Member News – July 2022

Member News - July 2022

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.

Meghan Ely of OFD Consulting rounds up experts for her articles, ‘Outdoor Nuisances To Put On Your Radar For Your Summer Wedding’ on Wedding Chicks and ‘The Ins and Outs of Plus-Ones’ on Elizabeth Anne Designs. She also gives insight for Insider’s article, ‘Dolce & Gabbana reportedly made millions off Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker’s big day. Wedding pros share their thoughts.’

Leah Weinberg of Color Pop Events is a confirmed speaker for this August’s 2022 National Conference for the National Association of Club Catering + Event Professionals. She’ll be presenting on the topic of Guiding Your Couples Through the Wedding Roller Coaster.

Gretchen Culver of Rocket Science Events is a confirmed speaker for this August’s 2022 National Conference for the National Association of Club Catering + Event Professionals. She’ll be presenting on the topic of Curating Profitable Packages with Multiple Vendors.

Christie Osborne of Mountainside Media sits down with Hustle + Gather and ‘Evaluates Your Business Idea (even the dumb ones).’ She is a confirmed speaker for NACE Experience 2022 in Orlando this month, on the topic Designing Social Ads for Real Results. Christie was also recently named a finalist for Speaker of the Year for the NACE One Awards.

Shani Gailbreath of Canvas and Coif shares her thoughts and experience on the Dare to Develop podcast speaking with hosts Ashley and Kristine about Developing a Luxury Hair and Makeup Artistry Business.

Jenn Tai & Co won Seattle Bride Magazine’s Best Photographers of 2022! Their work is also on the second cover of their latest issue. We are so grateful for the recognition by our clients and industry and endeavor to continue exceeding expectations in service and quality.

DJ Dazzler, a Los Angeles based luxury events, nightlife and corporate DJ and host, has been added to the tour lineup for Pitbull, opening up the show for Mr. 305/Mr. Worldwide himself and Sean Paul on select dates.

DJ Cooper Brown has added on the ability for clients to incorporate live musicians into their wedding. This includes a saxophonist, drummer, and electric guitarist. The musicians improvise along to all the songs that Cooper plays which creates a very elegant experience for cocktail and dinner. The musicians then turn into a party band during dancing.

Rebecca Grant, WIPA Seattle Chapter President and owner of New Creations Wedding Planning & Twin Willow Gardens Event venue, was recently interviewed by King 5 News on the 2022/2023 wedding boom.

Whimsical Yet Sophisticated Southern California Wedding Inspiration on Magnolia Rouge featuring fabulous Friar Tux fashions has everyone all kinds of peachy (take a look and you will understand the reference)! Filled with dusty peach tones and soft yellows, Friar Tux’s Tan Notch Lapel Suit was the perfect chic-yet-subtle look for the groom to wear. Looking for something bolder? Friar Tux wants you to check out this Aisle Society feature: Elegant Romance with a Ceremony in the Round. With a unique ceremony structure and lush romantic flower arrangements, Friar Tux’s Burgundy Shawl Lapel Tuxedo looks stunning! Paired with a black arrow bow tie for some added style, who won’t love this sharp groom’s look. Lastly, take a trip home with Friar Tux…okay, not their home, but this groom’s childhood home where this couple tied the knot! Featured in Wedding Chicks, College Sweethearts Tie the Knot in an Intimate Backyard Ceremony. Keeping it classic and simple, this groom rocked a Black Notch Lapel Performance Tuxedo with traditional black-tie accessories. The perfect attire for a micro-wedding in the spring. Needing some more inspiration? Check out Friar Tux’s sister brand Stitch & Tie’s new style lookbook!