Posts Tagged‘Event Planning’

Tips & Trends

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Lighting, photography, style and other tips and trends from our experts TIP: Create a Reception Timeline When’s the right time to leave your wedding reception? Don’t leave the decision up to guests. Create a timeline that ensures people have enough time to socialize, eat and shake it on the dance floor, but closes down the party before eyelids start to droop. Five hours is a standard length for a reception, says Fausto Pifferrer of Blue Elephant Events & Catering in Saco, ME. This allows one hour for cocktails, one for dinner, and three for dancing. To make sure things run…

News from Love Affair!

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The Wedding Belle & Love Affair have combined forces, merging into one, in hopes to provide each client with outstanding vendor recommendations, wedding planning experience, and event possibilities! The Wedding Belle has 12 seasons of experience planning weddings in New England. They have a variety of planning packages available; from a simple consultation to full wedding weekend planning – there is a package for every couple. Love Affair is an event vendor hub, with the best local vendors recommendations to provide each client with the wedding or event they always dreamed of, no matter the event style – from corporate…

34th Annual Z107 Wedding Showcase

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Sponsored by the Women & Children’s Center at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Date:  Sunday, January 31st, 2016 Time:   11AM to 3PM ( come early for fashion show seating!) Place:  The Whittemore Center Arena, Durham, NH Over the last 33 years, Z107 has had over 50,000 people attend the Wedding Showcase where the best of the best wedding vendors have helped over 10,000 couples make their dream day a reality!   The Z107 Wedding Showcase, sponsored by the Women & Children’s Center at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, is the seacoast area’s premier wedding event, featuring over eighty exhibitors and hourly prizes.  Come early for the spectacular runway…

Don’t Forget Your Wedding #Hashtag!

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By Ashli Campbell, Event Producer, Blue Elephant Events and Catering Before the big social media boom of the past decade, we never thought we’d be able to add to and access a collective album of photos via one simple thing: a hashtag. Hashtags are everywhere. They started on Twitter and overflowed into Facebook, Instagram, and other social media platforms. Nowadays, people are using them for weddings like crazy. The Knot and Mashable partnered for a social wedding survey and discovered that 55% of couples used wedding hashtags in 2014, and the percent has likely risen since the 2015 season has been in swing. You will have…