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, [...]


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 [...]