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UNCC Strong

As I sit and write today, my heart feels heavy.  I work in an industry filled with happiness.  Almost everything that our team touches makes a special day, well special.  We bring smiles and sparkle to events.  Weddings and celebrations and everything in between.  My blog was due to Girl Wonder on Monday, but we are busy, I mean it …

Don’t Waste, Double Up: How to Reuse Your Wedding Items

 After planning a wedding, there is nothing worse than seeing the details that you excruciatingly mulled over for months be used for 15 minutes and then never seen again. Working closely with many brides over the years, we’ve seen the good and the bad of “doubling up”, so we’ve gathered a list of 5 BEST things that can have dual …

The ARA Experience in Washington, DC

A couple of weeks ago, I had the unique opportunity to spend two days in Washington, DC participating in a legislative caucus with the American Rental Association.  This was my first experience in participating in anything like this and my first trip to DC.  To say that I was anxious, a bit nervous and incredibly excited may be a bit …

Creative Solutions: Not Your Average Rental Company

Did you know that Creative Solutions Special Events offers not only month of coordination, but full-service planning for weddings, corporate events, non-profit fundraisers and many other special events? While our bread and butter lies in the rental business, we feel the planning and coordination side is where we thrive! We love being able to see an event from start …

CERP: What It Means

CERP – Certified Event Rental Professional – what does this mean?

Our own Shannon Thomas wears a lot of hats!  In her personal life she is a wife, mom, daughter, sister in law, daughter in law, friend and volunteer.  At work she is a part of an awesome team, she is often behind the scenes and frequently out working with clients. Did you …

Creative Solutions Trends and Training – Keeping It Fresh

Event trends change very much like clothing styles.  They change year to year and season to season.  Very often we see trends that were popular five or six years ago start to show up again.  Our team works hard to stay ahead of this.  We attend vendor showcases, read event and bridal magazines, listen to podcasts, study blogs from all …