Planning Your Wedding Reception Menu: Our Tips and Suggestions to Make Your Guests Happy

Our excitement about our new partnership with Wolfgang Puck Catering is off the charts!  After spending the day working on our new wedding reception menus we thought we’d share some menu planning tips and suggestions. When it comes down to it, today’s weddings are all about hosting a fabulous party and FABULOUS begins with the basics – [...]


ACE Conference Center Announces Exclusive Relationship with Celebrity Caterer Wolfgang Puck

It’s official! We’re thrilled to announce our exclusive catering partnership with Wolfgang Puck Catering. The ACE Conference Center is collaborating with esteemed chef, Wolfgang Puck, to further enhance the ACE Conference Center’s reputation as one of the area’s premier special event locations. “We are pleased to join forces with Wolfgang Puck Catering and their legendary, [...]


Our New Tented Event Space is Open for the Philadelphia Special Event Season!

More and more wonderful changes are happening every day at the ACE Conference Center!  This week was no exception with the completion of our new tented event space!  A tented party can take place almost anywhere, but not every outdoor area can handle a tented party.  We’ve made sure we’ve covered all the bases to make [...]


Some of Our Favorite First Dance Songs for Philadelphia Weddings

Oldies but Goodies :: From Soulful Swing to remake’s of 70′s Classic Rock Comes Love (Billie Holiday) Our Love is Here to Stay (Billie Holiday) Cheek to Cheek (Ella Fitzgerald) This Will Be, An Everlasting Love (Natalie Cole) You’re My Best Friend (Queen) Betcha By Golly Wow (The Stylistics) Overjoyed (Stevie Wonder) Wild Horses (The [...]


Mitzvahs: Games & Activities to Keep Kids Entertained at the Party

We’ve found one of the most important things to remember when planning a child’s celebration is to make sure it reflects the child’s personality, hobbies or the theme of the event.  That includes the activities and games that are carefully chosen to entertain the honoree and his or her friends for the length of the party.  For the events [...]


Business Travel is Making a Comeback

As the first quarter of 2011 comes to a close it’s clear that business travel is on its way back!  We’re happy to see hospitality numbers showing an increase in room sales and conference bookings for a second quarter in a row.  We’re certainly seeing an energetic level of business activity at ACE Conference Center, booking [...]


Signature Cocktails for Weddings & Events

What’s a cocktail party without a signature cocktail? Although the concept of a personalized beverage or cocktail isn’t a new one in the world of events, it’s still a fun way to add a personal “splash” to the party scene. Personalized or “branded” cocktails can be served as guests arrive or throughout the event in a manner [...]


Enjoy Those Beautiful Wedding Moments

Months, if not years, of careful organization go into planning a wedding. Yet, years ago wedding planning wasn’t as complicated as it is today.  Traditionally, mothers of the bride were the planners, making straightforward black and white decisions based on her taste, budget and social standing. The bride had relatively little to do with it!  But not anymore.  Modern [...]


What Exactly is a Bar or Bat Mitzvah?

As a suburban Philadelphia event venue that offers multiple spaces for social gatherings, we are privileged to host a wide variety of family celebrations including weddings, birthdays and anniversaries.  But it’s the bar and bat mitzvah parties that seem to be on the rise on our busy event calendar.  In fact, we’ve booked three bar [...]