From Special Events Magazine: “Winners of the Special Events magazine 32nd annual Gala Awards were honored last night at the final-night celebration of The Special Event 2017 in Long Beach, Calif. The event also honored longtime rental leader Richard LoGuercio of Town and Country Event Rentals with the Gala Award for Lifetime Achievement and leading caterer Tony Conway, CMP, of Legendary Events with the Richard Carbotti Gala Award, which salutes philanthropy.”

Rayce PR client, CL22 Productions, took home the award for best decor, total decor budget $50-99,999.


BEST FAIR FESTIVAL
“OUE Skyspace L.A. Grand Opening Block Party”
Extraordinary Events, Sherman Oaks, Calif.


BEST INVITATION
“Aloha Presidents Council”
Jobe and Associates, Dublin, Ohio

BEST DINING TABLE DESIGN
“The Grand Banquet”
The Venetian/Palazzo Hotel, Las Vegas, and Destinations by Design, Las Vegas

BEST OFF-PREMISE CATERED EVENT
“In the Spirit of Hospitality”
Good Gracious! Events, Los Angeles

BEST FUNDRAISING EVENT
“LOOK 2015”
Boom Goes the Drum, Calgary, Alberta

BEST EVENT PRODUCED FOR A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION
“Humane Society of the United States Gala: Los Angeles”

​AKJohnston Group, Orange, Calif.

BEST WEDDING: BUDGET UNDER $1,000 PER GUEST
“The Tulip Wedding”
MB Events, Montreal

BEST WEDDING: BUDGET $1,000 AND ABOVE PER GUEST
“‘I Do’ Amongst the Rocky Mountains
Affair with Flair, Cherry Hills Village, Colo.
BEST MULTIPLE-DAY INCENTIVE EVENT
“Endless Wonder Incentive

JNR Inc., Irvine, Calif.

BEST MULTIPLE-DAY EVENT PROGRAM FOR A CORPORATION OR ASSOCIATION
NHT Global 15th Anniversary Celebration
Concept Communications, Hong Kong

BEST EVENT STAGED IN MULTIPLE LOCATIONS
“Ignite”

E=MC2 Events, Calgary, Alberta

BEST FLORAL DESIGN
Dear Mama
Tom Bercu Presents, Los Angeles, and Floral Art, Culver City, Calif.

BEST TENT INSTALLATION
Mercedes-Benz: Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance
Classic Tents, Compton, Calif.

BEST USE OF LIGHTING
“U.S. Conference of Mayors Opening Gala

Got Light, San Francisco

BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN TECHNICAL SUPPORT
Alaska Airlines Re-brand Launch
Blue Danube Productions, Seattle

BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN LOGISTICS
“Crime of the Century

Senik Events,
Montreal

BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN EVENT RENTAL SUPPORT
2016 Wyndham Championship
Party Reflections, Charlotte, N.C.
BEST NEW, INNOVATIVE EVENT PRODUCT/TECHNOLOGY
“The Audio Guest Book

FêteFone, Bethesda, Md.

BEST EVENT ENTERTAINMENT CONCEPT AND EXECUTION: ENTERTAINMENT BUDGET UNDER $25,000
“Jurassic World

Imagination Entertainment, San Diego, and JNR Inc., Huntington Beach, Calif.

BEST EVENT ENTERTAINMENT CONCEPT AND EXECUTION: ENTERTAINMENT BUDGET $25,000 TO $100,000
Investment Aktuell 2016
Insglueck, Berlin
BEST EVENT ENTERTAINMENT CONCEPT AND EXECUTION: ENTERTAINMENT BUDGET ABOVE $100,000
“Celebration of the Americas

Bravo Entertainment, Dallas, and Hello! Destination Management, Orlando, Fla.

MOST OUTSTANDING SPECTACLE
Sherwin-Williams Celebration 150
LEO Events, Memphis, Tenn.

BEST EVENT PRODUCED FOR A PRIVATE INDIVIDUAL: BUDGET UNDER $1,000 PER GUEST
“Moroccan-Inspired Fête

Kristin Banta Events, Studio City, Calif.

BEST EVENT PRODUCED FOR A PRIVATE INDIVIDUAL: BUDGET $1,000 AND ABOVE PER GUEST”Bigger than Brooklyn Bar Mitzvah
Cerbelli Creative, New York

BEST EVENT MARKETING CAMPAIGN
Le Sport and Venucia Auto Charity Tour 2016
Phenomenon Marketing and Communications, Beijing

BEST THEATRICAL ENTERTAINMENT PRODUCTION
San Diego Zoo Centennial
Mark Joseph Creative, San Diego

BEST DECOR: TOTAL DECOR BUDGET UNDER $50,000
Every ‘One’ Has a Story
Decor and More, Oakville, Ontario, and POP Kollaborative, Calgary, Alberta

BEST DECOR: TOTAL DECOR BUDGET $50,000 TO $99,999
“‘Spectre’ Movie Premiere
CL22 Productions, Los Angeles
BEST DECOR: TOTAL DECOR BUDGET $100,000 TO $250,000
Bell: FEQ
DX Design, Quebec

BEST DECOR: TOTAL DECOR BUDGET ABOVE $250,000
Wonderland New Year’s Eve
MGM Resorts Event Productions, Las Vegas

BEST EVENT PRODUCED FOR A CORPORATION OR ASSOCIATION: OVERALL BUDGET UNDER $100,000
A Knight In Gotham
Fifth Element Group, North York, Ontario

BEST EVENT PRODUCED FOR A CORPORATION OR ASSOCIATION: OVERALL BUDGET $100,000 TO $249,999
Seven: BMW 7 Series Closed Room
Euro Events, Dublin

BEST EVENT PRODUCED FOR A CORPORATION OR ASSOCIATION: OVERALL BUDGET $250,000 TO $500,000
“Grand Hotel Google

Verve The Live Agency, Dublin

BEST EVENT PRODUCED FOR A CORPORATION OR ASSOCIATION: OVERALL BUDGET ABOVE $500,000
BMW Group: The Next 100 Years