Tag: Event Trends

The Future of Events – Not as Live as You Think

As vaccinations roll out across North America, people are getting hopeful that a return to ”Live” will be inevitable, and a huge push back to “normal” will occur. What we have seen,…

Beyond Hybrid: Repackaging Your Conference Content

By Dave Lutz. Over the past nine months, many industry experts have proclaimed that meetings and conferences are forever changed and hybrid is here to stay. While I agree in principle, I…

Three Emerging Event Trends for 2021

Obviously, 2020 did not turn out to be the year the experiential marketing and events industry originally intended. It was projected to be a year of prosperity; it was the beginning of…

SOS Trends on Trends

By Alisha Olandesca. Many of us started the year not refreshed but fatigued. We have Covid Fatigue, for sure and absolutely Zoom Fatigue. Add on February’s Winter fatigue, and if you are…

Roxy Earle’s White Hot Bday Bash

By Stacy Wyatt How do you throw a party for a woman who has everything? If you are Craig Gruzd Creative Director at DT Floral & Decor, you just ask her the…

Event TV – Michelle Sits Down With Chris Funk

Michelle Planche, Paradigm Events and host of Event TV, sponsored by Canadian Special Events, sits down with world-renowned performer Chris Funk. He calls himself as a wonderist, an illusionist, a magician… and…

Mr.Wilson – Mobile Ice Cream Co

Mr. Wilson is the modern day interpretation of your childhood ice cream parlor. A gentleman that spreads happiness anywhere a gourmet pleasure is required. His various ice cream bar formats can be adapted…

Things We Love – Edition 14

1. Farm Fresh Spa Experience Tin Lending an all-new meaning to “farm fresh,” this homegrown kit foffers handcrafted products for a soothing spa experience. Goat’s milk, lavender, and shea butter team up…

StyleFile: What’s Your NYE Party Style

For those of us that attend a lot of events and love fashion, we look forward to this time of the year when what you wear is almost as exciting as where…

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Daffodil Ball’s IMAGINE: The Beatles & Beyond

John Lennon would have been proud to witness the spectacle created in his famous band’s name to celebrate the 24th annual Daffodil Ball. IMAGINE: The Beatles & Beyond was held April 20,…

Where is That Music Coming From?

Musician, Wedding Specialist and Corporate Entertainer Where is that music coming from? That’s what guests always say when people enter the event space and are caught by the pure and melodic sounds…

6 Lessons Planners Can Learn from Wimbledon

From chatbots to Artificial Intelligence, mobile apps to live-streaming to 360 degree cameras and special lighting effects – this year’s Wimbledon took innovation to a whole new level when it comes to event tech.…

Beyond the Imagination of Stage Design

Tomorrowland is one of the largest music festivals in the world drawing approximately 200,000 music lovers globally. Hosted annually in a nature-rich space called Recreation Area de Schorre, within the small town…

Unconventional Conference Ideas to Make Your Programs POP

We have all attended conferences that left us feeling short changed and uninspired. These days, conferences and conventions are working hard to flip the script on the same old formats and coming up with…

The New Generation of Photo Booths

Our culture is currently obsessed with photos like never before. Instagram has taken over as our number one pastime, giving TV and even sports a run for their money. People spend hours…

MakeLab's Edible Photo Booth Macarons

MakeLab, Pop Up Experiences for Live Events

In the shadow of Toronto’s Thompson Hotel, at the end of an alleyway you’d walk by with little notice, is a creative little studio quietly causing quite a stir in the Toronto…

Yellow Flowers & Sunny Days

10 Gorgeous Summer Table Settings

by Stacy Wyatt Summer is the perfect time to get creative with your table settings. The beauty of being outside and dining al fresco is that your table design doesn’t need to…

Countermeasure Music

Countermeasure: Victorious Voices

Countermeasure is the perfectly polished Canadian a cappella group taking the music industry by storm. Led by award winning Toronto composer Aaron Jensen, Countermeasure’s dramatically choreographed show and sophisticated harmonies regularly leave…

How Global Conferences Can Supercharge Your Career

International conferences are always an event worth raving about, especially when they take place so close to home. In the last 30 years, the ILEA Live! Conference for planners and producers has…

Ten Incredible Event Stages

You are going to LOVE this stunning collection of event stages and sets curated from events all over the world. From floating stages to 5 story stages, this example provides some great…

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