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Pantone 2012 color of the year: Tangerine Tango
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Tangerine Tango, a spirited reddish orange, continues to provide the energy boost we need to recharge and move forward. Over the past several years, orange has grown in popularity and acceptance among designers and consumers alike. More

Glamorous holiday table decor
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Keep holiday tables neutral, but still elegant. These glamorous, wintry styles will work just as beautifully for Hanukkah, Christmas or Kwanzaa celebrations. More

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Mix and Mingle with Ease!
G.E.T.'s party-friendly plates let your guests enjoy their food while allowing them to mingle easily. PP-975 plate is designed with a slot to hold drink and can be used by both right-handed and left-handed guests. Rimmed and curved edges keep food from sliding. Crafted from break-resistant melamine. NSF approved and dishwasher safe. LEARN MORE

Jelly doughnuts reinvented
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Traditionally, sufganiyot (Israeli-style filled doughnuts), eaten during Hanukkah, are filled with strawberry or raspberry jam. But these days, you can walk down the streets of Tel Aviv or Jerusalem and find them filled with white chocolate, halvah, or pistachio cream, and topped with rainbow sprinkles, drizzles of chocolate, or eggshell-blue and cherry-red glaze. In that spirit, CHOW has developed 4 doughnut recipes made with unusual doughs and fillings. More

Survey: Tight budgets expected to continue in 2012
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The number 1 New Year's resolution for special event professionals in 2012? It's the same one, sad to say, that they made this year — to continue to create effective events on smaller budgets. The finding comes from the annual Event Planner Forecast, conducted by Penton Media for Special Events. More

Recipe: Roasted rack of English lamb with chargrilled Provencal vegetables, olive tapenade and basil pesto
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Tender racks of lamb go beautifully with the sunshine flavours of chargrilled vegetables and basil in this delicious main course. More

The impact of new Twitter on events
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Twitter recently announced a major overhaul of its platform. Julius Solaris, editor of the Event Manager Blog, details what you need to know and the impact of the new changes on events. More

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We LOVE the holidays — 40 percent of couples get engaged, so it's the perfect time to get exposure on the number 1 wedding network. Contact today! MORE

Winter wonderland table setting ideas
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Color schemes for Christmas have traditionally relied on a plethora of red and green. Sure, such a palette will absolutely scream Christmas. But why not try a new approach to the holiday and set a wonderland of white, silver and gold? More

The Food Channel food trend for 2012: Peruvian food
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This is one of The Food Channel's Top 10 Food Trends for 2012. It looks like Peruvian cuisine may be the next big thing on the ethnic culinary scene. The Mistura Food Festival, held annually in Peru's capital of Lima, has become one of the biggest food events in the world, attended by a half-million foodies, including many internationally-known chefs. More

Inspired wedding furniture
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Who doesn't love a nice place to take a rest or sit and have a great conversation with old friends? A well placed seating area or a thoughtful furniture arrangement can really make a difference in your wedding. Recently, AFR Event Furnishings held a beautiful soiree at LongView Gallery to showcase many of the stunning ways you can incorporate event furniture into your wedding day. More

Slideshow: Unique groom's cakes
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Check out 19 amazingly creative groom's cakes that will awe and inspire. More

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Last chance to register for the Dec. 14 webinar "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. 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.

Make your mark in 2012! Submit your application to earn your CPCE designation!
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NACE is proud to offer the Certified Professional Catering Executive designation, the catering and event industry’s most prestigious professional certification. Prepare for the CPCE exam with NACE’s new Fast Track study materials. When used in combination with the CPCE Study Guide, the Fast Track is a proven method to help you pass the CPCE exam. For more information, click here.

Peruse the online NACE aStore bookstore for great recommended readings for your personal and professional development this winter
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The NACE aStore was created to offer you an easy way to find and purchase the recommended books to help build your career success. When you visit the online store, you will instantly recognize some of the speakers and authors you've heard from during the annual NACE Experience! conference, the NACE Webinar Series or your local NACE chapter meeting. To visit the store, click here.

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