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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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November 4th Chicago Wedding Weekend

Last weekend was full of gorgeous Chicago Weddings!Congratulations to Danielle & Josh on their Morgan Manufacturing Wedding! Their reception was so romantic with hanging crystal chandeliers throughout the room and amber uplighting illuminating the perimeter. This reception was made possible with teamwork from: Blue Plate Catering, Glazed and Infused, Anthony Gowder Designs, Bluewater Kings Band, Chicago Trolley &...

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Who Says We Only Party On The Weekend?

Last week was full of fun lighting for our team at EEL Chicago! We want to thank Eli at ESE Lifestyle for incorporating EEL Chicago's lighting at their event at the Soho House Chicago. Amber patterned lighting & uplighting looked great in this unique space. Mid-America Club on Halloween! We loved the orange and purple uplighting throughout the space. Thank you so much to Keri at Anthony Gowder Designs for letting us...

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Weekend Review: October 27 & 28th, 2017

Happy #FlashbackFriday! We hope you all had a great Halloween Week. To end the week of festivities, we are reflecting on last weekend's fabulous weddings that our team at EEL Chicago helped out with! Let's start it off with our absolute favorite of the weekend- this fun marble Vinyl Dance Floor Cover at the Thompson Chicago! A huge thank you to Erin and her team at Revel Decor for having us be a part of this...

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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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Northwestern Reunion

EEL and S2D2 were honored to work with the Northwestern University Reunion Committee to bring lighting, draping and DJ entertainment to the campus in Evanston. In Deering Meadow the tent was illuminated with dark purple overlaid with white dots. We also made sure guests could see up the walk way to Deering Library and we created an inviting environment with overhead string lighting for guests to enjoy the night air. DJ...

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Wedding Wednesday Weekend Review

Happy #WeddingWednesday! Take a look at EEL Chicago's last wedding weekend in this week's blog: Thank you Arrowhead Golf Club for this photo of Justine & John's gorgeous wedding ceremony! This combination of white paper lanterns with single-bulb cafe lights suspended at different lengths was such a fun look for Arrowhead's ceiling! We loved the room transformation for Aline & Nick's wedding at Spiaggia! An...

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Weekend Review: October 6-8th

Happy Friday! EEL Chicago had such a fun weekend starting on October 6th! Ashyana Banquets was transformed for a gorgeous ceremony. With ivory and champagne accents, this draped mandap, stage cover, and ceremony backdrop went perfectly with the added floral. A huge thank you to Jenna and her team at Avant Gardenia for collaborating with EEL Chicago to make transform Ashyana Banquets into a stunning...

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#AckersOfLove

It's #ThrowbackThursday and EEL Chicago as well as our sister company S2D2 are reflecting on the fairy tale wedding of Christin & Brian Acker at Wandering Tree Estate! On September 25th guests gathered to celebrate #ackersoflove. EEL Chicago & S2D2 were honored to be a part of this couple's very special day. Christin & Brian said their vows in front of a beautiful white sheer fabric hung from a tree on the...

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Weekend Review: September 16th

Our September 16th weekend started off early with IgnitionOne's Customer Summit on Thursday, September 14th!  This event was held at the Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago and featured speakers from Facebook, Microsoft, Ofrrester, Lenovo, and Kenny Lonergan.  Logos of IgnitionOne as well as their sponsors were illuminated in the conference room. Friday, September 15th our team headed out for the weekend's wedding set ups....

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