Day 2 of CONFAB 2013 also took place in the beautiful Conservatory Room at the Montage Beverly Hills Hotel. We began the day with a session on reviewing the essentials of the Planner Form and important components of the Timeline presented by Carrie Johnson of Details Details. We then welcomed Persian Wedding Expert, Taraneh Ajdar who graciously shared with us information on the historical & cultural significance of the Persian wedding and what constitutes a Sofreh.
Following our scrumptious lunch in Scarpetta, attendees were let in on some of Jeannie Savage‘s trade secrets on how to be best prepared on the wedding day, followed by a mock rehearsal demonstration headed by Alicia Townsend. What better way to learn about rehearsal line ups then to act it out yourself? Following a quick tweet/social media break, the attendees then got to hear from Brian Press of Impressive Creations who shared with us his extensive knowledge on how to capture every bride & grooms special day in the form of wedding cinematography. Brian also provided us with insight into what makes a great wedding planner from the perspective of a videographer – vendors work very closely with coordinators so we truly value the opinion of someone like Brian!
Another important aspect of a wedding planner’s job is utilizing wedding blogs as a platform to advertise your business, and who best to discuss style shoots and submissions than Summer Watkins of Grey Likes Weddings! Summer is always such a hit with the attendees and the information she provides is priceless!
To conclude the night, Sunny Ravanbach and her team from White Lilac Inc. designed and set up a fabulous table top for our final Confab Dinner which the amazing Jessica Claire from Jessica Claire Photography shot while all of the attendees had an opportunity to observe and learn about the components of a real style shoot! We are still dreaming about this Modern Garden of Eden creation that is both mysterious and sensual, inspired by Apelpi, an apple shaped phone charger!
Please take a look at these gorgeous shots of our Day 2 Tabletop shoot!
As with any large production, it took the time, effort, and heart of many people to put together CONFAB 2013 so we just wanted to take the time to thank some of the very special friends we have in the industry who many of them participated in CONFAB for the third time! We are grateful for your friendship, and truly appreciate your support.
Special thanks to all of the following vendors and speakers who helped us make CONFAB 2013 happen: White Lilac Inc., Montage Beverly Hills, Shine Productions, Chivari Chair Rentals, Brian Leahy Photography, Rhonda Couchigian, George Nickels, Nisie Vorachard, Taraneh Ajdar, Brian Press, Summer Watkins, Jessica Claire, Atelier by Dawn, & Theresa Huang Make Up & Hair Design, Chris from Apelpi.com and our lovely model Olivia Wetterau.
And finally, thank you to all of our very special attendees who traveled from near and far to be a part of the seminar. CONFAB 2013 would not have been the same without each and every one of you!