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Have Fashion Week Sponsors Reached the Tipping Point?

There’s the New York Fashion Week happening on the runways inside the tents at Lincoln Center, and then there’s the Fashion Week of sponsored spaces and events—of which there are many. Adweek:...

Call Sheet Posted about 21 hours ago

The Quirky Way Miss America Enlivened Its Broadcast

As the popularity of the country’s preeminent beauty pageant fades, producers continue to tweak the broadcast. During the talent portion of Sunday’s show, viewers saw an odd assortment of pop-up facts about...

Call Sheet Posted about 21 hours ago

Popular Toronto Food Event to End

The trailblazing food event Toronto Underground Market will end—a casualty of the now-crowded roster of food events—but organizers are saying they could bring it back in a new incarnation. Toronto Life: “When...

Call Sheet Posted about 21 hours ago

Top 100 Events in Canada 2014

The festivals, industry conferences, and other gatherings in Canada that make the most impact year after year.

Top 100 Posted yesterday

Top 100 Events in the United States 2014

The festivals, industry conferences, and other gatherings in the United States that make the most impact year after year.

Top 100 Posted yesterday

NPR Looks to Live Events to Raise Money

NPR is creating a series of ticketed events with corporate sponsors as a new revenue strategy, with shows planned nationwide. The New York Times: “Audiences have ‘a real desire for coming face...

Call Sheet Posted 2 days ago

How Event Technology Can Reshape Meeting Layouts

Thoughtfully looking at the ways adults learn can influence the look and style of meetings to better help attendees retain information, argues Midori Connolly of AVGirl Productions. AV Network: “Start with the...

Call Sheet Posted 2 days ago

Event Planning Lessons From Burning Man

The Nevada festival Burning Man, with its distinct language and culture, nonetheless has valuable lessons for event planners. Shannon Gilcrease of FreemanXP shares her takeaways, which include rethinking how people enter events:...

Call Sheet Posted 2 days ago

7 Ideas for Fall Entertaining in Chicago

Here's a look at what's new this season in Chicago.

The Scout Posted 2 days ago

10 New Los Angeles Venues for Fall Meetings and Events

New conference spaces, eateries, drinking spots, and more for events and entertaining this season.

Location Scout Posted 2 days ago

10 Green Ideas From Fox's Fall Eco-Casino Party

From venue choice to strategic decor, the network continued to use sustainable strategies at its annual event in as many ways as possible.

Event Report Posted 5 days ago

Brands Criticized for 9/11 Tweets

Marketers for brands such as Applebee's, Dunkin’ Donuts, and White Castle used the occasion of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks to send out tweets commemorating the day—and were pilloried for it....

Call Sheet Posted 5 days ago

CBS Drops Rihanna From N.F.L. Pregame Show

In a case of terrible timing, a pregame show for the Baltimore Ravens—whose former star Ray Rice was shown in a video punching his then-fiancée—football game was to feature a song with...

Call Sheet Posted 5 days ago

The Most Exclusive Club in Manhattan

Only five people are allowed into a club-within-a club open during New York Fashion Week. New York Post: “Night life impresario André Saraiva took exclusivity to absurd levels as part of his...

Call Sheet Posted 5 days ago

10 Best Ideas of the Week: Giant Cracker Jacks, Produce Centerpieces, An Airborne Fashion Show

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

News Posted 5 days ago

Under Cover: New Craftsman-Style Tents for Rent

Aztec Tents' new collection offers a stylish and easy-to-install option for events.

The Scout Posted 5 days ago

Do You Know Your Value as an Event Professional?

Why digital credentials are a big step towards proving the benefits—and worth—of trained event and meeting professionals.

From the Event Leadership Institute Posted 5 days ago

Why Macy's Glamorama Teamed Up With Fashion Rocks

For its 32nd annual fund-raiser, the retailer focused on a new party-centric format in collaboration with the return of New York's televised music and fashion show Fashion Rocks.

Event Report Posted 6 days ago

Changes for Today’s 9/11 Events

For the first time, the World Trade Center site will be open to the public on the anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The area opens at 6 p.m. following...

Call Sheet Posted 6 days ago

Fashion Rocks Returns to Fashion Week

After a five-year break the music-meets-fashion spectacle Fashion Rocks returned Tuesday, bringing the show to Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. Crowd favorite Jennifer Lopez along with Usher, Miranda Lambert, and other performers entertained the...

Call Sheet Posted 6 days ago

Golf Clubs Decline Visit From President Obama

Several Westchester, New York, golf clubs declined to give President Obama a tee time over Memorial Day weekend when he was in town for fund-raising events and a wedding. NBC 4 New...

Call Sheet Posted 6 days ago

10 New Orlando Venues for Fall Meetings and Events

New conference spaces, eateries, drinking spots, and more for events and entertaining this season.

Location Scout Posted 6 days ago

6 Ideas for Fall Entertaining in Boston

Here's a look at what's new this season in Boston.

The Scout Posted 6 days ago

E.L.I. Classes: What's on Tap for Fall 2014

A look at the Event Leadership Institute's fall courses available for current and prospective event and meeting professionals.

From the Event Leadership Institute Posted 7 days ago

Highlights From Apple’s Launch Event

Apple’s product launch of new models of the iPhone and its debut of Apple Watch certainly was big. It involved the flashy product presentations, a mysterious event space created next to the...

Call Sheet Posted 7 days ago

How Sports and Entertainment Apps Are Changing Live Events

Event planners need to rethink the experience of live sports and entertainment events as they face pressure from the technology that makes it all too easy to skip the stadium experience altogether....

Call Sheet Posted 7 days ago

Marriott Tests Kale and Quinoa Vending Machine

Hotels are looking to serve health-minded guests in new ways, and Marriott is testing a vending machine with kale salads, greek yogurt with berries, and other dishes. Skift: “Marriott came up with...

Call Sheet Posted 7 days ago

3 Ideas for Fall Entertaining in Dallas

Here's a look at what's new this season in Dallas.

The Scout Posted 7 days ago

When Is it Time to Update an Annual Event?

When attendance drops? When vendors ask for a change? Readers discuss how often they tweak their annual events.

Readers' Forum Posted 7 days ago

10 New Boston Venues for Fall Meetings and Events

New conference spaces, eateries, drinking spots, and more for events and entertaining this season.

Location Scout Posted 7 days ago

10 New Venues in New York for Fall Meetings and Events

New conference spaces, eateries, drinking spots, and more for events and entertaining this season.

Location Scout Posted 7 days ago

See an In-Flight Fashion Show in the Sky

To promote a Chicago shopping festival, Southwest Airlines hosted an in-flight fashion show.

Event Report Posted 7 days ago

10 New Washington Venues for Fall Meetings and Events

New conference spaces, eateries, drinking spots, and more for events and entertaining this season.

Location Scout Posted 7 days ago

What the Apple Watch and iPhone 6 Mean for Events

Near-field communication and other new features may influence how event hosts engage with guests.

Event Intelligence Posted 7 days ago

Cashless Wristbands Pay Off for Festivals

Moving to cashless payment systems for concessions and merchandise at music festivals is a trend that’s taking off, and early adopters are reporting that it’s been a success. Lollapalooza was the latest...

Call Sheet Posted 8 days ago

Meet New York’s Venue Visionary

Finding raw or underused spaces that become the hottest venues for fashion shows, galas, product launches, and other events has become the specialty of Jennifer Blumin and her company, the Skylight Group....

Call Sheet Posted 8 days ago

What to Do With Failed Casino Space

With two recent high-profile casino closings in Atlantic City, leaders are facing the question of what to do with the behemoth buildings. And other areas looking to build new casinos, like Massachusetts...

Call Sheet Posted 8 days ago

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