10 Best Ideas of the Week: a Graffitied Subway Car, a Teen-Friendly Step-and-Repeat

Here's a look at 10 steal-worthy ideas we spotted this week. This week's roundup includes a graffitied subway car replica at the launch of Privé Revaux Eyewear's flagship in New York, 3-D printed s'mores at Sue's Tech Kitchen in New York,...

Here’s a look at 10 steal-worthy ideas we spotted this week. This week’s roundup includes a graffitied subway car replica at the launch of Privé Revaux...

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How This Experiential Pop-Up Uses Food to Teach Kids About Tech

Sue’s Tech Kitchen is the brainchild of entrepreneur and tech media personality Randi Zuckerberg. Liquid nitrogen dessert-making, coding with candy, and making s’mores on 3-D food printers are some of the 25 activities attracting visitors to Sue’s Tech Kitchen, a...

Sue’s Tech Kitchen is the brainchild of entrepreneur and tech media personality Randi Zuckerberg. Liquid nitrogen dessert-making, coding with candy, and making s’mores on 3-D...

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See a Life-Size Holiday Train Made With 700 Pounds of Chocolate

The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto, created a life-size chocolate holiday train that required the skill of the hotel's pastry chef and engineering team. It's not uncommon to see holiday-theme displays in hotel lobbies during December, but the Ritz-Carlton, Toronto, has put an...

The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto, created a life-size chocolate holiday train that required the skill of the hotel’s pastry chef and engineering team. It’s not uncommon to...

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DJ Irie Shares His Favorite Places

The official DJ of the Miami Heat shares where to hear live music, enjoy Sunday brunch, and find authentic Jamaican food. Official DJ of the Miami Heat DJ Irie is an in-demand talent for corporate events and celebrity bashes as...

The official DJ of the Miami Heat shares where to hear live music, enjoy Sunday brunch, and find authentic Jamaican food. Official DJ of the...

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6 Crazy Food Trends From 2017 You May Have Missed

From color-changing noodles to unicorn tears, these menu items caused some eyebrow raises and inspired plenty of Instagram posts this year. Restaurants and caterers upped the ante on culinary creativity in 2017 with a goth-y grey ice cream in Los...

From color-changing noodles to unicorn tears, these menu items caused some eyebrow raises and inspired plenty of Instagram posts this year. Restaurants and caterers upped...

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13 Generation Z-Friendly Ideas From the ‘Teen Vogue’ Summit

The inaugural two-day event in Los Angeles brought in speakers, decor, and sponsors designed to appeal to a younger, socially conscious generation. On December 1 and 2, more than 500 young people gathered in Los Angeles for the inaugural Teen...

The inaugural two-day event in Los Angeles brought in speakers, decor, and sponsors designed to appeal to a younger, socially conscious generation. On December 1...

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How a Fashion Brand Turned its Holiday Catalog Into a Tech-Fueled Live Event

Guests at Roots Canada’s fashion show could purchase items as models presented them on stage using an app that responded to ultrasonic sound waves. Rather than passing along a traditional holiday gift guide to press and influencers, this year Canadian...

Guests at Roots Canada’s fashion show could purchase items as models presented them on stage using an app that responded to ultrasonic sound waves. Rather...

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Holiday Parties 101: Why Your Office Needs to Celebrate

The holidays are a time to gather with coworkers and be festive, but not every company celebrates the season or its staff the way it should. If your office is a holiday-party Grinch, check out the reasons below and help...

The holidays are a time to gather with coworkers and be festive, but not every company celebrates the season or its staff the way it...

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What’s the Most Memorable Event Idea You Saw in 2017?

BizBash editors share some of the smartest, most creative ideas they spotted at events this year. From a house built of paint bottles to a maze through lower Manhattan, events grew increasingly innovative in 2017.

BizBash editors share some of the smartest, most creative ideas they spotted at events this year. From a house built of paint bottles to a...

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10 Best Ideas of the Week: a ‘Will & Grace’ Bathtub Photo Op, History Channel’s Giant Viking Horn, a 360-Degree Ping-Pong Table

Here's a look at 10 steal-worthy ideas we spotted this week. This week's roundup includes a Will & Grace bathtub photo op at the inaugural Vulture Festival Los Angeles, History's giant Viking horn stunt in New York and Los Angeles...

Here’s a look at 10 steal-worthy ideas we spotted this week. This week’s roundup includes a Will & Grace bathtub photo op at the inaugural...

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Drink & Be Merry: 11 Cocktail Ideas for Holiday Parties

Bartenders, mixologists, and beverage directors share their favorite drinks to serve during the holiday season. From an eggnog flight to a berry red punch to a fragrant cocktail with pine syrup, here’s a look at some seasonal drinks for holiday...

Bartenders, mixologists, and beverage directors share their favorite drinks to serve during the holiday season. From an eggnog flight to a berry red punch to...

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How This Dining Club Hosted a Kid-Friendly Thanksgiving Event

Nibble & Squeak organized a holiday meal designed for children with special needs and their parents. Sitting at the kids’ table during a dinner party might be a universal family joke, but Nibble & Squeak aims to make the idea...

Nibble & Squeak organized a holiday meal designed for children with special needs and their parents. Sitting at the kids’ table during a dinner party...

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How Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Are Transforming Event Venues

VR- and AR-focused spaces and attractions offer multi-dimensional, often mind-blowing, events for planners and participants. As the dual trends of people demanding unique and memorable experiences—and the preference for participation over mere attendance—accelerate and continue to transform the meetings landscape,...

VR- and AR-focused spaces and attractions offer multi-dimensional, often mind-blowing, events for planners and participants. As the dual trends of people demanding unique and memorable...

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Washington’s Top 100 Events 2017

The list of the meetings, galas, and industry gatherings that make the most impact in Washington year after year. The first year of a president’s first term is always expected to impact the social and cultural scene in Washington, and...

The list of the meetings, galas, and industry gatherings that make the most impact in Washington year after year. The first year of a president’s...

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Which Holiday Event Clichés Should Planners Avoid?

From boring photo booth props to predictable gifts and color palettes, these are the holiday party ideas to leave behind this season. “Photo booth props on sticks.

From boring photo booth props to predictable gifts and color palettes, these are the holiday party ideas to leave behind this season. “Photo booth props...

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10 Best Ideas of the Week: a Grace Jones-Inspired Arrivals Area, Hennessy’s Cognac Wall, a World Kindness Day Mural

Here's a look at 10 steal-worthy ideas we spotted this week. This week's roundup includes a Grace Jones-inspired arrivals area at the InterContinental Miami Make-A-Wish Ball, Hennessy's wall of cognac bottles at its experiential tour in Brooklyn, a colorful mural...

Here’s a look at 10 steal-worthy ideas we spotted this week. This week’s roundup includes a Grace Jones-inspired arrivals area at the InterContinental Miami Make-A-Wish...

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Holiday Party Ideas 2017: 12 Ideas for a Metallic Theme

Golds, silvers, bronzes, and pewters combine to create a subtle, yet striking, color scheme. Much like a glass of sparkling champagne, luxe metallic details and gleaming decor prove to be a timeless holiday party trope that never fails to impress...

Golds, silvers, bronzes, and pewters combine to create a subtle, yet striking, color scheme. Much like a glass of sparkling champagne, luxe metallic details and...

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8 New Photo Booth Ideas for Events

These innovative photo booth concepts are smart, surprising, and, most of all, shareable. From interactive paint-splattered balloons to spooky ghost Polaroids, here are some photo booth ideas that really captured the event's theme.

These innovative photo booth concepts are smart, surprising, and, most of all, shareable. From interactive paint-splattered balloons to spooky ghost Polaroids, here are some photo...

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Holiday Party Ideas 2017: 10 Ideas for a Bright & Bold Theme

Whether a crowd-pleasing carnival or an exotic bazaar, a party filled with vibrant colors will put guests in a festive spirit. Even if the weather outside is dreary and dull this time of year, a party bursting with a kaleidoscope...

Whether a crowd-pleasing carnival or an exotic bazaar, a party filled with vibrant colors will put guests in a festive spirit. Even if the weather...

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Holiday Party Ideas 2017: 12 Ideas for a Greenery Theme

Pantone’s color of the year can be interpreted as a nature-inspired theme for seasonal parties. From evergreen branches to hearty dishes, here are some ways to plan a cozy, woodsy theme for a holiday event.

Pantone’s color of the year can be interpreted as a nature-inspired theme for seasonal parties. From evergreen branches to hearty dishes, here are some ways...

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Get Inspired by These 18 Thanksgiving-Theme Food and Decor Ideas

Here are new ideas for catering, cocktails, decor, activities, and more. Thanksgiving calls for a classic blend of autumnal color palettes, elegant sit-down dinners, and, of course, delicious food and cocktails.

Here are new ideas for catering, cocktails, decor, activities, and more. Thanksgiving calls for a classic blend of autumnal color palettes, elegant sit-down dinners, and,...

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Block Party: 8 Angular Rental Items for Events

These rental items add a geometric element to any event. From a giant game of Jenga to grassy ottomans and hanging hedrons, here’s a look at some unique seating options, decor, and more for events.

These rental items add a geometric element to any event. From a giant game of Jenga to grassy ottomans and hanging hedrons, here’s a look...

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Holiday Party Ideas 2017: 4 Unique Ideas for Invites and Thank-Yous

From party invites to thank-you notes, here’s what to send to clients, employees, and business associates this time of year. While traditional paper greeting cards will always be in style, this holiday season brings a host of cool digital and...

From party invites to thank-you notes, here’s what to send to clients, employees, and business associates this time of year. While traditional paper greeting cards...

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10 Best Ideas of the Week: a ‘Super Mario’ Flash Mob, a Rainbow Smirnoff Vodka Ice Bar

This week's roundup includes a flash mob during the Super Mario Odysseylaunch event in New York, Bumble's branded networking lounge at the Fast Company Innovation Festival in New York, a rainbow Smirnoff ice bar at the Human Rights Campaign National Dinner...

This week’s roundup includes a flash mob during the Super Mario Odysseylaunch event in New York, Bumble’s branded networking lounge at the Fast Company Innovation Festival...

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Most Innovative Meetings 2017: #1 C2 Montréal

C2 Montréal is one of those rare events that has established a distinct identity through constant innovation—and a faithful following from people representing a variety of industries across the globe. One of the most remarkable aspects is that the event, part...

C2 Montréal is one of those rare events that has established a distinct identity through constant innovation—and a faithful following from people representing a variety of...

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Most Innovative Meetings 2017: #2 Airbnb Open

As Airbnb global head of alternative marketing Sarah Goodnow and her team began making plans for the 2016 Airbnb Open event, they took design inspiration from the content: The company would be unveiling a new product at the event, Airbnb...

As Airbnb global head of alternative marketing Sarah Goodnow and her team began making plans for the 2016 Airbnb Open event, they took design inspiration...

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Most Innovative Meetings 2017: #3 South by Southwest

Organizers of South by Southwest work with their mobile app partner, Eventbase, each year to add new features to the SXSW Go app to improve the experience for attendees. The 10-day mix of conferences and festivals in Austin, Texas, is...

Organizers of South by Southwest work with their mobile app partner, Eventbase, each year to add new features to the SXSW Go app to improve...

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Most Innovative Meetings 2017: #4 Google I/O

In 2016, Google completely redesigned its I/O developer conference, shifting from a fairly traditional format at San Francisco’s Moscone Center—where it had met for seven years—to a fun and funky festival setup at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View.

In 2016, Google completely redesigned its I/O developer conference, shifting from a fairly traditional format at San Francisco’s Moscone Center—where it had met for seven...

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Most Innovative Meetings 2017: #5 Oracle OpenWorld

At a 60,000-person event like Oracle’s OpenWorld, how speakers deliver content is a crucial question. Formats like PowerPoint-heavy lectures are “not the best way for learning retention to happen,” said Paul Salinger, vice president of marketing at Oracle.

At a 60,000-person event like Oracle’s OpenWorld, how speakers deliver content is a crucial question. Formats like PowerPoint-heavy lectures are “not the best way for...

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Most Innovative Meetings 2017: #6 NewCo Bay Area Festival

For three days in February 2017, more than 2,000 people traveled around the San Francisco Bay Area visiting companies such as LinkedIn, Pandora, Slack, and PayPal. Their wristbands identified them as participants in the NewCo Bay Area Festival, which has a...

For three days in February 2017, more than 2,000 people traveled around the San Francisco Bay Area visiting companies such as LinkedIn, Pandora, Slack, and...

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Most Innovative Meetings 2017: #8 Hamptonality Unleashed 2016 Happiest Huddle Ever

About every two years, Hampton by Hilton convenes the general managers of its 2,300 hotels from 20 countries for three days of learning, networking, community-building, and immersion into the brand’s culture.

About every two years, Hampton by Hilton convenes the general managers of its 2,300 hotels from 20 countries for three days of learning, networking, community-building,...

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10 Best Ideas of the Week: Glowing Cocktail Pouches, Hunter Rainwear’s Experiential Greenhouse

This week's roundup includes glowing cocktail pouches at American Eagle's 40th-anniversary celebration in New York, a neon basketball court at the grand opening of Moxy NYC Times Square, Hunter rainwear's experiential greenhouse pop-up in New York, and Target's fall-theme photo...

This week’s roundup includes glowing cocktail pouches at American Eagle’s 40th-anniversary celebration in New York, a neon basketball court at the grand opening of Moxy...

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