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Meet Comedian & Motivational Speaker Greg Schwem

When you hear the phrase “corporate America,” you probably don’t think of “entertaining” or “funny,” but that just means you haven’t yet met Greg Schwem. Greg’s take on the corporate world will have you doubled over with laughter as his sharp wit explores the edges of the familiar world so many of us find ourselves […]

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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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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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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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New Year, New Journal, New You!

It’s a New Year; a brand-new opportunity to make this year even better than last! With goal setting being so important at the start of a new year, we’re sharing three of our favorite journals for event professionals and creatives. Check out this list – each designed to help keep you organized, focused and accountable all year long. Let’s get started! THE BEST SELF JOURNAL It’s […]

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Speaker Luke Williams Disrupts the Way Your Business Works…In A Good Way

2018 is shaping up to be the year of disruption, and Luke Williams ushers in disruption like a winner. Williams is an innovator, keynote speaker and globally recognized authority on innovative strategies. He has worked alongside industry leaders such as American Express, GE, Sony, Crocs, Virgin, Disney and Hewlett-Packard to develop new products, services, and brands. Williams […]

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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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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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Innovative Entertainment Is Coming To The Special Event 2018, New Orleans

TSE, also known as The Special Event conference, will be held from January 30th to February 1st, 2018 – held this year at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. Geared towards special event businesses and event professionals, TSE provides opportunity for people in all areas of the live events industry to come together, learn […]

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