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Thinking BIG by Staying on Top of Trends

May 9, 2017  
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High Tech and Low Tech Ideas for 2017 and Beyond If it’s all about staying on top of trends then does it make sense to read another article featuring ideas from the event planner on your own block? That’s what we thought, so we looked outside our own areas of expertise to take the pulse of design in 2017. We looked at the fields of typography, infographics, computer coding, and textiles.... 

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AFR® Event Furnishings Launches Partnership with AllSeated®

January 25, 2017  
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AFR® Event Furnishings is proud to announce their alliance with AllSeated®, a company that is revolutionizing the event industry with state-of-the-art event planning tools! AFR® Event Furnishings has provided 3D models for 250+ pieces of their furnishings to create a library hosted right on the AllSeated® site. By integrating AFR’s expansive inventory with the planning and design capability of... 

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Events Go Wild: Bringing Style to Summer Festivals

August 10, 2016  
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It’s summertime and the living is easy but that means the events go wild! Summer raves were not initially on our radar as events that would require our plush lounge furnishings but several of them have become so overwhelmingly popular that VIP sections are now coveted by sponsors and high-end clientele. For instance, the Electric Daisy Carnival which started in Las Vegas as a small grassroots affair... 

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Engage!16: Making Waves

July 7, 2016  
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Photo: Jeremie Barlow   While the organizers of Engage!16, a luxury-wedding summit, was urging its 300 attendees to “make waves” in their professional lives, AFR’s Miami team, led by Jen Pentreath, Marketing Coordinator, ensured that it was all smooth sailing when it came to furnishings.   The Media lounge was set with Monaco Sofa and Charis, Oro Tables and Gold Phoebe cocktail tables.... 

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Turning the Tables: A Marketing Campaign Turns AFR Tables into Coloring Books

May 24, 2016  
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This was the one time when it was OK to draw on the furniture! In fact, visitors to the AFR booth at the Experiential Marketing Summit in Denver, Colorado, were encouraged to embrace their inner child and get creative on one of our Aspen dining tables. It all began when Mandy Diaz, AFR’s Account Executive in Florida, received an adult coloring book as a gift from a client. Knowing that color was... 

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AFR EVENT FURNISHINGS TO HELP YOU SAVE THE DAY!

April 14, 2016  
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This summer’s hottest conventions – E3 and Comic-Con — are right around the corner and AFR is there for you with the most powerful design ideas on the planet! Our 3-D design capabilities give you X-Ray vision into how best to layout your booth, demo room or after party. Or, talk to one of our consultants who we have super powers at their command! E3 | June 14 – 16 | Los Angeles Comic-Con... 

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Epic Battles!

March 23, 2016  
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It would seem this is a month of epic battles. This week Batman and Superman battle in the Dawn of Justice. The world is waiting to find out which super power will emerge victorious. However, on March 15 another battle raged on the show floor of Catersource / Event Solutions as two design super powers faced off on the AFR Design Stage. Who would save the day? David Caruso and Bob Russo faced off,... 

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MPI NEXT Chicago 2016

March 8, 2016  
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AFR Event Furnishings was thrilled to be one of the sponsors for the Meeting Planners International Conference (Chicago Chapter) – MPI NEXT Chicago 2016- that was held on Monday, February 22nd, 2016 at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Hotel on the Magnificent Mile. MPI NEXT Chicago 2016 – The NEXT big thing for meetings and events! MPI NEXT 2016 was a one-day symposium bringing together meeting... 

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Oscars and AFR

February 19, 2016  
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Cast Your Vote for the Best Seat in House! In Hollywood, you are where you sit, and what you sit upon! For the Oscars, we’ve put together suggestions of furnishings based on the Best Picture Nominees. When it comes to the Oscars, AFR always has the best seat! Vote for the best seat (and movie) and if your movie wins, well, while you won’t get a gold-plated award, you will get our undying... 

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#TSE2016 Flashback!

January 25, 2016  
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Wow, what a whirlwind! The Special Event Conference and Trade Show or TSE, as industry insiders call it, was here and gone in the blink of an eye. If you weren’t there we are sorry you missed it! If you’ve ever been to the conference, then you know that TSE week often feels more like a family reunion that kicks off the New Year. The team powered through a solid week of fun, work and non-stop action... 

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