Topgolf makes socializing a sport. Whether it is a happy hour, work breakfast, lunch hour or any other kind of gettogether, Topgolf provides an unforgettable good time. Through its premium experience of play, food and music, Topgolf is inspiring people of all ages and skill levels—even nongolfers—to come together for playful competition. There are currently 33 Topgolf locations, with two in New Jersey (Edison and Mount Laurel) which entertain 10.5 million guests annually, and have made it become the world’s largest digital golf audience.
The Smoothie Catering Company is known for serving unique smoothies across New Jersey, as well as metro New York and Connecticut. It caters to corporate meetings, health and wellness fairs, employee appreciation events and promotional events. The Smoothie Catering Company can serve groups of up to 50 to several hundred. Clients select two flavors from six choices and a team of two smoothie servers is sent to the meeting site to set up blenders and prepare smoothies to order. All smoothies are nondairy and made without refined sugars.
When you think of the Jersey shore it’s not often that France comes to mind, but Long Branch’s Avenue looks and feels like a fresh French breeze. The restaurant sits right on the boardwalk overlooking the beach and Atlantic Ocean. Inside, the décor is Atlantic-themed (take one look at that 25-foot bar inspired by the hull of a ship and there’s no doubt you’re at the beach). Floor-to-ceiling windows frame views of the ocean.
The California coast may get all the press, but those on the right coast know that nothing beats New England. Few places capture the natty spirit of New England better than Ocean House and its sister property, Weekapaug Inn. Only a short distance from each other, these two hotels with different styles are a bit like the Kate and Pippa Middleton of resorts; Ocean House is the regal and more traditional one, while Weekapaug Inn has a sporty flair.
Downtown Newark’s Robert Treat Hotel has completed the renovations of its Crystal Ballroom. And befitting a place named the Crystal Ballroom? A three-tier chandelier with 30,000 hand-cut and polished crystals, of course! To top it all off, the chandelier is equipped with technology that enables the staff to change the chandelier’s color. For a recent political event, they used what else – red, white and blue.
Grand hotels have always captured Patrick Logue’s heart. “I remember walking hand-in-hand with my father through the lobby of the BellevueStratford Hotel in Philadelphia,” he says. While his father was attending meetings, the young Logue was quickly falling for the magic of the hospitality industry. “There was just something about it—the cigar smoke, the vibe,” he explains. It’s something that keeps him inspired today. “My heart has been in hotels for a very long time.”
MPI New Jersey Chapter held its February Educational Event at Dolce Basking Ridge on Feb. 15, 2017. The event’s topic was meeting and event security and was presented by Kevin Mellott of ERASE Enterprises.
Atlantic City Ambassador and Roberts Event Group have announced that Atlantic City Ambassador will become a division of Roberts Event Group. Atlantic City Ambassador is a full-service event coordination company specializing in the Atlantic City area.
Team-building is an essential part of getting colleagues to work together better. By taking on a fun out-of-the-office activity, employees can view one another in a different light and connect in a setting outside of work.
The purpose of a team-building exercise is for people to learn how to think about the implications of these activities at their workplace and apply them for better production in a closer environment.
When people talk about the picturesque skyland region of New Jersey, it represents the Northwest areas of the state and includes the counties of Morris, Somerset, Hunterdon, Warren and Sussex. The region has two national parks at its edges and a diverse and beautiful geography filled with lakes, rivers and hills dotted with farms.