Hooks named president of the ARA

March 3rd, 2021

Dan Hooks, CERP, president and CEO of Party Reflections, Charlotte, N.C., has been installed as the 59th president of the board of directors for the American Rental Association (ARA), an international trade association serving the equipment and event rental industry. Hooks will assume a key role on behalf of the association as an officer and […]

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Rooftop installation comes with tricky access

April 1st, 2019

Party Reflections gets the job done for “Hamilton” opening party. Charlotte, N.C., boasts a unique venue known as Rooftop 210, where construction was halted on a high-rise hotel and a rooftop over a two-story restaurant was created instead. “It is a beautiful spot during great weather, but when you cannot count on great weather, it […]

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Take a seat at the table: Make every tented event space unique with event furniture options

October 1st, 2018

Tables and seating for tented events. For years, the options for these vital event components were limited in sizes and styles. These days, there’s an array of options available to suit the needs and visions of a variety of events (and their visionary coordinators). Setting the stage Jacqueline Klene, event designer at Exclusive Events Inc. […]

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Tent renters and event planners contend with photo-collection sites

June 1st, 2017

His company’s hometown may be North Carolina’s largest city, site of NASCAR’s Hall of Fame and Bank of America’s headquarters location, but Dan Hooks isn’t too proud to chuckle that “Charlotte is not exactly the hotbed for fashion or cutting-edge style. “It used to take six months to a year for a trend to get […]

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