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How to host a corporate event your employees will love
BBJ Linen
No matter what type of company you work for, it's always nice to have a gathering to look forward to throughout the work week. See if these tips can help you throw the perfect corporate event of your own.
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CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS


The Traveling Chef Christopher Mangless can serve it up any which way
Catersource
Chef Christopher Mangless of Green Bay's Three Three Five wandered away from his prep cooks, up one long garden row and over to another, crouched down, and then buried his hand deep into a strawberry plant. Within seconds he was popping one of the last red beauties of the season into his mouth. He strolled up to his group grinning sheepishly and saying, "Well, I was going to share with you..."
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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.
 


Dusty Miller leaves are the perfect textured accent for wedding flowers
The Knot
If you're going for lush organic floral arrangements at your wedding, you need to think beyond just flowers — leaves can be just as important as the blooms you choose.
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BloomNation's artsy online flower shop gets $5.6 million in funding
Los Angeles Times
Encouraging florists to be creative and a bit more tech-savvy, Santa Monica, California, start-up BloomNation.com is trying to slow the wilting in an industry projected to lose one in five workers over the next several years.
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INDUSTRY TRENDS


14 design ideas from Nicky Balestrieri
BizBash
Here's a behind-the-scenes look at some of New York event designer Nicky Balestrieri's favorite designs and productions over the years.
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9 event tips from designer Todd Fiscus
BizBash
The event designer shares his rules for using color, working with vendors, and creating a "wow" moment.
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Wedding reception trend: Long, banquet-style dinner tables
Brides
The vibe of your wedding reception greatly depends on how the evening is organized, and one of the easiest ways to make your party feel welcoming and warm is with your wedding tables. The trend of long, banquet-style tables has gained popularity among brides and grooms.
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6 trends that will drive big events in 2014-2015
Special Events
San Rafael, California-based EEG, included on the latest Special Events "50 Top Event Companies" feature, shared its forecasts for the biggest trends shaping special event industry. Here, EEG's Adam Clark gives more detail on his top six trends to watch.
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10 Facebook marketing tips for business owners and entrepreneurs
Business 2 Community
When it comes to social media marketing, and in this case Facebook, your business goal isn't to get likes and shares, it's to do sales! For that reason every post should have a clear purpose. Ask yourself, "What is the goal of this post?" and "How does it relate to my business goals?". If you can't answer these questions you're wasting time – one of the scarcest resources any business owner has.
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7 key elements of an effective new employee orientation program
By D. Albert Brannen
New employee orientation is one of the most important of all human resources transactions. "You never get a second chance to make a first impression," is a saying that really applies to orienting or onboarding new employees. Obviously, orientation programs need to be tailored to each individual employer and to specific jobs.
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