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Ebola Scare Prompts Health Screenings at Boston Conference

Event Report

How Fox Turned the New York Public Library Into 'Gotham' for a Night

The Scout

Picture This: 5 Alternatives to the Traditional Photo Booth

Holiday Ideas Season

12 Unusual Venues for Company Holiday Parties

Icebox Derby Inspires Young Women in Sciences

ComEd's first annual Icebox Derby inspired local teens to pursue opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Event Report Posted about 4 minutes ago

Monster's Ball: 11 Ideas for Halloween Parties

With Halloween on the horizon, here are some ideas for a spooky good bash.

Idea File Posted about 19 minutes ago

How One Event Withstood a 6.0 Earthquake

It was an event producer’s nightmare scenario—but proper engineering ensured GoPro's massive event went on safely and as scheduled.

Event Report Posted about 34 minutes ago

Global Citizen Festival Finds Partner in MSNBC

The Global Citizen Festival, a six-hour concert in Central Park that took place Saturday, had an unlikely media partner: MSNBC. A music network might seem like a better fit, but the left-leaning...

Call Sheet Posted yesterday

Innovating Brand in Golf Sponsorships Steps Aside

Humana announced it would stop sponsoring a P.G.A. Tour event in La Quinta, California, next year, ending a pioneering sponsorship model. Sports Business Journal: “The Humana Challenge in partnership with the Clinton...

Call Sheet Posted yesterday

Have You Joined Ello?

A new social networking site called Ello has emerged as an alternative to Facebook, and whether brands can—or should—have a home there is up for debate. The network does not sell ads...

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4 Ideas for Fall Entertaining in Philadelphia

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

The Scout Posted yesterday

Inside Today’s High-Tech Haunted Houses

With Halloween attractions such as haunted houses a $300 million business—a trade group estimates more than one-third of Americans visiting them—theme parks have developed better and more high-tech special effects to give...

Call Sheet Posted 2 days ago

The Must-Attend Events for Billionaires

A report from market research firm Wealth-X and Swiss bank UBS included a “social calendar” of events for billionaires, from the Davos World Economic Forum in Switzerland in January to the Imperial...

Call Sheet Posted 2 days ago

Planning a Wedding at 30,000 Feet

Maggie Heely of Weekend Wedding Warrior is planning one unusual wedding: a ceremony on a commercial airline flight. A Louisville couple requested the experience and found a willing partner in Southwest Airlines....

Call Sheet Posted 2 days ago

8 Ideas for Fall Entertaining in New York

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

The Scout Posted 2 days ago

10 Ways to Show Benefit Attendees Their Donations Matter

Take a cue from events that put their charity's core beneficiaries center stage, where donors can see the impact of their giving.

Idea File Posted 2 days ago

Announcing the Finalists for the 2014 National Event Style Awards

The winners of the second National Event Style Awards will be announced at BizBash Live: The Expo New York in October.

From the Editors Posted 2 days ago

Voting Is Now Open for BizBash's First People's Choice Awards

Cast your vote for your favorite event concept, decor, most promising event or meeting professional, and more.

From the Editors Posted 2 days ago

Guest Column: An Event Producer in Paris, Part I

With a look at locations, parties, and the city itself, event producer Cara Kleinhaut checks out how the French do Fashion Week.

Opinion Posted 5 days ago

BET Plans Extensive Digital Strategy for Hip Hop Awards

The BET Hip Hop Awards scored one of the biggest digital wins last year by being one of the most-tweeted about telecasts, according to Nielsen Twitter TV Ratings. The network is hoping...

Call Sheet Posted 5 days ago

The Wildest Book Launch Ever

To launch his new book, author James Frey is offering a lucrative prize to the person who solves the mystery in Endgame: The Calling. New York Post: “The first genius to figure...

Call Sheet Posted 5 days ago

Content Marketing Lessons From Conferences

Jim Yu, founder and C.E.O. of BrightEdge, shares content marketing lessons he’s learned from several marketing conferences. Huffington Post: “It can seem daunting when you first set out to measure your content's...

Call Sheet Posted 5 days ago

Holiday Parties With Open Bars: Mistake or Necessity?

Event industry professionals weigh in on the pros and cons of offering employees unlimited amounts of alcohol at end-of-the-year celebrations.

Holiday Ideas Season Posted 5 days ago

3 Ideas for Fall Entertaining in San Francisco

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

Idea File Posted 5 days ago

10 Best Ideas of the Week: "Holly Jolly" Cocktails, Cowboy-Style Teambuilding Activities, Tiny Pies

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

News Posted 5 days ago

Rethinking How We Evaluate Events

After an event, too many times the planning team looks for the flaws rather than celebrates the accomplishment, according to columnist Jacqueline Wolven. Huffington Post: “I believe in constructive break downs of...

Call Sheet Posted 6 days ago

Punk Club CBGB Looks to Global Expansion

The iconic punk club CBGB—famed as helping to launch the Ramones and Blondie—is considering a global expansion, along with other licensing deals. While the original location closed in 2006, the brand has...

Call Sheet Posted 6 days ago

What Cadillac's Move to New York Means

As part of General Motors' decision to separate its Cadillac luxury brand as a separate business unit, Cadillac will move to the SoHo neighborhood in New York. And the choice of venue...

Call Sheet Posted 6 days ago

How Washington Turned Parking Spots Into Public Parks

Local businesses got creative with event themes for Washington's Parking Day.

Event Report Posted 6 days ago

8 Easy Decor Ideas for In-Office Holiday Parties

Here's a look at fun garland, tableware, and decorations to deck the walls of cubicles, break rooms, or the boardroom.

Holiday Ideas Season Posted 6 days ago

Headdress Ball Combines Flashy Entertainment With Meaningful Tributes

See how the 25th anniversary gala honored its history while staying true to its reputation as the Orlando’s most outrageous black-tie event.

Event Report Posted 6 days ago

Team Effort: 7 Teambuilding Ideas With Charitable Tie-Ins

Give back this holiday season with inspiring group events that benefit employees and local communities.

Holiday Ideas Season Posted 6 days ago

Tim Hortons Converts Home Into Pop-Up Restaurant Overnight

Canadian fast-food chain Tim Hortons surprised residents in a Calgary neighborhood by converting a single-family home in into a tricked-out version of one of its coffee and doughnut shops in just one...

Call Sheet Posted 7 days ago

How the San Diego Film Festival Stands Out

While the Toronto International Film Festival dominates the fall season, planners of the San Diego Film Festival, which begins its 13th run today, are plotting ways to help the growing event establish...

Call Sheet Posted 7 days ago

Casting Calls Move to Social Media

Instagram and Twitter have become the go-to methods for casting advertising campaigns for Marc by Marc Jacobs. After successfully using the strategy for its Fall 2014 campaign, the line is using it...

Call Sheet Posted 7 days ago

5 Ideas for Fall Entertaining in Austin

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

The Scout Posted 7 days ago

21 Holiday Party Cocktail Ideas

Here are fresh ideas for cocktails and nonalcoholic drinks from restaurants and catering firms across North America.

Holiday Ideas Season Posted 7 days ago

8 Ways to Update Company Holiday Parties This Year

Industry professionals share their tips for hosting memorable corporate end-of-year festivities in 2014.

Holiday Ideas Season Posted 7 days ago

8 Smart Tips for Staging Live Shows

From simplifying the set pieces to focusing on the live audience, staging pro LeRoy Bennett offers his best advice for shows big and small.

Event Intelligence Posted 7 days ago

A Peek Inside Amazon’s Ultra-Secret Writers' Convention

A high-profile fight between Amazon and the publisher Hachette has resulted in details about the online retailer’s secretive Campfire literary retreat, now in its fifth year and hosted by Amazon founder Jeff...

Call Sheet Posted 8 days ago

Google Rethinks Traditional Science Fair

To encourage innovation from budding scientists (and potential Google engineers), the tech giant hosted its fourth annual science fair. The contest began online but culminated in an in-person event. Mashable: “Google hosted...

Call Sheet Posted 8 days ago

Is This President Obama's Favorite Event Venue?

When President Obama is looking for an event venue—whether to entertain donors or to meet informally with Republican senators—he goes to Washington’s Jefferson Hotel. Washington Post: “The Jefferson is just a few...

Call Sheet Posted 8 days ago

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