A Vegas Wedding

The world needs a little more love these days. I wasn't going to put this wedding into a blog post, but I decided that I needed to immerse myself in something happy after an emotionally difficult weekend.   Nate and I went to Vegas to celebrate the marriage of my dear friends Jesse and MJ. … Continue reading A Vegas Wedding

Lisa Vanderpump and Caesar Milan with Hunter Hayes Event in Vegas

For the first time in many years, Nate and I were in Vegas together for a non work event. Our friends Jesse and MJ were getting married, so we flew in for the weekend! As it was also Nate's birthday weekend, I had scheduled a spa date at Canyon Ranch, and dinners at some of … Continue reading Lisa Vanderpump and Caesar Milan with Hunter Hayes Event in Vegas

Event Crisis Management at MPI Las Vegas

I spent last week in Las Vegas attending the MPI World Education Congress for the first time. It was a very solid experience. I have attended IAEE (which is heavily focused on tradeshow and exhibition professionals), PCMA (which is a hybrid of meeting planner and exhibition professionals), but MPI, being exclusively meeting and event professionals … Continue reading Event Crisis Management at MPI Las Vegas

National Wear Your Lilly Day x TradeShowLife

When you are onsite at a conference in Las Vegas and it's National Wear Your Lilly Pulitzer Day, sometimes you can convince you good friend Jules Clifford of Event Photography of North America to do a little blog photo shoot for you while there isn't a line at the SLO MO Video booth. Just saying... … Continue reading National Wear Your Lilly Day x TradeShowLife

Babies, Baptisms, and Buns in the Oven

June had a lot of baby events scheduled for some of my favorite people and dearest friends! Here are a few highlights from these beautiful celebrations! Holly's Shower at Hen Quarter in Old Town Alexandria     Isn't Holly just the cutest in her off the shoulder dress? Our waiter literally fawned over her moment, … Continue reading Babies, Baptisms, and Buns in the Oven

Teamwork Events DC Launch

Back in April, I was hired by Teamwork Events to be their newly created Senior Director of Events and Industry Relations. My first act was to present them with a business development strategy. Since April, I have been completely swamped with trying to find and hire a marketing firm (check), a pr/social media firm (check), … Continue reading Teamwork Events DC Launch

DC Pride Weekend

DC Pride is always a fun week. It's fantastic to see the city lit up in support of the LGBTQ community and to have DC show that it's a safe place for love.   I thought that the other heart wall at Union Market would be a good message for this weekend. #NeverGiveUp.     … Continue reading DC Pride Weekend