Wednesday, September 15, 2010

David Rafanelli: A Man With a Plan

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When word broke about Chelsea Clinton's wedding, all of the wedding professional community was abuzz about who was the lucky event planner was the nabbed the gig. The Clinton-Mezvinsky wedding took place this past July with grand fairand was successfully guided with much care and attention by Boston's premier event planner, Bryan Rafanelli of  Rafanelli Events.

 Mr. Rafanelli got his start in the business after a good friend of his passed away from AIDS he found himself volunteering in the special events section of the AIDS Action Committee. He volunteered for every event and soon found himself chairing and eventually running events. Handling a non-profit, galas, weddings and fundraisers with Creative Director, Billy Ivers, the Rafanelli Events team produces over 100 events per year! 

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Wish Upon a Wedding: Blissful Wishes Ball

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Attention Atlanta-area Wedding Pros! Purchase you tickets to today for the Blissful Wishes Ball.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Dana LaRue: The Broke-Ass Bride

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Dana LaRue is co-owner of and writer for The Broke-Ass Bride. The Broke-Ass Bride is a blog for engaged couples about being smart, sassy and confident enough to make the most of what you’ve got. Whether you’re currently planning your wedding or are simply looking for romantic money-saving tips, The Broke-Ass Bride provides much inspiration on both fronts. Dana (the actual broke-ass bride) offers tips on how to be a better negotiator, how to decorate on a budget, and, of course, easy ideas for saving money before the big day.

 Ms. LaRue is also the founder of Bride$, a social media network designed to help brides save green and be green through the sharing, swapping, and reuse of all things wedding related. Her savvy approach to weddings and money delivers entertaining and informative outside-the-box planning inspiration, and teaches brides of any budget that it’s not how much you spend, its how you spend it.

For couples who don't want to give over all the control to a planner but needs professional guidance along the way, The Broke-Ass Bride also offers wedding consulting services.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

New Super Planner™ iPhone App

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Introducing the new business app for event planners. This super device provides a variety of planning tools, including calculators for venue capacity, staffing, catering, staging, projection and dance floor, as well as useful tips in several areas. Currently available for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. For $9.99, it’s a terrific value and will making your planning a snap! Now available in the iTunes App Store!

Monday, September 6, 2010

We're Back!

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 . We've been working feverishly on new posts for you and we hope that they will prove very helpful in growing your wedding business. We hope you had a terrific summer! See you soon!