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5 Awards Season Trends: Event Ideas From the 2015 Oscars, Grammys, and Golden Globes

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Why Some Groups are Choosing Cuba for Their Next Event

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24 Catering Ideas to Steal From South Beach Wine & Food Festival

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How the N.B.A. Turned the 2015 All-Star Game Into a Neighborhood Event

The Role of Luxury Venues in Campaigns

Political candidates are well known for making appearances at state fairs and parades, but right now the pre-campaigns for potential presidential candidates are taking them to luxury resorts like the Breakers resort...

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Swarovski Celebrates 120th Anniversary

Swarovski will kick off a year of celebrations to commemorate its 120th anniversary, starting with an event tonight in New York that will show off some of the crystal brand’s most famous...

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Who’s Making News at the Mobile World Congress

The Mobile World Congress, a massive trade show for the smartphone and digital industries taking place this week in Barcelona, Spain, has not only drawn heavyweights like Samsung and HTC, but also...

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Why Some Execs Are Skipping SXSW Interactive

According to attendees who are skipping South by Southwest Interactive this year, the festival has lost some of its cache as a must-attend event, citing difficult logistics of the host city and...

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What It’s Like to Manage Chicago’s Biggest Banquets

As the largest convention center in North America, Chicago’s McCormick Place does big banqueting business. It’s Eugene Gorleku’s job to make sure it all runs smoothly. Chicago Tribune: “The job requires him...

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How Jose Cuervo Mixed a Margarita in Space

In a stunt to mark National Margarita Day, the tequila brand Jose Cuervo strapped a loaded cocktail shaker onto a spacecraft and sent it into the atmosphere to mix a margarita in...

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See How a Golf Company Cashed In on Oscar Buzz

TaylorMade hosted a drive-in movie screening—with a twist—during Oscar week.

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Apple Announces Media Event

Apple sent press invitations to an event in March largely assumed to be the launch of Apple Watch. Bloomberg: “‘Spring forward,’ reads the invitation to the event, to be held at the...

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Inside CPAC’s Legal Dispute With Marriott

Although it had an agreement to hold the annual Conservative Political Action Conference at the Marriott Wardman Park from 2010 to 2014, the American Conservative Union moved its signature conference to another...

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Why High-Profile Galas Matter to Fashion Brands

Peter Copping, who took over at Oscar de la Renta after the fashion icon’s death, is also trying to fill his shoes on the social circuit. He attended the Museum of the...

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10 Best Ideas of the Week: Vegetable Sangria, Oscar-Shaped Salmon, a Giant Sandcastle

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

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D.C. Prepares for Next Royal Visit

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall are visiting Washington and Louisville, Kentucky, next month. Washington Post: “The official agenda has the couple—we’ll just call them Charles and Camilla, if that’s...

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Major Concert Company SFX May Go Private

SFX, the owner of major electronic dance festivals, is proposing that the company go private, less than two years after its I.P.O. The New York Times: “The company has quickly grown to...

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Jesse Jackson's Message at Social Media Week

The Revend Jesse Jackson has taken the tech industry to task for its lack of diversity, but he also had a message for social media users at the annual Social Media Week...

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8 Event Tech Updates You Should Know About

Find out about new tools available from mobile apps and event management systems, all aimed at helping planners and attendees make the most of their face-to-face experiences.

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5 Mobile Spas to Book For Meetings and Events

Bring massages, hairstyling, and other pampering services to event guests via these mobile spas.

The Scout Posted 5 days ago

10 New Dallas/Fort Worth Venues for Spring Meetings and Events

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

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10 New Phoenix/Scottsdale Venues for Spring Meetings and Events

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

Location Scout Posted 5 days ago

How Events Lead to Happiness

The live event marketplace Eventbrite may exist in the digital realm, but it connects people to live experiences that lead to happiness, according to Eventbrite co-founder Julia Hartz, who is interviewed as...

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London’s Hottest and Weirdest New Pop-Up Bar

More than 25,000 people have signed up to get entry into London’s latest pop-up bar: an an owl-theme bar called Annie the Owl that opens in a secret location next month. Tickets...

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Are Celebrities Bypassing Hotels for Home Rentals?

During Hollywood's award season, celebrities interested in more privacy and personalized amenities—although perhaps not the same level of hospitality—are turning to private home rentals instead of hotel suites. Hollywood Reporter: “’It's not...

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Bar Inspiration: 11 Punches for All Seasons

Punch cocktails are enjoying a revival. Here are creative versions to suggest to bartenders or caterers.

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10 New Atlanta Venues for Spring Meetings and Events

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

Location Scout Posted 6 days ago

10 New Houston Venues for Spring Meetings and Events

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

Location Scout Posted 6 days ago

South Beach Wine & Food Festival 2015: How One Space Was Used for 4 Major Events

To accommodate the mix of one-day and four-day sponsors, organizers moved quickly to redecorate the festival's north end tent, home to events like Burger Bash.

Event Report Posted 7 days ago

How Minneapolis Put Together a Record-Setting Convention Year

Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game came to Minneapolis in 2014, but so did a number of lower-profile events that helped the city’s hotels and convention facilities set revenue records. Minneapolis Star Tribune:...

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Big Changes in Store for 2022 World Cup

Bowing to the realities of playing the 2022 Wold Cup in the desert nation Qatar in the middle of the summer, FIFA is likely to recommend moving the tournament to November and...

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Travel Site Asks Readers to Commit to Attending Festivals

Festivals are the future for hospitality veteran Chip Conley, an Airbnb executive and founder of the Joie de Vivre hotel chain. His latest project is Fest300, a consumer guide to the 300...

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Movie Premiere Puts Hot Tub on Red Carpet

The Los Angeles premiere of Hot Tub Time Machine 2 had a very fitting prop.

Event Snapshot Posted 7 days ago

10 New Austin Venues for Spring 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 Philadelphia Venues for Spring Meetings and Events

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

Location Scout Posted 7 days ago

8 Tips for Using Drones at Events

Keep these pointers in mind before using this new option for aerial photography.

Event Intelligence Posted 7 days ago

Oscar Party Pictures: Big Venue Changes, Social Media Pushes, and Old Hollywood Glam

This year's Academy Awards events included two major location moves, inventive social sharing ideas, and—apropos of the big night—decor and design that recalled the industry's golden age.

Event Report Posted 8 days ago

Neil Patrick Harris Disappoints as Host

Viewers may remember a well-choreographed opening number from Oscars host Neil Patrick Harris, or the Birdman spoof that had him addressing the audience while wearing his underwear, but overall his performance as...

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Highs and Lows From the Academy Awards

ABC experienced some technical difficulties with its live stream of the Academy Awards—one of the low points of the 87th edition of Hollywood’s biggest night. But high points included Best Supporting Actress...

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What's in the Oscar Gift Bag?

The eye-popping value of the gift bags doled out for a select group of Oscar nominees—a record at $168,000 each—was announced from the stage during the telecast. But what exactly did the...

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Rating the Oscars: Event Producers Give the 2015 Academy Awards a B+

Some of the country's top industry professionals discuss what they liked and didn't like at the 87th Academy Awards.

News Posted 8 days ago

The Art of Storytelling: What Event Marketers Need to Know

At the Event Innovation Forum in New York, Dan Griffis explained how Target views experiential activations as an extension of the brand’s broader marketing initiatives.

News Posted 8 days ago

10 New San Francisco Venues for Spring Meetings and Events

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

Location Scout Posted 8 days ago

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