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An Ice-Sculpting Musical Act for Events

Ice Beat Factory offers a unique, customizable entertainment option.

The Scout Posted 8 days ago

8 Mistakes Planners Make When Booking Bands

Planners and producers weigh in on how everything from placing too much importance on a big headliner to choosing the wrong venue can negatively impact entertainment at an event.

Event Intelligence Posted August 20, 2014, 4:25 PM EDT

And the Band Plays On: Alex Donner and 26 Years of Event Entertainment

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted August 20, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT

Museum Gala Channels Ancient Pompeii

The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum's architectural details made it an ideal site for the California Science Center's annual fund-raiser.

Event Report Posted May 27, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

The Hills Are Alive: 9 Ideas for a 'Sound of Music'-Theme Party

Following the Lyric Opera of Chicago's example, here are clever ideas for hosting an event inspired by a classic musical.

Event Report Posted May 22, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT

How to Entertain Guests With Chocolate and Art

Event Snapshot Posted April 28, 2014, 7:30 AM EDT

Hotel Takeovers: Inside the Hottest Trend From Miami's Winter Music Conference

See how Red Bull, SLS South Beach, and others put their stamp on the electronic music event.

Event Report Posted April 3, 2014, 8:03 AM EDT

8 Reasons You Should See New York's 'Queen of the Night'

The new show from Randy Weiner and Simon Hammerstein has sex, knives, roast pigs, and plenty of ideas for event professionals everywhere.

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted March 14, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT

Guest Column: Why You Need a Music License for Your Event

Don’t break the law: Every planner needs to obtain a license to play copyrighted music in a public setting—including at corporate holiday parties.

Event Intelligence Posted February 27, 2014, 12:37 PM EST

4 Extravagant Ideas for 'Gatsby'-Style Entertainment

A tech-job staffing firm hosted a party with costumed entertainers and a tightrope walker that performed 30 feet over the dining room.

Event Report Posted January 8, 2014, 7:00 AM EST

DJ Recommendations for Every Type of Event

Three event pros recommend their favorite DJs for different types of events, ranging from a small dinner party to a large benefit.

The Scout Posted December 11, 2013, 7:45 AM EST

The Weirdest Entertainers Available for Event Booking Right Now

When an event calls for something a little more attention-grabbing then a string quartet, try one of these 15 entertainment ideas—from circus sideshow acts to singers in their Skivvies.

Idea File Posted December 11, 2013, 7:30 AM EST

Holiday Party Playlist: Top DJs Pick Essential Songs for the Season

From old-school classics to updated holiday fare and this year's popular tunes, see what the country's biggest turntablists consider must-haves in the rotation this season.

Idea File Posted November 18, 2013, 7:00 AM EST

Lowline Fund-Raiser Recreates 1900s New York

At its second anti-gala, the grass-roots organization used entertainment, food, and decor inspired by the early 20th century.

Event Report Posted November 13, 2013, 7:30 AM EST

17 Outrageous Ideas From Over-the-Top Hotel Bashes

From the Peninsula's pool disco to the Langham's intimate Lang Lang concert, here's a look at how hotels celebrate openings and anniversaries in a big way.

Idea File Posted October 23, 2013, 7:00 AM EDT

Why Las Vegas's Most Unlikely Festival Stands to Make the Biggest Impact

Here's how the founder of the ambitious Life Is Beautiful Festival is tackling the numerous challenges associated with launching a music, food, art, and learning event in downtown Las Vegas.

Q & A Posted September 19, 2013, 7:00 AM EDT

7 Unusual Live Performance Artists for Events

The Scout Posted August 9, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

The Hottest Event DJs to Book Right Now

Across the nation and beyond, here are the most in-demand turntablists working the ones and twos.

Idea File Posted August 1, 2013, 7:30 AM EDT

Trend Spotted: Fine Artists as Entertainment

Trend Spotted Posted July 12, 2013, 7:15 AM EDT

Top 50 Innovative Event Pros 2013: Charles Miles

The owner of Mix on Wheels created a self-contained entertainment vehicle for events.

Event Innovators 2013 Posted June 12, 2013, 7:00 AM EDT

What You Missed at the 2013 Upfronts

Television networks once again returned to New York for the annual sales pitch known as Upfront Week, bringing out big-name performers, branded decor, and plenty of food to entertain media buyers and ad executives.

Event Report Posted May 31, 2013, 3:42 PM EDT

Gaming Brand Zynga Brings Zany Ideas to First NewFront

The company behind popular mobile games like Words With Friends, FarmVille, and Draw Something 2, capped the second NewFront week with a festive reception animated by offbeat activities and quirky entertainment.

Event Report Posted May 9, 2013, 8:48 AM EDT

5 Ways to Improve Large Music Festivals

Event Intelligence Posted April 25, 2013, 7:30 AM EDT

17 Design and Entertainment Ideas for Summer Pool Parties

Idea File Posted April 17, 2013, 7:00 AM EDT

'Condé Nast Traveler' Transports Guests to Asia—in Chicago

Event Report Posted April 11, 2013, 7:30 AM EDT

'Game of Thrones' Premiere Party Takes Guests Inside Show

Event Report Posted April 9, 2013, 12:30 PM EDT

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