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2018 N.I.C.E. Awards!
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2018 N.I.C.E. Awards!

A Carnival On a Tuesday? Yes, please! On Tuesday, we attended the 17th Annual N.I.C.E. Awards with members of NACE (National Association for Catering and Events) & ILEA (International live Events Association). This event awards those in the industry for their accomplishments in event planning, catering, entertainment, creative and support services. The N.I.C.E. Awards were hosted at Theatre on The Lake, a gorgeous...

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Danielle & Josh's Wedding at Morgan Manufacturing
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Danielle & Josh's Wedding at Morgan Manufacturing

Happy Flashback Friday Couple: Danielle & Josh | Venue: Morgan Manufacturing Photographer: Cassandra Photo | Planner: Plum & Ivy Events | Floral: Anthony Gowder Designs We had so much fun with Danielle & Josh's Wedding. The day started with simplistic and elegant ivory entrance draping. The ceremony was decorated with an ivory drape wall and amber uplighting. The reception transformation was absolutely...

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Taylor & Josh's Wedding at the Edgewater Wisconsin
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Taylor & Josh's Wedding at the Edgewater Wisconsin

Happy Wedding Wednesday! We received these beautiful photos from Michelle & Jonny at Paper Antler and could not wait to share them! Couple: Taylor & Josh | Venue: The Edgewater Wisconsin | Planner: Cherry Blossom Events | Florist: Daffodil*Parker We cannot get over how gorgeous Taylor's entrance was. How magical is this ceremony ceiling draping? We loved Taylor & Josh's reception room...

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Allison & Jack's Wedding at Hilton Oak Brook Hills
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Allison & Jack's Wedding at Hilton Oak Brook Hills

Happy Valentine's Day! Let's celebrate with a toast to all of those celebrating Valentine's Day as a married couple!  Couple: Allison & Jack Dillon | Venue: Hilton Oak Brook Hills | Wedding Date: November 18, 2017 A gorgeous reception set up with cafe globe lighting glowing over guest tables. Allison & Jack's white vinyl dance floor was perfect for their first dance. We loved the marquee letters and ivory...

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Brian & Kelly's Wedding at Chicago Chicago Botanic Garden
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Brian & Kelly's Wedding at Chicago Chicago Botanic Garden

We've been missing summer... ...So we decided to relive it in today's blog post. Couple: Brian & Kelly | Wedding Date: June 30th, 2017 Venue: Chicago Botanic Garden | Photographer: Colin Lyons Photography We loved the glowing Crystal Chandelier & Cafe Globe Lighting over Brian & Kelly's dance floor! Take a look at more of EEL Chicago's work at Chicago Botanic Garden...

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A Great Start to 2018
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A Great Start to 2018

Good Morning, and Happy #WeddingWednesday! 2018 has been treating us amazing so far. In celebration of the end of January, here's a look at some gorgeous weddings that started out our year. Wedding Date: January 6th, 2018 Couple: Allison & John | Venue: Morgan Manufacturing | Planner: Julie B Events A glowing vertical Cafe Globe Light backdrop for their ceremony Ivory Entrance Draping with warm Amber Uplighting for...

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Meet the Team! Pt. 3/3

Teamwork makes the dream work! Get to know some more of our staff at EEL in today’s #WeddingWednesday blog post ? Today the spotlight goes to: Jay & Valerie! Hi I'm Jay! I started as a mobile DJ in 1993 at my Alma Mater Northwestern University in Evanston performing at Undergraduate events such as fraternity and sorority Formal Dances. During my junior year, I started my 21 year journey as the DJ for the annual 30...

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Meet The Team! Pt. 2/3

Teamwork makes the dream work! Get to know some of our staff at EEL in today's #WeddingWednesday blog post :) Today the spotlight goes to: Ellen & Katie!   My name is Ellen Ranney, I am the Production Manager at Elegant Event Lighting.  I went to Columbia College Chicago for my BA in Theater Design emphasis in Scenic Design.  In theater I loved working as a team to bring ideas from concept to reality.  Now at...

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Meet The Team!

Teamwork makes the dream work! Get to know some of our staff at EEL in today's #WeddingWednesday blog post :) Today the spotlight goes to: Susie & Erin! I am Susie. I am starting my second year with Elegant Event Lighting as the warehouse supervisor. I hold a degree in Stage Management and Technical Theatre from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. For more than ten years, I have worked as a stage...

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Weekend Review: October 22nd & 23rd

Before EEL Chicago sets out for another wedding weekend we wanted to share our favorites from October 22nd & 23rd! A twinkling fairy light backdrop and gold table draping with black accent fabric flowers for Amanda & Jose's wedding at Ashton Place in Willowbrook! Thank you to Nicki Mack for working with EEL on this beautiful wedding. "Let all that you do be done in love" Such a gorgeous tapestry at Hotel Arista...

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