Member News - November 2020

As always, a big shout out to our members that have made the news. Below you'll find members that have been highlighted or otherwise recognized. Thank you to those that submitted news this month and thank you to our members that continue to push the outside of the envelope in some way. 

Rock Paper Coin and Bridal Bliss contributed to ‘How to (Stylishly) Encourage Social Distancing at Your Wedding’ on Elizabeth Anne Designs.  They also gave advice on how to ‘Avoiding Overwhelm: Where to Start When You Have Too Many Options ’ on Wedding Chicks

Michelle Loretta of Be Sage Consulting (formerly Sage Wedding Pros) spoke to two podcasts this past month. She sat down and discussed with Confetti Hour ‘The Amazon Effect – How to Shift Your Event Business to the Demands of Today’s Consumer’ and WeddingMBA on how to ‘Manage Your Cash Flow During a Crisis.’ 

Christie Osborne of Mountainside Media was featured on Special Events and discussed the ‘Three Reasons Your Web Analytics Aren't Measuring Up.’ She was also announced as a speaker for the 2021 Signature CEO Conference.

Kevin Dennis of WeddingIQ weighed in on ‘Tips for Shifting Your Celebration to a Different Season’ on Mountainside Bride. He also posed ‘Should You Consider Restructuring?’ on Catersource. He was also named one of the top 500 Must-Know Event Pros in the US by BizBash.

Jennifer Taylor of Jennifer Taylor Consulting discussed ‘Setting Boundaries During The Holiday Season’ and ‘How To Create An Effective Internship Program’ on Nace. Jennifer also shared her insight on ‘5 Things You Need To Know To Successfully Manage a Team’ on Authority Magazine. She was also announced as a speaker for the 2021 Signature CEO Conference

Emily Sullivan of Emily Sullivan Events was named one of the top 500 Must-Know Event Pros in the US by BizBash.

José Rolón of José Rolón Events shared his expert advice on two Brides articles: ‘What Is a Mantilla Wedding Veil?’ and ‘Cause for Celebration: 26 Latinx Vendors On Love, Heritage, and Favorite Wedding Traditions.’ He was also named one of the top 500 Must-Know Event Pros in the US by BizBash.

Meghan Ely of  OFD Consulting sat down with Ellwed Talks and shared what’s trending in the world of weddings and why you should submit your weddings for publication. She gave advice to Special Events on how to ‘Support Your Team in the Midst of a Pandemic While Working Remotely’ and discussed ‘How To Promote Your Company Without Events’ on Catersource.

Wanting to end 2020 on a high note? Rachel Sheerin's latest article featured in Smart Meetings shares insight on her 4 Pitchers Goal Setting system!

Margaux Fraise of Harmony Creative Studio sat down and discussed how to ‘Disaster Proof Your Business’ on WeddingMBA Podcast. She also shared her thoughts on 2021 Wedding Trends with Insider.

Tinsel Experiential Design is incredibly proud to have joined as the planning and production team for Pizza to the Polls which, with sponsorships through UberEats, will be feeding the hungry masses in line to vote now through Election Night 2020. Follow #pizzatothepolls and #democracyisdelicious for updates.

ICYMI You may have spotted Tinsel Experiential Design in Brides with an intimate summertime vow renewal at 620 Loft & Gardens -- in partnership with Fallon Carter Weddings, Amy Anaiz Photography, Honey & Vinyl, Creative Edge, and Patina Rentals. 

Relics Rentals is now offering Pop Up Weddings for 2021! A Pop-up wedding event consists of multiple intimate 90-minute ceremony celebrations at the same location that have all the magic of a creatively planned wedding but at a fraction of the price. 

Preoccupied Bride is ChicagoStyle Weddings/The Celebration Society’s 2020 Designers’ Challenge Winner for their lemon-inspired design, Fresh Rustic Romance.

Ideaction Consulting has officially launched its new copywriting division - Ideaction Content. Whether you hate coming up with interesting content, don't have the writing gene, or simply don't have the time to crank out a killer blog post... Ideaction Content is for any wedding or event professional that dreads writing blog posts. So, what are you waiting for?! Get engaging content that solves your reader's pain points... Before your competition does.  

Renée Dalo of Moxie Bright Events was included in a roundup on Wedding Chicks on how to ‘Avoid Overwhelm: Where to Start When You Have Too Many Options.’ She is also re-launching her online course for Wedding Planners, Wedding Management 101 on November 18th. 

After nearly 20 years of photographing weddings and events in and around the Los Angeles area, Danny Baker of Epic Imagery ( is very pleased to have moved to the Colorado Springs area, and begin a new chapter in his career as a wedding professional. A new landscape has felt in many ways like a blank canvas for Danny, who has already begun to team up with several local vendors. Through these collaborations, Danny has been producing some striking images from styled shoots as a means to introduce his services and detailed eye to this incredible community. Danny is excited to continue to make a name for Epic Imagery in Colorado and continue to provide the same level of service, creativity, and relationship as he has throughout his years as a seasoned photographer.

Alesandra Casalino of the New York Athletic Club has invented a patent-pending device which will make aligning escort cards a breeze! Gone are the days of visually aligning guests' escort cards, only to find they are out of line and crooked. Now you can have straight, perfectly-spaced and aligned rows that are picture ready with no hassle. This product is aptly named the Lex-Aligner as she is known to friends and family as Lexi. To see the Lex-Aligner in action, to learn more about it, or to purchase one, head over to InstagramFacebookLinkedIn or the website.

For those scheduling holiday photos or planning an intimate holiday gathering this season, Friar Tux has style options to elevate your look. Visit your nearest Friar Tux store or email [email protected] for more information about how to style up and save this holiday season.  Friar Tux was thrilled to be a part of this couple’s vibrant Palm Springs-Esque-Elopement in Virginia recently featured on Wedding Chicks, while Stitch & Tie is still swooning over Ruffled Blog’s Tropical Boho Elopement featuring theircaramel suit. Vice President of Sales, Eric Acuna, recently participated in the California Association for Private Events (CAPE) “Walk for Weddings” in Sacramento on October 13th. The demonstrators marched in wedding attire with the goal of securing re-opening guidelines from the state.  Know of someone who wants to get styled for their special day? Click here to book an appointment at a Friar Tux store or schedule a virtual style session at or  

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