All of Hurricane Productions’ live events are special. But some tell unique stories about the clients and the company.

As we compiled a list of our Top 20 events of 2011 it was hard to leave these events off the list. So here is a look at some honorable mentions from this past year.

5. Carly’s ‘Winter Wonderland’ inspired Sweet 16

When: January 15, 2011
Where: Madeline’s on Vosseller – Bound Brook, NJ
The Story:
When Carly’s dad called Hurricane Productions in late 2010, he said that his daughter really deserved a special celebration.

The minute anyone meets Carly, you can tell how genuine and appreciative that she is about everything in her life.

From personalized ‘Name in Lights’ to a Next-Day Facebook photo album, Carly experienced her Sweet 16 just the way her parents pictured it.

Carly’s Winter Wonderland Photo Album

4. Danielle’s ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ inspired Sweet 16

When: January 16, 2011
Where: Courtyard on Main – Freehold, NJ
The Story:
Sometimes you meet a family that likes to challenge ‘the norm’ when it comes to celebrations.

Danielle and her family pictured an elegant event with a throwback to the Aubrey Hepburn days.

Inspired by the movie ‘Breakfast at Tiffanys’ the room design focused on a beautiful ‘Name in Lights’ gobo using the Tiffany font while blue uplighting accented the ballroom at Courtyard on Main in Freehold, NJ.

3. Gus and Kristin’s Wedding

When: March 25, 2011
Where: Nanina’s in the Park – Belleville, NJ
The Story:
Before pursuing Hurricane Productions full-time, Strato worked with his father at a family owned and operated auto repair shop in Maplewood, NJ.

During his time at the shop, Strato grew close with Gus – a technician at L&J Motors for nearly 10 years.

When it was finally time for Gus to ask the love of his life to marry him, the couple reached out to Strato to help them plan the celebration.

Gus and Kristin’s wedding shows the versatility of Hurricane Productions.

Hurricane fused the couples’ cultural backgrounds (Greek and Irish) into its music selection for the evening.

Wedding Portfolio for 2012

2. Natalie’s Sweet 16 redefines ‘house’ inspired event

When: December 3, 2011
Where: Cherry Valley Country Club – Skillman, NJ
The Story:
This party got WILD. Just watch the video.

House and club music pumped through our system all night with DJ Strato keeping the dance floor packed for four straight hours.

As for design, this party is one of our most extravagant setups from 2011 with pinspot lighting, lounge furniture, custom graphics and uplighting design.

Natalie’s Photo Album

1. Erica Celebrates her Sweet 16 with Class
When: April 29, 2011
Where: Courtyard on Main- Freehold, NJ
The Story:
There’s not much to say about Erica because she said it all herself. Here is the testimonial she left on our Facebook page right after her Sweet 16:

“HURRICANE PRODUCTIONS♥! I can’t even begin to explain how amazing of a job you guys did tonight. From day one of talking and meetin up with Strato to the minute the party started tonight, you guys made it alll happen! The lights were absolutely fabulous and I loved the uplighting so much! The name graphic was adooooraaablee♥ everyone loved it. Everyone loved the party and had an absolutely amazing time! (my wall is currently under attack!) Guido, Strato, Benny you guys are AMAZING. Thank you guys so much for everything that you did tonight♥! I can’t wait for the pictures!!! and then like my mom said….my wedding? I THINK SO !!! :D”

Erica’s Sweet 16 Photo Album

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