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The Top Three Ted Talks for Work-Life Balance

It can be a real challenge to balance your work and home life. At times, it seems that both pull on you, and in opposite directions. It can be even harder for those that work out of a home office since the lines can get blurred. This is one area that many of us can […]

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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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The Special Event 2018…That’s A Wrap!

Thank you to The Special Event Conference and Tradeshow (TSE) and the TSE attendees for welcoming each of our Innovative Entertainment artists at this year’s conference. We were honored this year to participate in the following conference activities: • Nicole Bernardi and Brad Wilson co-produced the Opening General Session • IE Exclusive Artist ECLIPSE was the opening entertainment for the […]

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New IE Exclusive Artist – Master Card Thrower, Rick Smith Jr.

Innovative Entertainment is proud to announce that Rick Smith Jr. has joined our Exclusive Artist roster. A true “Jack of all trades” performer, Rick Smith Jr. has amazed audiences around the world with trademark card throwing and stage shows with unbelievable feats of mentalism. Rick holds three Guinness World Records for throwing a playing card the […]

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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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MPI and San Diego State University Develop Meeting & Event Management Graduate Program

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and the L. Robert Payne School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at San Diego State University (SDSU) announced in December 2017 that they will collaborate to create the first graduate-level degree program offered in the United States focused on meeting and event management for mid and senior-level professionals. In addition, they plan to […]

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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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