DIY New Year’s Eve: Party at Your Pad

Part Two: Food & Beverage Now that you’ve picked the kind of party that you want to have, we’re ready to graduate to Food and Beverage. New Year’s Eve is now three weeks away, and time’s a tickin’ – take your seat and let’s learn! Beverage We’ll start with the bar because regardless of the kind of party you’re having (cocktail or dinner), champagne isn’t a “want,” it’s a “NEED.” First, you’ll want to select the appropriate space. Talented event […]

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DIY New Year’s Eve: Party at Your Pad

Part One: Pick Your Party ‘Tis the season…to start making plans for New Year’s Eve. If you live in New York, Los Angeles or Washington, DC, or somewhere in between, you’re undoubtedly faced with a plethora of options to choose from when it comes to picking your New Year’s Eve party location. But, when was the last time you considered your own home?  Rather than breaking the bank to make plans to celebrate at someone else’s party with strangers, save […]

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What Happens When Entertainment Designers Collaborate with Graphic Designers: Our New Brochure

We’ve been waiting to show you these brochures for what feels like forever! We teamed up with the creative mind of Mareta Creations to create our new, elevated “brochure,” which you can get a sneak peek of below: The Box One of our “brochures” takes on the box-invite form. Check it out: The Invite Our other “brochure” takes on the classic invitation-look. After all, who wouldn’t want to be invited to the entertainment experience of a lifetime?

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Performers We Love: George Duke

Professionals in the entertainment industry can all agree that the pioneer in America’s truest form of music, George Duke, will be greatly missed. George died Monday in Los Angeles from his battle with leukemia at age 67, his record label told the press. Uncharted Territory We’ll forever cherish Duke as the mastermind fusion artist that brought together jazz, rock and R&B to create his own funktastic sound. His career began in 1966, but it wasn’t until 1969 that he became […]

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WeddingWire World 2013 Recap: 3 Things We Learned

As professionals, it’s important to understand that yes, we’re good at what we do. But, it’s also important to understand that there’s always room for improvement. Yesterday, team NYX attended WeddingWire World 2013 at The Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C., in efforts to learn more and improve our business. We had the pleasure of sitting in on a few of Alan Berg‘s lectures; the following are three of our favorite tips that Alan shared yesterday about how to improve your company’s […]

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Performers We Love: Michael Franti

After producing events all week, it makes perfect sense that we’re inclined to attend one. This past weekend, members of the NYX Entertainment & Events team went to the Mermaids of Alcatraz Tour that featured Train, Michael Franti and Spearhead at Jiffy Lube Live.  While we thoroughly enjoyed the concert from start to finish, Michael Franti’s performance quickly became our personal favorite. His stage presence, unique talent and musical prowess created a sort of love-at-first-song connection among our team that […]

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Ted Talk Tuesday: Richard St. John

Everyone has his or her own definition of success. For some, success means earning money, buying a big house or maybe a fancy car. Perhaps for others, success is levitating to a higher social standing or winning an award. For our team at NYX, success is nearly impossible to define as a single item or ideal. Instead, we’ve created our own definition by drawing from approximately eight components, as outlined by Richard St. John’s Ted Talk, “Eight Secrets of Success.” […]

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NYX Goes Hollywood

Three struggles we faced, and overcame on our journey to Hollywood fame. About two months ago, we were sitting poolside at the Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, when President and CEO, Howard Teger’s, cell phone rang. Ten minutes later, NYX Entertainment & Events had accepted the challenge to fully produce an event in three weeks on the West Coast. Challenge 1: Time is of the Essence Typically, we have about nine months lead-time to produce an event. During […]

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