Owned and operated by KERRELL FARMELANT, the new Phoenix-based THE NEXT GREAT EVENT offers event planning and management services. Call 602/697-6449, or visit www.thenextgreatevent.com. • St. Louis-based MAC MEETINGS AND EVENTS has expanded to an office in Valdosta, Ga., headed by ERIKA BIDDIX. Call 314/421-2005, or visit www.macmeetings.com. • Chicago-based PEAR TREE CATERING has teamed up with JOY OF THE GAME, a sports facility in Chicago. For more information, call 847/459-1100, or visit www.eventsatjg.com. • PANACHE, an event rental company based in Pompano Beach, Fla., has acquired GREAT PERFORMANCES PARTY RENTAL and retained founder HERB FAIRMAN. For more information, call Panache at 800/30-PARTY, or visit www.panachepartyrental.com. • Based in City of Industry, Calif., KELLY PAPER will now offer the bridal announcement and accessory collections of Rexburg, Idaho-based HORTENSE B. HEWITT and ARTCO CONVERTERS. For more information, contact Kelly Paper at 909/859-8200, ext. 296, or visit www.kellypaper.com.
FESTIVE OCCASIONS, headquartered in Woburn, Mass., has created a new specialty linen division. The new division lets event planners and designers select fabric and create custom linen for events. Call 781/933-8777, or visit www.festiveoccasions.com. • Austin, Texas-based MARQUEE EVENT GROUP, formerly Austin RentAll Party, now comprises MARQUEE RENTS, MARQUEE TENTS and MARQUEE LINENS. For more information, call 512/491-7368, or visit www.marqueeeventgroup.com.
New York-based XA NEW YORK has moved to a new office and design center at 636 W. 28th St., Floor 9, New York, NY 10001. Call 212/625-9191, or visit www.expagency.com. • TOTAL EVENT RESOURCES has moved to new facilities at 1920 N. Thoreau Drive, Suite 105, Schaumburg, IL 60173. For more information, call 847/397-2200, or visit www.total-event.com. • The new address for event and wedding planning professional group COSMOPOLITAN EVENTS is 8730 Big Bend Blvd., Suite C, St. Louis, MO 63119. Call 314/249-9107, or visit www.cosmopolitanevents.com. • DISTINCTIVE EVENT RENTALS has moved to a new warehouse. The address is 1111 International Plaza, Chesapeake, VA 23323. The phone and fax numbers remain the same, 757/420-7000 (phone), 757/420-7406 (fax).