Happy Holidays From The Entire EBE Team!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

We wish you and your family all the best over Christmas and the New Year!

Please note that the Events by Emma Office will be closed for the Holidays between December 21 – January 11th.

Only clients who have events and meetings booked during that time frame will be contacted directly by Emma and the Team. Please be patient with us as we are taking a much needed break and will return all calls and emails in early January.

We are booking follow-up planning meetings with ALL of our clients for January and February 2010 and will contact you as soon as we are back in the office to book your next appointment if we have not done so already. We have some stylish surprises as well as fantastic new clients and events booked for 2010 and we look forward to working with you all bringing them from concept to reality!

Check-out our blog for latest events and news @ www.eventsbyemma.com

P.S. Don’t forget to visit us at 20th Anniversary Wonderful Wedding Show January 16-17 at The Winnipeg Convention Centre we will be at booths 917 & 1016

WEDDINGBELLS – 25th Anniversary Special Edition

Cover shot of Weddingbells Magazine, Spring-Summer 2010

WEDDINGBELLS – 25th Anniversary Special Edition

Well I just received my personal advance copy of the upcoming Weddingbells Magazine Spring-Summer 2010 Edition and it looks just fabulous!

This issue which will hit newstands just before the holidays will give Brides fresh 2010 ideas for their weddings and Celebrates 25 years of bridal style.

Here’s a sneak peek of the cover shot. You can find Events by Emma on pages 363, 374, 376

Pooran & Jas – Sneak Peek, Day 2

Photos by D.Singh

Pooran & Jas – Sneak Peek, Day 2

Well… what a crazy fun weekend producing Pooran and Jaskarndip’s Wedding. From the Shagan on Friday to the Traditional Wedding Ceremony on Saturday and all the festivities in between, The Events by Emma Team worked their magic in creating an unforgettable event!

Here’s a sneak peek of Day 2. More to come soon…..

EMMA THANKS: The Events by Emma Team, Debbie, The Radisson Downtown, Dr. Raj Pandey Hindu Temple, Floral Elements, Planned Perfectly Specialty Linens and Draping, Rygiel Photography and Video, Hasina Mehndi Body & Art, Pundit Shastjri, Buffalo Stone Cafe, Samosa’s Catering, Nachle Entertainment, Krystal Dreams, Beaver Bus Lines, Josh Stanton, Michael Bayer, Brittany.

Pooran & Jas – Sneak Peek, Day 1

Photos by D.Singh

Pooran & Jas – Sneak Peek, Day 1

Well… what a crazy fun weekend producing Pooran and Jaskarndip’s Wedding. From the Shagan on Friday to the Traditional Wedding Ceremony on Saturday and all the festivities in between, The Events by Emma Team worked their magic in creating an unforgettable event!

Here’s a sneak peek of Day 1. More to come soon.

EMMA THANKS: The Events by Emma Team, Debbie, The Radisson Downtown, Dr. Raj Pandey Hindu Temple, Floral Elements, Planned Perfectly Specialty Linens and Draping, Rygiel Photography and Video, Hasina Mehndi Body & Art, Pundit Shastjri, Buffalo Stone Cafe, Samosa’s Catering, Nachle Entertainment, Krystal Dreams, Beaver Bus Lines, Josh Stanton, Michael Bayer, Brittany.

Chamber Membership Luncheon: State of The Province Address

Photos by E.Singh

The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce Membership Luncheon: State of The Province Address

Today was a busy and fun day as the Events by Emma Team attended the Chamber’s annual State of The Province Luncheon with Keynote Speaker Premier Greg Selinger.

In addition to a fabulous lunch at The Convention Centre and a positive address from the Premier the EBE Team had the honour of providing our custom decorating services for the two head tables.

Inspired by the Holidays and the very green chairs at the Convention Centre we created two unique Holiday Tables featuring red and silver linens, fresh floral wreaths as the centrepiece with red hurricane vases and floating candles, cranberry garnett glassware, custom and personal guest favours, sqaure votives and lots of candles. Here’s a mini peek at todays event.

EVENTS BY EMMA THANKS: The Events by Emma Team, The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce, The Convention Centre, Floral Elements, Planned Perfectly and Karta House.

QUICK & EASY HOLIDAY PARTY PLANNING TIPS

Photos from TopPartyIdeas.com

QUICK & EASY HOLIDAY PARTY PLANNING TIPS

The holidays are fast approaching. Here are some tips on throwing your own holiday party.

Plan your party and invite your guests in advance. Holidays are always busy and your guest’s calendars book up fast. Choose a venue, whether it be your own home, a restaurant or a hotel. Decide which space is better suited to your event. If you have a particular venue in mind, a party in January or February isn’t a bad idea because those are slower months and you may have more guests in attendance. Will your party have a theme? If so, let people know! Set a tentative date as you may want to work around the schedules of some friends and family. Decide whether you’ll call your potential guests or send out formal invitations.

Even after you’ve completed the gruelling task of cleaning your abode, your atmosphere is not complete. No party is complete without some sort of decoration! You may choose to go with silver or red and green, but you’re not confined to these colours. Scent the air with something welcoming. In the bathroom, you may want to leave a scented candle and an extra roll of TP in plain sight. Is there music to suit the festivity? Leave it playing softly in the background when your guests arrive.

Now for food and beverages since no party is really a party without them. When guests walk away from the party, food and drinks are memorable. If you’re cooking for the party, put your best chef skills to use. Party food requires work. There are hors d’oeuvres, the main course, and dessert. When cooking or hiring a caterer, choose foods that complement each other. If you’re looking for inspiration, try looking at magazines. Take into consideration the potential mess and accidents. Would you like that gooey, red sauce on your couch and rug? Choose something light for dessert. You’re finishing off the night and everybody is probably still full from the appetizers and dinner.

When deciding which beverages to serve, be wise. Water, coffee, tea, and punch are typical. Will you serve alcohol at your party? If you’ve decided to serve alcohol and are not hiring a bartender, lay out the most popular drinks like beer, wine, and vodka. Among your selection, have a signature drink. Coffee itself can be played up when accompanied by whipped cream and liqueur.

All in all, holidays are festive, so have a jolly good time!

Written by Emily Sideen, Event Staff, EVENTS BY EMMA

The Fort Garry Hotel, Spa and Conference Centre – Holiday Open House

Photos by E.Singh

The Fort Garry Hotel, Spa and Conference Centre – Holiday Open House

Well the Holidays have officially started and what a great way to jump start the festivities than with the grand opening event of the new Fort Garry Hotel, Spa and Conference Centre.

Events by Emma had the honour of assisting with The Fort Garry’s Holiday Open House and it was a lot of fun planning and designing in this new fantastic space. This year’s theme revolved around four very unique food stations including a Asian Buffet, Italian Buffet, Prairie Buffet and Indian Buffet. The event showcased the amazing and first rate food and beverage service that the Hotel provides to each of its clients and showed off the newly renovated Conference Centre with the breathtaking new and improved Grand Ballroom, Selkirk Room, Assiniboine Room and entrance lounge and bar areas.

Here’s a sneak peek at this amazing facility and event.

EMMA THANKS: The Events by Emma Team, Fort Garry Hotel, Spa and Conference Centre, Floral Elements, Planned Perfectly Linens.