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Gala Award NOMINEES

Gala Award NOMINEES

SPECIAL EVENTS MAGAZINE is proud to present the nominees for the 2004 Gala Awards, as selected by our Advisory Board. The winners will be announced at a black-tie celebration on Jan. 8 at The Special Event show in Miami. Watch for our January issue, which will contain photos and descriptions of these exciting events. Congratulations to all who created this outstanding work. — The Editors

BEST FAIR/FESTIVAL

City of Garland, Garland, Texas

JHE Production Group, Concord, N.C.

The Lundquist Co., Sacramento, Calif.

BEST INVITATION

Arlene Segal Designs, North Miami Beach, Fla.

BK Design, Boston

Hannah Handmade Cards, Evanston, Ill.

BEST DINING TABLE DESIGN

Designs by Sean, Dania, Fla.

Party Arts, St. Louis

Timot McGonagle, Nashville, Tenn.

BEST FOOD PRESENTATION

A Joy Wallace Catering Production & Design Team, Miami

Culinary Capers Catering, Vancouver, British Columbia

Harith Productions Ltd., Oreland, Pa., and Ritz-Carlton, Naples, Naples, Fla.

BEST OFF-PREMISE CATERED EVENT

A Joy Wallace Catering Production & Design Team, Miami

Feys & Hobbs Catered Arts, Victoria, British Columbia

Thomas Caterers of Distinction, Indianapolis

BEST CATERED EVENT PRODUCED BY A HOTEL BANQUET DEPARTMENT

Harith Productions Ltd., Oreland, Pa., and Ritz-Carlton, Naples, Naples, Fla.

Orlando World Center Marriott, Orlando, Fla.

Radisson Paper Valley Hotel, Appleton, Wis.

BEST FUND-RAISING EVENT

EventScape Inc., Barrington, Ill.

MarCon, Chicago

Napa Valley Wine Auction, St. Helena, Calif.

BEST EVENT PRODUCED FOR A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION

EventScape Inc., Barrington, Ill.

JAM Productions, Chicago

MarCon, Chicago

BEST WEDDING, BUDGET UNDER $500 PER GUEST

Events of Distinction, San Francisco

The Precious Moment Taiwan Ltd., Taipei, Taiwan

Yifat Oren & Associates, Special Events, Sherman Oaks, Calif.

BEST WEDDING, BUDGET $500 AND ABOVE PER GUEST

Coronado Weddings, Coronado, Calif., and Pacific Events Partners, San Diego

Details Event Coordinators, St. Louis

Weddings Unique, Winter Park, Fla.

BEST MULTIPLE-DAY INCENTIVE EVENT

Extraordinary Events, Sherman Oaks, Calif., and Designs by Sean, Dania, Fla.

Harith Productions Ltd., Oreland, Pa., and Ritz-Carlton, Naples, Naples, Fla.

Showtime Events, Raleigh, N.C.

BEST MULTIPLE-DAY EVENT PROGRAM FOR A CORPORATION OR ASSOCIATION

EventWorks, Los Angeles

Hartmann Studios, Richmond, Calif.

Total Event Resources, Inverness, Ill.

BEST EVENT STAGED IN MULTIPLE LOCATIONS

Atlantis Creative Group, Toronto

Extraordinary Events, Sherman Oaks, Calif.

Impressive Events, Montclair, N.J.

BEST FLORAL DESIGN

Feastivities Catered Events, Berwyn, Pa.

Someone's in the Kitchen, Tarzana, Calif., and Velvet Garden, Los Angeles

The Precious Moment Taiwan Ltd., Taipei, Taiwan

BEST TENT INSTALLATION

Axis Project Management, Newport Beach, Calif.

Celebration Rentals, Pipersville, Pa.

De Boer Vinings, Atlanta

Ducky-Bob's Party & Tent Rentals, Carrollton, Texas

BEST USE OF LIGHTING

BC Event Management, Burnaby, British Columbia, and Electric Aura Lighting Design, Burnaby, British Columbia

Brite Ideas, Foothill Ranch, Calif.

Designs by Sean, Dania, Fla., and Hy-Lite Productions, West Palm Beach, Fla.

BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN TECHNICAL SUPPORT

BC Event Management, Burnaby, British Columbia, and Riggit Services, North Vancouver, British Columbia

Digital Lightning, Gaithersburg, Md.

JHE Production Group, Concord, N.C.

BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN LOGISTICS

ESPN Productions, Bristol, Conn.

Extraordinary Events, Orlando, Fla., and George P. Johnson Co., Auburn Hills, Mich.

JHE Production Group, Concord, N.C.

JHE Production Group, Concord, N.C.

BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN EVENT RENTAL SUPPORT

ASI Production Services, Orlando, Fla.

Austin Party Central, Austin, Texas

Marquee Tent Productions, Austin, Texas

BEST NEW, INNOVATIVE EVENT PRODUCT/TECHNOLOGY

AVS Entertainment, Plantation, Fla.

Designs by Sean, Dania, Fla.

Transformit Inc., Gorham, Maine

BEST EVENT ENTERTAINMENT CONCEPT AND EXECUTION: ENTERTAINMENT BUDGET UNDER $25,000

Extraordinary Events, Sherman Oaks, Calif.

Harith Productions Ltd., Oreland, Pa., and Designs by Sean, Dania, Fla.

USA Hosts New Orleans, New Orleans

BEST EVENT ENTERTAINMENT CONCEPT AND EXECUTION: ENTERTAINMENT BUDGET $25,000 TO $100,000

EventWorks, Los Angeles

Galaxy Productions, Sunrise, Fla.

TLC Creative Special Effects, Los Angeles

BEST EVENT ENTERTAINMENT CONCEPT AND EXECUTION: ENTERTAINMENT BUDGET ABOVE $100,000

National Hockey League, New York

Steve Kemble Event Design, Dallas, and Imagination Entertainment, San Diego

Vok Dams Gruppe, Wuppertal, Germany

MOST OUTSTANDING SPECTACLE

Charlotte Center City Partners, Charlotte, N.C.

JAM Productions, Chicago

JHE Production Group, Concord, N.C.

BEST EVENT PRODUCED FOR A PRIVATE INDIVIDUAL: BUDGET UNDER $500 PER GUEST

Carolyn Dempsey Design, Port Chester, N.Y.

MGM Mirage Events, Las Vegas

Timot McGonagle, Nashville, Tenn.

BEST EVENT PRODUCED FOR A PRIVATE INDIVIDUAL: BUDGET $500 AND ABOVE PER GUEST

Creative Consulting Specialists, Northbrook, Ill.

EKS Events, Aspen, Colo.

MGM Mirage Events, Las Vegas

BEST EVENT MARKETING CAMPAIGN

Index Event Agency, Bangkok, Thailand

Vok Dams Gruppe, Wuppertal, Germany

Wiersma Experience Marketing, Englewood, Colo.

BEST THEATRICAL ENTERTAINMENT PRODUCTION

E=MC2 Event Management, Calgary, Alberta

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