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History and Celebration of the Chinese New Year

February 16th marks the beginning of the most important Chinese holiday: the Chinese New Year. Also, known as the Lunar New Year and the Spring Festival, the Chinese New Year is rich in history and is an important part of Chinese tradition. The celebration of family and hope for a prosperous new year has spread […]

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A Quick History of Mardi Gras and Fat Tuesday

From magic to romance, today’s Mardi Gras (French for Fat Tuesday) has something for everyone. Historically it was the celebration of the last night of eating rich and fatty foods before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season. Mardi Gras has a rich history, spanning hundreds of years across different continents. The long history of Mardi […]

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A Legend Who Doesn’t Sit Idle – Billy Idol

Sometimes when we hear or read certain words we instantly associate them with an image in our head. If you hear the word “cake” your mind may associate it with “birthday.” Someone may associate the word “wedding” with “cake” as well. We’re all different so it makes sense we would think of different associations. However, […]

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Kick-Start Your Conference With an Energizing Opening General Session

Starting your general session with an impressive opener is key for creating an experience that attendees will remember. If planned well, this beginning segment of your conference or meeting has the potential to grab attention, establish engagement, and energize attendees for many weeks following the event. By working with Innovative Entertainment our clients get first seat access to our best tips, tricks and ideas for creating unforgettable opening general sessions.  Today […]

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The Three Hottest Live Event Trends of 2017

Feeling retrospective, we’ve pulled together a list of our top 3 favorite live event trends for 2017. Each one is something that made events memorable, forward-thinking and/or interactive. As we race towards a New Year, we think that elements from each of these trends will carry into 2018…what do you think? 1. Pop-Up Shows Ever feel a chill down your spine when you hear something announced, […]

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3 Stellar Event Planning Facebook Groups to Join + Why

Looking for new ideas or have a 2018 goal to connect with other event planners? Simply log on to Facebook, the megalith of social media sites, type in “event planners” in the search bar, and click the spy glass to find a list of groups who share the same professional passion. At the top of the list, […]

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The 2018 Grammy Nominations Are Announced

On January 28, 2018 the 60th annual Grammy Awards will be handed out from Madison Square Garden. Artists the likes of Jay-Z, Kendrick Lemar and Bruno Mars lead the pack when it comes to sheer numbers of nominations this year. A Grammy Award (originally called Gramophone Award), is an award presented by The Recording Academy […]

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The Holidays Are Here – SITE Southern California’s Holiday Event

Get your formal wear and tuxedos ready to wear as the SITE SoCal Holiday Event returns this year with a dinner format in Beverly Hills on November 30th and December 1, 2017! This eagerly awaited event, the 19th Annual SITE Holiday Event & Charity Auction, will be held at the Beverly Hills Hilton in the iconic International Ballroom. Over […]

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Elle King: A True Rock N’ Roll Vocalist

Elle King’s rise to fame is unconventional, to say the least. She embodies the very essence of rock n’ roll, not only in her musical talent but also in her confident and individualistic personality. Although her father is a former SNL comedian and actor (Rob Schneider), Elle King made her way to fame organically, solely […]

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THE AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS – HIGHLIGHTS AND SURPRISES

Now in their 45th year, the American Music Awards are one of the most entertaining award shows in the country. It is a magical evening of performances and speeches. Ever since their founding by Dick Clark, the AMAs have honored music artists across a wide variety of genres. Unlike the Grammys – which are decided […]

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