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Tabletop Design Competition - Results 2016

Brand new to 2016 was the Social Choice category. A photo of each of the tabletops was placed on social media giving an all new way for spectators to vote! With an overwhelming response to all of the competitors, entering for their first time, Tuxes & Tulle Event Planning took home the Social Choice award with their “Fall In Love” themed table.
Tuxes & Tulle Event Planning

A panel of professional judges named Marcus Hotels & Resorts “Bierfest” themed table as Most Viable Concept. This table also won the People’s Choice category – a category in which Expo attendees voted on their favorite tabletop design.
Marcus Hotels & Resorts

Bartolotta Catering Company & Events at Pier Wisconsin was awarded Best Use of Theme by the judges with their “Spring Showers Bring Summer Flowers” theme.

Bartolotta Catering Company & Events

The “Chalet Dining” themed table created by Goodwill Industries International, Inc was awarded the Most Innovative Table by our judges.

Goodwill Industries International

Other Tabletop Entries

Many breathtaking tables were presented at the 2016 Expo making for a tough competition.

Two Occasions Event Design, LLC

“Enchantment Under the Sea” themed by Two Occasions Event Design, LLC


“The Spirit of Africa” themed by Justlikeulikeit


Jena Carlin Photography

“Easter Garden Elegance” themed table by Jena Carlin Photography

Windy City Linen

“Corporate Vintage” themed table by Windy City Linen


First Impressions Events

“Blushing Bride!” themed table by First Impressions Events

Lilac Occasions

“My Blossom” themed table by Lilac Occasions


Hyatt Regency Milwaukee

“Bon Voyage” themed table by Hyatt Regency Milwaukee

Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport Hotel

“Tailgate and Celebrate” themed table by Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport Hotel

The competition is open to Caterers, Event Planners, Food Photographers, Linen Companies & Florists.

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