Marriage Proposal Planning – is that cheating?

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Calling all Marriage Proposal Planners! Wait, what? That’s right. In case you haven’t heard, there exists a career where the job description is something along the lines of “planning the perfect proposal for you and your loved one”. I can see this turning into a huge part of the industry, don’t you? Basically, the Marriage Proposal Planner is in charge of coming up with the perfect proposal that will surprise and delight your partner. They promise to plan a unique and unforgettable way to surprise the ONE you will spend the rest of your life with.

So how much does the perfect proposal cost? Packages vary anywhere from $300 to $2000+ depending on how involved you want the Marriage Proposal Planner to be. They simply help you brainstorm and come up with the idea or they can take charge and do everything from ideas to booking to coordinating the entire love bird moment!

Would you consider it? Some might say this is cheating and that the one doing the proposing should think of an idea that will be meaningful to their partner. On the other hand, what if you just really aren’t the creative type?

Will this be a male dominated audience or will women give it a go? Only time will tell as this is still a newish type of planning. Welcome to the Special Events Industry Marriage Proposal Planners!

Happy Planning!

~Gabrielle Norton
Founder/Event Planner
‘Cause We Can Events
http://www.causewecanevents.com

20% OFF BizBach IDEAFEST | Promotion for ISESLA Members

IDEAFEST promotion for ISES LA members! “ISESVIP” saves you 20% off program or expo.

2012 IdeaFest Los Angeles Schedule

Schedule is subject to change, please check back frequently for more updates!

Visit the Event site for up to date changes: www.bizbash.com 

Wednesday, June 13, 20122012 IdeaFest Los Angeles

7:30 – 8:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
(Conference Registrants only)

8:00 to 10:00 a.m.
Morning Conference Program
(Full Day Conference Program Registrants only)
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10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
Morning General Session
(Open To All Attendees)

Spotlight on BizBash Los Angeles Innovators
Meet the 2012 Los Angeles Innovators

Morning Keynote Presentation
Featuring Cheryl Cecchetto, Owner/ President, Sequoia Productions

11:00 a.m.
Trade Show Floor Opens
(Open To All Attendees)

11:30am-to 12:30 p.m.
Event Innovators Roundtable, Sponsored by IML
(Invite Only)
50 of the area’s top event players come together with BizBash CEO David Adler, and Howard Givner, Executive Director, Event Leadership Institute to discuss the state of the event’s industry.

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
BizBash Top 100 Events Luncheon
Featuring “Trends in Events” by Chad Kaydo, BizBash Media Editor In Chief
(Pre-Registration Required)

Join us as we honor and award the top players in 2011 Los Angeles Events! Enjoy a delicious catered luncheon and listen to a bonus presentation on 2012 Trends in Events, presented by Chad Kaydo, BizBash Media, Editor In Chief. (Open to all attendees)

1:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Event Leadership Institute Knowledge Forum
(Open To All Attendees)
Don’t miss these 15-minute flash sessions on the tradeshow floor that give you quick and effective tips to all facets of event planning!

1:45 – 2:45 p.m.
Afternoon Conference Program
(Full & Half-Day Conference Program Registrants Only)
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3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Afternoon General Session
(Open To All Attendees)
Afternoon Keynote: Event Technology Revolution
Explore the best applications and software for the future of event planning by leading event industry professionals.

2012 Readers’ Choice Awards
You nominated and voted for your favorites! Now it’s time to find out which west coast events professionals win the Readers’ Choice Award in each of 12 categories!

5:00 p.m.
Trade Show Floor Closes

Upcoming BizBash IdeaFest Schedule

Chicago

The Merchandise Mart
August 16, 2012

New York

Jacob K. Javits Center
October 24, 2012

Boston

Cruiseport Boston Black Falcon Cruise Terminal
November 8, 2012

Wildflower Linen Fashion Show

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Back by popular demand, ISES LA is pleased to present this year’s Spring Signature Event: Wildflower Linen’s “Fashion Show.” We are honored to have Youngsong Martin, owner and designer of Wildflower Linens showcase her exclusive couture collection of iconic linens. Youngsong , nationally known fashion designer of high-style women’s apparel, launched Wildflower Linen in 2001 based in Southern California; a decade later, her full-service rental company has since redefined the special event linen industry. Wildflower Linen offers the ultimate in style, glamour and customer care to their clients nationally and abroad. Do not miss this unique opportunity see Youngsong’s line worn down the catwalk!

Raise your standards and be a part of the ISES LA Spring Signature Event at Elevate Lounge. 21 floors above Downtown LA’s Financial District, floats one of the most unique restaurant concepts Southern California has ever experienced- Takami Sushi & Robata Restaurant, and Elevate Lounge. Elevate Lounge gives guests a nightlife experience above the city’s frenzy, from a penthouse vantage point that is sleek, stylish and ultra-modern.

WHEN Wednesday, May 23, 20126:00 PM – 9:00 PM
WHERE Elevate Lounge
811 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 2100, Los Angeles, CA 90017
FEE ISES Member Registration
Fee $75.00Non ISES Member Registration
Non ISES Member $100.00

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 REGISTER TODAY!

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ISES LA Presents: The 2011 Los Angeles Special Event Awards (LASEAs) Finalists

ISES Los Angeles is proud to announce the finalists for our 2011 LASEAs (Los Angeles Special Event Awards). These finalists, listed below in alphabetical order, represent the wide variety of talent and professionalism that is embodied in the ISES LA Chapter. Winners will be announced on Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at the ISES LA Installation and Awards Celebration at Pandora on Green in Pasadena. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.ises-la.com. Click here for more information or to register. Congratulations to all of our finalists!

Best Event Design

AOO Events – “Dream Foundation Fashion Show – Ferragamo”
AOO Events – “Hillman Cancer Center Gala ’10”
AOO Events – “IMPACT ’10 – Closing Night”

Best Event Entertainment Concept/Execution

Eventworks – “You Are A Star”

Simply Mumtaz Events, Inc. – “Dominguez Centennial Aviation Day”

Best Event Produced for a Non-Profit Organization

Catalina Island Conservancy – “Catalina ROCKS!”

Pitzer College – “An Extraordinary Evening at the Chicago Botanic Garden”

Simply Mumtaz Events, Inc. – “Dominguez Centennial Aviation Day”

Best Wedding Produced

J. Soiree Events – “An Ocean Blue Wedding”

Best Event Produced for a Corporation

AOO Events – “IMPACT ’10 – Closing Night”
SJL Events – “Art Gallery/ Public Mall Turns Private Art Gallery”

Best Green Event

J. Soiree Events – “Get Pampered”

Best Allied Team

AOO Events – “IMPACT ’10 – Closing Night”

Classic Touch Allied Team – “Sixth Annual ABC-IE Gala”

Simply Mumtaz Events, Inc. – “Treasures of Los Angeles”

There is Still Time to Submit for the LASEA Awards

2011 Los Angeles Special Event Awards

The Los Angeles Special Event Awards (LASEAs) are presented annually by ISES LA to recognize excellence in special events by professionals in the Greater Los Angeles area. Submissions are limited to events that took place between January 1, 2010 and December 31, 2010. The late submission deadline was extended to June 22, 2011. Click here for more information and instruction on how to enter today!