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Cherry Blossom Festival officially kicks off with expanded Pink Tie Party
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The centennial celebration of the National Cherry Blossom Festival, an honorary recognition of the namesake trees given to Washington by Japan in 1912, officially began with the sixth annual Pink Tie Party, which returned to the Mayflower Renaissance hotel for the second year. The taste-around event experienced growth in both attendees and restaurant participation with a sold-out crowd of 750 stepping out to taste cherry-blossom-inspired bites from 35 restaurants. More



14 festive mini appetizers
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We turned 14 classic Southern dishes into adorable finger foods fit for company. More


JB Prince Company
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


Desserts: Romantic ruffles
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We love ruffles. Who doesn't? This romantic feature was sent to us by Alex from Avie & Lulu. This romantic ruffled themed dessert table included ruffled heart cake and cookies by Anita of Cake Envy, a heart candy cake, scalloped vessels and doily-wrapped chocolate bars. More

Farm-chic summer cocktail station
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How about taking the rustic theme and twisting it a bit? We love the "Farm-Chic" decor we’ve been seeing and came up with a summer cocktail station to match! More

Trend alert: Big pots, cool seating, bright lights
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We took a little spin around the event world to pick up some mini-trends that seem to be catching on big time. Freshen up your next event with one of these ideas! More

The look for less: Ruffles trend!
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Tonya Coleman writes, "Today I'll be sharing my tips on how you can have a fabulous high-end looking table for less. It is possible and I'll show you how." More


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How much did brides spend in 2011? Visit our blog to find out or follow us on Twitter @TheKnotB2B for news, tips and education to grow your wedding business! http://b2b.xogroupinc.com/ MORE


Style file: Da Vinci Renaissance
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This wedding ceremony and reception scheme incorporates modern pieces with extraordinary reference to the exceptional creations of the Italian master Leonardo da Vinci. More

Fruit wedding cakes
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To make your cake truly stand out in a crowd, infuse the flavor, design, or both with a little (or a lot of) fruit. There are so many tastes and colors to choose from, and wedding guests will definitely be saying "thank you." More

10 centerpiece trends
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Here are 10 hot ways to make your tables stand out. What is the hottest wedding bloom right now? Anemones. These scentless flowers come in a wide range of jewel-toned colors. More

Favorite strawberry recipes
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From salsa to strawberry shortcake, find 14 ways to enjoy this irresistible fruit this season. More


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(NACE Members Only) Last chance to renew in March and get 3 extra months free!
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Renew for $345 and get three extra months! Any current NACE member who renews in the month of March, regardless of expiration date, will receive an extra three-month extension at no additional charge (valued at $86.25). Special renewal application required. For more information, click here.






Meet us in Dallas June 24-25! Attend the CPCE Fast Track and take the CPCE Exam!
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The Certified Professional Catering Executive (CPCE) designation is the industry's most prestigious professional certification for caterers and event planners. Prepare for the CPCE exam with the Fast Track Seminar. Your CPCE exam application must be approved in order to sit for the exam. All attendees are welcome to participate in the seminar. The CPCE Exam application is due May 25. Meet us at booth #950 on the expo floor! Contact info@nace.net to get the discount code to get a free registration to the expo! Click here for more information.



Submit your winning entry and company! NACE Awards is open and ready for your chapter, individual and industry submissions!
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NACE awards recognize outstanding work by NACE chapters and individuals throughout the year. Submit your entry to win! For more information, click here.







The Knot announces wedding spending was up in 2011!
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"For the first time since 2008, wedding budgets are on the rise," said Carley Roney, cofounder of The Knot. "In 2011, one in five U.S. couples spent more than $30,000, and 11 percent spent more than $40,000 on their weddings. Our research shows that couples and their families are less concerned with the economy and are increasingly comfortable investing more in the once-in-a-lifetime occasion of their wedding." More
 
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