Blog Posts in 2018

The Symbolism of Wedding Flowers

The flowers that you see at weddings aren’t just there to look beautiful—each of them carries its own symbolism. Roses, of course, stand for love and beauty. Daisies symbolize innocence. ...
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Don't Make These Mistakes When Planning Your First Corporate Retreat

If you’re planning a corporate retreat for the first time, there are some common missteps that you’ll want to be sure to avoid. If you’re just getting started with your business and ...
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Inspiration for Brides Who Would Rather Skip the Traditional Dress

No two weddings are the same. Whether you’re planning the wedding reception, trying to select a menu, or making the guest list, your special day will inevitably be a unique and personal event. ...
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FAQs and Answers About Professional Fireworks Displays

If you really want to make sure that your next corporate event, wedding reception or other special event goes off with a bang, a professional fireworks display can be the perfect addition. No matter ...
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Best Practices for Private School Fundraising Events

Since they don’t receive public funding, private schools frequently hold fundraisers to bring in extra revenue. If you’re hosting a fundraising event for your private school, you may be ...
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Tuxedo Rental Tips for Grooms

Once you’ve booked your Ellis Island wedding, only the best tux will do for your special day. For many grooms, renting a tuxedo for the wedding is a leap into the unknown. How can you get the ...
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Rebranding? Check Out These Brand Launch Strategies

When you’re rebranding your business, your launch is critical to your success. For most companies, a brand launch event is a perfect way to drum up interest and awareness while generating ...
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Planning the Perfect Destination Wedding in NYC

If you have your eye on a destination wedding in the Big Apple, then planning is critical for making it a success. There are plenty of venue options to choose from, including unique Ellis Island, but ...
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How Far in Advance Should I Plan a Large Family Reunion?

Family reunions give far-flung relatives a chance to come together in a single location and reconnect. When you’re in charge of the planning, you have to juggle multiple moving parts, especially ...
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Strategies for Selecting a Corporate Event Theme

When you’re planning an event for your business, one of the most important steps you’ll need to take is finding a special theme to unify the day’s proceedings and keep everybody ...
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Planning the Menu for Your Corporate Event

When you’re gearing up for your company’s next special event, it’s easy to focus exclusively on details such as the venue, the date, and the theme. While these factors are certainly ...
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Tips for Picking Your Wedding Party

Picking the members of your wedding party can be a challenge, so it’s smart not to leave it until the last minute. Remember that not everybody you have ever met needs to be a ...
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How Your Employees Benefit from Attending Corporate Events

How long has it been since you held your last corporate event? If an answer doesn’t jump to mind immediately, you’re probably overdue to plan a special event for you and your ...
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How to Book Our Conference Room for Your Next Corporate Event

If you want a memorable and inspiring setting for a day event for up to 100 guests, Ellis Island is a superb choice. The facilities at Ellis Island include a 1,630 sq. ft. conference room that can ...
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Wedding Invitation Etiquette 101

When you’re planning a wedding, it’s easy to overlook the importance of invitations. But the wedding invitation is a crucial matter—after all, it tells your guests where and when ...
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