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Vera Wang's dark bridal gowns will change bridal tradition
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Vera Wang exhibited her fall 2012 collection of bridal gowns at New York's bridal fashion week and shocked the fashion nobility. The designer, who knows how to dress every bride in her dream gown, is dressing brides in her own signature color — black. More

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Social tables: A fast-track and free app for seating charts
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Seating charts are a headache for event planners says blogger Donna Kastner. No need to worry with the introduction of Social Tables. They have the seating business down to a science. This Web-based app is easy and has capabilities for charting an unlimited number of round tables. More

Photo booth rental hot trend at weddings, parties
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Photo technology has been advancing faster than it takes to say "cheese." Today, anyone with a pocket-size digital camera, a cellphone or even a laptop or tablet computer can take a snapshot. Yet one of the biggest trends in photography this year is the age-old photo booth, invented in 1925 by a Serbian immigrant. More

15 creative menu ideas
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There's so much more to wedding food than chicken and potatoes. From bubble bars to soup shooters, spice up your reception with one of these unique ideas. More

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Caterers can order equipment via smartphones
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Catering equipment and disposables supplier Alliance Online has launched a mobile version of its website to enable customers to browse, order and buy products through their smartphones. More

The Family Dish: Round and ready
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With the chill in the air that has hit in the past few days, now is the perfect time to make a batch of tender, savory meatballs, simmered in tomato sauce. What's more, meatballs seem to be having a moment, with at least two new cookbooks on the subject and Chef Michel Richard set to open an eatery devoted to "rounded meats" (as the restaurant’s sign puts it). More

Have a purple cow at your event
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A purple cow — a special, unusual, sometimes even shocking event element — makes your guests do a double-take, and you should consider adding one to your next event. There's no better way to ensure the success of your event than by giving your guests the gift of a new experience, such as Robostilts, sand animation or strolling tables. More

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Popular catering food stations
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Food stations are a great way to engage your guests. It provides entertainment, allows your guests to create just what they want, and, it’s a fun way to offer your ideal menu selections. From the Mashed Potato Martini Bar to the Macaroni and Cheese Station, this blog post shares inventive ways to engage hungry guests. More

E.L.I. interview: Extraordinary Events's Andrea Michaels on business and life lessons learned
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Andrea Michaels, founder and president of Extraordinary Events, recently spoke to the Event Leadership Institute about what it takes to make events award-worthy, how she gets potential hires, and other topics on events and business. More

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Members only idea swap webinar for event entertainers (DJs and bands) featuring Dr. Drax of ADJA
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Join us at 3 p.m. EDT Nov. 8 for "NACE Idea Swap: Event entertainers (DJs and bands)" featuring Dr. Drax, a mobile DJ for almost a decade. For more information, click here.

Announcing the buy 2, get $15 off limited time offer for the NACE Webinar Series
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Buy the November and December webinar by Nov. 16 at 1 p.m. ET and get $15 off of a webinar of your choice in 2012! For more information, click here.

Business partner E&J Gallo
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Since brothers Ernest and Julio Gallo began to turn their dream into reality over 75 years ago, the roots of the Gallo family tree have extended deep into the Winery. Today their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren work in the Winery, carrying on the family tradition and values — a strong work ethic, a drive for perfection and a focus on quality. For more information, click here.

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