by By Jennifer Nicole Dienst | June 01, 2009

HI0609 Napkin


Conversation starter. At receptions, give guests something to ponder other than their vodka tonics, with a curious quote printed on a cocktail napkin. Customize napkins cheaply and quickly at foryourparty.com (100 for $29, as shown). (866) 383-8957; foryourparty.com

 

 

 

 

 

HI0609 Luggage

 

 

Conspicuous case. We're in love with the Halsea line of luggage in perk-me-up shades of sunset pink and saltwater blue (they scream "Here we are!" on baggage carousels). Pictured: Roller Suitcase in China Cove print, $335. (949) 673-7743 halsea.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

HI0609 Fortune cookie

 

Good fortunes. Send delicious predictions of a prosperous future to business partners. Customized fortune cookies, $25 for 12. (630) 544-5000; 18stories.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HI0609 Glass base


 

Your words in bloom. The floral team at Disney Events Group creates custom centerpieces with an invitation, brochure or menu from your meeting fitted into the glass base. Prices vary. (321) 939-7129; disneymeetings.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HI0609 Responseware

 

I-Reponse. TurningPoint's ResponseWare, a popular audience feedback system for events, now offers a free polling application via iTunes, for use with the iPhone or iPod Touch. (866) 746-3015; turningtechnologies.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HI0609

Power breakfast. At the InterContinen­tal Boston, treat attendees to a moment of zen with complimentary yoga classes on the hotel's waterfront lawn, followed by a group breakfast of granola and smoothies, priced at $20 per person. (617) 217-5090; intercontinentalboston.com