1. RECAP: “WHERE EAST MEETS TEX” If you missed our November monthly chapter meeting then you need to contact an ISES member for their notes! The meeting kicked off with a lively performance from the Texas Dragon/Lion Dance Team and yummy appetizers from our friends at Fortune Chinese Seafood Restaurant. The 5,000 square foot ballroom transformed into a romantic space thanks to ILD Lighting while DJ Prince with Desi Junction DJs spun hip hop Bollywood music. Attendees dined on a three-course family-style meal and marveled at King Florist’s amazing table centerpieces and Marquee Linens newest damask linens. Cindy Lo with read full story >
Archives for November 2010
PUNCHLIST FOR AUDIO/VISUAL SUCCESS by Beau Curtis, ATX Event Systems, LLC Since the invention of the phonograph cylinder by Thomas Jefferson in 1877, event technology (also known as audio-visual) has grown to become the most common factor of the special event industry. Despite being a 133 year-old industry, event technology remains one of the most mysterious and elusive aspects of the event planning process. Personal experiences with AV can vary more than encounters with the Loch Ness Monster, and most event planners are rightfully apprehensive of navigating the unfamiliar depths of the ever-evolving technologies without specialized professional assistance. Audio-visual can read full story >
1. LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER ONLINE Discover “Where East Meets Tex” Tuesday, November 16; 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Click here to register! Online registration ends Friday, November 12 at midnight. Discover the many fascinating traditions behind Asian and Indian cultured events with a panel of local vendors that will answer your questions you didn’t even know to ask. Activities and entertainment include henna tattoo station, Bollywood DJ and a full course Asian banquet meal. 2. SAVE THE DATE Night of Sharing: Jingle Mingle Holiday Party honoring the dedicated staff of SafePlace. When: Tuesday, December 14, 2010 Where: The Phillips read full story >
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What is unique about Lucky 13? Hand-crafted cocktails, hand-crafted bars, with southern hospitality and true industry professionals. In a world of off-the-shelf mixers, corn syrup, artificial flavors, and bodies behind a bar, we refuse to budge on quality not at the expense of our client’s wallet. We are setting out to redefine the industry, client, and, most importantly, guest experience and expectation of catered cocktail, bar, and beverage service. No other company has a professional, locally and nationally recognized mixologist to create and execute hand crafted cocktails for any event. Instead of focusing solely on the client’s best interest and read full story >
SEE VIDEO HERE! SEE PHOTOGRAPHS HERE! Eighty two wedding professionals, one venue and a tux-clad pianist… What do you get when you put 82 wedding professionals in one venue, add in sumptuous filet mignon and “Knock-out Martinis,” an incredible tux-clad pianist, drool-worthy custom menu cards to match the latest and greatest trends in linens and spot-on hot topics to discuss on business development, strategic relationships and event designs/trends? Wait for it….a HUGE success–One of our most popular meetings for 2010, this roundtable discussion enjoyed both record attendance and rave reviews. A big thank you to all of the event sponsors read full story >