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Timothy Seeberg, Senior Event Planner at BG Events & Catering
Timothy Seeberg
Aug 16, 2018

2018 Toast to Tech at the MIT Athletic Center

Following a fine dinner, 1,200 MIT alumni and supporters arrived to MIT Athletic Center on June 9. And it was our job to cap off graduation weekend memories in unforgettable ways. Having raised hundreds of millions of dollars for MIT, these guests deserved to relax and celebrate with some delectable drinks and small bites.

Embracing a theme of “light up the night,” this modern Boston event welcomed our most innovative culinary ideas.

MIT Alumni Gathering

Elevating an Electric Cocktail Party

Neon Lights and Outstanding Energy Abound

Modern lighting filled with bright colors helped create an exciting and dynamic event atmosphere. We were blown away by the ambiance created by 4Wall Entertainment and eager to augment the great energy that filled the room. Hallmarks of the creative décor and lighting included:

  • Entrance towers with LED candle cloud walls
  • Gobo projections on hanging sheer
  • Interactive giant light bright board
  • Plasma bookcases
  • Lounges with interactive lighting experience

succulent plants and outdoor lounge furniture

Grown Up Cotton Candy Chef-Action Station

Knowing most guests at this outstanding cocktail party would be craving dessert, we thought the most sugar-laden treat would be a popular choice. Indeed, the sweet spun sugar found at the cotton candy bar was a huge hit. Bringing out the childhood playfulness that can get lost in the professional world, these fun sweets kept the party going without a worry.

Grown Up Cotton Candy Chef-Action Station

Creative Sweet and Savory Snacks

Our culinary team put their minds together to craft the most innovative and high-impact desserts for this premier cocktail party. Tying together the cotton candy cravings with a fresh flare of adult taste for traditional desserts and alcoholic beverages, our brownie lollipops wrapped with “whiskey” cotton candy and mint cotton candy wowed guests.

Trendy Bar with Electric Energy

Lit up and ready for action, the bar was a popular place. Well-displayed bar snacks such as popcorn, nuts and cracker jacks kept guests coming back for more tasty drinks and good conversations. A great selection of beer and wine helped close out these incredible alumni’s weekend with a rightful cheers to their accomplishments of raising over 100 million dollars.

MIT Alumni Summer Outing Vacation

High-Impact Decorations and Service

From the neon MIT sign to flawless service by our team of professionals, every aspect of this cocktail party was an indication of the first-class and forward-thinking minds that back MIT. An air of confidence filled the room and empowered guests to stand behind this fine institution with great pride.

Taking home memories of a fun and flawless cocktail party, guests felt honored to be a part of the MIT alumni community. And we are overjoyed to have contributed to this incredibly successful event.

If you too would like our experienced Boston catering team to bring innovative food and phenomenal service to your next event, contact us online or give us a call at 617.581.1150.

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Timothy Seeberg, Senior Event Planner at BG Events & Catering
Timothy Seeberg

Timothy Seeberg is the Director of Major Events at BG.

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It all started as most events do—with a vision. From the very beginning, we’ve challenged ourselves to go bigger, do better, and create more from less. Every day for us is a new chance to blow your mind with a spectacular new visual setting, a wildly outstanding venue, and a uniquely flavorful and inventive menu. This is the BG Way—working with you, calling on your imagination, and making every event magical. The next great event idea starts here.

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