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In Brief for July 29, 3009

In Brief for July 29, 3009

News about our "50 Top" list, Martha Stewart's destination weddings and Facebook fans.

Calling big event planners! Special Events is preparing the 8th edition of our big "50 Top Event Planning Companies" list—should your company be included? To get a form, just click here

Martha Stewart to launch destination weddings program The Martha Stewart Living brand and Sandals Resorts International on Monday announced a multiyear partnership to offer five Martha Stewart-themed destination wedding packages at Sandals resorts in the Caribbean. Bookings start in October for events in 2010. Some 31 percent of brides aged 21 to 30 plan to hold a destination wedding, the companies said …

About Facebook Facebook is by far the most popular social networking site with special event professionals, with nearly 60 percent naming it their favorite, according to an online poll from Special Events. Twitter is a distant second, with 13 percent listing it as their favorite, followed by MySpace at 10 percent and LinkedIn at 3 percent. Seven percent of respondents say they use all four sites, while 5 percent say they use none of them.

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