What to Expect When Working with an Event Specialist

On your wedding day, it is important that you have the best team in place to ensure you have the soirée of your dreams. Your team often starts with an event specialist. This person is your right hand when choosing a venue, flowers, event rentals, a caterer and much more. They can also help provide your out-of-town guests with an attraction guide of places to visit prior to your wedding. Your event specialist will also be the go-to person on the day of your wedding for any questions or concerns. Take a look at our list of ways that an event specialist can help your wedding day run smoothly!

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Event Rentals – Best Practices

When you are preparing to host an event, the details and checklist can seem endless. Depending on your venue space and number of guests, you will likely need quite a few event rentals. These rentals can include tents, chairs, tables and linens, and those are only the necessities. Here at Hicks, we have more than 30 years of experience in the event rental industry and want to help ensure that you have the best products possible. Check out our quick guide for event rental best practices.

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Your Guests’ Guide to Memphis Attractions

According to a recent segment on Good Morning America, Memphis, Tennessee ranks as one of the hottest places to travel in 2019. From historic musical landmarks to good, southern comfort food, we have it all. As you plan your next big event in the Bluff City, be sure to prepare an attraction guide for your guests. When visitors come to town for a wedding, trade show or conference, they often appreciate hearing about the local gems. Not only can Hicks help with event rentals, but we can also provide you with a few ideas for fun. Follow our guide to Memphis events and attractions and leave your guests saying, “I love Memphis!”

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Outdoor Event Rental Options

Outdoor Event Rental Options

As the sun begins to peek out from behind the clouds and rising temperatures grace us with their presence, the time has finally come to start planning outdoor events. With these soirées come larger event spaces to fill, weather considerations to consider and guest accommodations to prepare for. The good news – outdoor event rental options are endless. Take a look at our outdoor rental checklist and feel inspired for the spring and summer event season!

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Winter Wonderland Wedding Ideas

When the weather gets cold and winter comes, everything changes. Holiday cheer is in the air and wedding season is in full swing. While some might shy away from having a winter wedding, snowy celebrations of love bring great opportunity to completely transform a venue into a winter wonderland. These can be filled with a cozy fireside ceremony, elegant holiday décor and festive, decadent, classic food that your friends and family will delight in. Take a look at our favorite winter wonderland wedding ideas that will ensure your guests feel nothing but warmth, cheer and love.

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The Best of 2018 Wedding Trends

As 2018 comes to an end, it is the time to reflect on the best wedding trends that we have seen over the last year. One thing is for sure, couples have not been shy to push boundaries and break wedding norms with daring colors, modern décor and adding in their own personal touch to make their day memorable. Take a drive down memory lane with us and look at a snapshot of our favorite wedding trends from 2018.

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4 Guest Book Alternatives to Make Memories that Last

Your wedding day is full of moments that you’ll want to remember forever. Between the hustle and bustle of planning and hosting, it can be difficult to stop and take it all in. While it may seem like the only way to keep track of who attends your event, a traditional guest book doesn’t always capture your favorite memories. What if you could offer your friends and family an interactive way to mark their attendance that could also serve as a precious keepsake after your wedding day? Take a look at a few “guest book” alternatives that will help ensure that your wedding guests have a great time and you have memories to cherish for years to come!

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How To Pick Your Wedding Theme

There are many factors that play a part in choosing your wedding theme. Some couples select a theme based off of something they both love, such as a movie or time period. Others will decide on a theme centered around their venue or the season in which they are getting married. While there are a number of ways to approach your decision, the process can often become overwhelming and filled with too many choices. With a few simple tips, you can filter through an ocean of options and select the right theme for your special day.

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Falling in Love With Four Wedding Must-Haves

Fall is in the air and the height of wedding season is just around the corner. This is often one of the best times to have an outdoor ceremony because minimal decorations are needed with nature’s vibrant colors at their brightest. The weather is cool, the air is dry and the trees are bursting with oranges and yellows just before they release their leaves. With nature in mind, here are our four favorite fall wedding must-haves to prepare for your perfect day.

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How to Choose the Perfect Color Palette

One of the most exciting first steps in wedding planning is deciding on a color palette. Your selection of shades will help determine floral arrangements, linens, décor and attire for your special day. Choosing your wedding colors can be overwhelming, but with these simple tips, you can be sure that your palette is personal, powerful and picture-perfect.

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