We hear Robert Isabell designed the flowers for legendary Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham's funeral.
We hear that the partners who founded Network PR--the flashy event and public relations firm whose Web site shows pictures of Madonna and Gwyneth Paltrow at its events--are splitting up. Jake Spitz is keeping the name, while partners Jonathan Cheban and Samantha Phipps are starting a new firm.
Entertainment powerhouse SFX has changed its name to Clear Channel Entertainment, a move that reflects the company's acquisition by parent company Clear Channel Worldwide.
Workhouse Publicity has acquired event firm Four Little Sisters.
Airstar Space Lighting has signed a public relations contract with Mecca, a California-based PR and marketing firm that specializes in the meeting and special event markets.
Sherman Oaks, Calif.-based meeting and event production firm Extraordinary Events has opened a New York office, which is headed by Mike Berkowitz.
The Yale Club has relaxed its dress code and no longer requires men to wear suits and ties in its bars and dining rooms, according to The New York Post's Neal Travis.
Overland Entertainment has created a celebrity booking and casting division to focus on providing spokespersons, hosts and guest speakers for special events.
The American Society of Association Executives' for-profit subsidiary, ASAE Services Inc., is working with the Gulf Insurance Group and Aon Association Services to provide event cancellation insurance to associations, according to the USAE newspaper's email newsletter.
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