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this time it’s the BIG things…

As event producers we spend a lot of time focusing on the little things.  For this corporate celebration in April, it was all about the big ones.

Guests arrived along this enormous industrial pier

Greeted by big bold drumming

Entered the vast raw warehouse

A perfect space for creating an epic Faneuil Hall experience on one end

And an oversized Boston sports baaah on the other.

The event featured substantial drama

Immense talent

And a whopping good time!


Hi Carrie!

We have another addition to the AE Team.  We are so excited to introduce our newest hire, Carrie!

What was your first job?

My very first job in middle school was as a cleaning lady for my church.  My first “real” job was as Marketing & Public Relations / Development / Production Department Assistant at Hartford Ballet….talk about a whirlwind introduction to not-for-profit administration!

How did you get into the event planning industry?  

Through my experience as a stage manager in the performing arts world.  Many, many performing arts organizations host fundraising galas, donor cultivation events, and milestone extravaganzas.  Those events, especially for Production Department team members, become all-hands-on-deck moments.

What is your favorite type of event?  

Not-for-profit fundraisers, especially those with an AMAZING performance element have my heart….but all events are special because they mark important moments in the lives of the people and companies that host them.

What brought you to Boston?

I moved to Beantown to work for Boston Ballet

What is your trick to staying organized?  

CHECKLISTS….I LOVE CHECKLISTS.  Sometimes I even add something that I’ve just done to my list just for the pleasure of checking it off.

How has your first week been?

Exciting and super interesting as I dig into the history of AE and learn about our clients.


Cheers!

Hello and happy weekend!

It is currently the end of April and we are now well on our way into warm spring days, we hope!  This post has to do with anything and everything beverages. From sleek glassware and drink inspiration, to creative ways to elevate your bar, we want to help bring your vision to life.

First off whoever came up with the idea of cotton candy and champagne we would like to thank you!

 

You can always elevate your party by bringing in some funky glassware

 

Summer is here and we love the idea of a lemonade station to cool off

 

Celebrating something special?! Add a pom pom to your drink.

 

And finally, what better way to celebrate the warm weather than with popsicles AND drinks!


Serving Up in Style

Food is for more than just nourishment! It should taste good AND look good. Like the stunning detail of this gorgeous painted plate, for starters.

It’s spring party season, with celebrations and gatherings a-plenty.  Time to express your unique style with a colorful table.  Why not mix all of your favorites?

Don’t forget the china…pick handmade pieces and blend patterns!

 

Or step out with some serious whimsy…

 

 

Whatever inspires you, go above and beyond at your next soiree. Wow guests with plating and spectacular food displays!


We’re Having ‘Tulle’ Much Fun

Leap into spring and embrace the warmth! We are loving everything tulle and getting very inspired by the contemporary ballerina. Embrace your inner pink self and start pulling inspiration for your wardrobe, your food, and even your home decor.

Take, for example, this truly stunning wedding dress…

 

Or perhaps add some tulle to your flowers…

 

And even add it to your table decor for a nice spring outdoor evening.

 

Make your flower girls feel even more like princesses than they already are.

 

And we never forget about shoes…

 

Happy Spring!

 

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