What event trends should
officially be retired?
“No more balloons. Please.”
“Standard props, like old Western town fronts or oversize
surfboards. Light and fabric can create a much more compelling
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“Fluffing linens on a table is really on its way out. I’m seeing
more metal tables or tables with polished wooden tops. I think
linens have seen their day.”
Echelon Events Inc.
“Oh, those ice flume bars! What are they doing? People think
running their vodka through a block of ice is actually going to
cool it off, but it does nothing at all. Most of those drinks just
end up getting left around the room. And oxygen bars? Enough
already. Get rid of them now.”
Robert Hulsmeyer, CMP, CSEP, DMCP
Empire Force Events Inc.
New York City