From planners, caterers, and entertainers to floral designers, ice sculptors, and lighting gurus, these compendiums share the passions and motivations of the event industry's most popular specialistsand even a few of their best-kept secrets to executing unforgettable occasions. Each affair is accompanied by lighthearted editorial, providing a look behind the scenes at birthdays, corporate functions, religious milestones, and charity galas. With beautiful, lavish photographs, these collections invite readers to walk the red carpet and enjoy the splendor of elite events thrown by world leaders, royalty, celebrities, and other members of high society.
A pictorial journey that begins at the event's conceptualization, moves through each stage, and ends with the finishing touches that make it memorable, this insider’s guide to DC’s triumphant occasions offers both inspiration and motivation for creating a dazzling, extraordinary party.
About the Author
Brian Carabet has more than 25 years of experience in the publishing industry, ranging from third party publishing to magazine publishing and coffee table book development. He lives in Plano, Texas. John Shand has more than 30 years of business management experience in a diverse mix of corporate structures, specializing in building and managing sales and marketing organizations. He lives in Charlotte, North Carolina. They are the cofounders of Panache Partners, LLC, a publishing company based in Dallas, Texas.