Event Professional of the Month: Doug McBride PhotoCinima

 A Conversation With One of Central Iowa’s Premier Creative Forces in the Photography and Videography Realm How did you get started in the photography business?  A. I received my Bachelors Degree from The University of Iowa in Fine Art Photography & Motion Picture Film in 1987.  What is your favorite part of working with photography?

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Venue of the Month: Sheraton West Des Moines By: Jake Feldman

An excellent facility just off I-35/80 in West Des Moines, the Sheraton Hotel not only features some of the finest accommodations in the Central Iowa Area, it’s also a great place to host an event! For those that have checked out the property–either by meeting with the awesome staff, or by attending the Bridal Forum

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Event Professional of the Month: DixieLane Photography (Sarah Ripperger) By Jake Feldman

Voted by Cityview Magazines being the best of 2013 for Photography, Sarah Ripperger and her company, Dixielane Photography, are already off to a great year! We’re proud to feature Dixielane Photography as our event professional of the month! Sarah and her crew are awesome to work with–and we at BC Productions love it when their name

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Event Date: 2/24 – 2/25 Event Location: Embassy Suites — Des Moines, IA Resident DJ Entertainer Performing: Bill Burkett The Rest of Our Event Team: Caterer: Embassy Suites (Host Venue) Event Producer: Chris Bohnet — Iowa DECA Event Details: This two-day event featured hundreds of High School students from across Iowa at their state DECA conference. DECA is an

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Event Venue of the Month: Embassy Suites By: Corrie McDowell

A great, all-suite hotel option for any event is the Embassy Suites, located in the East Village District in Downtown Des Moines. The property recently underwent an expansive remodel, which included all guest rooms, the lobby and atrium, and the event space. We at BC Productions love producing events at Embassy Suites, not only for

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Event Professional of the Month: Nicole Thomas By Jake Feldman

Nicole Thomas (of Nicole Thomas Photography) is an outstanding Photographer, and a great asset to any wedding vendor team. She knows how to work with Brides, Grooms, their families, and other VIP’s at every event to get those shots that will forever be emblazoned in photo print. Recently, I was able to ask Nicole a

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Event of the Month: Watson/Nelson Reception

Event Date: 12/31/12 – 1/1/13 (New Year’s Eve Wedding) Event Location: Gateway Hotel And Conference Center — Ames, Ia Resident DJ Entertainer Performing: Scott Tudor (MC/DJ) The Rest of Our Event Team: Caterer: Gateway Hotel & Conference Center Photographer: Mike Burgher Decorator: Evert’s Forest Event Details: The night started off with a cocktail hour, complete

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Avoiding procrastination Can Save You Money! By: Jake Feldman

Here at BC Productions, we track everything. From the leads that come in, and where they were referred from, and everything in between. A trend we have seen lately is brides and clients scheduling closer to the event date. From what used to be a year or more to 9 months out, now it is the

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Corrie’s Corner – December 2012

Happy New Year to all of you! It is my hope that your holidays were great, and that 2013 is treating you well so far. As Jake mentioned, we’re gearing up for what is sure to be a busy and successful year here at BC Productions! I personally love this time of year due to

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Resident DJ of the Month: Bill Burkett

Age: 27 From: Pella, IA Resides: Grimes, IA Years DJing: 9 Joined BC Production Team: 2011 Favorite Quote: “You wanna be happy in life, find something you love to do so much you would do it for free then find somebody that will pay you for it.” -Adam Goldstein aka DJ AM Djing Style: Let the

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