New Members in September

WIPA is pleased to welcome our newest members for September 2019. Our mission is to provide industry leading education for our members, produce inspirational networking events and advance the ethical standards of the wedding industry. Our founding board worked with a diverse group of WIPA members to develop the professional conduct and code of ethics to achieve the highest standards of excellence. Please join us in welcoming the following members. 


Claudia Aguas

Bold Catering & Design 

In 1996, Atlanta’s leading restaurant group created its most innovative concept yet. After three years directing Atlanta restaurants that forever changed the city’s culinary scene, Fifth Group Restaurants launched its newest brand – Bold – a catering and event design company that offers restaurant-quality food, sensational creative concepts and a fine-dining standard of service.


Violaine Diogene

Cherokee Town and Country Club 

Country Club


Courtney Drake

Drake Social 

Wedding Planning & Design


Mathieu Jourdan-Gassin

Bold Catering & Design 

In 1996, Atlanta’s leading restaurant group created its most innovative concept yet. After three years directing Atlanta restaurants that forever changed the city’s culinary scene, Fifth Group Restaurants launched its newest brand “ Bold“ a catering and event design company that offers restaurant-quality food, sensational creative concepts and a fine-dining standard of service.


Amanda Lankford

Amanda Jewel Floral + Design 

At Amanda Jewel Floral + Design, we pride ourselves on hard work and the ability to make even our craziest ideas come to life. Although our true floral style tends to mimic the wild and asymmetrical patterns of nature, we are capable of designing anything to fit any space, and love the challenge of doing so. Our passion for design is what drives us to make every relationship with every single one of our clients a special one. We love to think outside the box and create beautiful and unique designs for each one of our amazing clients.


Scott Smith



Kristin St. Hilaire

Novare Events 

venue rental company


Davina Arceneaux

The Langham, Chicago 

Five Star Luxury Hotel


Valentina Fonseca Krug

Lola Valentina Design 

Table top decor and pattern design


Erin Mitschele

Erin Ashley Design 

Wedding and Event Floral


Rebecca Steffen

ACCESS Colorado 

Manage guests expereince at a destination:  such as transportation, activities, decor and entertainment


Sophie Ulibarri

Sweet Zion Paperie 

Bespoke Stationery + Printed Goods


Angie Vossler

The Sebastian Vail 

Plan your wedding at The Sebastian – Vail and look forward to the ultimate experience for you and your guests to enjoy. A wedding at The Sebastian – Vail offers a flawless location in the heart of the Village and just steps from the Vail Chapel. Year-round, Vail is a stunning backdrop to The Sebastian – Vail’s dramatic, luxurious ballrooms, immaculate guest rooms, breathtaking outdoor terrace and private dining spaces. Offering an array of options and amenities, The Sebastian – Vail can accommodate intimate gatherings of 10 guests to more robust celebrations up to 300 guests.


Nate Nelson

Le Force DJ


Jennifer Page

The Joule Dallas 

Sleek sophistication and a myriad of options are the keywords to live by when selecting a venue for your gathering. With more than 30,000-square-feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and event space, The Joule is versatile and the ideal home for an array of events.  From high-profile parties and dream weddings to cocktail receptions and fashion shows, no other venue compares to the sheer space, style and service you’ll enjoy.


Molly Rasmussen

Pop Parties 

Pop Parties specializes in large scale corporate, social, and wedding design, planning and production.


Glenn Roush

LeForce Event Group 

LeForce provides entertainment, lighting, photobooths, and AV for couples who want to throw a wedding party.


Jennifer Roush

LeForce Event Group


Jason Valdivia

Valdivia Ventures 

Event coordination, design and innovation

Las Vegas


Amanda Carvalho

Dan Weddings Las Vegas 

Weddings/Elopements Weddings/Photos/video/wedding party


Marcella Nelson

Marcella Photography 

Wedding Photographer

New Orleans

Belinda Belk

Blue Gardenia Events 

Boutique Event Design and Planning company


Keli Brown

Ave Nocturna Photography 

Luxury Destination Wedding Photography


Monica Castillo

Creole Cuisine Restaurant Concepts


Amanda Price

Amanda Price Events 

Amanda Price Events is a full-service wedding and event planner based in New Orleans, Louisiana. Our passion lies at the intersection of assisting couples in creating a personalized wedding experience and exceeding client expectations. We work with clients to plan their day according to their individual love story, priorities, and budget. The Amanda Price Team carefully crafts each detail and collaborates with the necessary vendors to leave you, your families, and guests with an unforgettable experience.


Natalie Weiss

Old Town Praline 

Your New Orleans family owned and operated Praline and Secondline shop. Can provide more info if needed.

New York

Heather Huie

Apollo Fields 

Wedding Photography


Leah Weinberg

Color Pop Events 

Wedding planning company


Lesley Bodwell

Lesley Bodwell Photography 

Elegant Wedding Photography for Couples with Distinguished Taste


Lauren Hamelin

Lauren Yvonne Design 

Lauren Yvonne Design is a stationery design studio whose focus is creating beautiful, distinct, and meaningful wedding stationery and paper goods. We work with local, national and international clients. Combining color and texture, our goal is to design invitations that reflect your unique wedding style and vision. We offer several forms of print methods including flat printing, foil and letterpress as well as a large selection of fine papers and embellishments. We are committed to one-on-one client service and will work with you to ensure you receive the most stunning product you can imagine. We celebrate diversity and invite couples of all backgrounds to get in touch with us to create their one-of-a-kind wedding stationery.


Amy Howard

Epic Party Team 

At Epic Party Team our number one goal is to make your party EPIC and MEMORABLE.  We transform spaces into great events with the use of great lighting, fun games, and amazing experiences.


Katherine McCravey

Love in Bloom, LLC 

Boutique wedding floral and design company servicing Arizona valleywide.


Samantha Ramirez

Love in Bloom, LLC 

Boutique wedding floral business servicing Arizona valleywide


Kevin Scarbrough

Creations in Cuisine Catering 

Creations in Cuisine Catering is one of Arizona’s most trusted wedding catering business. We handle weddings of any size and offer a surprisingly large customizable menu that suits any taste. We also offer catering services for corporate events, birthdays, anniversaries, and any other occasion where catering quality truly matters.

San Francisco Bay Area

Tara Arrowood

Arrowood Photography 

We provide photography and videography services for the wedding and event industry.


Kestrel Montes


Kestrel Montes is a professional calligrapher and engraver transforming words into lasting treasures. Hand calligraphy is romantic and elegant, setting a tone of anticipation and excitement in your guests.  Kestrel specializes in traditional pointed pen calligraphy in styles ranging from formal to modern to suit the mood of your event. It all starts with ink on paper but the sky is the limit: agate place cards, engraved acrylic invitations, hand engraved wine bottle keepsake, hand embossed message on the sole of the bride and groom's shoes, personalized perfume bottle for the bridesmaids, custom return stamp... The options are truly endless! 


Rebecca Grant

New Creations Weddings/Twin Willow Gardens 

Full service Seattle based planning company that specializes in Asian and Pacific Islander weddings.


Barbie Hull

Barbie Hull Photography 

Seattle Portrait and Wedding Photographer


Julie Levy

AFR Furniture 

Furniture Rental Company


Marni Ness

Pedersen's Event Rentals 

Pedersen's is committed to offering our clients exceptional service and the highest quality rental product.


Reese Rowe

Herban Feast Catering & Events 

Full service catering and events company with 20 years of experience, operating venues and catering all over the Puget Sound


Brian Waltz


LightSmiths provides Audio/Video/Lighting services as a true creative partner for wedding and event professionals.

Southern California

Bruce Barton

Calamigos Equestrian 

Full Service Catering, Wedding, Banquet and Corporate Event Venue


Carly Dahan

Michelle Garibay Events

We are an award-winning event coordination company in design, planning and coordination


Kimberly Dorfman

Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows 

4 star, 4 diamond Luxury hotel


Clint Hufft

Reverend Clint Hufft 



Kat Keane

Calamigos Equestrian 

Full Service Catering, Wedding, Banquet and Corporate event Venue


Sheila Mayfield


Mobile Elite Service issuing Confidential Marriage licenses to all couples getting married in California. We will come to their house, office, hotel, special place. No need to both take the day off and stand in line and the County Clerks Office.


Jamie Wolfer

JW Coordination 

Wedding Planning and Coordination Company


Cooper Brown

One Above Entertainment 

Wedding DJ & MC. I provide a premium and high-energy wedding experiences that keeps guests smiling and on the dance floor until the last song of the night. I am very organized and easy to work with. I also provide custom monogram lighting design for weddings or corporate events. In addition to monogram lighting I also provide wireless battery power uplighting


Meg Griggs

Modern Display / Scenemakers 

We are able to provide the following services: Style Development, Space Design, Décor/Boutique Rentals, Fine Floral Design, Signage, Custom Fabrication, and


Britt Lyon

Dejoria Center & Highstar Ranch 

Not just any destination, your destination The DeJoria Center at the High Star Ranch is located in the beautiful Kamas Valley just 45 minutes from the Salt Lake City Airport and only 20 minutes from Park City. Nestled at the base of the Uinta National Forest on 1,100 acres, the casual elegance of the DeJoria Center is the perfect ranch setting for your special day. With spectacular views, the rustic charm of a barn setting or the modern sophistication of a tented option, and an array of year-round activities, makes the DeJoria Center a wedding destination for all seasons.


Alicia Petersen

Four Seasons Concierge Transportation 

Transportation and Logistics Managemetn


Sam Rubin

Four Seasons Concierge Transportation 

Transportation and Logistics Management

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