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See a Conference Inspired by Fairytales

Held at a Disney World resort, the annual Engage conference aimed to delight guests with a series of whimsical surprises.

Event Report Posted December 4, 2015, 7:15 AM EST

23 Over-the-Top Ideas From Destination Weddings

Planners and designers incorporated local culture and executed intricate build outs in Bali, Big Sur, Portugal, Maui, Mexico, and elsewhere around the world.

Idea File Posted July 20, 2015, 7:15 AM EDT

See How Lasers Inspired the Neon Look of a Bat Mitzvah

Neon colors, moving light fixtures, and black lights helped create the feel of a rave at one bat mitzvah.

Event Report Posted July 16, 2015, 7:30 AM EDT

Q&A: Why a Hollywood Studio’s Former Event Head Is Now Planning Funerals

Former Sony exec Alison Bossert launched a new company dedicated to end-of-life events—and the transition to the new role was more natural than it may seem.

Q & A Posted June 24, 2015, 7:15 AM EDT

Host a Lavish Dance Party—for Kids

A New York-based company hosts kid-centric parties at clubs, complete with professional dancers, roped-off V.I.P. areas—and an 8-year-old DJ.

The Scout Posted May 20, 2015, 7:00 AM EDT

Why Surprise Proposal Parties Are Hot Right Now

Popping the question has become a more intimate and personalized affair, according to event planners.

The Scout Posted May 19, 2015, 7:15 AM EDT

Top Trends in Social Events: 13 Ideas From Bridal and Baby Showers

Here are the latest ideas and strategies for design, invitations, catering, and more.

Feature Posted May 18, 2015, 7:15 AM EDT

See How One Teen's Bar Mitzvah Incorporated His Favorite Hobby

The Formula One-theme party took over a racetrack in Austin, Texas.

The Scout Posted May 15, 2015, 7:00 AM EDT

Top Trends in Social Events: 12 Ideas From Weddings

Here are the latest ideas and strategies for design, invitations, catering, and more.

Feature Posted May 14, 2015, 7:00 AM EDT

What Wedding Pros Are Talking About This Season

From customized dance floors to whimsical cocktails, here's a look at the 11 biggest trends seen at recent bridal shows.

Idea File Posted May 13, 2015, 7:45 AM EDT

Top Trends in Social Events: 16 Ideas From Birthday Parties

Here are the latest ideas and strategies for design, invitations, catering, and more.

Feature Posted May 13, 2015, 7:00 AM EDT

3 Unique Escort Card Ideas for Weddings

These quirky, personal, and themed escort cards got guests seated in style.

The Scout Posted May 11, 2015, 7:00 AM EDT

See Inside an Over-the-Top Birthday Party

The private birthday party managed to be sophisticated while still executing an intricate theme.

Event Report Posted March 12, 2015, 7:15 AM EDT

5 Wedding Design and Decor Trends to Know About Right Now

Mindy Weiss and Wedding Paper Divas celebrated their collaboration with an event that showed off five distinct looks—suitable for all types of events.

Idea File Posted March 9, 2015, 7:00 AM EDT

See a Six-Tier Wedding Cake Suspended From a Ceiling

Event Snapshot Posted July 23, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT

Watch: An Inside Look at the Biggest Weddings Trends for 2014

BizBash brought Access Hollywood Live the latest ideas for weddings as well as corporate and nonprofit events this year.

News Posted June 26, 2014, 8:11 AM EDT

10 Wedding Trends to Steal for Corporate Events

Chicago's "Brides, Bubbles, and Bliss" event showcased adaptable trends for tabletop design, catering, and more.

Event Report Posted May 8, 2014, 7:30 AM EDT

Celebrity Wedding Planner Sharon Sacks's 8 Rules for Events

The veteran event planner shares her biggest tips and tricks and explains why she never says "no."

Readers' Forum Posted April 24, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

12 Big Ideas From Bar/Bat Mitzvahs

Here are some striking ideas from recent celebrations that are worth incorporating into your next corporate or nonprofit event.

Feature Posted April 17, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

10 Lessons Event Pros Can Learn From Weddings

Take some hospitality advice from wedding planners and incorporate these best practices into your next corporate or nonprofit event.

Event Intelligence Posted April 16, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

The Top 8 Trends Shaping Weddings Now

The latest ideas from weddings and personal celebrations to inspire corporate and nonprofit gatherings this year.

Feature Posted April 14, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

Why Barbie Is Inspiring D.I.Y. Events

Toy maker Mattel didn't invite young fans to its pair of high-design Barbie parties—but instead shared tools and ideas their parents would need to recreate the events at home.

News Posted April 2, 2014, 7:56 AM EDT

16 Ideas to Steal From Over-the-Top Birthday Bashes

Get inspired by cool event ideas from lavish birthday celebrations.

Idea File Posted August 7, 2013, 2:39 PM EDT

Event Pros on How California's New Wave of Gay Weddings Will Impact the Industry

Industry professionals weigh in on how the Supreme Court's ruling on Proposition 8 will affect event vendors, planners, and venues.

News Posted July 18, 2013, 7:15 AM EDT

Who Knew a Frat Party Could Look So Good?

David Stark designed a college-themed graduation party that included a DJ booth, feature wall, and lampshades made from plastic cups.

Event Report Posted July 17, 2013, 7:00 AM EDT

See Real-Life Pinterest Boards at This Bridal Event

Event Snapshot Posted May 16, 2013, 8:35 AM EDT

9 Princess-y Ideas From a Chicago Wedding Showcase

The Chicago wedding showcase encapsulated "bridal bliss" with luxury gowns, gilded cakes, and more.

Event Report Posted May 15, 2013, 7:45 AM EDT

9 Trends to Steal From Weddings Right Now

Event Report Posted April 2, 2013, 7:30 AM EDT

Stunning Glass Dome Serves as V.I.P. Retreat at Lavish Birthday Bash

Event Snapshot Posted March 14, 2013, 7:45 AM EDT

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