Tips and Trends for Awards Dinner

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 | Filed under: Awards Ceremony, Events Venue | author: By Keith Sly,    

Awards DinnerFor most corporate companies, small businesses, or nonprofit organizations, awards dinners best help celebrate the success of an employee, industry, or company. This type of celebration dinner honors exemplary achievements by showing appreciation for a unique individual or group. The dedicated event planners at The Manor proudly share tips and trends necessary for planning a proper awards dinner. From hosting the awards dinner at a stunning venue to a full itinerary to entertain attendees, these tips will ensure both an impressive and memorable event. Read more…

2017 Sweet Sixteen Party Planning Trends

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 | Filed under: Milestone Birthday, Milestone Events, Sweet Sixteen | author: By Keith Sly,    

A sweet sixteen is the official coming of age milestone birthday party in North America. Every teenage girl dreams of having the perfect sweet sixteen party, but to truly give the guest of honor a party that sparkles and shines, consider the 2017 Sweet sixteen party planning trends that surpass the traditional ceremonies and banquet dinners. Whether semi-formal or formal, traditional or an innovative celebration, a sweet sixteen party should best represent the birthday girl. Before you stock your makeup bags, shop for that princess dress, or select shimmery favors, the event planners at The Manor have gathered the most fabulous party trends and new chic design features to give your special lady a birthday extravaganza to remember! Read more…

2017 Retirement Party Planning Trends

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 | Filed under: Events Venue, Party Entertainment, Party Favors, Party Planning, Party Themes, Retirement Party | author: By Keith Sly,    

Retirement PartyPlanning a retirement party is an exciting ordeal that reflects on the honorary guest’s longtime career accomplishments and celebrates their future ventures, in one life milestone. Retirement parties are often either hosted by the family or planned by the longtime company of the retiree. Event planners at The Manor have compiled the top 2017 retirement party trends and tips to best commemorate your honorary guest both personally and professionally from heartfelt speeches and themes to the guest list. Read more…

Top 2017 Graduation Party Themes

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 | Filed under: Graduation Party, Milestone Events, Party Planning, Party Themes | author: By Keith Sly,    

Graduation PartiesEach year high school and college seniors graduate and are happily congratulated by their family and friends. This year why not forego a traditional graduation party and honor their accomplishment by sending your high school or college grad off into the next chapter with a memorable themed party? Whether closing the chapter and leaving old high school friends for an exciting college journey or completing a degree and embarking into the real world, the Manor has gathered trendy and unique top 2017 graduation party themes to ensure these precious memories last a lifetime. Read more…

How to Plan a Destination Wedding

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 | Filed under: Destination Wedding, dream wedding, Honeymoon ideas, wedding ideas, wedding planning | author: By Keith Sly,    

Destination WeddingToday couples have more wedding venue and ceremony options outside the traditional chapel. Destination weddings allow couples to pack their bags, and get married in a dream location.  From tying the knot in the warm sand, whisked away in the mountains, historical landmark, or in the heart of a big city, a destination wedding can feel like the ultimate bliss as well as a honeymoon in one. With the many exotic options to choose from, every couple will find a destination that best suits their taste. To plan a dream wedding in a getaway location, couples should consider important logistics to ensure your big day will be everything you hoped for. Sit back and grab your plane ticket, the Manor has gathered advice from far and wide to advise you how to plan a destination wedding. Read more…

2017 Bar and Bat Mitzvahs Party Trends

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 | Filed under: Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah, coming of age party, Events Venue, Milestone Events | author: By Keith Sly,    

2017 Bar and Bat Mitzvah Trends
Bar and Bat Mitzvahs remain a commemorative day to celebrate your child among family and friends. When searching for the right party theme to best represent your child, it may seem like there are endless options. From the color scheme to party rentals and cake to favors the event planners at The Manor have experience in planning bar mitzvahs and bat mitzvahs. When it comes to hip entertainment and creative décor elements, our party planners share the latest trends to perfect your child’s mitzvah celebration, yet able to stand out from the rest. Read more…

Why You Should Still Hire A Wedding Planner

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 | Filed under: Wedding Planners, wedding planning, Wedding Vendors | author: By Keith Sly,    

With endless possibilities from Pinterest wedding boards and access to plenty of information with a simple Google search, you may question the benefits of hiring a wedding planner. For some brides, the answer is easy; they know that wedding planning is just not for them. But for brides having spent their whole lives imagining every aspect of their wedding day, they may not see the need for extra help. Hiring a wedding planner offers perks for every bride, wedding size, and budget. A wedding planner serves as an assistant to the bride-to-be, dedicated to providing expertise, vendor connections, and foresight in transforming dream weddings into reality. We recruited our own wedding planners at The Manor to provide keen insight as to why you should still hire a wedding planner.
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Spring Wedding Table Settings

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 | Filed under: Spring Weddings, table settings, wedding floral designers, wedding flowers | author: By Keith Sly,    

The spring season promises new life especially when joining two lives together in marriage. With blossoming flowers, warmer weather and sunshine brightening spirits, its no wonder planning a spring wedding is an exciting time for your budding romance. Whether you dream of a modern, romantic, whimsical or traditional wedding, the expert wedding planners at the Manor offer you both trending and timeless ideas to incorporate into your spring wedding table settings.
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Planning An Outdoor Wedding

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 | Filed under: Outdoor Venue, Outdoor Wedding, wedding planning | author: By Keith Sly,    

Beauty in nature is found everywhere. With bright blue skies, romantic breezes and picturesque sunsets. When planning an outdoor wedding, it’s important to consider various aspects to ensure that the wedding is perfectly captures nature’s beauty. At the Manor, we offer 20 acres of manicured landscape, and a beautiful selection of formal gardens with trellises and an open-air gloriettes. Our wedding planners have gathered ideas and advice to ensure your outdoor wedding is stunning!
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Wedding Trends: Small vs. Large Weddings

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 | Filed under: Large Weddings, Small Weddings, Wedding Budget, Wedding etiquette, Wedding guests | author: By Keith Sly,    

Small vs Large Weddings
Many elements contribute to the size of your dream wedding such as guest list, the venue, and wedding budget. These factors can easily frustrate newly engaged couples during wedding planning. But what exactly constitutes as a large or small sized wedding? Generally, small weddings host less than 75 guests while large weddings have over 100 guests. But “big” and “size” can be subject as each couple has a unique view depending on their budget and vision for their big day. The Manor’s wedding planners have compiled elements from both small and large weddings, as well as benefits and drawbacks to best help couples with their upcoming big (or small) day.
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