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Hot event trends for 2012
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The event world is looking forward to some pretty exciting things in 2012! The economy is looking a little better and budgets are starting to relax a bit, but companies are still seeking event components that do double duty by keeping their guests entertained and contributing to the overall theme. Also on the event must-have list are new event apps and truly unique entertainment. So, here are the Event Diva’s top picks for 2012. More



Event pros to focus on innovation, social media in 2012
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Confidence that the economy is at least beginning to stabilize has special event professionals more optimistic for 2012, but some familiar hurdles will remain for the foreseeable future. The findings come from the survey conducted annually by Penton Media, parent company of Special Events. More


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Biodegradable/Sustainable Serveware. Stylish and elegant. Can be used for off-premise catering, receptions, pool-side parties, airplane or boat service, picnic baskets and more. Attractive but not expensive.
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If versatility is what you are looking for, check out our mobile gas ovens. With a mobile oven, you can take your Barbecue on the road for catering functions, promotional events or off premise vending and generate extra revenue to your foodservice operation with minimal overhead expense. MORE
Mix and Mingle with Ease!
G.E.T.'s party-friendly plates let your guests enjoy their food while allowing them to mingle easily. PP-975 plate is designed with a slot to hold drink and can be used by both right-handed and left-handed guests. Rimmed and curved edges keep food from sliding. Crafted from break-resistant melamine. NSF approved and dishwasher safe. LEARN MORE


Long wedding tables
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Long tables are trending now in event planning. They create an impactful look for any reception. More

Meatball mania
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Gear up for the big game with meatball recipes and tips from New York's Meatball Shop. More

Green coconut salmon and cauliflower rice
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This salmon just might be the quickest dinner you make this week. The wonderful thing about it, other than being delicious, is that it doesn't taste like you made it in under 30 minutes. More

Winter vegetables to include in your fine dining menu
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Cooking with seasonal vegetables guarantees the best flavors and most health benefits. Asking your caterer to create recipes using seasonal vegetables provides you with delicious and sustainable meal options for your next winter event. Here is a list of some winter vegetables, their health benefits and some ways to include them in your menu. More


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Website offers wide selection of products, supplying caterers, event planners, and food service professionals with items for every event. 24/7 online orders. Fast, economical shipping.
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Creative Coverings

Creative Coverings is a National Special Event Linen Rental & Sales Company offering great prices, fabulous fabrics and stellar customer service. NACE members receive an additional 10 percent discount off wholesale rental prices, excluding Lamour fabrics. Visit us at the Special Event Show — Booth #1001 for a special show order discount! MORE


Top recipes for winter entertaining
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Mix and match recipes from Food Network chefs, whether you're planning a warm, comforting meal or a mingle-friendly get-together. More

Beyonce and Jay-Z's baby not so happy news for events company of same name
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Celebrities' penchant for anointing their babies with crazy names has gone from an amusing American pastime to an actual business dilemma for one company. Hip-hop power couple Beyonce and Jay-Z have been mum since welcoming their first child, but press reports as well as tweets from friends and family confirmed the arrival of a little girl. Her name? Blue Ivy Carter. That came as a huge surprise for another Blue Ivy, one that happens to be a Boston-based events company. Featured in the Knot and other wedding magazines, the company is well-known for its talent at staging fancy nuptials but also does corporate work including conferences, award shows and company outings. More

Slideshow: Wedding cakes inspired by china patterns
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Nothing says weddings like the perfect china pattern. These stunning wedding cakes are designed with favorite china patterns in mind. More

Floral trend: White is back
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Many experts in the wedding industry are starting to notice a comeback. White is in! For a while, white flowers had disappeared. Famous celebrity florist, Mark Held, from Mark's Garden thinks going simple is the way. More


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Stop by booth #222 and look for NACE at The Special Event Show in Tampa!
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The Business Partner Passport is back! Stop by the NACE booth and grab your passport at the beginning of your visit. Then meet our fabulous participating business partners, ask them the question on the passport, and navigate back to booth#222 to turn your completed passport in for prizes! For more information, click here.



Last chance to register for a crash course on Social Marketing! Jan. 18 webinar includes recording and slides
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Join us Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT for "Social Marketing on Speed — Crash Course" with Brand Launcher, Jon Goldman. Social marketing can be the best thing that ever happened to your business. This crash course reveals simple techniques and powerful, free tools to harness social networking, blogging and autoresponders. For more information, click here.







Attention: Caterers, event planners and event professionals! Register for the NACE Experience!™ 2012 conference before Jan. 31 to save!
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Establish yourself as a successful and sophisticated professional at Experience! 2012. Experience! is a revolutionary conference that attracts professionals from every segment of the market, from caterers, event planners and event professionals, to students and young professionals. For more information, click here.





Are you coming? Join our Facebook event "NACE Experience! 2012 Conference" to download the conference brochure
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Be ahead of your time, on the cutting edge and "in-the-know" as you learn from industry trendsetters. Experience! is a revolutionary conference that attracts professionals from every segment of the market, from caterers, event planners and event professionals, to students and young professionals. For the latest news, click here.
 
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