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5 case studies in affordable F&B
Meetings & Conventions
It happens far too often: A meeting ends, and the planner comes face-to-face with a food-and-beverage bill that is shockingly higher than expected. Sometimes costs pile up in dribs and drabs — heavy drinkers at a reception, a few surprise coffee refills, unexpected service charges — and sometimes the overrun strikes all at once in the form of a forgotten F&B minimum that exceeds what was spent.
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Study: Holiday party attendance on the rise
BizBash
According to a survey by Eventbrite, the majority of people are planning to attend more holiday season events this year versus last.
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Cocktails with clout
Special Events
From bacon-infused booze and beer-based drinks to Mexican horchata and the curious concoction called the "shrub," the trendiest cocktails pack a punch with fresh and unusual ingredients.
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PRODUCT SHOWCASE
 
JB Prince Company

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.
 


Best online wedding marketing practices to follow
Wedding Merchants Business Academy
When you're trying to reach brides who will want to hire your services for their big day, it is really important that you own a website. This is where you can showcase the previous products and services that you have done for other brides as well. Through this, potential customers will be able to find you easily on the Internet.
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Caterers share 15 ideas for modern kosher dishes
BizBash
With the aim of appealing to the contemporary kosher customer, inventive, gourmet kosher catering is on the rise.
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Feast your eyes on these 15 fresh flower wedding cakes
The Knot
Here's an easy idea for your wedding cake: Transform a simple cake into a work of art with your favorite fresh flowers.
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PRODUCT SHOWCASE
  IceSculpture.com; Where Marketing Meets Ice

IceSculpture.com is your source to the most reputable and talented ice sculptors in the world; a network of ice sculpting companies providing exceptional products, excellent service and unique designs. Look for an Affiliate in your area to help with decor, branding, marketing campaigns, product launches, weddings, events and live shows.
 


Northeast Ohio companies will be partying heartier this holiday season
Crain's Cleveland Business
Caterers say they're enjoying a taste of the action revealed in a local survey, which found the percentage of employers in Northeast Ohio planning holiday parties is the highest by far since the survey started asking about such festivities in 2009.
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11 phrases you can use to motivate staff
Intuit Small Business Blog
Showing employees how important they are to you and your business isn't hard. In fact, it takes mere seconds of your time — and can boost morale and performance. Recognize hard work and motivate your staff by regularly using these phrases in your conversations with them.
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Take a chance on rodeo's gold medalist wines
The Houston Chronicle
Brittany Brown, manager and sommelier of the Manor House at the Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa, has embraced the 2010 DeSante Sauvignon Blanc.
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Style file: Taking flight
WedLuxe
WedLuxe is sharing a gorgeous styled shoot that was inspired by a love of travel and all things Chanel!
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Last chance to apply for the LAM/TISOH scholarship by Dec. 9!
NACE
The Foundation of NACE will award one Timothy S Y Lam Scholarship Program scholarship for the Meeting and Event Catering Certificate Program (online or in-person) offered at The International School of Hospitality (TISOH) for the Spring 2014 semester. This course is suitable for both catering career newcomers and transitioners. Meeting and event professionals seeking to build on or fill gaps in their knowledge base may also want to apply. No prior experience or education in this field is required. The scholarship covers the cost of tuition and fees (excludes the textbook). Application can be found at http://www.nace.net/tisoh. Submit your application by Dec. 9, 2013.
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Join us for the members-only Event Décor and Lighting Idea Swap on Dec. 10
NACE
Ever wonder what your peers are doing when it comes to attracting new business? How do you handle time management? What marketing does your company use? What are your biggest challenges? NACE is proud to host members-only Idea Swaps. NACE Idea Swaps are an exchange of ideas between professionals in the field, as well as a discussion of trends and details open to anyone interested in the topic. All members are welcome! Join our featured leader along with other NACE members in our open forum where you and your peers can share advice, stories and knowledge.
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Register for the Dec. 11 Hot Trends Webinar: A Tour of Catering Trends
NACE
Warren Dietel, of the famous Puff 'n Stuff Catering, will take you on a lively tour of the latest trends in catering. Make your 2014 menus POP with fresh, innovative ideas from around the country on interactive service styles, food design, unique serving vessels, food styles and much more. Register for this educational and entertaining tour today!
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Check out our new NACE Store!
NACE
Your one-stop shop for customized educational tools and resources to help take your career to the next level is new and improved! Order your Certified Professional in Catering and Events (CPCE) products and NACE branded items. Peruse our online catalog today at http://www.nace.net/store_home.asp.
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