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Top 3 Event Planning Trends

Top 3 Event Planning Trends

Here are 3 trends to help you plan your event in 2017. 1. Connectivity While I probably don’t have to tell you how important social media has become, it is now essential for your event to gain momentum online. This means creating something that can get likes and reposts on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, etc and .. read more

On May 16th, 2017, posted in: Event Planning Tips by

Top 5 Movie Award Hosting Party Tips

Top 5 Movie Award Hosting Party Tips

With the Academy Awards being just a few weeks away, we have started getting requests for movie award parties held at bars, restaurants, theaters or on private properties. As a result, we’ve decided to give you a few tips to make your award hosting party successful. Décor: Probably the most important element, you want your .. read more

On February 16th, 2017, posted in: Event Planning Tips by

Company Holiday Party Checklist

Company Holiday Party Checklist

If you have been tasked with setting up the holiday party for your company, it is going to be important that you leave nothing out. There are a bunch of your co-workers who are counting on you to have everything put together for a memorable holiday party, so save yourself worry and hassle by putting .. read more

On December 15th, 2016, posted in: Event Planning Tips by

Top 5 Tips to Create a Successful Red Carpet Arrival

Top 5 Tips to Create a Successful Red Carpet Arrival

If you watch big red carpet arrivals – think the Academy Awards, Emmys, Grammys – you will notice these events run smoothly despite requiring large-scale organization, which means everything has been planned meticulously, including anticipating any issue that could occur so that neither the show, nor the guests get affected. With years of experience working on .. read more

On September 19th, 2016, posted in: Event Planning Tips by

Top 5 Locations to Install a Red Carpet

Top 5 Locations to Install a Red Carpet

While red carpets are usually associated with step and repeat backdrops at glamorous Hollywood premieres, event carpet runners can be used in various setups: Along a step and repeat backdrop: as I was saying in the introduction, this is the most popular setting and package which was popularized by Hollywood. On a sidewalk, alley, hall or .. read more

On August 30th, 2016, posted in: Event Planning Tips by

7 Fundraising Event Ideas for a Non-Profit

7 Fundraising Event Ideas for a Non-Profit

With years of experience, providing event production services for fundraising events, here is our top 7 of the most effective fundraisers to help you raise money for your non-profit. Auctions: You can have a regular, silent or online auction where people can bid on anything from art, to signed memorabilia (pretty common in Los Angeles), .. read more

On July 15th, 2016, posted in: Event Planning Tips by

Top 3 Tips to Produce a Successful Movie Premiere

Top 3 Tips to Produce a Successful Movie Premiere

With years of experience working on indie and big movie premieres, whether it’s here in Hollywood, in New York or even in smaller towns, we thought we would share with you some things we learned to help you make your premiere successful. 1. Think outside the box. Most premieres feature a red carpet, velvet ropes, .. read more

On July 12th, 2016, posted in: Event Planning Tips by

How to Get Privacy for Your Event and Guests

How to Get Privacy for Your Event and Guests

If you’re an event planner in Hollywood – or anywhere else as a matter of fact – you know that keeping your event private is essential, especially if some of your guests are celebrities. Based on our experience working on red carpet premieres and special events – which featured plenty of stars and even an .. read more

On July 8th, 2016, posted in: Event Planning Tips by

How To Get The Best Tent For Your Event or Party

How To Get The Best Tent For Your Event or Party

Renting a tent for an event can be exciting, but it can also be a challenge as you should figure out how to choose the right tent for your event. The size of the tent is one of the main considerations you should be making, based on the number of guests and what you will .. read more

On June 27th, 2016, posted in: Event Planning Tips by

How To Get Media Coverage For Your Event

How To Get Media Coverage For Your Event

Are you planning a big event in the future? If so, you’ll want to make sure you get plenty of media coverage. If you get the right kind of coverage, you’ll be able to get a lot more out of your event. Thankfully, there are a lot of things you can do to increase your .. read more

On June 23rd, 2016, posted in: Event Planning Tips by

Trade Show Exhibitor Checklist

Trade Show Exhibitor Checklist

Having been making and installing custom trade show booths for quite a while, we are quite familiar with these events and we thought we could share a few tips to help first-time exhibitors. The truth is that even the most prepared exhibitors tend to forget bringing something that they might end up needing when visitors .. read more

On June 17th, 2016, posted in: Event Planning Tips by

Top 5 Trade Show Booth Display Ideas

Top 5 Trade Show Booth Display Ideas

If you go to represent your company at a trade show, or run a small business yourself and want to draw attention to your services, you will want to come up with a display that makes your booth stand out. Idea #1: Have A Pithy Pitch The very first thing you want to do is .. read more

On June 7th, 2016, posted in: Event Planning Tips by

Top 5 Pool Party Ideas for Adults

Top 5 Pool Party Ideas for Adults

Summer is a great time for pool parties. An adults-only pool party can be fun and very relaxing. There are many different themes and ideas to choose from when hosting such a party, but here are the top five. Luau Party A Luau pool party can be great fun. You can start by having guests .. read more

On May 6th, 2016, posted in: Event Planning Tips by

Top 5 Red Carpet Party Planning Ideas

Top 5 Red Carpet Party Planning Ideas

Why not throw a red carpet party? Sounds like fun, no? You can make sure you invite all your friends to dress up and watch an old film or have a birthday celebration that you get fancy with. Here are five ideas that will help make your red carpet party even better than it would .. read more

On April 8th, 2016, posted in: Event Planning Tips by

Top 3 Movie Theaters for Movie Premieres in Los Angeles

Top 3 Movie Theaters for Movie Premieres in Los Angeles

With all the premieres we’ve been working on throughout the years here in Los Angeles, we thought it would be fun to create a list of the top movie theaters to host movie premieres. Please note, this ranking isn’t your typical The-bigger-the-better list emphasizing blockbuster premiere extravaganza. Rather, we take into consideration other factors such as .. read more

On March 14th, 2016, posted in: Event Planning Tips by ,

Top 5 Red Carpet Arrival Planning Tips

Top 5 Red Carpet Arrival Planning Tips

If you have an event that is worthy of a red carpet – for example a  movie premiere – , you want everything to go perfectly and should make sure your arrival line is organized and functional. Here are our top 5 tips to get the perfect red carpet arrival: Get the right red carpet package The first .. read more

On February 8th, 2016, posted in: Event Planning Tips by ,

Top 10 Tips for Event Planning

Top 10 Tips for Event Planning

Plan, plan, plan. The best substitute for good luck is excellent planning. Get ready early and make sure you have a plan before you start to look for locations and vendors. By knowing everything you can ahead of time, you’ll be able to coordinate seamlessly with your vendors and event staff. What, where, then when. .. read more

On December 21st, 2015, posted in: Event Planning Tips by

New Year’s Eve Party Ideas

New Year’s Eve Party Ideas

The New Year is right around the corner, and what better way to bring in the New Year than with some creative party ideas. Everyone likes to put their own personal touch on their parties, and here are just a few suggestions for helping you do so on a creative basis. “2016” hors d’oeuvre is .. read more

On December 9th, 2015, posted in: Event Planning Tips by

Top 5 Christmas Party Ideas For Work

Top 5 Christmas Party Ideas For Work

There are many great ideas for you to use when it comes to Christmas office parties, and you and your co-workers will be sure to have a great time together when you use something from the list below. Five Ideas For The Perfect Office Christmas Party 1. Plan a Christmas Potluck. Have everyone bring a .. read more

On December 7th, 2015, posted in: Event Planning Tips by

Top 5 Event Production Services for Christmas and New Year’s Eve Parties

Top 5 Event Production Services for Christmas and New Year’s Eve Parties

All right folks, I know I’ve been talking quite a lot about booking event production services for the holidays … don’t worry, I’m not senile yet … but because we are getting so many email and phone requests, I thought it would be a good idea to keep you updated so you have the chance .. read more

On November 23rd, 2015, posted in: Event Planning Tips by

Step and Repeat Template

Step and Repeat Template

For those of you interested in making a diy step and repeat banner, here is an easy template that you can use with popular software such as Photoshop and Illustrator. Just convert this image in an editable file such as psp and replace all the “Your Logo Here” marks with your own logo. Please note, .. read more

On September 22nd, 2015, posted in: Event Planning Tips by

DIY Step and Repeat: How to Make a Step and Repeat Banner Yourself

DIY Step and Repeat: How to Make a Step and Repeat Banner Yourself

A step and repeat backdrop is a square or rectangle banner featuring a pattern made of logos. These backdrops are usually used as backgrounds for photography at red carpet events, press conferences, promotional events, wedding and parties. To make your own step and repeat banner, follow the steps listed below. Here are the items you .. read more

On September 18th, 2015, posted in: Event Planning Tips by

How to Produce a Hollywood Premiere: Behind the Scenes Part 2

How to Produce a Hollywood Premiere: Behind the Scenes Part 2

Following our previous article which focused on preparing for a premiere, we will now have a look at what happens on the day of the premiere, which is the installation. Whatever products and services you might have ordered from us, whether it’s a red carpet, step and repeat background, lights or props, we will deliver .. read more

On April 17th, 2015, posted in: Event Planning Tips by ,

How to Produce a Hollywood Premiere: Behind the Scenes Part 1

How to Produce a Hollywood Premiere: Behind the Scenes Part 1

As we are preparing for the red carpet premiere of Dragon Ball Z Resurrection F, which is taking place this Saturday at the Egyptian theater in Hollywood, we thought it would be a good idea to give you an exclusive inside look at what is happening behind the scenes to make a big Hollywood movie .. read more

On April 10th, 2015, posted in: Event Planning Tips by ,

Using A Red Carpet For An Event, Party Or Wedding

Using A Red Carpet For An Event, Party Or Wedding

When you think red carpet, you usually imagine glamorous Hollywood stars walking nonchalantly and pausing for professional photographers but, believe or not, those carpets are also commonly used for a wide variety of events which have nothing to do with Tinseltown. Here are some of the events where red carpets can be used, beyond the .. read more

On February 26th, 2015, posted in: Event Planning Tips by

Top 10 Store Launch Party Ideas

Top 10 Store Launch Party Ideas

Even though we are obviously working on lots of movie, music and fashion events, there are quite a few types of parties out there including store openings, which are getting increasingly popular. Since we’ve been getting questions from store owners, we thought we would give you 10 store launch party ideas to help you create .. read more

On February 17th, 2015, posted in: Event Planning Tips by

Red Carpet Fashion Do’s and Don’ts

Red Carpet Fashion Do’s and Don’ts

Dressing for an awards show in Hollywood can be pretty stressful. Having the right people helping to design and style the perfect outfit is the easiest option to ensure success on the red carpet. Having a designer who is able to customize the perfect outfit will help compliment the skin tone and body type. Top .. read more

On October 13th, 2014, posted in: Event Planning Tips by ,

How To Build A Runway Stage

How To Build A Runway Stage

Runways are raised platforms that are typically used by models in a fashion show. The runway allows the model to demonstrate clothes or accessories, so that everyone in the targeted audience can see how the item wears. Two of the most important features of a runway are its height and its construction. The runway needs .. read more

On October 7th, 2014, posted in: Event Planning Tips by

Top 5 Trade Show Planning Tips

Top 5 Trade Show Planning Tips

Taking part in a trade show can be a great way to spread awareness of your product and gain new customers to help grow your business. There are many chances to network and gain interest about what you are selling. However, many people who take part in trade shows have trouble garnering interest about their .. read more

Top 5 Event Production Tips

Top 5 Event Production Tips

Here are 5 essential tips that will help you when planning an event: 1. Budget Wisely Your budget should reflect your event. For example, if you’re planning the premiere for an indie film with a mostly unknown cast, you probably won’t need to shut down Hollywood Blvd. to unroll a huge red carpet along the .. read more

On July 21st, 2014, posted in: Event Planning Tips by