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Event Planning / Wedding Planning / Bridal Consultation

(Indianapolis Area and Destination Events)

Designation:

Master Wedding Planner ™ – Association of Bridal Consultants (ABC)

International Awards:

2011 International Events Society (ISES) Esprit Award Winner ~ “Extra Extra” – Best Wedding Under $75,000
2011 ISES Esprit Award Nominee ~ “Monet’s Canvas” – Best Wedding Over $200,000

Honoree:

Indianapolis Business Journal 2015 40 Under40 Honoree   40 Under 40 Profile

Indiana Awards:

2017 ISES Indiana (ILEA) ~ Best Wedding – $100,000 and up
2016 ISES Indiana (ILEA) ~ Best Wedding – $200,000 and up
2015 ISES Indiana ~ Best Wedding – $200,000 and up
2015 ISES Indiana ~ Best Wedding – $75,000 – $200,000
2015 ISES Indiana ~ Best Wedding – Under $75,000
2015 ABC Art of the Table ~ Best ABC Member Designer Table
2014 ISES Indiana ~ Best Creative Solution
2014 ISES Indiana ~ Best Wedding – $75,000 – $200,000
2014 ABC Art of the Table ~ People’s Choice Award
2014 ABC Art of the Table ~ Best Use of Branding (Best use of Theme and Stationery)
2013 ISES Indiana ~ Best Wedding – $25,000 – $75,000
2013 ABC Art of the Table ~ Best ABC Member Designer Table
2012 ISES Indiana ~ Best Industry Contribution
2012 ISES Indiana ~ Best Wedding – $25,000 – $75,000
2012 ISES Indiana ~ Best Wedding – $75,000 – $200,000
2011 ISES Indiana ~ Best ISES Team Effort – Over $200,000
2011 ISES Indiana ~ Best Wedding – Over $200,000
2011 ISES Indiana ~ Best Wedding – Under $75,000
2010 ISES Indiana ~ Best ISES Team Effort – $50,000 – $100,000
2010 ISES Indiana ~ Best Wedding – Over $100,000
2010 ISES Indiana ~ Best Wedding – $50,000 – $100,000
2010 ISES Indiana ~ Best Wedding – Under $50,000
2010 ISES Indiana ~ Best Social Event – $20,000 – $100,000
2009 ISES Indiana ~ Most Creative Solution
2009 ISES Indiana ~ Best Team Effort – Over $100,000
2009 ISES Indiana ~ Best Wedding –  Over $100,000
2009 ISES Indiana ~ Best Wedding –  $50,000 – $100,000
2009 ISES Indiana ~ Best Social Event – Under $20,000
2005 ISES Indiana ~ Best Team Effort –  Over $100,000

Involvement:

ABC State Coordinator ~ since 2012
ABC Art of the Table Co-Chair ~ 2011 – 2012
ABC Art of the Table Committee Member ~ 2005 – 2014

ISES Indiana President ~ 2009 – 2010
ISES Indiana Board Member ~ various positions 2006-2009

Wish Upon A Wedding Indianapolis Founding Board President ~ 2011 – 2015

Print Publications:

Indianapolis Business Journal – 2015 40 Under 40 – 40 Under 40 Profile

Wedding Day Magazine ~ Central Indiana ~ Fall 2015 Issue ~ The Wedding of Lauren and Michael
Wedding Day Magazine ~ Central Indiana ~ Summer 2015 Edition ~ The Wedding of Lauren and Tom
Wedding Day Magazine ~ Central Indiana ~ Winter 2015 Edition ~ Cover Article, Winter Wonderland
Wedding Day Magazine ~ Central Indiana ~ Summer 2013 Edition ~ Cover Article, Red, White and Jeweled
Wedding Day Magazine ~ Central Indiana ~ Spring 2013 Edition ~ The Art of the Table
Wedding Day Magazine ~ Central Indiana ~ S[ring 2013 Edition ~ The Wedding of Cara and Craig
Wedding Day Magazine ~ Central Indiana ~ Winter 2012 Edition ~ Monet’s Canvas
Wedding Day Magazine ~ Central Indiana ~ Fall 2011 Edition ~ The Wedding of Sabrina and Daniel

Wedding Planner Magazine ~ May / June 2001 ~ Real Wedding ~ Monet’s Canvas

Special Events ~ April 2011 ~ Monet’s Canvas

Indianapolis Star ~ March 19, 2008

International Conference Speaking Engagements:

2012 ABC Business of Brides ~  Denver, Colorado
2010 ABC Business of Brides ~  Newport Beach, California

Teaching:

Indiana University Bloomington ~ Faculty Member, School of HPER/IUSPH since 2011
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis ~ Faculty Member, since 2013

Kind words from recent clients:

“Thank you so much for all your help, advice, and leadership during this special time in our family. … You truly are the best in the business.” Jeff and Terry ~ June, 2016

“Thank you so much for helping to mastermind the most beautiful and memorable day of our lives.  All of the time, energy and patience you put in to every detail made the day perfect.  What an amazing gift you have.” ~ Brad + Kate ~ August, 2015

“We thank you so much for making Abby & Matt’s wedding the event of all of our dreams. You listened to all of our wishes and made them all a reality. This could not have been accomplished without your expertise and guidance.  …It meant the world to David and I to see the joy and love that they shared on their special day.”  Lorna ~ September 2014

“From the beginning, it gave me confidence to see the experience and professionalism in you and wonderful team you assembled.  It was so much fun to see the vision evolve into individual details. It was wonderful to for me to to be able to just to let go and concentrate on Kristen and Tim’s guests. I never doubted that Kristen and Tim’s wedding would be beautiful (and beyond that!) but I am so pleased that it matched our vision of a wonderful weekend celebrating two families and truly welcoming our guests.  …As I said before – Simply the Best!” ~ Sheila ~ October 2013

“This was a wonderful experience and what an amazing night. Thank you for making it stress free and magical. We Love You!!”  ~ Patrick + Andrea ~ July 2013

“…Thank you, when “thank you” can never be enough…” ~ Becky + Justin ~ April 2012