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The Top 8 Trends Shaping Weddings Now

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

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Must-Read: Floral Design Ideas From Preston Bailey and Eddie Zaratsian

Designers Preston Bailey and Eddie Zaratsian take you behind the scenes of their blooming arrangements in two new books.

The Scout Posted April 4, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT

Ready for Spring? 12 Creative Ideas for Outdoor Events

As the weather warms and events move outdoors, here are some fresh decor, catering, and entertainment ideas to try this spring.

Idea File Posted April 1, 2014, 7:45 AM EDT

New Software Offers Real-Time Translations in 78 Languages

Translate Your World's new product was built specifically for conferences and events.

The Scout Posted March 28, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT

11 Production Ideas Inspired by Iconic Artists

Here are clever ideas for riffing on the work of famous artists at your event by way of decor, catering, or entertainment.

Idea File Posted March 27, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT

21 Ideas for Black-and-White Parties

From black-and-white straws to striped linens, here are clever ideas for executing the classic theme.

Idea File Posted March 20, 2014, 7:30 AM EDT

When Less Is More: 12 Ideas for Subtle Branding at Events

If overt logos are the wrong medium to communicate a message, take a page from these brands’ smart strategies for understatement at events.

Idea File Posted March 19, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

11 Inspiring Designs From the Philadelphia Flower Show

Looking to influences such as Andy Warhol and Salvador Dali, this year's show focused on the fusion of art and horticulture.

Idea File Posted March 18, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

Steal a Scene From 'Gravity': 17 Space-Theme Ideas for Events

Take inspiration from Alfonso Cuarón's Oscar-winning movie and add astronauts, stars, and other celestial elements to your next event.

Idea File Posted March 17, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

Steal These 20 Food Presentation Ideas From South Beach Wine & Food Fest

From hors d'oeuvres to main courses to desserts, get inspired by the inventive food displays chefs, caterers, and others created for the 2014 run of the Miami festival.

Idea File Posted March 13, 2014, 7:30 AM EDT

7 Ideas for an Oscar-Style Pizza Party

Take inspiration from the spontaneous pizza bash at this year's Oscars, and work the cheesy snack into your next meeting or event.

Idea File Posted March 10, 2014, 7:48 AM EDT

A New Spin on Photo Booths

Doodlebooth offers hand-sketched portraits of guests in the same amount of time it takes to snap a photo.

The Scout Posted March 6, 2014, 7:15 AM EST

13 Ideas for Sophisticated Mardi Gras Parties

From a dainty king cake to a sleek table design, here are ideas for a sophisticated Mardi Gras party.

Idea File Posted February 27, 2014, 7:34 AM EST

9 Jaw-Dropping Floral Design Ideas for Spring

Get spring decor inspiration from the over-the-top installations created inside the conservatory gardens of Las Vegas casino properties.

Idea File Posted February 26, 2014, 7:00 AM EST

15 Striking Ideas From Jewelry Events

From $5 million jewels as tabletop decor to baubles built into a press wall, see how jewelry brands integrated their products into the design of their events.

Idea File Posted February 24, 2014, 8:31 AM EST

Naturally Gifted: 12 Eco-Friendly Favors for Meetings

Give these earth-friendly gifts as takeaways or favors at meetings and events.

Idea File Posted February 18, 2014, 7:00 AM EST

15 Clever Ways to Pair Craft Beer With Food

Is craft beer the new wine? These days, caterers and restaurants are pairing artisanal brews with everything from cheese to chocolate.

Idea File Posted February 12, 2014, 7:45 AM EST

15 Design Ideas to Steal From New York Super Bowl Parties

The Manhattan skyline, the subway, and marquee-style signage were some of the decorative concepts used by Super Bowl event hosts.

Idea File Posted February 7, 2014, 3:34 PM EST

15 Stylish Event Ideas Inspired by Fashion

Here's a look inside events that paid homage to Chanel, Hermès, Versace, and more top-notch fashion brands.

Idea File Posted January 29, 2014, 7:00 AM EST

12 Creative New Ways to Promote Hashtags at Events

From splashing prompts on seating cards and menus, to scrawling them in lipstick or cake icing, here's how to encourage guests to engage on social media.

Idea File Posted January 21, 2014, 7:30 AM EST

16 Ideas for a Chinese New Year Celebration

From koi-pond projections to a living Buddha statue, here are ideas for celebrating Asian culture at events.

Idea File Posted January 21, 2014, 7:00 AM EST

12 Grown-Up Takes on Classic Childhood Snacks

Here's a look at catering items that put adult spins on childhood classics.

Idea File Posted January 14, 2014, 7:15 AM EST

9 Crazy Food-and-Beverage Service Ideas From Redmoon's "Revolution" Bash

From a rolling keg to a server in a half-moon, here's a look at the innovative food service ideas from Redmoon's New Year's Eve "Revolution."

Idea File Posted January 13, 2014, 7:49 AM EST

Wedding Inspiration: 5 Creative Ideas for Escort Cards

A new book offers inventive ways to guide guests to their seats, among other tips and ideas inspired by weddings.

Idea File Posted January 6, 2014, 7:00 AM EST

19 Catering & Decor Ideas for Tailgate-Theme Parties

Planning a game day party this football season? Here are gridiron-theme ideas for catering, decor, entertainment, and more.

Idea File Posted December 30, 2013, 7:00 AM EST

10 Spectacular Festivals Every Event Planner Should See

Get inspired for 2014 with our list of visually jaw-dropping global festivals that we think every planner should attend at least once in their lives.

Idea File Posted December 18, 2013, 6:30 AM EST

The Coolest Projections We've Seen at Events

From dead rappers to mapped mansions and mannequins, take a look at the most striking innovations we've seen.

Idea File Posted December 17, 2013, 7:45 AM EST

2014 Event Inspiration: 14 Innovative Centerpiece Ideas

Outside-of-the-vase ideas to inspire table decor for events, galas, and more in the upcoming year.

Idea File Posted December 16, 2013, 7:00 AM EST

6 Ideas for Interactive Catering Stations

Idea File Posted December 13, 2013, 7:15 AM EST

Design-Driven Temporary Tattoos for Events

Trend Spotted Posted December 12, 2013, 7:15 AM EST

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