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Valentine's Day party planning

Valentine’s Day Party Tips and Tricks

Valentine’s Day has been celebrated for decades and is one of the most popular holidays around the world. Many associate it with candy, gifts and flowers, but this day can also be enjoyed with friends! So, why not celebrate this holiday of love with a festive party? Take a look at our list of tips and tricks that will help you host a Valentine’s Day party that would even make Cupid jealous.

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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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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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Tips for a Successful Trade Show Table

Trade shows provide unique opportunities for companies to display new products or services, interact with potential customers and network with peer organizations. These events also offer your business the chance to test out a new product or receive feedback on a new idea. While conventions are full of ideas and opportunities for professional growth, you will likely be marketing your business alongside competitors, and therefore, it is important that your show space stands out among the rest. We have compiled a few tips to help you prepare a striking trade show table that will be sure to attract attendees and offer a personable experience for potential customers.

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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 Plan a Spectacularly Spooky Halloween Soirée

October brings a chill in the air, and not just from the weather! Everywhere you look, you’ll see round, orange pumpkins carved with fun faces, or front yards decorated with frightening fantasies. This time of the year also brings costumes, candy and did we mention party planning? Take a look at our list of four Halloween party planning essentials that will keep your guests screaming with delight as you turn out the light for your spectacularly spooky soirée.

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Gearing Up for Gameday

Down, set, tailgate! Football season is in full swing and that means you need a great tailgate to host family and friends. Along with tailgating events comes lots of preparation. From tents, chairs, tables, TVs, food, beverages and more, there are many ways to be the “host with the most” and take your event space to the next level. Show your best school spirit with our list of tips and tricks to help you get ready for your next gameday bash!

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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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Celebrate Elvis Week in Memphis

If there is one event in Memphis that brings out the rich culture of the Blues City, it’s Elvis Week. Lace up your blue suede shoes and get ready for a week filled with history, fun, and rock and roll. When you aren’t visiting Graceland or touring Sun Studio, you can celebrate the King with your own Elvis event! Gather your friends and family, and keep the spirit of the King alive with a little less conversation and a little more jailhouse rock.

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