Event Snapshots

Event Snapshots


Backpacks to Briefcases

On Nov. 16, 20 MPI PHL members and myself had the pleasure of engaging with Temple and Drexel Hospitality and Tourism students in an information filled speed networking hour, aptly named Backpacks to Briefcases.

Event Snapshots: The 11th Annual Best of Michigan Awards

MIM+E held its 11th annual Best of Michigan party May 19 at the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center in Detroit. Kurt Colone and Mike Staff Productions provided music and emcee services; event favorite Empty Canvas returned to provide entertainment; Shutterbooth made sure everyone got the chance to take a photo; Holiday Market served up delicious desserts and Top That! Event provided the décor.

Event Snapshots: 2016 Michigan EPIC Awards

The Event Professional Industry Class Awards were held April 5 at MotorCity Casino’s Sound Board. Kurt Colone of Mike Staff Productions was the emcee, with entertainment by the Dan Rafferty Band.

Event Snapshots: Table Top Wow!

The Greater Detroit Chapter of the National Association for Catering and Events held its Table Top Wow! event October 21 at Andiamo Warren. The design competition included a strolling reception and silent auction to benefit Blessings in a Backpack.

Event Snapshots: 21st Annual ROSE Awards

The Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau honored more than 200 hospitality workers and volunteers at its 21st Annual Recognition of Service Excellence (ROSE) Awards on September 23 at the Detroit Opera House. WXYZ’s Glenda Lewis served as mistress of ceremonies, while the Rodney Lamar Page Band, Kurt J and Evelyn Renee provided entertainment.

Event Snapshots: 10th Annual Best of Michigan Readers Choice Awards

MIM+E held its annual Best of Michigan party May 22 at the new Blue Water Convention Center in Port Huron. Empty Canvas provided the entertainment; Kurt Colone and the team from Mike Staff Productions emceed and played music; Chateau Chantal provided a wine tasting table; SugarHigh Bakery delighted guests with a sweets table; and Emerald City Designs provided the floral arrangements and linens. 

Event Snapshot: 2015 EPIC Awards

Event industry professionals gathered at The Henry, Autograph Collection on March 11 for the fourth annual EPIC Awards. The awards, a joint effort by ISES Metro Detroit Chapter, ABC Michigan and the Greater Detroit Chapter of NACE, recognized the best events and suppliers from the past year.

Event Snapshots: Showcase of Ideas at Eagle Eye Golf

Planners and suppliers gathered at East Lansing’s Eagle Eye Golf in November for the 2014 Showcase of Ideas. The event, a partnership between VIKTOR and Event Garde, featured sessions on branding, contract negotiations and the 2015 ASAE Annual Meeting.


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