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May 26, 2015


 


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Outside the box wedding ideas
Catersource
Pooch-friendly proposals
For the "save the date" announcement, suggest that couples make a cute sign that says: "My Humans are Getting Married!" Include your pooch in the engagement pictures. No dog wants to be left out of anything having to do with its master — unless it's a bath.
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CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS


Big-time event producer Melanie Fletcher on secrets of special events
Special Events
Melanie Fletcher, partner of London-based Done + Dusted, has overseen spectacles including the 2012 London Olympics opening and closing ceremonies. Up next, the Red Nose Day fundraiser slated for May 21. Here, some insider stories on how she gets her job done.
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Recipe: Little lobster rolls
Martha Stewart Weddings
Planning a summer wedding? Consider serving up these delightful lobster rolls during cocktail hour. Their miniature size makes them easy for guests to devour in one bite.
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INDUSTRY TRENDS


5 wedding cake traditions
The Knot
Family, friends and photographers alike look forward to the moment the couple joins hands around the cake knife and cuts the first slice of cake. Not only will your guests finally get to taste the gorgeous creation they've been eyeing throughout your reception, it is a classic wedding moment, up there with the first kiss and first dance.
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13 ideas from bridal and baby showers
BizBash
Engagements and the pending arrival of a newborn offer the opportunity to incorporate sweet, personalized details into the celebrations. At baby showers, the focus often shifts from inventive cocktails to playful, eye-catching food, such as sushi-shaped sweets, meatloaf cakes and dangling pretzels, with baby-theme presentations.
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BEYOND BUSINESS


8 inspiring tips from successful women entrepreneurs
Addicted2Success
In today's world where business acumen, creativity and innovativeness shape the landscape of any business. Women with different backgrounds have proven time and time again that being a successful woman entrepreneur is possible.
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What's a custom image and why do I need one?
Charm House
One of the services we offer are custom images for uses with social media, blogs, email marketing and more. But how is a custom image different than any old stock image for your online content, and how is it going to make your business money?
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7 tips for effective content marketing
Cvent
Content marketing is a powerful tool for event planners, corporations and associations. It has many benefits and can be used to: stay in touch with prospective and existing clients, members, sponsors and donors.
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3 myths of mobile apps for events
Event Manager Blog
Mobile Apps for Events – The new buzz word, the new big technology play in the eventing and conferencing industry. They're great and there's no doubt that they can add enormous value to your attendees, not to mention the savings in printing costs.
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How to get (and keep) customers with an 8-second attention span
By Emma Fitzpatrick
Bad news: Goldfish now have a longer attention span than most humans. New research from Microsoft found that since 2000, the average human attention span has dropped from 12 seconds to a mere eight — one second shorter than that of a goldfish. That means most of you didn't even make it to this sentence. The biggest change since the start of the study in 2000? The omnipresent smartphone. In this age of ever-shrinking attention spans, the question for marketers and advertisers becomes: How can we get and keep the attention of consumers?
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Experience! 2015 Conference & Expo — July 12-15
NACE
Still haven't registered for Experience! 2015 Conference & Expo yet? What are you waiting for? Register today. If you are in the hospitality industry and looking to expand your business or even start a new one, you will learn great techniques on how to create and manage the ultimate team to drive your business towards success. Check out last year's highlights for a sneak preview of what's to come, and be sure to review the 2015 mini-brochure online. Already registered? Don't forget to book your hotel room. #NaceExp15 #NaceNatl
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Marketplace Expo
NACE
Marketplace Expo is an exciting one day tradeshow on Tuesday, July 14 during the Experience Conference produced by NACE. Over the last 7 years, exhibitors from a wide range of industry-related companies presented their wares and services to an audience of caterers, event planners and other industry professionals. The average attendee has been in the industry for 10+ years and is at a senior management or higher level. In 2014 more than 700 attendees visited exhibitors in 64 booths. The show is open from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Booths start at $695 and include breakfast and lunch in expo hall. Secure your location now! Visit www.nace.net/exhibit for more details.
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