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2018 Event Trends

January 25, 2018

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Detroit’s Growing, and So Are Its Options in Event Venues

July 24, 2017

Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus. No, that’s not a Harry Potter spell. It’s actually Detroit’s official motto, meaning “We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes.” And rising from the ashes is exactly what Detroit is doing! When the American Society of Association Executives hosted the 2015 ASAE Annual Conference and Exposition in…

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Health and Wellness In Events

April 11, 2017

Tips for Adding Health and Wellness into Events Looking to incorporate health and wellness into your events? Simply replacing brownies with fruit at your afternoon coffee break just doesn’t cut it anymore. Here are some suggestions to meet the growing interest in healthy event planning, including options for people at all activity levels. Fitness Buffs:…

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2017 Event Trends: curated by Special D Events

January 10, 2017

Looking for inspiration? Check out Special D Events’ latest free resource,“2017 Event Trends”.

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Charging Stations Can Enhance Conference & Tradeshow ROI

April 9, 2012

Cell phone charging stations are popping up everywhere; large crowds gather providing users with a quick power up and giving sponsors a new avenue for visibility. These convenient kiosks offer a spa experience of sorts for your personal technology. They are particularly effective at trade shows and conferences because of the great brand exposure they…

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How To Make Events Interactive

December 9, 2011

Looking for a creative way to make your special event more interactive? Consider an art contest. We recently managed an open house for a Monroe, Michigan welding company and staged a unique contest that featured welding masks. We contacted a local art college — the College for Creative Studies — and invited students to express…

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Beer Dinner Basics

February 9, 2011

Restaurants and breweries have long since worked together but over the past couple years they have found a way to maximize the perfect marriage of each industry… beer dinners. Looking in your local newspaper odds are you will find a host of options for beer dinners occurring in your town on a weekly basis. These…

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Events that Give Back

November 1, 2010

Charitable contributions and the holiday season go hand in hand. But lately, event planners are finding that more and more events are incorporating charitable activities into events on a regular basis throughout the year. Keeping in line with the “less is more” mentality, organizations want to stretch event dollars as much as possible. By working…

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BBQ School

April 24, 2009

Ok, maybe it has something to do with the fact that spring has finally sprung, but I’m thinking barbecue! If you are looking for an interesting team building event, invite your group to “Barbecue School”. We will bring in a local celebrity chef to demo various grill techniques, offer tips for better barbecuing, have a…

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