A Dull January?

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by FIGmolly After almost 15 years in the business, you would think that I’ve seen almost everything. You’d be wrong. January is usually slow. A month to reflect on last year and plan for this one, but even when it’s slow we find stuff to do. Including…building a 70 layer/1000+ lb. vat of bean dip: Yes, that’s us, hairnets and …

FIG’s Summer Reading List

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Lest you think all we do it work, we put together a summer reading list of some of our staff’s favorite books (okay, maybe we read most of these in the winter/down time, but they’re good whenever). Recommended by Theresa (Office Manager): The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz Cash: The Autobiography by Johnny Cash anything by …

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2018 Year in Review

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2018 was a year of change for the company, saying goodbyes and also welcoming new talent to the FIG team. But maybe that restlessness was to be expected in our 13th (tween) year! We also think it’s in the air. We’ve noticed new tastes and preferences from our clients and the Chicago events scene in general, and adapting to Chicago’s …

Chicago couple at California Clipper; Photo: Brian Cooper

Wedding Talk with the Groom

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Kevin and Meghan (above) at one of their favorite Chicago hangouts, the Clipper. Photo by Brian Cooper Not only is he managing operations at Pilsen Event Rentals (FIG’s in house rental company), Kevin is GETTING MARRIED this fall! If you haven’t encountered him at the beginning or end of a FIG event, please meet the incomparable man-behind-the -beard, Kevin Carlson. …