Four Seasons @ FORUM!

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This month on February 16th, we will be hosting the Four Seasons at FORUM. We will be having a FREE tasting featured by one of our preferred caterers, Jonathan Byrd’s. There will also be some of our other preferred vendors in attendance such as Magical Moments, Classic Cakes, Hand Tied Memories, Atmospheres Indy, Aimed Photography, Event One DJ’s and Chair Covers and Linens. Our ballroom will be divided into Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter. We will have different linen and decor specific to the different seasons. Our attendees will be placed at a table dedicated to their wedding season. Although this event is aimed towards future brides and grooms of FORUM, we still have seats available and would like to invite engaged couples still in need of a venue or caterer. Couples may RSVP to the email listed on the invitation.

Until Next Time,

Kalissa

We Have a New Caterer!

We would love to welcome Ritz Charles as one of our new preferred caterers for 2017! Here are a few fun facts about Ritz Charles;

  • Ritz Charles, established in 1985, provides innovative, upscale and superior event services to central Indiana.
  • Ritz Charles was established over 30 years ago by Carmel native, Chuck Lazzara.
  • Each event receives a personal Event Specialist.

Below are some of the many dishes Ritz Charles can offer to make your event amazing!

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Thank you Ritz Charles for becoming a part of our wonderful team!

Until Next Time,

Kalissa

Our 2017 Preferred Vendors!

As we begin 2017, we would like to take a moment and announce our 2017 Preferred Vendor list. The following vendors are highly recommended by the event industry and the FORUM staff. We have an excellent relationship with all of our vendors and know that they are some of the best.

Caterers:

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Hotels:

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Photographers & Videographers:
Ashley Link Photography
Ian Borgerhoff Photography
Nate Crouch Photography
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Vibe Productions
Aimed Photography

DJs & Entertainment:
AMS Entertainment
Jim Cerone Wedding Entertainment
Midwest Sound
Event One DJs
Trackseven
PBJ Pro DJ’s

Florists & Floral Centerpieces:
CS Accoutrements
Bokay Florist
Hand-Tied Memories
Posh Petals

Planners, Designers & Decor:
Magical Moments
Plum & Poppy Weddings & Events
Indiana Wedding Decorators
Any Style Wedding Service
Cort Furniture
Sterler Productions
Linen Hero
Violet Vintage
Connie Duglin
Atmospheres Indy
Blu3 Designs
Plan the Day

Cakes & Sweets:
Classic Cakes
Heavenly Sweets
Taylor’s Bakery
Confectioneiress Cupcakes & Sweets

Transportation:
Aadvanced Limousines
Bartending Services:
Main Event on 96th
Bottoms Up Beer

Thank you to all of our vendors and we are looking forward to a wonderful 2017!

Until Next Time,

Kalissa

 

15 Popular First Dance Songs

Have you starting thinking about what your first dance song will be? Below are 15 popular first dance songs from Spotify. Whether you want classic, country, or a pop song we hope this list can help you to find the perfect song for your big day!


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“Thinking Out Loud”- Ed Sheeran

“At Last” – Etta James

“You Are the Best Thing” – Ray LaMontagne

“All of Me” – John Ledgend

“A Thousand Years” – Christina Perri

“Make You Feel My Love” – Adele

“Everything” – Michael Buble

“Amazed”- Lonestar

“I Don’t Dance” – Lee Brice

“Let’s Stay Together” – Al Green

“Lucky” – Jason Mraz & Colbie Caillat

“Marry Me” – Train

“Wonderful Tonight” –  Eric Clapton

“Then” – Brad Paisley

“You And Me”- Lifehouse

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Play one of these songs and it will be a first dance to remember.

Until Next Time,

Julie

Holiday Party Wrap-Up!

With this Holiday season coming to an end, we would like to reflect on our wonderful Holiday parties hosted here at FORUM Conference and Events Center.

Water is Life Charity Ball was a winter wonderland theme with linens provided by one of our wonderful vendors, Linen Hero- Chair Covers and Linens. The night included carolers, auction items and a live band. Below are a few of our favorite pictures from the event.

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We then had the pleasure of hosting Ed Martin’s Holiday Party. Their event included a fun filled night of casino games, prizes, horse racing and a friendly ugly sweater contest. Below are some of our favorite pictures from their event.

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Until next time,

Kalissa

Ideas on how to propose to your Bridesmaids!

You said YES! So now it’s your turn to pop the question! It’s a sweet gesture to spoil your bridesmaids with a thoughtful invitation and gift!

First things first…choose your ladies!

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Next, find some cute bags or boxes for each bridesmaid. You can find these at your nearest Michaels, Hobbylobby, or Target.

You will also need crinkle paper or something to stuff your bag or box with.

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Now for the fun part… Get a few things to fill your bag or box!

I recommend doing something a little different for your Maid of Honor just to make her stand out more!

We rounded up some adorable ideas on what to put in your special bag or box (Most of these items can be found on Etsy):

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I hope you enjoyed our ideas!

Until Next Time,

Julie