Event Planning

Eventbrite Readies IPO After Period of Event Ticketing Consolidation

Eventbrite, which has long been considered the premier service for small consumer event planning, is headed to the stock market.<p>The event-ticketing …

Digital Marketing

Why Spain Is Taking Olive Oil on a World Tour

NEW YORK Globally, the United States is the third-largest consumer of olive oil, an ingredient that is a staple for both amateur and professional …

European Union

Floral Notes: 9 Dishes That Showcase Edible Flowers

Edible flowers are more than just Instagram fodder. The delicate garnishes can add spicy, peppery, and sweet notes to a dish. Here's a look at some …

Project Management

9 Smart Tips for Creating Authentic Events

“We are craving authenticity as a society right now more than ever before,” said Little Bird Told Media’s Alex Plaxen during BizBash Live: Los …

Public Relations

Marisa Berenson, then-fiancée of David de Rothschild, posed in her sumptuous costume, "a tribute to the unconventional attire of the eccentric Italian heiress Luisa Casati," for the Rothschilds’s Proust Ball at the Château de Ferrières in 1971.

Los Angeles

Luxify Announces Official Partnership with Pure Entertainment Group

Luxify, an online luxury marketplace based in Hong Kong has announced an official partnership with Pure Entertainment Group, a bespoke event …

Luxury Travel

7 Surprising Things Librarians Do Other Than Check Out Books

It's undoubtable that libraries provide essential resources to children and adults all across the country. Not only do they grant free access to …

Librarianship

Guides ditch the Hostess badge as girls to learn self-care, craftivism and mindfulness

Thousands of former Girl Guides will have fond memories of throwing parties and sleepovers to gain their coveted hostess badge.<p>But this is to become a thing of the past as the badge is to be ditched amid the largest overhaul in the charity's history.<p>A lack of interest from girls means it has not …

Mindfulness

A Luxurious Baby and Me Retreat at the Fairmont Royal Pavilion in Barbados

If there’s any mother out there that will make you believe traveling with a newborn around the world is totally possible, it’s Lauren Wells. Since …

Turtles

July 20, 2018: Artist-Run Events On the Rise in Shaky Music Festival Market, Event Management Start-Up Gather Partners With Yelp to Make Event Planning Easier, Airports Are Providing Unexpected Wedding Venues

<b>1. ARTIST-RUN EVENTS ON THE RISE IN SHAKY MUSIC FESTIVAL MARKET:</b> Launching a first-time music festival isn’t easy and often results in a loss in …

Festivals

Perrier & Juice Launch

News<p>10 Best Ideas of the Week: Perrier's Synchronized Swimmers, a 'Sharp Objects' Photo Booth, CBSi's Old-School Arcade Games<p>HBO’s ‘Sharp Objects’ …

Los Angeles

The Black Women’s Expo Returns to Atlanta

There can never be too much of a good thing when it comes to, well, a good thing. The Black Women’s Expo falls into this category.<p>The annual BWe …

Women of Color

Yelp partners with event management startup Gather to make planning your next party easier

Event management software company Gather today announced the introduction of its Gather Booking Network, and inaugural partners Yelp and EVENTUp. The network is designed to help party go-ers, venues and event planners connect more easily and start celebrating sooner.<p>Gather was founded in 2013 by …

Startups

10 Best Ideas of the Week: Bud Light's Music Festival Rooftop Viewing Deck, a Baseball Bat Installation, Superhero-Theme Cocktails

This week's roundup includes Bud Light's music festival rooftop viewing deck at the first-ever Bud Light Getaway Festival in Charleston, South …

Music Festivals

Fruit Punch

Event Report<p>Get Inspired by 15 Colorful Twists on a Tropical Theme<p>Buona Sera Signorina, Kiss Me Goodnight<p>Event Report<p>Get Inspired by 15 Colorful …

San Diego

July 19, 2018: R.N.C. Recommends Charlotte as Host City for 2020 G.O.P. Convention, A.E.G. Acquires All of Firefly Music Festival, Another YouTuber Fan Event Ends in Disaster

<b>1. R.N.C. RECOMMENDS CHARLOTTE AS HOST CITY FOR 2020 G.O.P. CONVENTION:</b> The Republican National Committee has recommended Charlotte, North Carolina, …

Festivals

Carolyn Hax: You want a nice wedding, but here’s the hitch: Flak from the family

Adapted from a recent online discussion.<p><i>Dear Carolyn: I’m engaged to a wonderful man, “Jim,” and we’re planning our wedding. We just booked a gorgeous inn, and I am going to wear a stunning full-length white dress. We’ll also be having a sit-down dinner with band and dancing for the reception.</i><p><i>I’m</i> …

Lifestyle

Will Non-Alcoholic Cocktails Become a New Event Trend?

Who hasn’t indulged in a strong cocktail or two over the years when at an event? And while craft cocktails remain an event-industry mainstay, …

Alcohol

July 18, 2018: MGM Resorts Sues Victims of Las Vegas Music Festival Shooting to Avoid Liability, How Aperol Spritz Became the Drink of the Summer, Downtown Development Threatens Toronto Convention Business

<b>1. MGM RESORTS SUES VICTIMS OF LAS VEGAS MUSIC FESTIVAL SHOOTING TO AVOID LIABILITY:</b> MGM Resorts International is suing more than 1,000 victims of …

Project Management

8 Questions to Ask at a Food Tasting

A pre-event food tasting is more than just an opportunity to sample the cuisine that your guests will enjoy. It’s a chance to create an open dialogue …

Weddings

See IMAX Transform an Iconic Locale Into a Theater for the ‘Mission: Impossible’ Premiere

PARIS For the premiere of the sixth installment of the <i>Mission: Impossible</i> franchise, starring Tom Cruise, IMAX completed an “impossible mission” of …

Tom Cruise

M.L.B. Assembly was an inaugural multi-day pop-up event that showcased designers, artists, musicians, and athletes in an exhibit curated by the league. The event took place from July 13 to 16 at District Pier at the Wharf in Washington during M.L.B. All-Star Week. Field by Snarkitecture, an interactive architectural installation made of baseball bats and wooden billets, was on display outside the venue.

Los Angeles

Another hastily planned YouTuber event ends in failure

How many times are we going to do this?<p>It’s barely been a month since TanaCon, the disastrous convention thrown by creator Tana Mongeau, but the highly publicized failure of that event doesn’t seem to have deterred other YouTubers from event planning. Yousef Erakat, known as FouseyTube to his 10 …

Mental Disorders

Therapist who captured woman on video after being put out of Baltimore hospital dies

A therapist who sparked a nationwide conversation about patient dumping after capturing on video a distraught woman who was put out of a Baltimore …

Mental Disorders

Keep your small-biz customers coming back

When it comes to your small-business customers, are you afraid of commitment? Are you constantly seeking a new client to excite you? Is hanging out with your old customers turning you off?<p>Many entrepreneurs build companies based around having a continual flow of new, one-time clients. Many types of …

Small Business

This Couple Wants to Revolutionize Uptown—Through Food

After running the hugely successful Ravenswood Event Center for more than a decade, Andy Kalish was ready to jump back into the restaurant business. …

Chicago

How Rubber Ducks Became a Glamorous Birthday Party Theme

"Rubber Duckland" Birthday Party<p>Balloons Balloon Celebrations Inc.<br>• Decor, Design, Event Management, Production C Rezende Events<br>• Flowers Celio's …

Project Management

16 Ways to Turn Sports Gear Into Event Decor

Last night, the National and American Leagues battled each other in the M.L.B. All-Star Game at Nationals Park in Washington. In the spirit of the …

Project Management

July 17, 2018: Comic Conventions Grapple With Cosplayer Harassment, Wimbledon Cleaning Staff Say They Eat Discarded Food Because of Low Pay, Why More Airlines Are Launching Luxury Airport Lounges

<b>1. COMIC CONVENTIONS GRAPPLE WITH COSPLAYER HARASSMENT:</b> Pop culture conventions, including San Diego's Comic-Con International, attract droves of …

Project Management

Real Sports Bar & Grill

realsports.ca/barandgrill/toronto/privateevents<p>15 York St., Toronto, ON M5J 2Z2 Get Directions<p>Venue Overview<p>We offer space for 900 guests with use of …

Project Management