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Throw a kid-friendly Halloween party
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From stay-dry apple bobbing and mummy dogs to extraordinary jack-o-lanterns, Southern Living offers a plethora of how-to tips for throwing a haunting (but not daunting) kid-friendly Halloween party. More

7 ways to improve your event planning with Facebook
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From professional event producers to volunteer committee members, event planners see Facebook as must-have tool in their belts. How can Facebook give a boost to your next event? Mashable spoke with a few experts on using the world's largest social network for event planning. Read on for their pro tips. More

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Planner-to-the-stars Colin Cowie talks about Oprah's event, other bashes
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In this video, Colin Cowie talks about pulling off four spectacular events: the recent wrap party for Oprah Winfrey’s final season, the Cash Money Grammy party and two over-the-top birthday bashes. More

Benefit invitation design mirrors 9/11 memorial
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Just days before the memorial at the World Trade Center site was dedicated on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center Foundation hosted its annual benefit dinner. In a nod to the opening, the event's production company, 360 Design Events, sought to articulate the architectural design in the concept for the affair, a move echoed by invitation designer Marc Friedland Couture Communications. More

Train staff to take food, equipment storage seriously
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Is your back-of-house staff not storing equipment and supplies safely or properly? The Staffing Doctor Chase LeBlanc offers his advice for keeping things in order and sanitary behind the scenes. More

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Birthday party themes for adults don't have to be boring
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When planning a birthday celebration for an adult, try something bold, such as metallic colors or neon paired with neutral. Or maybe black-and-white prints of the guest of honor will be the picture-perfect way to say "happy birthday." The staff at Martha Stewart Living has eight ideas that are anything but dull. More

Caterers foresee solid 2011 holiday party season
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While the catering and event planning industry is not back to the glory days pre-2008, holiday party business is on the upswing. Two-thirds of caterers responding to the latest online poll from Special Events foresee solid holiday party business this year. More

Vineyard flowers for a Massachusetts wedding
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One of the primary reasons that people choose Martha's Vineyard, Mass., as a wedding setting is the island's wild beauty. By choosing to use locally grown flowers, you can take advantage of the natural gifts of the Vineyard and give your wedding more of a local feel. More

Detail-rich culinary experiences set the hook for guests at California resort
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Giuseppe Lama, managing director of the Pelican Hill Resort in Newport Coast, Calif., believes people should savor fine food with all the senses in order for the experience to take hold. Pelican Hill throws an outdoor party akin to an old-world style Italian street fair featuring antipasti and other casual foods, wine, and games of bocce. The spa offers olive oil body polishes and body oils. More

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September webinar: 'Upselling Unique Events with Wine and Spirits' — This webinar is sponsored by TGIC Importers
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Join us at 2 p.m. EDT on Sept. 21 for "Upselling Unique Events with Wine and Spirits." Beverage expert Alyson Anderson, national account manager for Hotels for Republic National Distributing Company, will guide you through themes, techniques and ideas for upselling your beverage catering programs to give your clients a unique experience that their guests will be talking about for years to come. For more information, click here.

NACE Idea Swap: Private and country club professionals
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Join Susan Aaron of Indian Summer Golf Club in Thurston, Wash., and president of Tacoma/South Puget Sound Chapter of NACE in our open forum from 3 to 4 p.m. EDT on Sept. 27. You and your peers can share advice, stories and knowledge. To participate in this discussion, you must pre-register and be a member in good standing. For more information, click here.

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