posted 2 days ago

Real Estate Site Stages Haunted House Prank

The real estate website Trulia staged an unusual open house—a prank haunted house, actually, it captured on hidden camera. Adweek: “Trulia, with help from Olson Engage, held a haunted open house—inviting people...

Call Sheet Posted 2 days ago

Meet Toronto’s Up-and-Coming Event Planner

With clients including Red Bull and Scion and work doing events at the Toronto International Film Festival and music festivals, event marketer Bobby Kimberley is making a name for himself in Toronto....

Call Sheet Posted 2 days ago

11 Inspiring Picnic Tabletops From Diffa Austin

Austin's first Urban Picnic by Design showcased a variety of design ideas, from Art Nouveau to Breaking Bad to The Wizard of Oz.

Event Report Posted 2 days ago

3 Ways Las Vegas's Life Is Beautiful Festival Grew and Changed

For its second go, the four-pronged festival expanded to three days and had a new footprint downtown with 70,000 square feet of grass.

Event Report Posted 2 days ago

If Walls Could Talk: 11 Entertainers Who Double as Decor

Give guests who think they’ve seen it all a reason to do a double take with interactive, human-centric designs at your next event.

The Scout Posted 2 days ago

Who Won the 2014 National Event Style Awards and the First People's Choice Awards?

From a meeting that broke three Guinness World Records to a transparent tent filled with plastic milk crates, here's a look at the best ideas and smartest strategies in events and meetings.

From the Editors Posted 2 days ago

Taylor Swift to Promote New York Tourism

Singer Taylor Swift made two big commitments to New York on Monday: Signing on as headliner of ABC’s “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve,” live from Times Square, and as the city’s latest tourism...

Call Sheet Posted 3 days ago

Corporate Holiday Party Planning Basics

The Huffington Post offers tips for planning office holiday parties, from the pros and cons to serving alcohol, whether attendance should be mandatory, and setting a budget that matches the company’s economic...

Call Sheet Posted 3 days ago

Madison Square Garden Company Could Spin Off Event Business

The Madison Square Garden Company—which manages Radio City Music Hall and the New York Knicks, among other entities—is considering separating its sports teams from its entertainment and venue business. Financial Times: “The...

Call Sheet Posted 3 days ago

How an Anti-Domestic Violence Benefit Is Confronting Recent N.F.L. Scandals

The sixth annual Walk This Way Fashion Show features N.F.L. players as models in the fund-raiser to fight violence against women.

Event Intelligence Posted 3 days ago

7 New Tech Tools for Meetings and Events

From beacon-based attendee tracking to simple video conferencing, find out about the newest apps and products for your next event.

News Posted 3 days ago

'Boston Globe' Starts Film Festival

The Boston Globe is moving into the film festival business, announcing the launch of GlobeDocs last week. The project will start with a series of free screenings of documentaries with the goal of...

Call Sheet Posted 4 days ago

How Museums Are Going Digital

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Smithsonian Institution, and Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum are rolling out initiatives to cater to guests who increasingly want to connect with collections digitally. The New York...

Call Sheet Posted 4 days ago

5 Inspiring Gala Themes

Looking for a winning gala theme? Here are five memorable ideas from recent fund-raisers for the Stanford Cancer Center in California, with photos. San Francisco Chronicle:

Call Sheet Posted 4 days ago

Checklist: 8 Ways to Manage Social Media During an Event

It’s crucial to devote time and manpower to managing your social media presence in real time during an event.

Event Intelligence Posted 4 days ago

11 Minimalist Tabletop Ideas With Maximum Impact

If tightly curated decor is the name of the game, draw inspiration from spare but dramatic tabletop looks from events around the country.

Idea File Posted 4 days ago

See the Athletic-Inspired Alexander Wang for H&M Launch

The launch for the retailer's latest designer collaboration brought 1,000 guests to an indoor track and field center, where boxing bags, a parkour performance, and Astroturf set the scene.

Event Report Posted 6 days ago

Room Rate Dispute Moves Major Convention

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society show, committed to taking place in Chicago in 2015 and 2019, announced plans to move to Orlando in 2019 over a dispute over hotel room...

Call Sheet Posted 7 days ago

Marketing Stunt Puts Bow Tie on Statue of Liberty

To launch the menswear brand Nick Graham, helicopters will hold 35-foot bow ties in front of the Statue of Liberty. The stunt is scheduled for Halloween day, giving Lady Liberty a costume...

Call Sheet Posted 7 days ago

White House to Host Concert for Troops

Mary J. Blige, Willie Nelson, and Common are among the performers who will come to the South Lawn of the White House for a concert for the military on November 6. PBS...

Call Sheet Posted 7 days ago

New Festival Celebrates Vegan Lifestyle

Even planners were surprised at the popularity of Miami's inaugural Seed Food & Wine Festival.

Event Report Posted 7 days ago

10 Best Ideas of the Week: Feathery Flowers, a "Selfie Machine," a School Bus Lounge

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

News Posted 7 days ago

Warner Brothers Rebuilds Central Perk to Mark 'Friends' Anniversary

To mark the 20th anniversary of its Emmy award-winning show, the entertainment company's consumer products division and TV group partnered with Eight O’Clock Coffee to create a replica of the Central Perk coffeehouse and open it to the public.

Event Report Posted 7 days ago

How Canada Shootings Will Affect Event Security

Following shooting attacks in Ottawa Wednesday, police have ramped up security at airports, government buildings, and high-profile tourist attractions and sports events across the country. The Globe and Mail: “Torontonians will see...

Call Sheet Posted 8 days ago

'Daily Show' Heads to Austin for Election Shows

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart will head to Austin, Texas, for a week of shows called “Democalypse 2014: South by South Mess,” in advance of the midterm elections. The program has...

Call Sheet Posted 8 days ago

How the Newseum Made Washington a Red-Carpet Town

With last week’s screening of the Brad Pitt war film Fury—with Pitt and other stars in attendance—Washington is proving its red-carpet worthiness with a perfect venue in the Newseum. Washington Post: “There...

Call Sheet Posted 8 days ago

Why One Nonprofit Opted for a Smaller Fund-Raiser

For the 25th anniversary of its A Time for Heroes event, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation whittled 1,000 people off of last year's guest list in order to give donors and their families an intimate experience.

Event Report Posted 8 days ago

Present Perfect: a New Way to Brand Party Favors

Miami-based company Made With Bind offers stylish gift packaging that can be customized to match a brand's identity.

The Scout Posted 8 days ago

Old Navy Celebrates 20th Birthday With "Selfiebration" in Times Square

At the clothing store's birthday event, a machine created giant balloon selfies of guests.

Event Snapshot Posted 8 days ago

Is Concern About Ebola Having an Impact on Events?

Event professionals share how the health issue is affecting their work and what they are hearing from attendees.

Readers' Forum Posted 8 days ago

The Tasty Innovation From a Stationery Company

We’ve seen beautiful invitations and other printed materials, but how about ones that taste good? Seattle-based Eat the Fine Print has developed edible greeting cards made from potato starch, water, palm oil...

Call Sheet Posted 9 days ago

The Importance of Sound at Events

Sound triggers specific reactions in people—whether it’s the sizzle of a dish of food or the soundtrack to a haunted house or horror film. One of the people who orchestrate these moments...

Call Sheet Posted 9 days ago

Will Emoji Costumes Be Big this Halloween?

As more people—not just texting teens—use and recognize emoji, they could become a theme for costumes and decor at events. Mashable: “It’s probably not too early to officially declare 2014 as the...

Call Sheet Posted 9 days ago

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