GARY JONES, CSEP, has formed event production company GARY JONES PRESENTS … in San Antonio. The company will offer services for events ranging from intimate weddings to large corporate awards dinners. Call 210/875-1060; www.garyjonespresents.com. · Audiovisual and staging solutions provider CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY has opened a 15,000-square-foot facility in Las Vegas. HERB BRANDT will serve as general manager and VIRGINIA GROSHANS as sales executive at the new location. Call 866/841-2858; www.ctlasvegas.com. · STAN and BETH WHITE, co-owners of Memphis-based GRAND EVENTS & PARTY RENTALS, have acquired PARTY PLACE, a party rental and event planning company with locations in Nashville and Columbia, Tenn. The two companies will retain their individual names following the merger. Call 866/777-0670; www.grandeventrentals.com or www.partyplace.net. · Westlake Village, Calif.-based HOLO-WALLS, which designs innovative products for event productions, has opened an office in Mexico City. The new office can be reached at +52 55 5435 3563; www.holowalls.com. · MANHATTAN RENTAL & DESIGN CONCEPTS has opened in a 3,000-square-foot showroom in New York. The company rents its previously designed, custom-made selection of unique sofas, ottomans and tables for events; in-house designers can also create customized furniture according to client specifications. Call 212/751-7010; www.manhattanfurniturerental.com.
AZURE PACIFIC EVENT MANAGEMENT has relocated to an office at 118 1/2 Cedar Way, Laguna Beach, CA 92651. The company's new phone number is 949/715-3901; the Web site remains www.azurepacificevents.com.