Mixology: Trendy Beverages for 2011

If you don’t know it, the huge global liquor industry is constantly evolving and ALMOST as creative as the fashion industry.  But sometimes, it’s the clever bartenders, mixologists and caterers that come up with recipes and concoctions that take the public by storm.  Some recent trends on what’s hot on tap and what’s best served neat: [...]


10 Most Romantic Movie Quotes

February is the “Month of Love” and right smack dab in the middle of it you’ll find Valentine’s Day!  Traditionally, that means flowers, chocolate, maybe a candlelit dinner for two or tickets to the latest romantic comedy.  In fact, when you see our list below of  some of the best quotes from romantic movies you might be inspired to spend Valentine’s Day cuddled [...]


Real Wedding: Kristine and Jason’s October Wedding at ACE Conference Center

Don’t be fooled by this serene moment, Kristine and Jason’s October wedding was anything but ordinary.  In fact, their wedding went from “romantic” to ”crazy” in record time.  One of our favorite couples to date for their playfulness and loving behavior towards each other, Kristine and Jason knew exactly what they wanted for their wedding.  A PARTY!  And that party [...]


Spend Valentine’s Weekend at Two Local Hot Spots with Singer, Eddie Bruce!

For over 25 years, Eddie Bruce has entertained thousands on stage in clubs in New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia; as a bandleader at countless private parties and weddings; and as a television personality and radio talk-show host.  No one loves sexy, romantic music more than Eddie Bruce and he’s got two upcoming local Valentine’s shows that are [...]


A Closer Look at Our Neighbor, Plymouth Meeting

Just down the road from ACE Conference Center lies the township of Plymouth Meeting – yet another town rich in American history that may be overlooked as we hurriedly drive through on our way to work, the gym, or the grocery store.  But when you barely scratch the surface of the volumes and volumes of historical information that’s readily [...]


Wedding Day Emergency Kits – Our Tips, Suggestions & Checklist

Our two sensational ballrooms and gorgeous outdoor landscape continue to make ACE Conference Center a favorite Philadelphia venue for weddings.  In fact, we recently received a Bride’s Choice Award 2011 by WeddingWire - an achievement only 5% of wedding professionals across the nation can claim.  With years of wedding planning under our belts, we’ve learned how essential a soup-to-nuts Wedding Day Emergency Kit can be on the [...]


Conference Attendees Love Our Refreshment Break Areas

We’ve heard nothing but rave reviews and fantastic feedback from meeting planners and conference attendees on our newly-renovated refreshment break areas.  Long intense days of business seminars and educational sessions need to be balanced with reasonable opportunities to relax and network. Meeting attendees are welcome to take a break, catch up on emails and mingle with [...]


Local Interest Highlight: The Bryn Mawr Film Institute

Located in suburban Philadelphia, ACE is surrounded on all sides by charming, historic and energetic neighborhoods that offer a variety of interesting activities to today’s traveler. Just 20 minutes from our door is a favorite local haunt, the charming college town of Bryn Mawr.  Settled in 1686 by a Welsh farmer escaping religious persecution, Bryn [...]


The Art of the Nametag

Nothing is as useful or necessary a conference tool as a nametag.   When done right, nametags can be a friendly ice breaker in a crowded room of strangers.  Not only do they say “it’s okay to talk to me” but nametags literally eliminate all the game playing, posturing and guesswork.  A nametag puts it all out there on the table [...]


Our Renovated Hotel Lobby is a Real Show Stopper

  We know all too well how important it is to make a good first impression.  Frankly, we think we’ve gone from good to fabulous in one fell swoop!  Walking through the main entrance doors, into our newly renovated hotel lobby, with its modern comfort and approachable sophistication, you can’t help but feel right at home.  Recently refurbished with warm and inviting earth [...]