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Party rental industry bullish for special events in 2012
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A healthy 64 percent of party rental operators say they expect to produce more special events in 2012 than they did this year. The findings come from a survey conducted annually for the last 10 years by Penton Media, parent company of Special Events. More

Extraordinary party chandeliers
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What we love about chandeliers is that they are both very traditional and leave lots of room for extraordinary details and wow factor. Which of the following chandeliers is your favorite? More

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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.
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
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

Entertainment ideas for corporate parties
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Corporate parties can be a lot of fun, or they can be terribly awkward. So, how do you make sure you plan a great party that makes everyone happy? You book fabulous entertainment. Booking corporate party entertainment can be easy; all it takes is envisioning how the entertainment will fit into the overall event. More

In the kitchen with: Johnny Battles' Trio of Truffles
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Eric "Johnny" Battles, chocolatier and founder of Sweeteeth in North Charleston, South Carolina offers a series of flavors, none of which you'd ever considered pairing with chocolate. Here is a trio of truffles: Rosemary and Vanilla Bean, Star Anise and Rose-Peppercorn and Toasted Coriander Truffles. More

Frostbite: Alison Silcoff Events creates winter wonderland
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The 1,300 guests walked through an "ice tunnel" to enter a crystalline wonderland, a remarkable transformation of 50,000 square feet at the Montreal Convention Centre. More

2012 wine trends
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In an unsteady market, Americans are still gaining interest in wine. Just last year, the U.S. surpassed France as the world's largest consumer of wine by volume. The wine market has been experiencing some difficulties since the recession hit, but this past year it has started to bounce back. More

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Website offers wide selection of products, supplying caterers, event planners, and food service professionals with items for every event. 24/7 online orders. Fast, economical shipping.
E & J Gallo Winery

With seven wineries strategically located throughout California, Gallo produces wines to suit every taste and imports from eight of the major wine growing countries in the world. MORE

2012 wedding and event trends
Caitlin Arnold Weddings & Events Blog    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
2012 is right around the corner so it's time to start thinking about the New Year trends! Here's what you can expect for next year. More

Southern style: Event planner brings some 'Bama Glama' to TV
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Food Network audiences had better get ready for a big dose of Alabama. "Bama Glama," a new reali­ty series focusing on the lavish and often wacky adventures of Huntsville event planner Scot Wedgeworth, premieres Dec. 16. More

Sweets for the sweet
Colin Cowie Weddings    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Feast your eyes on celebratory desserts curated by the international "Queen of Confections," Bonnie Gokson. Eight thousand miles from London, on the same day Prince William and Kate Middleton wed, a second high-profile bridal event happened in Hong Kong — the opening of Ms. B's Cakery, a haute dessert shop specializing in luxe, over-the-top cakes by the socialite, style icon and restaurateur, Bonnie Gokson. Her confection inventions are far from cookie-cutter. More

Recipe: Cranberry chipotle meatballs
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Meatballs are a great holiday entertaining food. They are homey, well-loved and easy to do ahead of time. But let's face it, they've been done. They've been done with grape jelly and ketchup. They've been done with beer and barbecue sauce. And they've been done with creamy gravies. So how about something a little different? Something that adds some zing to the appetizer offerings. More

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Become a master in your craft with the Certified Professional Catering Executive (CPCE) designation!
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NACE encourages the professional development of caterers and event planners through voluntary participation in its certification program. Achievement of the Certified Professional Catering Executive (CPCE) designation demonstrates expertise in catering and events and is earned by taking a comprehensive examination that covers the core competencies of the industry. For more information, click here.

I BELIEVE ... there's still time to plant some seeds for the future!
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The Foundation of NACE is wholly committed to an energized and evolving spirit of service. We are fully committed to give upwards of $300,000 of scholarship awards in the next five years. For more information, click here.

Are you coming? Join our Facebook event "NACE Experience! 2012 Conference" to see our conference news feed
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Be ahead of your time, on the cutting edge and "in-the-know" as you learn from industry trendsetters. Experience! is a revolutionary conference that attracts professionals from every segment of the market, from caterers, event planners and event professionals, to students and young professionals. For the latest news, click here.
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