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Who to Hire for Corporate Events

Chelsea Pellegrino

Corporate event planning can be meticulous: from décor to dining options, you go above and beyond to make sure everything “fits.” Chances are you wouldn’t want a cheeseburger at a stand-up cocktail hour or folding chairs at a formal dinner party. Selecting a vendor is no exception! You’ll want to make sure they meld with the style and audience of your event.... MORE

Posted June 27, 2018

Tips for Hiring a Comedian

Chelsea Pellegrino

If you're looking for a night of laughs, hiring a comedian for your event is the way to go! According to Rick Lewis (Scottsdale, AZ), comedy is a bonding experience. "Comedy is the most painless team building exercise there is." A comedian can offer a great way to break the ice, lighten spirits and get guests talking at an event. There are a few things to consider when hiring a comedian for an event. That's why we asked our top comedians for their advice on how to choose the right jokester for your function.... MORE

Posted June 27, 2018

Bringing Birthday Smiles with The Confetti Foundation

Chelsea Pellegrino

Throw the Confetti, We’re Celebrating… You’ve probably seen The Confetti Foundation featured on The Today Show and plenty of other media outlets. That’s because they're an organization worth celebrating. The Confetti Foundation aims to help every hospitalized child in America celebrate their birthday, and we're proud to say that GigMasters is joining the party!... MORE

Posted February 02, 2016

Ten Questions Vendors Have About Your Event Venue

Chelsea Pellegrino

It's no secret that event planning can be hectic, especially when it comes to coordinating with vendors. The best way to avoid potential mishaps? Tackle troublesome situations before they occur. By discussing these ten questions with your vendors, you'll bypass the problems and skip straight to a successful event! ... MORE

Posted January 11, 2016

New Year's Eve at Your Place

Chelsea Pellegrino

The countdown to "the countdown" has almost begun - but before you chill the champagne and break out the noisemakers, you have to decide which New Year's Eve party you're going to attend! To this, we say: "there's no place like home." ... MORE

Posted December 21, 2015

3 Ways to Party in Winter

Chelsea Pellegrino

What’s the best way to knock out the Winter Blues?  By turning the season into a celebration! The holidays might be over for now, but there are still plenty of ways to party. From the chilly Northeast to the sunny Southwest, here are three winter party ideas fit for everywhere... MORE

Posted December 01, 2015

Corporate Holiday Party Planning 101

Chelsea Pellegrino

Can you believe it’s that time of year already!? That’s right – it’s time to start planning your corporate holiday celebrations. While there are many things to consider when corporate party planning, you don’t need to panic – GigMasters is here to help you get started. From venue to menu, we’ve covered all the points you’ll need to tackle for hosting the best holiday bash ever!... MORE

Posted November 30, 2015

No Spoilers Here: Surprise Party Planning Tips

Chelsea Pellegrino

SURPRISE – planning a party takes work, especially when you’re trying to keep it under wraps! Before planning a surprise party, you should ask yourself…does the person I’m planning this for actually like surprises? If the answer is no, then you have an entirely different party to plan. If the answer is yes, we suggest you read on for our suggestions on entering stealth mode and putting together a spoiler-free surprise event.... MORE

Posted October 21, 2015

15 Seriously Creative Proposal Ideas

Chelsea Pellegrino

Now more than ever, people are stepping outside the (ring) box to pop the question. While your proposal should be something unique and meaningful, it doesn't hurt to take a look at some inspiration! From tear-jerkers to jaw-droppes, here are some of the most creative marriage proposals we've seen: ... MORE

Posted October 19, 2015

Halloween Party Ideas

Chelsea Pellegrino

Want to hear something scary? Halloween is almost here! While some of you might have been preparing your parties since last November, others may need some help to kick into planning mode. We're here to give you some fresh ideas on how to achieve a Halloween party that fits your style.... MORE

Posted October 09, 2015

4 Ways to Party in Fall!

Chelsea Pellegrino

All across the country, temperatures are dropping and schools are starting. The summer may be coming to an end, but that doesn't mean the fun has to! In fact, there are tons of reasons to celebrate autumn's arrival. We've picked 4 of our favorite fall ideas to share, so you can keep the party going!... MORE

Posted August 31, 2015

Oktoberfest Party Ideas

Chelsea Pellegrino

Beer, brats and music – that’s the recipe for a successful Oktoberfest party! If you haven’t started planning, there’s no time to waste; it may be called Oktoberfest, but the celebration actually takes place during the last two weeks of September. Have no fear; GigMasters is here to help you get going. ... MORE

Posted August 31, 2015

Party Planning: Back To School Bash

Chelsea Pellegrino

How to prepare for the new school year: Buy new book bag & lunchbox Stock up on pencils, pens and crayons Throw the best Back-To-School bash ever!... MORE

Posted August 31, 2015

Party Personality QUIZ: What's Your Perfect Venue?

Chelsea Pellegrino

You’re having a party- the real question is, where? Does your vision work best for a banquet hall? Do you need an outside area so guests have room to run around? Or, are you someone who prefers to celebrate from the comfort of your own home? Take our Party Personality quiz to determine which venue will work best for your event!... MORE

Posted July 23, 2015

Live it Up on Labor Day: Party Inspiration

Chelsea Pellegrino

Labor Day weekend is the final hurrah of summer- that makes it a pretty important occasion! Celebrate Labor Day firstly, by not doing any form of labor, and secondly, by throwing a party inspired by these photos...... MORE

Posted July 23, 2015

Not Just for Breakups: Ice Cream Socials You’ll Love

Chelsea Pellegrino

It’s National Ice Cream Month! The best part about this fact - besides the actual consumption of ice cream - is that you now have one more reason to host a get-together. Don’t worry; we would never suggest a party without providing you with some inspiration to work from…... MORE

Posted June 30, 2015

Patriotic Themed Wedding

Chelsea Pellegrino

With Memorial Day under our belts and the Fourth of July right around the corner, stars and stripes are everywhere. If you’re donning the white dress soon, or thinking of having a summer wedding in the future, why not add in some red and blue for a patriotic theme! ... MORE

Posted June 30, 2015

Camping in Style: A Glamping Themed Party

Chelsea Pellegrino

Need a unique birthday, anniversary, or plain old "get-together" theme? Instead of a tent, we're pitching this indoor camping party! Don't worry, you won't need bug spray for this one. Skip the road trip, dirt and uncooperative weather, and host an indoor campout in style. "Glamping" is all the rage, so it's certain that your party will be, too! ... MORE

Posted June 23, 2015

Not Your Mother's Wine Tasting

Chelsea Pellegrino

This isn’t your mother’s wine tasting. There are no sniffs, swirls and sips required, and you certainly don’t have to be on your best behavior. Welcome to wine tasting 2.0, where jeans are welcome and shoes are optional. Why? Because these wine tastings du jour take place in the comfort of your own home. That’s right, we’re pouring you a glass full of unique new ways to host the perfect night of wine, food and entertainment. Bottoms up!... MORE

Posted June 23, 2015

Better Team Building: Do’s and Don’ts from the Pros

Chelsea Pellegrino

Closing your eyes and falling into the outstretched arms of a coworker is one way to create a closer company culture. However, there are plenty of team building options that don’t risk your employees filing for worker’s comp. We reached out to some top professionals who specialize in corporate team building, and they’ve given us do’s and don’ts for your next company bonding session... MORE

Posted June 11, 2015

Fourth of July: A Party for the Stars (and Stripes)

Chelsea Pellegrino

3 cheers for the red, white and blue! Whether it's by the pool, with a picnic or just a traditional barbeque bash, the 4th of July is a day for celebrating! Pay homage to the country we love by throwing a party in America’s honor. Here are some décor, food and entertainment ideas to get you started, but you can always find more inspiration on our Pinterest board.... MORE

Posted June 11, 2015

Father-Daughter Dance Playlist

Chelsea Pellegrino

Watching his little girl get married can be one of the most impactful days in a father's life. Though it's a small gesture, the father-daughter dance can be a touching way to show Dad how much he does still, and always will, mean to you! ... MORE

Posted June 11, 2015

5 Unique Party Ideas for a Non-Bummer Summer

Chelsea Pellegrino

Summer may be filled with lazy days, but there’s always a good reason to party! We’re giving you this list of occasions to celebrate besides the warm weather. Check out these 5 events that will help you have a non-bummer summer:... MORE

Posted June 10, 2015

12 Favorite Summer Party Tips

Chelsea Pellegrino

As summer draws to a close, we’re rounding up all the tips that made this season’s parties a breeze. Check out our favorite hacks from across the web:... MORE

Posted June 10, 2015

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Ideas

Chelsea Pellegrino

Who doesn't love a good fiesta? We sure do - that's why we can't wait for Cinco de Mayo! With good food, great company and some Latin tunes, it's the ideal opportunity to spice up spring. While Cinco de Mayo is celebrated on a specific date (May 5th, in case the name didn't give it away), it can also double as a fun theme that can be applied to any event! Even if you can't speak more than un poquito of Spanish, we promise you can host an awesome Cinco de Mayo celebration!... MORE

Posted April 08, 2015

Post Prom Party Entertainment

Chelsea Pellegrino

Prom: one of the most memorable events of a high school career! But it doesn’t have to end with the last dance - “post prom” events are growing increasingly popular at high schools across the nation. Whether they’re hosted by the school or a group of parents, they’re a great way for teens to continue the fun while staying safe. Often, these nights are themed, with all of the decorations, food and drink following suit. Some popular themes we’ve seen are Mardi Gras, Casino Night, Tropical Island, New York City & Hollywood. Booking a variety of vendors is the best way to ensure that the night will be a hit! Here are a few of our suggestions for post prom entertainment that will fit any theme:... MORE

Posted April 02, 2015

Tips to Host Your Own Memorial Day Party

Chelsea Pellegrino

Memorial Day is known for it's picnics and parties, and chances are you've been to more than one in your lifetime. But have you hosted one yourself? If not, what are you waiting for!? Here are some tips to help you plan a patriotic Memorial Day party:... MORE

Posted April 02, 2015

Father’s Day: Ideas Beyond the BBQ

Chelsea Pellegrino

If you’re honoring a dad in your life during Father’s Day weekend, chances are it’s because he’s an outstanding guy. So, why celebrate with something ordinary? To show your appreciation for someone so special, you need to think outside the box.  Here are our five suggestions for Father’s Day celebrations that go beyond the typical barbeque!... MORE

Posted April 02, 2015

Silver Bells, Meet Wedding Bells: Holiday Wedding Music

Chelsea Pellegrino

With it's joy and excitement, it's no surprise why so many couples opt for a wedding during the holiday season. But while you may be having a winter wedding, chances are you don't want a playlist solely dedicated to holiday tunes. We've created this quick playlist full of seasonal selections. Here are songs that encompass the holiday spirit, without talking about dancing snowmen:... MORE

Posted December 17, 2014

Get Stuffed: Thanksgiving Food Porn

Chelsea Pellegrino

Thanksgiving is our favorite holiday. Yes, we cherish time spent with loved ones and yes, we’re soaking up every last ounce of autumn before the air turns bitter. But, if we’re being brutally honest, we just really love the food. What’s better than a perfectly golden turkey? We can practically smell the apple pie now. Since we already have your mouths watering, we’ll go ahead and serve up our Thanksgiving edition of #FoodPorn (complete with recipes, so Grandma can’t say you bring nothing to the table.)... MORE

Posted November 24, 2014

We Love the 90s: Birthday Party Theme

Chelsea Pellegrino

Parachute pants, Fresh Prince, MTV, the Gin Blossoms... is there any decade better than the 90s? We say- “As if!” Take a look around, and you’ll see that the era has taken today’s fashion, media and event space by storm (though as LL Cool J would insist, don’t call it a comeback.) You want to be trendy -we know you do-  so a 90s theme is the perfect fit for your next birthday bash! Here are 10 things for a party that Bayside High's cool crowd would rave over:... MORE

Posted November 17, 2014

Bey, Jay, and Celeb Vow Renewals: What You Can Learn

Chelsea Pellegrino

Ever since Elevator-Gate, the world has been patiently waiting for the empire that is Jay-Z and Beyoncé to crumble. But in a drastic turn of events, the celebrity power couple shocked the world – by renewing their wedding vows. So what can this display, and other celebrity vow renewals, teach you about how to hold a renewal ceremony of your own? More than you’d guess...... MORE

Posted November 05, 2014

Best Of BizBash NY Awards

Chelsea Pellegrino

Best of BizBash 2014 Human tables, walking trees, a life-sized snowglobe. No, it wasn’t a movie set – it was BizBash Live! At this year’s New York Expo, event professionals from the Northeast and beyond gathered to show off their amazing and innovative products and services. Not only did GigMasters get to spread the word about our service, but we also got the chance to see some of the top event amenities in the country! There were so many amazing vendors, but we simply had to acknowledge some of the best that we saw. We present to you our 2014 BizBash NY “Best Of” Awards!!... MORE

Posted October 31, 2014

Robin Williams Halloween Costumes

Chelsea Pellegrino

Hearts were heavy upon hearing of actor Robin Williams’ passing on August 11th, 2014. The father, philanthropist and true funny man brought the country comic relief for over 35 years. So, Williams fans, what better way to pay homage than with a funny Halloween costume based on one of his many famous movie roles? We can’t help but think he wouldn’t want it any other way. Take a look at our suggestions for some inspiration!... MORE

Posted October 10, 2014

George Clooney's Wedding Music

Chelsea Pellegrino

In case you haven’t heard, the world's most eligible bachelor finally got married. Amal Alamuddin played the role of George Clooney's lucky bride at their Roman ceremony on Saturday, September 27th. So, what song played as the heartthrob and his lovely lady had their first dance? What did reception guests boogie to throughout the night? We have the wedding playlist right here.... MORE

Posted October 03, 2014

Trend Alert: Animated Wedding Cakes

Chelsea Pellegrino

You can frost, fondant and bedazzle your wedding cake - or, you can take some pointers from Disney and make it come to life. If you don't believe us, just watch this cake... (yes, you read that correctly.)... MORE

Posted October 01, 2014

Boho Chic: Bohemian Wedding Playlist

Chelsea Pellegrino

It might be an oxymoron, but vintage bohemian is definitely trending in the wedding world. If you’re incorporating the beautiful boho chic look into your big day, you’ll need an eclectic playlist to match. That's where we come in! Take a look (and listen) below for both wedding ceremony and reception tunes to fit the bohemian vibe.... MORE

Posted September 18, 2014

GigMasters' 2nd Party With A Purpose Contest!

Chelsea Pellegrino

It's no secret that we love a good party - especially when it's for a great cause. So, by popular demand, we present to you: GigMasters' 2nd Party With A Purpose Contest! In case you weren't tuned into the first one, or simply need a refresher, check out the the details...... MORE

Posted September 06, 2014

2014 Halloween Costume Ideas

Chelsea Pellegrino

Last year we saw an abundance of Mileys, some Breaking Bad scientists and a few minions thrown into the mix. No, we aren't rrecapping an awards show- we're talking Halloween! So, what do we expect to see this year on Hallow's Eve, and how can you turn it into a DIY outfit of your own? Whether your style is spooky, sexy or star-studded, look no further for the best Halloween costume ideas of 2014.... MORE

Posted September 06, 2014

Im'a Let You Finish, But My VMA Party is the Best of All Time

Chelsea Pellegrino

If award shows were people, we’d want to be friends with the VMA’s. Why? Well, where the Oscars are elegant and the Country Music Awards are sassy, the Video Music Awards are frankly the life of the party.... MORE

Posted August 19, 2014

Real Event: Bonnaroo Fun with Alex and Ani

Chelsea Pellegrino

On the 12th of June, Manchester, Tennessee was transformed into a whimsical land of music, art and fun- all for this little thing called Bonnaroo (maybe you’ve heard of it?) This year, the famous festival brought a lineup of stellar acts, from Elton John and Kanye West to Ben Folds and Kaskade. While these artists were all amazing, our favorite came in the form of a face painter. GigMasters member Kira of Happy Cat Face Painting was asked to work her magic for festival goers by none other than rock star jewelry gurus, Alex and Ani!... MORE

Posted August 13, 2014

Toys and Props and Coworkers, Oh My!

Chelsea Pellegrino

What do you get when you mix your CEO, the guys from Tech and the HR woman with a bunch of toys and props? Answer: Some pretty funny photo booth mementos! (Get your mind out of the gutter – we’re trying to make corporate events entertaining, but not that entertaining.)... MORE

Posted August 13, 2014

Naked is the New Black: Why Nude Events Are Trending

Chelsea Pellegrino

Imagine:  you show up to a party, ready and excited to have a good time. You enter through the front door into a room full of strangers – completely naked. No, this isn’t a bad dream- it’s exactly what happened to GigMasters member Joe Anderson of the VIP Comedy Show when he unknowingly accepted a gig at a nudist colony!   While wearing your birthday suit to a birthday party at a nudist colony isn’t so unusual, what about the other clothing-optional events taking place in fully-clothed communities across the United States? Don't scoff – it really is a thing.... MORE

Posted August 04, 2014

The Bathroom Selfie You've Been Waiting For

Chelsea Pellegrino

You asked for a bathroom selfie, so here it is...... MORE

Posted July 23, 2014

Will You McMarry Me? Weddings at McDonald's Are A Real Thing

Chelsea Pellegrino

If you've ever dreamed of getting married under the golden arches, now's your chance. That's right: some McDonald's locations in Hong Kong are now McDoubling as wedding venues!... MORE

Posted July 23, 2014

What’s Your Summer Jam? Vote to Win!

Chelsea Pellegrino

Next month, we'll be asking our musical members to perform their best rendition of the ultimate summer anthem – but first, we need your help! Which summer jam should our members cover? Simply head over to our contest page to vote for your favorite song out of the following... MORE

Posted July 23, 2014

Real Wedding: Independence Day Inspiration

Chelsea Pellegrino

Being a member of the U.S. Armed Forces is an extremely special attribute, so it’s only right that a service person’s wedding day be an outstanding one. In honor of Independence Day, we want to spotlight this spectacular military wedding. Groom James married his beautiful bride Chelsea at the breathtaking destination setting of Fort Lauderdale Beach, Florida. The couple incorporated their surroundings into the theme, with a pale ocean blue color scheme, starfish accents, and even a seashell-covered cake!  Don't take our word for it- view the photos, captured by the talented 84 West Studios.... MORE

Posted July 23, 2014

Corporate Friendly Mocktail & Cocktail Recipes from the Pros

Chelsea Pellegrino

To drink, or not to drink? That is often the question at corporate functions. In the summer months, when picnics and office parties are in abundance, this dilemma only seems to grow. Sure, you can play it safe with soda, but where’s the excitement in that?... MORE

Posted July 23, 2014

Whats Your Companys Party Style?

Chelsea Pellegrino

You’re in charge of throwing an office event. Don’t leave it to chance- plan the perfect party style for your company by following this quick quiz!... MORE

Posted July 23, 2014

Love in Bloom! Wedding Photo Contest

Chelsea Pellegrino

Wedding season: a time when budding romances blossom into marriages! There are so many beautiful aspects about weddings, but this month we’ve decided to focus on one of our favorite details: flowers! So, we want you to send us your floral photos from any wedding related event. It can be a picture of the centerpieces from your reception, snapshots of your boutonniere, the flower girl at your ceremony, or even the arrangements from your bridal shower. If your photo receives the most votes, you’ll take home some pretty lovely prizes. Here are the details…... MORE

Posted June 03, 2014

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