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Slideshow: 11 hot new food trends
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With the year almost over, it's a good time to check in on the American Culinary Federation's "What's Hot in 2011" list. When asked what foods would be setting trends this year, more than 1,500 chefs gave an overwhelming response: anything and everything local. More



Trend spotted: Giving security wristbands an upgrade
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Event marketers are replacing plastic and paper wristbands with more attractive entrance accessories that double as keepsakes. Bulgari's "Little B" bracelet, designed with the luxury brand's iconic logo, did double duty at a Los Angeles fundraiser, providing the 250 guests with a pass for security checkpoints and an on-brand gift. More

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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
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Get creative with G.E.T.'s elegant Siciliano™ and sleek San Michele™ displayware. Available in a wide selection of contemporary shapes and sizes to meet all your catering needs. G.E.T.'s displayware is so finely crafted, you will never believe it is made from break-resistant melamine. Get the beauty of chinaware without its cost, you will love what it does for your bottom line.


Slideshow: Uniquely Southern wedding cakes
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Simple or extravagant, wedding cakes are always showstopping. Take inspiration from these classic and modern wedding cakes to make an everlasting creation. More

Clever details: Buttons for guests
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What wedding "team" are each of the guests on? These clever buttons let guests proudly proclaim whether they're on the bride or groom's side. Though we wouldn't stop anyone from wearing one of each! More

Disco-high-tech: Cava Rose Mixes the '70s with iPads for an Interactive Gala
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Cava Rose helps the Quebec Youth Foundation raise funds by mixing old and new: a '70s disco theme with cutting-edge iPads that enable guests to create their own experience. More

Crack these eggs for a surprise dessert
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Want to really impress holiday guests? How about these insanely cool treats that are baked inside egg shells — so an innocent-looking egg can be cracked to reveal delicious, delectable brownies? More


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Slideshow: Spotlight on Mindy Weiss
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Mindy Weiss has planned everything from a prime-time televised ceremony for Trista Sutter to a parade of Indian elephants for Katy Perry, but her personal favorite details include a touch of antique charm. Here, she hung rustic birdcages from the trees surrounding this outdoor wedding. More

What's renting now: The top trends from party rental's biggest players
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Make it rustic-chic, make it custom, make it classic — sometimes taking classic back in time to "vintage." These are some of the top trends in party rental now, based on the 14th edition of the Special Events 30 Top Event Rental Companies list, published in the November-December issue. More

3 hot cooking and entertaining trends
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The recent Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show showcased some hot trends for at-home dining and entertaining that can translate well to events, too. More

Slideshow: White centerpiece ideas
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Here are 45 table arrangements for a winter event in classic whites and creams. More


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MEMBERS ONLY: Announcing Tim Sudall of Video One Productions and David Jones, CPP of D Jones Photography to be featured leaders for FREE Idea Swap for Photographers and Videographers - Dec. 13
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Join us Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 3 p.m. ET for a FREE idea swap for photographers and videographers with Tim Sudall and David Jones, CPP. Ever wonder what techniques or trends your peers are using? How do you handle time management? What marketing does your company use? What are your biggest challenges? The National Association of Catering Executives (NACE) is proud to announce NACE Idea Swaps, our newest membership benefit. Join NACE leaders in our open forum where you and your peers can share advice, stories and knowledge. For more information, click here.



Earn CPCE contact hours with NACE: Dec. 14 webinar on 'Top 10 Considerations in Catering and Events Contracts' featuring Jeff Woodward of Stites and Harbison PLLC
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Join us Wednesday, Dec. 14 at 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT for "The Top 10 Considerations in a Catering/Event Contract" with NACE member Jeff Woodward of Stites and Harbison PLLC. This webinar is sponsored by Catersource. All the creative talent in the world and all of the super salesmanship you pride yourself in may not matter if you do not present your business well on paper. Jeff will discuss all of the ingredients you need to create a well-written contract, including the essential clauses that will help you to protect your business and provide stellar service to your clientele. For more information, click here.





Ready to find out who NACE is turning to this holiday season? 16 companies you should check out this week
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As we approach the holiday season, NACE would like to proudly thank our current business partners. For more information, click here.






 
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