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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 …

Creative Solutions In The Community

Have you ever thought about what happens behind the scenes at Creative Solutions Special Events? We work hard to make sure that you have best event that you can.   While we spend the majority of our time working on event planning and production, we also find time for training, community involvement and growing ourselves to better serve you!  There are …

Loray Mill Wedding

If you haven’t been by to check out the newly renovated Loray Mill, you’re missing out! Old mills are all the talk in the wedding industry, and this is one that you don’t want to miss out on. You can jazz up the event space for a fancy night out, or keep things simple, yet stunning, and incorporate the rustic …