plan your wedding smarter, better, and more beautifully
Join us for the first ever wedding bootcamp – a full schedule of wedding mini-sessions to help you plan your wedding smarter, better, and more beautifully. Get ready for hands-on tools, tips, and secrets from our wedding experts. Clear demonstrations and laid-back Q&A make these educational sessions the secret weapon in your wedding-planning.
Mini-sessions will include about 10 minutes of hands-on presentation from a wedding expert, followed by Q&A. Mini-Sessions are complimentary with your ticket!
|11:15||Green Wedding Catering – Dale Shephard Room|
|11:30||Floral Color Trends – Bar Hallway|
|12 noon||Libations 101 – Bar lounge|
|12:15||Branding Your Wedding – Bar Hallway|
|12:30||Floral Overview – Dale Shephard Room|
|12:45||Art of the Invitation – Bar Hallway|
|1pm||Libations 101 (second time) – Bar Lounge|
|1pm||Airbrush Makeup – Dale Shephard Room|
|1:15||Envelope Etiquette – Bar Hallway|
|1:30||Eco-Chic Wedding – Dale Shephard Room|
Eco-Chic weddings: Chat with eco-wedding pioneers the Chowgirls about practical ways to decrease your wedding’s environmental foot print with style. Ideas range from paper alternatives to eco-friendly wedding food.
Libations 101: The Campus Club staff will lead this tasting-equipped session to teach you how to anchor your celebration’s hospitality with a signature cocktail. You’ll talk to a pro about how to set (and tame) your alcohol budget, and learn about some of the area’s great local beers.
The Art of the Invitation: Antoinette of Paperista will talk about the anatomy of a wedding invitation by breaking down the different parts and how they work together. Also features: a quick primer on invitation etiquette.
Floral Overview: Join Jackie of Just Bloomed as she demonstrates the way a creative concept with flowers plays out at different price points. She’ll create budget and high-end visions of the same concept and answer questions about the tradeoffs and opportunities involved in creating your ideal wedding floral plan.
Green wedding catering: Executive Chef Beth from the Campus Club will talk about what local and seasonal wedding catering is all about, plus give you ideas for what seasonal menus can look like based on the Campus Club’s extensive catering experience.
Unlocking the Mysteries of Airbrush Makeup: Airbrush makeup is appropriate to the eye, beautiful for photography, and is a great tattoo cover. In this hands-on demonstration of airbrush as a bridal application, Brett Dorrian of Brett Dorrian Artistry Studios will explain some of the benefits behind the big trend and how to shop for an airbrush artist.
Branding your wedding: Amy of Armato Design and Press will help to know where to begin for creating a strong identity for your wedding. Starting with invitations and paper, she will discuss ways to come up with style ideas and how to implement them for best effect.
Floral Color Trends: Distinctly Debbie flowers will guide you through some of the hot color trends on the horizon, and how to use flowers to coordinate and tie together the visual feel of your wedding. Matching specific colors with several different kinds of flowers will illustrate the versatility and playfulness that you can bring to choosing your own wedding flowers.
Envelope etiquette for wedding invitations and thank you notes: Join Paperista and Calligrapher Rosann Konieczny to discuss the dos and don’ts of invitation and thank you note wording.