Real Wedding: Thanks to Their Friend Christie, Sid and Christine Met, Fell in Love and Got Married

Just goes to show you, even when it comes to love it might be based on “who you know.” Take Christine and Sid, who both just happened to know Christie.  Just not each other.  At least, not until their all-powerful friend Christie introduced them. Christie was throwing a going away party at her Maryland home for her co-worker, Sid, [...]


We’re Growing Mint in the ACE Chef’s Garden

Thanks to the gorgeous weather we’ve been having, our Chef’s Garden is filled with fragrant mint!  Just brushing up against the dark green leaves is enough to bring your temperature down to candy cane levels of freshness.  Our chefs live to use different kinds of mint in everything and anything from chilled summer soups to steamed [...]


Our Favorite Philadelphia-Area Summer Activities for the Month of June

What to Do, What to Do, What to Do? The Greater Philadelphia area is busting at the seams with all kinds of summer activities to be enjoyed!  There’s truly something for everyone.  Here are some of our favorites to consider this month: June 13th-June 30th, The History of Valley Forge Trolley Tour, Valley Forge National [...]


Celebrate with British Afternoon Tea for Your Next Party, Meeting or Special Event

What finer way to recognize Kate and William’s Royal Wedding and the Obamas’ recent visit to Britain, than to put on a traditional British Afternoon Tea for a group of local attorneys meeting at the ACE Conference Center!? Although a favorite, many Americans don’t know that the tradition of Afternoon Tea was created in the 1840′s [...]


Does Every Bride and Groom have their own Wedding Website?

Oh, the times they are a changin’!  Today’s savvy brides and grooms are sharing their love stories and communicating their wedding details on their very own wedding websites!  There are several wedding website companies available online that allow users to design their site for free or for a reasonable fee.  Most of these online resources allow couples to customize domain names, backgrounds, layouts and [...]


Do You Know How to Pack Your Business Suit?

Regular conference warriors and meeting attendees have all been there at one time or another.  We’ve all arrived at our hosting hotel with just enough time to quickly don our suits before heading out to the first dinner listed on the busy conference schedule. As we unzip our trusty carry-on, we see, yet again, that [...]


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, [...]