LISA POLLACK, formerly with M&M THE SPECIAL EVENT CO., has launched Deerfield, Ill.-based EVENTS BY LISA, specializing in corporate and social event planning in the Chicago area. Call 847/338-5092 or e-mail [email protected]. • KIMBERLY BRODY, formerly with DMC PACIFIC AGENDA, has formed INNOVATIVE EVENTS in San Diego. The full-service event design and coordination company will serve the southern California area. Call 858/794-9096; www.innovativeevents.net. • Vancouver-based MAXIMUM WEST DESTINATIONS & FIREWORKS MARKETING GROUP has opened an office in Calgary, Alberta, which will service the Alberta and Canadian Rockies regions. • ANDREA THIESSEN will head up the new office as managing director. Call 403/218-2040; www.maximumwest.com. • ROYCE MASON, owner of THE PROP SHOP, and BRUCE GOLDBERG of BRUCE GOLDBERG & CO. have merged their businesses to form SIGNATURE EVENT GROUP in Portland, Ore. The company will offer production and planning services along with 20,000 square feet of decor and fabric customization space. Call 503/283-8828; www.signatureeventgrp.com.
PENDLEY PARTY PRODUCTIONS & RENTALS has relocated its warehouse to 7201 Santos Drive, Suite F, Waco, TX 76712. Call 254/772-2757; www.pendleyparty.com. • Two offices of SELECT EVENT RENTALS have moved to new locations. The Washington office has moved to a modern facility with a designer showroom in Laurel, Md., and can be reached at 301/937-7600; the Philadelphia office has relocated to a larger office and warehouse space in Pennsauken, N.J., and can be reached at 856/910-8687. The company's Web site remains www.weparty.com.