What an amazing event!!!  I hope you all had a chance to relax after Friday night’s extravaganza.  Hob Nobble Gobble presented by Ford was an amazing success!!!  I’m not sure how, but every year you all make it bigger and better than the one before.  We appreciate your hard work, dedication, organization, sparkles and fun you provide in making this event the magical experience everyone looks forward to each year.  We certainly left feeling like we were all walking on sunshine!

Thank you again!  Enjoy your Thanksgiving with family, friends and of course America’s Thanksgiving parade presented by Art Van.

The Entire Parade Team!


Dear Todd,

Thank you to you and your organization for the role you played in setting the stage for Dick’s 60th birthday celebration.  I appreciate the great work and the many hands it took to make it such a successful event.

Please extend my heartfelt thanks to your staff for their attention to detail and a job well done!

Betsy Devos


Thank you so much for all of  your help in creating our pop up.  The event was beautiful and a real success!

The Chanel Team NYC


The party was a huge success – much due to the beautiful tent and the inviting accoutrements.  We thank you for your professional setup and attractive, well maintained furniture.  I am very appreciative of your attention to detail – the pleating of the fabric, the seams in the carpeting, the attachment of the tent to the house, the covering of the catering doors, the staging….all was very well done

Patricia A. Waring
Community Relations Director – Office of the President
C Richard M. DeVos Center


A huge thank you to you and your team for your help in making the 31st Annual Dinner an incredible success. If anyone can make an event in an assembly plant elegant and beautiful, it’s you! You truly created a garden-inspired cocktail reception and a gorgeous dinner area. The committee and guests were absolutely blown away with the décor.
We know that you always have our best interest at heart and so appreciate that you made sure that the event was perfect in every way. You are such a wonderful partner of ours and you were absolutely critical in helping us pull off this amazing event. We look forward to working with you again in the near future!

Karry Samulski
Manager, Events
Karmanos Cancer Institute



It would be unforgivable NOT to stop to say THANK YOU for the wonderful job you did setting the event details for Saturday's event. The job was executed perfectly and your team was polite, accommodating and got the job done in a timely manner! THANK YOU!!!

We all get busy, short on patience during such a busy season, but it would be wrong not to take time to let you know how grateful I always am when a job is done well! I will send photos to you - the setting was stunning!

Carolyn R. Hefner 

The China Closet


Dear Larry, Todd, Mike, and the whole S.E. crew
THANK YOU.  THANK YOU.  THANK YOU.  You all blew me out of the water on Art Prize.  I dream stuff up but guys take it one step further and you put my ideas on steroids! I can’t begin to tell you how much I appreciate each one of you.  You are all so gifted and I’m blessed to be able to work with you and count on you as friends.  Thanks for everything you did to make Art Prize a success!
Jodi Bos



You rock! People have been raving about the décor for “To the Nines!”  Great Hall has never looked better! Your concepts and designs were masterful, and the execution; sublime.  Thank you for all of your hard work in helping make this year’s gala a success.
Elliot Bloom

-Detroit Institute of Arts Vice President Museum Operations


Dear Todd Guitar (The Chiffon Cowboy)
Ciao Cowboy!
As we enter the New Year I wanted to wish you “the very best” for continued success.  The transformation that you gave our driveway and garage for Stephanie and Kenny’s wedding was just short of “phenomenal.” 
People are still talking about it.  In fact, one of our guests from Traverse City told me: “Peter, when you gave the toast…you should have added a line: “For the first person who can find our garage, there is a special prize.””
You are the very best I have ever observed doing “very creative” work.  You certainly delivered a result that never could have been imagined.
Peter Secchia

When I was hired by the family for their engagement party and wedding, there was never any doubt in my mind, that Special Events would be the most important vendor to orchestrate their celebrations.  The finales were superb!  I appreciate all of your staff members; they are all attentive, enthusiastic, and hard working.  As we worked on this wedding for almost a year ~ I know that we often put the “impossible” to you, but you came through on every occasion.  Your attention to detail and seeing every last wish come true and going beyond what was expected, was incomparable.  I am most grateful to have had the opportunity to work with both of you and your staff.  I look forward to our next adventure, hopefully, in the very near future!
With pleasure,
Beth-Anne Lipin

-BA Lipin Event Design


"On behalf of the Coca-Cola Company, let me begin by saying thank you to you, and the entire SER team for the outstanding customer service on our hospitality décor and activation needs. Our 2009 Men’s Final Four National Customer Hospitality space looked amazing. We heard rave reviews on the room design, activation and all the signage.

You should know that during the course of the weekends events, I had our guests coming up to me to let me know that the weekend's hospitality events and venues was one of the most special they have had in a long time.

Thank you for your role in once again ensuring the success of an important event here at The Coca-Cola Company.

Best regards,
Mike Greto, CMP

-Event Manager, Strategic Events
-The Coca-Cola Company


Thank you so much for all you did to help make the 2008 National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) annual summer conference in Grand Rapids a success!

Your contributions certainly helped make the conference special. Specifically, your professionalism in working with our staff is appreciated. Our guests truly enjoyed all your help with our “Sunset Beach Escape” event on Lake Michigan, and I heard many comments that the event on Monday night was extraordinary. Having so much positive feedback from our guests is a great reminder that we have much to be proud of here in Michigan!

Terri Lynn Land

-Michigan Secretary of State


"Thank you for the exceptional service at our recent “UDM in the Motor City” event. The attention to detail, friendly staff, quality product, and willingness to go above and beyond made for a successful event. Our alumni and donors couldn’t stop talking about the décor and how fun it was all night. Everyone wanted to know who we used and we proudly told them about our exclusive relationship with Special Events Rental. Thanks again and we look forward to planning our next event with you."

Deanna Blevins

-Associate Director
-Alumni Relations and Special Events
-University of Detroit Mercy


"After being in this business for over 40 years, I have to tell you last night was an unbelievable expression of talent. I was amazed at the different settings you presented and how well each was thought out in detail. The total concept of the evening was the most beautiful I have ever seen, and I have seen a lot. Each of the venues presented were all award winners on ther own. Congratulations to both you and your staff."

Mark Thompson

-Event Planner


"Thank you so much for making the Hour Detroit Top Docs event extra special. The set up was breathtaking…Absolutely stunning.

We think we truly accomplished the goal of creating an escape for the doctors, taking them to a place that was warm and beautiful. People couldn’t stop talking about how cool everything looked, which is because of you and your great taste.

Thank you again for doing such a fabulous job. We look forward to our continued partnership."

Kathleen Kennedy

-Hour Detroit Magazine


"Your team of professionals has coordinated several very important and successful events for Ford Motor Company. The professionalism, dedication, attention to detail and perhaps most of all, the "can do" attitude is indeed appreciated."

Nick Scheele, Retired former President

-Ford Motor Company


"Thank you for all of your hard work, efforts and dedication. We could not have done it without you!"

Jill Rothstein, Events Manager

-NFL, Super Bowl XL


"We received many positive comments from our guests on the décor and dramatic transformation of the conference center. Thank you for the crucial part you played on our event team. Your staff helped to make Groove Detroit…Art in Motion an event that our guests will long remember!"

Lisa and Bill Ford, Hosts

-Groove Detroit…Art in Motion (A Super Bowl XL Fundraiser to benefit The Children’s Center)


"We are proud of the work we’ve been able to accomplish this year on a number of programs. Our success would not have been possible without the dedication and support of your entire organization."

Michele Marine, Executive Initiatives Manager



"It is without fail that I find your staff to be courteous, punctual and always going the extra mile to make sure that details are perfect! They remain vigilant to execute the job at 100%!"

Carolyn R. Hefner

-The China Closet


"It was a wonderful night; the table settings and everything we ordered from your company were first-rate items and definitely helped make the event! The staff was fast, efficient, courteous and great to work with."

Katie Widness, Development Officer and Joan Lauck, Director of Development

-Akron Art Museum


"Thank you for all your efforts-you and your team did an amazing job and the Bride was thrilled!"

Sarah Lucas and Carmen Sofia Schroeder

-SarahSofia-The Art of Entertaining


"Thanks again for the extraordinary work from your team during our Super Bowl XL events. We hope that future projects will provide the opportunity for us to work together again!"

William Anton, President

-Meeting Architects, Inc.


"We want to tell you how delighted Exhibit Works and Major League Baseball were with your participation in the Amazing Michigan All-Star Pregame Event at Comerica Park. We were very pleased with the professionalism and the quality of service that you provided for our event. More importantly, we appreciate your attentiveness toward the success of our program."

Dave Dekker, President

-Exhibit Works


"I would like to express my sincerest thank you for all of your hard work on a job well done! Your professionalism and attention to detail provided both the MotorCity Casino and myself a great sense of relief knowing that you would be handling this very important event."

Joe Peraino, CEO

-Lorio-Ross Sterling Entertainment


"A Tribute to Community was our way of thanking the community for their support and to shine the spotlight on the work of our grantees. Your efforts helped us to realize those goals. We couldn’t have met them without you. We want to thank you for providing reliable, quality services. Your contribution was greatly appreciated."

Jim McHale, Senior Vice President for Programs

W.K. Kellogg Foundation


"Special Events Rental is an exceptional company to do business with. From the planning stage to the implementation stage to teardown, your company’s attention to detail was exceptional. We had a terrific time at our daughter’s wedding due in part to how comfortable you made us feel as we planned the event. We had total confidence that your team was willing and able to handle anything that came up with patience, professionalism, determination, resourcefulness and excellence. You are to be commended."

D. Platt

-Grosse Pointe Farms


"There are some companies who make a difference and yours is truly one of those."

Steve Wilkes, Director

-Ford Motor Company Conference & Events Center


"We continue to be very pleased to be working with you and appreciate your quiet competence and integrity. You make an important contribution to the smooth implementation of the University Cancer Foundation’s Diamonds & Denim event. Thanks for everything."

Laura Stern, Executive Director

-Michigan Cancer Research Foundation (Formerly University Cancer Foundation)


"We appreciate you bringing such a fine quality event as Volvo to our Center. You’re one of the best!"

Jeff Cook, CMP

Booking & Services Manager

-San Antonio Convention Facilities


"For a production of such magnitude, it was crucial to have the best in the business to help us pull it all together. The tour was an overall success and was made possible through your hard work and dedication."

Gina M. Holland, former Vice President of Production

-Black Entertainment Television (BET)


"On behalf of the Music Hall’s Board of Trustees, we want to thank you for all of your efforts in making the annual Cars & Stars event such a great success. I have great respect for your abilities and professionalism."

Randy Lee

-Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts


"I was so impressed with your company. Everything that you provided was perfect! Thank you for helping me look good!"

Laura Davis, Wedding Consultant

-Laura Davis Weddings


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