Bellamy Purinton of Hamby Catering and Events Good Gracious! Scholarship Winner 2021

Bellamy Purinton of Hamby Catering and Events

This week we had the pleasure of interviewing Bellamy Purinton, Event Producer at Hamby Catering and Events in Charleston, S.C., and congratulate her for winning our 2021 scholarship at Catersource in conjunction with the International Caterers Association Educational Foundation to foster the advancement of catering professionals in their knowledge of the industry, as well as […]

Ivo Peshev of Flair Project

Ivo Peshev of Flair Projects

This week we had the pleasure of interviewing one of our creative partners and the Founder and Beverage Director of Flair Project, Ivo Peshev. Flair Project is a full-service beverage company based in Southern California offering a variety of bar services for private events and offer cocktail catering consulting. Ivo and his team are dedicated […]

Marc Weinstock of Pacific Event Services

Marc Weinstock Pacific Event Services

This week we had the pleasure of interviewing leading Technical Event Producer Marc Weinstock of Pacific Event Services, Owner and President of the full-service production company known for creating immersive event experiences. With quite the roster of impressive clients, Marc has become the go-to for over a decade for all things technical design and production, […]

Inspiring Digital Creative Julie Roth Novack of PartySlate

Julie Roth Novack CEO Partyslate

We are so excited to share our interview with inspiring digital creative Julie Roth Novack of PartySlate! In 2015, she left her digital agency job and co-founded PartySlate, a Houzz-inspired, content-rich online platform geared for people planning events and for leading event companies to showcase their work. Our PartySlate profile features event galleries, SEO-friendly FAQs, […]

Inspiring Creative David Merrell of AOO Events

David Merrell of AOO Events

We were thrilled to track down a very busy leading man and inspiring creative, David Merrell of AOO Events for a quick interview. We love working with David and the AOO Events team because they continuously push boundaries by creating immersive designs and live-event experiences that convey a lasting message and connection with guests. David […]

Creatives Who Inspire: Sarah Zahran of XO Bloom

Sarah Zahran of XO Bloom

This week we interviewed one of our absolute favorite women to work with, Sarah Zahran of XO Bloom! She is a powerhouse of event knowledge and creative energy. Specializing in floral and event design background, she co-opened the brick-and-mortar XO Bloom shop in Westlake Village in 2015. It’s a special retail experience that houses a […]

Creatives Who Inspire: David Krieger of Krieger Entertainment

David Krieger DJ and MC Krieger Entertainment

For this week’s Creatives Who Inspire installment, we interviewed DJ Krieger of Krieger Entertainment.  A former MTV DJ, he started his own company almost 5 years ago and was just named Best DJ of the year by California Wedding Day. He specializes in corporate and private events and is known for his eclectic, malleable DJing style, and his […]

Creatives Who Inspire: Percy Sales of Percy Sales Events

Percy Sales of Percy Sales Events

We are thrilled to have recently interviewed Percy Sales, the Creative Director and Principal Planner of Percy Sales Events. Percy established his international wedding planning and event design company based in Santa Barbara back in 2000 after leaving the tech world. Since then, you might have seen him on the small screen on shows like […]

Creatives Who Inspire: Jennifer Hronek of Joie de Vivre Events and Weddings

Jennifer Hronek of Joie de Vivre Events

For this week’s Creatives Who Inspire installment we interviewed Jennifer Hronek, the founder and principal planner of Joie de Vivre Events and Weddings, a luxury special event planning company based in Los Angeles. Jennifer’s own “Joie de Vivre,” meaning joy of living, is evident in every event she plans. From conception to planning, and ultimately […]

Creatives Who Inspire: Nicole Gillis of Nicole Alexandra Designs

Nicole Gillis of Nicole Alexandra Events

For this week’s Creatives Who Inspire installment we interviewed Nicole Gillis, Founder and Owner of Nicole Alexandra Designs, an award-winning boutique firm dedicated to creating memorable weddings and events. Nicole brings her background in interior design to the events she creates. Her innovative ideas, creativity and attention to detail ensures that each undertaking is executed […]