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2018 Event Tech Trends

Technology trends are possibly the most difficult for events professionals to stay ahead of as they change quickly and evolve overnight. They revolutionize what we do, often well before we realize that there is an application for new tech or a need that tech could fill. 2018 promises to be an exciting year in technology for the events industry. Here are some of the trends we’re anticipating will take off or continue to rise in popularity as the year progresses. ... Read article »

AFR® Furniture Rental White Labels AllSeated’s Virtual Reality Event Planning Platform, Delivering Industry’s First Virtual Reality Furniture Show Room

AllSeated today announced that AFR® Furniture Rental (AFR®, Pennsauken, New Jersey), one of the largest national furniture rental providers to the events industry, will white label AllSeated's 360 Realplans-3D virtual reality solution. The partnership underscores the events industry trend toward creating vivid virtual experiences across all aspects of event planning and provisioning. Tightly-coupled with AFR® high-quality furnishings, AllSeated's 360 Realplans-3D pr... Read article »

Event Planning In 3-D With AllSeated

This past week, AllSeated announced that its 360 RealPlans-3D, the event planning industry’s first and only genuine virtual reality capability, is now available on a wide range of VR headsets including Facebook’s revolutionary Oculus, HTC’s Vive, and the Samsung Gear VR. To celebrate this industry milestone, we sat down with AllSeated CMO and co-founder Sandy Hammer to discuss the evolution of Virtual Reality and what it means for the event industry. Tell us a lit... Read article »

Event Technology Special Report: Before the Event

Simplify venue selection and design, attendee acquisition, and networking with the help of technology. No time or budget to travel to visit venues? No problem, thanks to virtual reality. Hotels and meeting facilities are incorporating VR so planners can walk through meeting spaces without leaving their offices. This technology is also being used during the design process. In January, Freeman launched a suite of VR services that includes VR Design Explorer, which... Read article »

Simplify venue selection and design, attendee acquisition, and networking with the help of technology.

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Here’s What Oue Skypace L.A.’S New Partnership With Mindy Weiss Means For You, Presented By Oue Skyspace L.A.

OUE Skyspace L.A. Events Manager Stephanie Estes sat down with us for a chat about the space's new partnership with Mindy Weiss and what it means for you. STEPHANIE ESTES: Our paths crossed with Mindy Weiss earlier this year. She came by OUE Skyspace L.A. with a client who was looking for a wedding venue. Mindy asked why she never heard of this place before—"it’s amazing." Towards the end of our visit, she said, “we should do an event together,” to which I replie... Read article »

7 Classic Wedding Ideas Brides Always Forget To Incorporate In Their Wedding

Something Borrowed & Something Blue Is there anything more classic than including something borrowed and something blue in your wedding day? Sandy Hammer of AllSeated suggests borrowing a family member or close friend’s wedding veil, hair accessory or special piece of jewelry as your something borrowed. "Sometimes, brides get put off by trying to incorporate something blue into their wedding day -- it’s not that hard though," she says. "Consider a light blue... Read article »

7 Mistakes Brides Make When Planning A Fall Wedding Outdoors

They Don't Plan For The Cold It gets darker earlier, which means it can also get chilly at night. Sandy Hammer at AllSeated recommends heaters for your tented affair, umbrellas available in case of rain as well as pashminas and wraps to keep your guests warm and comfortable.... Read article »

7 things you should and 7 things you shouldn’t do at a wedding Read

For anyone who's attended a wedding, you know that it's an occasion for a couple that calls for happiness, celebration, and, hopefully, delicious wedding cake. But just because you've received an invitation doesn't mean you necessarily know the rules when it comes to being the best wedding guest you can be. You'll likely want to put your best foot forward, but with so many etiquette expectations, it's difficult to keep track of what it takes to become a wedding gues... Read article »

7 Ways To Use Family Traditions When Planning Your Wedding

Your vows are more than just you and your fiancé becoming husband and wife--it's also a celebration of your two families becoming one. With that in mind, you might want to include some family traditions during your wedding day. Some of the best wedding planners shared the easiest ways to do just that with SHEfinds. Play Meaningful Music Music can conjure up wonderful memories for family members at the wedding, says Sandy Hammer of AllSeated. "If there is a spe... Read article »

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