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Announcing the Finalists for the 2010 BizBash Chicago Event Style Awards

We’ll announce the winners of the 2010 Chicago Event Style Awards at the BizBash Expo on August 19 at the Merchandise Mart. But first, here are the finalists. You can learn more about the show here.

Best Centerpiece/Tabletop Decor
Joffrey Ballet’s “Cyndi’s Having a Ball” Luncheon
Submitted by Jonathan Ryan

Ragu’s Luncheon at the BlogHer Conference
Submitted by Larry Abel Designs

Best Corporate or Association Event Concept (Budget Over $50,000)
Chicago Association of Realtors’ Sales Awards
Submitted by Chicago Association of Realtors

C. Cretors & Company’s 125th Anniversary Gala
Submitted by Sodexo at the Museum of Science and Industry

Real Simple’s “15 Minutes and You’re Done” 10th Anniversary Celebration 
Submitted by Real Simple

Rachael Ray Show’s “Rachael’s Big Block Party”
Submitted by Event Architects

Best Corporate or Association Event Concept (Budget Under $50,000)
BMO Capital Markets’ Old Town Trolley Tour
Submitted by BMO Capital Markets

Gerard Design’s Holiday Event
Submitted by Revel Decor Inc.  

Greater North Michigan Avenue Association’s “Rock the Mile in Style” Gala
Submitted by Tamar Productions Inc.

OverDrive’s “Digapalooza” Cocktail Party
Submitted by Food Evolution

Best Entertainment Program/Concept
Alzheimer’s Association Chicago’s “Le Monde Est Un Cirque” Rita Hayworth Gala
Submitted by EventScape Inc.

BIO International Convention’s Gala Reception
Submitted by Event Architects

Collaboraction’s “After Dark” Event
Submitted by Collaboraction

Sound-Bar’s “Zen” Six-Year Anniversary Party
Submitted by Sound-Bar Group

Sprite’s “Step Off” Tour
Submitted by Big Shoulders Digital Video
 

Best Fresh Idea
Boys & Girls’ Club of Chicago’s “Cos” Ball
Submitted by BidPal Network

HoMedics’ “House of Marley” Experience
Submitted by Jam Entertainment and Creative Services L.L.C.

Logan Square Kitchen’s Pastry Market
Submitted by Solstice Communications Inc.

Ragu’s Luncheon at the BlogHer Conference
Submitted by Larry Abel Designs

St. Alfred’s and Nike Six Points’ Launch Party
Submitted by Event Creative and Experient

Best Invitation Design

After School Matters’ “A Celebration of Civic Pride” Gala
Submitted by Event Creative

Alzheimer’s Association Chicago’s “Le Monde Est Un Cirque” Rita Hayworth Gala
Submitted by MacKenzie Brown Design

American Cancer Society’s Discovery Ball
Submitted by American Cancer Society, Illinois Division

Chicago History Museum’s Lincoln Ball
Submitted by MacKenzie Brown Design

Medical Research Institute Council of Children’s Memorial Hospital’s “Magical Moments: Hope Dream Believe” Children’s Ball
Submitted by MacKenzie Brown Design

Best Lighting Design
Beck’s New Year’s Eve 2010 Party
Submitted by Sound Investment AV

Macy’s Glamorama After-Party
Submitted by Frost

Best New Product
BidPal Network Wireless Bidding Solution
Submitted by BidPal Network

IML Connector
Submitted by IML

Pink Powered by Moss Ribbonesque
Submitted by Pink Powered by Moss

Best New Venue
Aérée Loft
Submitted by Room 1520

Logan Square Kitchen
Submitted by Logan Square Kitchen

Mayne Stage
Submitted by Kurman Communications Inc.

Venue One
Submitted by Event Creative

Best Nonprofit Event Concept
American Cancer Society’s Discovery Ball
Submitted by American Cancer Society, Illinois Division

Alzheimer’s Association Chicago’s “Le Monde Est Un Cirque” Rita Hayworth Gala
Submitted by EventScape Inc.

Arts Alliance’s “Celebrating Dance in Illinois” Awards
Submitted by Arts Alliance Illinois

Museum of Science and Industry’s Black Creativity Gala
Submitted by Sodexo at the Museum of Science and Industry

Mercy Home for Boys & Girls’ “Ringside for Mercy’s Sake” Fund-Raiser 
Submitted by IML

Best Overall Catering at an Event
Christian Heritage Academy’s Fund-Raiser
Submitted by Stefani Signature Events and Restaurants

Joffrey Ballet’s “The Joffrey Express” Spring Gala
Submitted by Jewell Events Catering

Museum of Science and Industry’s Black Creativity Gala
Submitted by Sodexo at the Museum of Science and Industry

Best Overall Event Decor (Budget Over $50,000)
Children’s Cancer Research Fund’s 29th Annual “Dawn of a Dream” Gala
Submitted by BeEvents

BIO International Convention’s “Experience: Diverse Cultures” Opening Reception
Submitted by Kehoe Designs

Ragu’s Luncheon at the BlogHer Conference
Submitted by Larry Abel Designs

Best Overall Event Decor (Budget Under $50,000)
Connect 10 Conference’s “Play Ball” Opening Night Event
Submitted by BeEvents

Greater North Michigan Avenue Association’s “Rock the Mag Mile in Style” Gala
Submitted by Tamar Productions Inc. 

Krisam Group’s “An Evening In Wonderland” Party
Submitted by The Meetinghouse Companies Inc.

Best Use of Technology
Festa Ravinia
Submitted by BidPal Network

Mercy Home for Boys & Girls’ “Ringside for Mercy’s Sake” Fund-Raiser 
Submitted by IML

Sprite’s Green Forces of Nature Bobby Simmons Birthday Party
Submitted by Big Shoulders Digital Video

Wrigley Innovation Awards
Submitted by Sound Investment AV


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