• Event Snapshots: A 007 Masquerade

     
    POSTED April 23, 2018
     
  • Event Snapshots: A 007 Masquerade

     
    POSTED April 23, 2018
     
  • Event Snapshots: A 007 Masquerade

     
    POSTED April 23, 2018
     
  • Event Snapshots: A 007 Masquerade

     
    POSTED April 23, 2018
     
  • Event Snapshots: A 007 Masquerade

     
    POSTED April 23, 2018
     
  • Event Snapshots: A 007 Masquerade

     
    POSTED April 23, 2018
     
  • Event Snapshots: A 007 Masquerade

     
    POSTED April 23, 2018
     

Guests came together for two important reasons at Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center last October: to celebrate the 55th anniversary of the 007 James Bond franchise and Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The first annual “En Noir: A Casino Royale Masquerade” event was designed to benefit Imerman Angels, a one-onone cancer support community that pairs a cancer fighter, survivor or caregiver with someone who has fought and survived the same type of cancer. Guests dressed in black-tie or masquerade attire and were treated to themed cocktails from a premium bar and chef-driven hors d’oeuvres. The night’s entertainment included casino tables, aerialist performances and singer Erin Boheme, who delivered renditions of Bond’s most memorable movie songs. 

The New York and New Jersey chapters of the National Association for Catering & Events (NACE), along with the Banquet Event Strategic Task Force (BEST Task Force), held an in-person gathering in August, their first since the start of the pandemic.

 

The Michigan Society of Association Executives (MSAE) hosted its first inperson event since the pandemic began at The Medalist Golf Club in Marshall. MSAE’s goal was to host a fun networking opportunity that followed COVID guidelines, and helped members gain confidence attending in-person events again.