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New Members in July

WIPA is pleased to welcome our newest members for July 2019. Our mission is to provide industry leading education for our members, produce inspirational networking events and advance the ethical standards of the wedding industry. Our founding board worked with a diverse group of WIPA members to develop the professional conduct and code of ethics to achieve the highest standards of excellence. Please join us in welcoming the following members. 

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Safety and Security Utilizing Tech

Prioritizing safety and security training is an excellent business practice to ensure team members feel safe and to protect the liability of your company. In the past, this has always been done through methods like in-person sessions, digital webinars, and paper handbooks. However, the advancement of technology has brought safety and security training to the forefront with innovative and efficient tools. With the help of digital floor plans and collaborative planning tools, event teams can easily visualize layouts to-scale in an unprecedented way. There’s no need for an onsite meeting to ensure proper safety and security training.

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Rising Above Disabilities! in Southern California

WIPA SoCal had their first community service event of the year volunteering at RAD Camp, which stands for Rising Above Disabilities! Members donated their rentals & services and also helped in the kitchen as Kitchen Angels! It was a life changing event for everyone involved!!

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NEW MEMBERS IN JUNE 2019

 

WIPA is pleased to welcome our newest members for June 2019. Our mission is to provide industry leading education for our members, produce inspirational networking events and advance the ethical standards of the wedding industry. Our founding board worked with a diverse group of WIPA members to develop the professional conduct and code of ethics to achieve the highest standards of excellence. Please join us in welcoming the following members.

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Ways to Use Podcasts as an Education and Marketing Tool

In recent years, podcasts have become a prominent source of entertainment, current events, and more. The audience reach is much more widespread than when podcasts initially appeared on the scene, making it an incredible tool for both marketing and education for businesses as well. Industry professionals are always searching for a way to get their message across, and utilizing a podcast is the best way to convey core beliefs, company values, and expertise.

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Building a Strategic Brand | Las Vegas Chapter Event 5.21.19

WIPA Las Vegas held their second quarter event at the beautiful Red Rock Country Club in Summerlin. As guests arrived, they were treated to a welcome glass of Prosecco, poured by the Bubbles & Brew mobile bar. Flora Couture adorned the inside and outside spaces with spring themed florals, and linens by Creative Coverings added a pop of color to the room. Modern-Vintage Rentals provided vintage glasses and one of a kind furniture rentals, and gold flatware from Weddings By Dzign made the tables sparkle. DJ Mike Fox kept the cocktail hour fun with music on the patio, while Jamie Y Photography and JBH Video captured the day flawlessly. Meldeen provided beautifully printed menus to accept the place settings. After cocktails, everyone moved inside and Kaleigh Wiese, Founder of Meldeen and a The Knot Pro Educator, educated our group on Building a Strategic Brand. Guests enjoyed a delicious three-course menu including a southwest salad, duet filet and chicken entree and mini dessert plates.

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NEW MEMBERS IN MAY 2019

WIPA is pleased to welcome our newest members for May 2019. Our mission is to provide industry leading education for our members, produce inspirational networking events and advance the ethical standards of the wedding industry. Our founding board worked with a diverse group of WIPA members to develop the professional conduct and code of ethics to achieve the highest standards of excellence. Please join us in welcoming the following members.

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Sales Tips with Tech

Virtual reality is no longer a thing of the future. In fact, it’s beginning to revolutionize the event industry and transform the way we close business. As more people are adapting to the concept, it’s becoming an essential tool for displaying the value in your products and services.

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The Ultimate Wedding Calendar: How To Plan For Your Big Day

Planning for a wedding is a long process that requires months of preparation including invitations, bookings, fittings, and much more. Here is your ultimate wedding calendar guide so you know how to be ready for your big day.

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Curating a Tech Friendly Environment

The times are always changing and it seems like technology has something new to offer every week. For business owners, this can be an incredible catalyst for growth — tech solutions can streamline many business operations for peak efficiency. This frees up the team’s collective attention to uncover fresh ideas and pursue new endeavors.

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NEW MEMBERS IN APRIL 2019

WIPA is pleased to welcome our newest members for April 2019. Our mission is to provide industry leading education for our members, produce inspirational networking events and advance the ethical standards of the wedding industry. Our founding board worked with a diverse group of WIPA members to develop the professional conduct and code of ethics to achieve the highest standards of excellence. Please join us in welcoming the following members.

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NEW MEMBERS IN MARCH 2019

WIPA is pleased to welcome our newest members for March 2019. Our mission is to provide industry leading education for our members, produce inspirational networking events and advance the ethical standards of the wedding industry. Our founding board worked with a diverse group of WIPA members to develop the professional conduct and code of ethics to achieve the highest standards of excellence. Please join us in welcoming the following members.

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Mindy Weiss | Las Vegas Chapter Event 1.28.19

WIPA Las Vegas started out the year with a bang for our first quarter event and Board installation featuring guest speaker and celebrity wedding planner Mindy Weiss. We started the day with a member-only exclusive, Mimosas with Mindy, where she answered all our members’ industry questions.

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NEW MEMBERS IN FEBRUARY 2019

 

WIPA is pleased to welcome our newest members for February 2019. Our mission is to provide industry leading education for our members, produce inspirational networking events and advance the ethical standards of the wedding industry. Our founding board worked with a diverse group of WIPA members to develop the professional conduct and code of ethics to achieve the highest standards of excellence. Please join us in welcoming the following members.

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Rock 'n Romance | Las Vegas Chapter Event 11.15.18

WIPA Las Vegas celebrated our fourth quarter Rock 'n Romance event on November 15 at Hard Rock Café on the Strip. Guests were invited to the cocktail reception where tray-passed bites and specialty cocktails were served along with fun activities like Girl Who Drew You doing caricatures, Amelia C & Co with glitter tattoos and Joy Squad with a photobooth!

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Midnight Garden Gala | Las Vegas Chapter Event 9.5.18

WIPA Las Vegas held their annual gala event at the Havana Room at Tropicana Las Vegas planned and designed by Ashley Creative Weddings & Events. Guests were greeted by Premiere Wedding Music’s string quartet playing a mix of pop hits upon entry to the lavish event. What you would think was a decorative hedge wall was the focal point of the cocktail hour, but it had a secret edge to it—white-gloved hands peeked out of the wall holding a glass of champagne for the guests to enjoy.

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3 Quick and Easy Ways to Style Your Grooms

 

3 Quick and Easy Ways to Style Your Grooms

Guest Blog by Ryan Wagner of Bespoke Edge

 

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Dream Big, Stay Grounded | Las Vegas Chapter Event 07.10.18

WIPA Las Vegas held our quarterly education event Dream Big, Stay Grounded on July 10, 2018. Guests were welcomed to the cocktail reception at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas with WIPA LED marquee letters, courtesy of LED Unplugged. Bubbly champagne and cotton candy were served along with a selection of tray passed hors d’oeuvres. After everyone enjoyed their cocktail, guests were escorted to the LINQ to for the education, and found a seat on the white lounge furniture and cocktail tables provided by Weddings By Dzign. Our speaker Michelle our speaker Michelle Loretta, founder of Sage Weddings Pros, presented "The Power of Profits" and spoke about how profit margins are the most important financial aspect of increasing profitability for the wedding business owner. For our meal, guests were led to the Wheelhouse Room at the LINQ which was transformed into a dreamy luncheon in the clouds with white drapery, cloud-like balloon chandeliers, gorgeous ivory floral arrangements and beautiful table décor all provided by Weddings By Dzign. Guests enjoyed tunes from DJ Shai with Ultra Events, took photos in the photobooth provided by Christie’s Photographic Solutions and celebrated WIPA’s 10 year anniversary with CO2 cannons and birthday cake for dessert. The event was beautifully captured by B Freed Photographer and Indiemarch Films. 

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Event Design Legacy and International President WIPA Rrivre Davies Announces Retirement From Rrivre Works Inc.

 

Esteemed event designer and innovator draws Rrivre Works Inc. chapter to a close.

Los Angeles, California. (June 20, 2018) - Event design entrepreneur Rrivre Davies, the founder and owner of Rrivre Works Inc. Design Innovation Laboratory, and rentals, is announcing his retirement from the event rental company. He leaves behind a legacy of innovation and design and will be widely celebrated by his past clients and the event community at large. Rrivre plans to commemorate his retirement and share his esteemed collection of rentals, and unique designs, through an exclusive auction on July 28 & 29.

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Las Vegas Member Scheme Events Debuts Wedding Planning Book

Hot off the press! Las Vegas WIPA member Tara Federico of Scheme Events has released a Las Vegas wedding planning book.

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