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Special Events News Briefs for Aug. 19, 2009

Special Events News Briefs for Aug. 19, 2009

Tabletop Gallery 2010 Competition Opens Do you design fabulous tabletops? Then show the world. Special Events Magazine will select the best tabletop designs in two budget categories at The Special Event 2010, Jan. 12-15 in New Orleans. Click here for more

Caterers plan on picnics Just over half of caterers responding to a Special Events online poll say that while they don't now offer picnics, they are considering doing so as a budget-friendly option. Twenty-nine percent already offer picnics, and 17 percent don't and have no plans to do so. Is the recession cramping your efforts to go green? Take our latest poll, on the right beneath the Resource Center …

Tents may be banned in Kuwait A fire in a wedding tent near Kuwait City killed 41 guests Saturday and sent 76 to the hospital, according to a report in the Los Angeles Times. A fire department official said that holding such events in tents may be banned as a result.

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