In the immortal words of Will Smith: “Party in the city where the heat is on; All night, on the beach till the break of dawn; I'm goin’ to Miami.”
Those are exactly the vibes we’ll be feeling this week in Miami for The Special Event + Catersource Conference & Tradeshow. But what exactly can we expect from a city that has gone through various style evolutions over the years? In a word: Fun.
"Miami has a feeling of fun, it’s never a serious setting and it’s always about a good time,” says Miami-based caterer and personal chef Elgin Woodman. “And who doesn’t want to be in Miami?”
Miami style traditionally means bright, bold, tropical, and beachy. Photo courtesy Southern Floral Company
But Miami is so much more than just a sense of fun, the city has a style all its own in everything from linens to food, and everything in between. So, let’s break down how to truly encapsulate Miami during an event.
“Miami is all about the experience,” says Jeniffer Bello, Miami-based event planner and chair for The Special Event’s Opening Night Party. “It’s all about that funky energy that comes through. There’s this light vibe, neon, bright energy to it that makes Miami unique.”
Read the full article in the summer issue of Special Events magazine.