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Perfect Product Launch Party

After all the hours of sweating over design details, tweaking, and perfecting, your product–your baby– is ready to launch. The hard part is over! Wait, but is it? Well, maybe the biggest part of your project is over, but making … Read More

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Planning A Convention

A convention is no small deal, you might even think of it as a corporate event on Miracle-Gro. But you already know that. You wouldn’t go into convention planning without having an idea of what it takes. You don’t want … Read More

14 Cocktail Party Secrets

1. Create a budget: Yea, we know that sounds like a snore. You don’t want to have restraints when it comes to perfect party-throwing! But having an idea of how much and where you want to dedicate your funds can … Read More

NOLA Party

A little search engine told us you are thinking of throwing a New Orleans inspired party. Bien joue! You’ve made a fantastic decision! New Orleans-themed parties are chock full of rich culture, amazing food, rockin’ music, vibrant costumes, and an … Read More

How To Apply For A Parade Permit in San Francisco

What is a parade defined as? Let’s talk super fun San Francisco police code definitions (idea for a new best seller?). According to Article 4, Section 366, it is a non-athletic event (debatable—have they ever seen a Mardi Gras, second … Read More

Crawfish Boil

Whether you call them crawfish, mudbugs or crawdaddies, these small freshwater shellfish are part of a Louisiana tradition that has been binding families and communities for generations. Once Louisianans get past the brief cool spell they know as winter, they … Read More

What is Mardi Gras?

Mardi Gras has become synonymous with raucous partying that includes beads, masks, krewes, and parades (and of course, free flowing libations) and can be found lighting up New Orleans (and other fun-loving places) in early February or March. Mardi Gras … Read More

6 Tips For Planning A Killer Hotel Grand Opening Party

Glittering lights, soft background music, crafty dessert tables, décor that embodies the spirit of your hotel—you likely have some idea of what you want your hotel grand opening party to look and feel like. If only you could blink and … Read More

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Live Music At Your Wedding: 6 Reasons Why You’re Making the Right Decision

No doubt your wedding planning has been full of magical moments. There are also a fair amount of stress-inducing debates to be handled and among the most important is what to do about the music for your wedding ceremony and … Read More

Top 7 Tips For Choosing Background Music At Corporate Events

Lots of corporate events, like happy hours and conferences, have their uses and functions, but do they have to be so stuffy? If you’ve ever been to a corporate function like this, you might have found yourself counting down the … Read More