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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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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Event Venue of the Month: Gateway Center By: Corrie McDowell

An outstanding venue that we work with a lot is the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center in Ames. Their level of detail and services provided make them excellent event partners and our entertainers know that when they work at the Gateway, they will be well taken care of from a venue standpoint, and the event

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Event Professional of the Month: Bach Catering By: Jake Feldman

From his humble beginnings as a dishwasher, Chef Jame Bach has had a growing love for the culinary arts. “I was a fill in for a friend, I immediately fell in love with the pace and the intensity,” says Bach “I didn’t even know what a kitchen was like.” From there, James earned his stripes

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Resident DJ of the Month: Jake Feldman

Also one of the owners of BC Productions (and the company’s General Manager), Jake started his career of DJing in 2001 while a student at Valley High School in West Des Moines (KWDM). In 2002, Jake joined BC Productions as a school specialist and eventually worked his way into weddings and all other events that

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Event Professional of the Month: Thomas Chaput of Wedding Lace Photography

One of Iowa’s most experienced wedding photography teams are Tom and Benita Chaput. With a combined experience of over 35 years they know how to capture wedding days in a memorable and professional manner. For us at BCP, working with Tom and Benita is always a pleasure, as they trust us to deliver entertainment, and

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Event Venue Of the Month: Iowa State University Memorial Union

Whether you’re an ISU alum or just a fan or exquisite wedding reception (and ceremony) locations– the MU at ISU more than likely has something that will fit in your tastes! Jill Pepples, the Catering and Event Director at the MU, is first-class to work with, and exercises the “grace-under-pressure” model that is necessary in

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Venue of the Month: Glen Oaks Country Club

Venue of the Month: Glen Oaks Country Club Where:  West Des Moines, IA Key People:  Jamie Nicolino  — Director of Events Jessica Harmon — Director of Member & Event Relations Glen Oaks utilizes the beauty of their surroundings — an impeccably groomed 18 hole golf course inside a gated community– along with their attention-to-detail and

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Venue of the Month: Baratta’s @Forte

Baratta’s has been at the top of the event catering list for quite some time, but did you know they also have their own event venues? Located in downtown Des Moines, Forté Banquet and Conference Center is a great choice when hosting an event!  In fact, BCP uses Forte every month for its 3XWrestling shows. 

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