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THURSDAY, march 14, 2024

9:00 - 10:00 AM

Registration Opens

Doors open at 9:00 AM. Grab your name badge at the check-in table, find your co-working spot, and get settled for today's activities. 

9:00 - 10:00 AM

Coffee Hour with Dolce & Gelato Catering & Breakfast Graze by Jillicious Foods & Events

Grab a coffee from Dolce & Gelato Catering who will be serving up espressos! Known for her iconic graze boards, Chef Jill will be providing a selection of breakfast grazes for attendees to enjoy. Start your day with a breakfast delight from our friends at Jillicious Foods & Events

9:00 - 10:00 AM

Morning Movement & Meditation

Join us next door at Brindamour Studios to start your day with a little meditation and breathwork. The session will begin at 9:15 AM to give you time to check in at 501 Union before making your way next door. Leave your mat feeling relaxed, refreshed, motivated, and inspired. 

 

Hosted by Tamar's Light Peace Love 

 

Bring Your Own Mat!

9:30 - 11:30 AM

Headshot Sessions with Firework Photo Booth Co.


Experience Firework Photo Booth's newest offering - professional headshots! Get ready to update all your social profile's with your new headshot. The pro photo team will help participants pose for 8-12 digital images in less than 2 minutes.

10:00 AM -
5:00 PM

Co-Working & Creative Space

 

Join us in 501 Union's expansive, light-filled main space to work, connect with fellow vendors, and network together throughout the day. 

10:00 AM -
12:00 PM

One-on-One Business Coaching with Leah Weinberg of Oduberg Law

Join attorney and recovering wedding planner, Leah Weinberg, for a 20-minute AMA session about your business. All questions and topics are welcome!

10:00 - 11:00 AM

Accessibility in the Wedding & Event Industry

in conversation with Bri Scalese

As event and wedding industry professionals incorporating disability inclusion and accessibility into event plans and design creates an environment of inclusivity and belonging. Hear more in this conversation about how the industry can prioritize inclusion and tips for doing so.

10:30 AM -
12:30 PM

 

Mini Hair & Makeup Glam Session with mg hair & makeup

Sign up for a 15-minute mini-glam session before your headshots! Head over to Brindamour Studios to get your glam on!

*Sign up's on the morning of are required; capacity is limited

10:30 AM -
12:30 PM

 

Headshots with JC Lemon Photography

Grab an updated headshot with photographer, Jon Lemon of JC Lemon Photography!  

*Sign up's on the morning of are required; capacity is limited

10:30 AM - 
12:00 PM

One-on-one Business Coaching with Chef Jill Freiberg of Jillicious Foods & Events

 

Connect with industry vet Chef Jill on topics ranging from Business or Social Media Growth, Website Review, Starting your Catering Biz, and Integrating Day of Coordination into your catering service. 

* 20- minutes per session

*Sign up's on the morning of are required; capacity is limited

11:00 AM - 
12:00 PM

As the Wedding/Event Industry Turns: Insights and Strategies for Today's Wedding/Event Professionals

presented by Suzette Spann Scarborough, Yemi Kosibah, and Hope Mirlis

What's up with 2024?! Join this community-driven conversation to discuss the current state of the wedding & events industry, challenges, and opportunities for growth or diversifying services or revenue streams. 

12:00 PM -
1:30 PM

Catered Lunch by Dish Food & Events

Close those laptops and get ready to experience a fabulous cocktail-style lunch with our friends at Dish Food & Events

2:00 - 3:00 PM

How to be Successfully Self-Employed 

presented by Dominique Bell 

Life Coach and Wedding Planner, Dominique Bell leads a discussion on what it takes to run a business you are proud of and live a life you love. Together we will explore the elements that contribute to not only accomplishing more but also FEELING more accomplished.

2:30 - 4:30 PM

Headshot Sessions with Firework Photo Booth Co.

Experience Firework Photo Booth's newest offering - professional headshots! Get ready to update all your social profile's with your new headshot. The pro photo team will help participants pose for 8-12 digital images in less than 2 minutes.

2:00 - 4:00 PM
 

Headshots with JC Lemon Photography

Grab an updated headshot with photographer, Jon Lemon of JC Lemon Photography!  

*Sign up's on the morning of are required; capacity is limited

2:00 - 4:00 PM
 

One-on-One Business Coaching with Amy Sims Photography

Amy Sims is a photographer with over 10 years of experience in the wedding industry. In these one-on-one sessions, she can provide feedback on your website, review your portfolio, and answer any business questions you may have. Open to all creatives! 

*Sign-up day of required; 20 minute sessions 

3:00 - 4:00 PM

Mini Confetti Photo Sessions with Brindamour Photography

Head over to Brindamour Studios for a fun mini confetti photoshoot session with Rima Brindamour! 

 

* 10- minutes per session

*Sign up's on the morning of are required; capacity is limited

3:00 - 4:00 PM

The Gift of Setting Boundaries: How Unplugging and Saying No Has Been A Strength in My Biz, Not a Weakness

presented by Amy Shack Eagan of Modern Rebel 

The "big day" is loaded with all sorts of expectations, reasonable or otherwise. Amy Shack Egan is here to chat about why ditching the quest for perfection is the new secret weapon for your business. Plus, she's got the lowdown on how to make room for relationships in the mix. Ready to level up?

4:00 - 5:00 PM

Wrap Up the Day! Doors Close at 5:00 PM

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