The wedding and special event arena is ever changing and that is reflected more and more each year as technology plays a greater role in our lives. We have access to web sites such as Pinterest with our smart phones so that we can keep up with what’s hot instantly. Some of the latest trends are leaning towards the NYC club or lounge feel. Brides and grooms are frequently requesting hi-end lounge sofas and chairs to create a club feel to their cocktail reception or even the evening reception space. The idea is to create a space that invites guests to kick back and relax during and after dancing as well as to facilitate more guest interaction. The furniture pieces can be provided by a local furniture company or a party & event rental company. The cost can be steep but if creating that club feel is important, it can be accomplished.
Guests are also asking for live and interactive projection so that all of the day’s festivities are not only recorded but projected live on a full size projector screen. Interactive photo booths are also “in” because those fun shots can be displayed instantaneously for all of your guests to see. Hi-end and elaborate lighting and staging continues to be popular especially for So. Asian receptions that require the bride & groom sit on a stage for a portion of the evening. Lighting and staging companies can provide these services but shop around for the best deals.
As trends evolve throughout the year, the most important thing to remember is to make the event your own, whether that is done with lounge furniture, lighting or simply weaving your favorite hobbies or sporting activities into the day, make it reflect you!
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