Member News – January 2023

Members News – January 2023

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.

Jennifer Taylor of Jen Taylor Consulting appeared on Build That Business Podcast to discuss Taming Your 8 CEOs.

Handy Entertainment, based in Atlanta, GA, will be a featured  vendor in the January 2023 Atlanta Style Magazine article covering Andrea and Aaron’s 2022 Wedding at the Fox Theatre. Catch Jan Levie of Handy Entertainment at the Capstone Presentation/Graduation GWBC 2022 Mentor-Protégé program to be held at Truist Bank’s downtown Atlanta office on 2/21/23. Handy Entertainment has been awarded the Lowe’s LISC Grant for the second year in a row!

Leah Weinberg, owner of NYC-based planning company Color Pop Events, is excited to announce the launch of her new law firm, Oduberg LLP, with partner Kunbi Odubogun. Together the pair will offer general representation for small to medium businesses and creative entrepreneurs (with a particular niche for wedding industry professionals), focusing on contracts, client disputes, intellectual property, real estate, and employment. She shared her legal expertise on Rising Tide Society, 6 Figure Wedding Planner Podcast, and The Engaged Agenda. Leah is also featured in the Winter 2022 Issue of Rent My Wedding Magazine.

Friar Tux was feeling thankful and loved this past year with all their amazing features! First, get all cozy with this Boho-Chic Fall Wedding with Blush, Orange, and Teal Décor in California on Inside Weddings! This real wedding of Alexx Poston and Patrick Taylor was dreamy and perfect for a SoCal November wedding. The groomsmen and grooms-ladies wore our Green Notch Lapel Suits with ivory matte long ties. We love that the women in the wedding party wore caramel toned high heels to complement the groomsmen’s lighter brown dress shoes. From dreamy fall tones to a classic wedding color scheme – the next feature was a romantic dream in Magnolia Rouge. In A Quintessential & Timeless New York City Elopement, the bride wore a modern ball gown, and the groom rocked our Black Notch Lapel Performance Tuxedo by Michael Kors! The perfect tuxedo to move around the city in. Then Friar Tux dazzled on the red carpet at the People’s Choice Awards with Tarek El Moussa styled in Friar Tux’s Navy Shawl Lapel Tuxedo! And drum roll please….Friar Tux’s 11th edition of their Stylist Magazine dropped this month! Take it in with all its fashion glory online and in-stores today.

Meghan Ely of OFD Consulting rounds up experts for her article ‘Viva Magenta: Pantone Calls for a Colorful 2023’ on Special Events, ‘Everything You Need to Know About Brand Shoots + Headshots’ on Wedding Planner Magazine, and ‘Navigating Major Life Events Within Your Wedding Party’ on So This Is Love. Meghan also made appearances on Rising Tide Society for ‘5 PR Goals to Help Independents Shine in 2023’ and Wedding Pros Who Are Ready To Grow on ‘How to Get Your Wedding Business in the Press.’

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