Author Archives: Max Major

About Max Major

Max Major is the founder of Metro Event Specialists and a professional magician in Washington, DC. He performs his award-winning magic for corporate functions, private parties, and special events.

Event Recap

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June #MESmixer at Buddha Bar

The attendance at MES networking events keeps growing! June’s event was held at Buddha Bar in DC. Thanks go out to our wonderful sponsors and attendees.

Event Insider

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“Show Me” Support for Tornado Victims

Join Metro Event Specialists and Josh Norris in supporting Red4Joplin. A fundraiser to help rebuild Joplin, MO which was recently devastated by an E5 tornado.

Social Media

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New Daily Deal Site for Event Planners

Josh Norris reviews a new daily deal site that targets event professionals. Read on to learn more about CaterWire.

Event Insider

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Perfect Wedding Guide Celebrates 20 Years

The DC Area Perfect Wedding Guide hosted their 20th anniversary party at Hotel Palomar Arlington. Take an behind-the-scenes look at the event through the eyes of an MES insider.

Event Recap

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400 Event Pros Attend April MES Mixer

Its official! The April MES mixer was officially the largest event in our short history. The event, hosted at the Key Bridge Marriott on April 26, 2011, brought together over 400 event professionals for an evening of networking and entertainment.

Event Recap

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MES New Year’s Mixer: February Style

On February 22, 2011 over 250 event planners gathered at the Warner Theatre for a belated New Year’s Eve celebration. Check out the incredible photos and video below.

event planning

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5 Ways to Cut Costs for Your Event

Are you overwhelmed by the costs associated with planning your dream wedding or mitzvah? Lisa Schneider of the DC Ladies blog gives 5 great tips for cutting costs at your next event!

Wedding Tips

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Elements of Wedding Planning

Amidst the whirlwind of wedding trends and traditions stands a set of fundamentals that will support any vision of The Big Day. It all comes down to going above and beyond… while staying grounded.

Event Recap

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Record Attendance at August Green Mixer

On August 31, 2010 Metro Event Specialists (MES) hosted its 6th networking event featuring a green theme, open bar, and one of the best views in DC. Hosted on the outdoor patio of the Hotel Palomar, we saw record attendance of over 400 event professionals.

Wedding Tips

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Creative Entertainment for Wedding Cocktail Hour

Strolling Magic is a unique and creative entertainment idea for a wedding cocktail reception. A professional strolling magician can keep the guests entertained and excited for the arrival of the Bride and Groom.