Our On January 27, 2015 our local Westchester local networking group of the Association of Bridal , Association of Bridal Consultants 2015 LNG kick off meetingConsultants celebrated the new year with our first meeting! Our gathered at the Radisson Hotel in New Rochelle where we all enjoyed yummy passed hors-d’oeuvres, delicious wine & and a great speaker!

The tour of the hotel revealed a spectacular wedding venue with huge cocktail hour space, several meeting rooms for corporate events and the  NoMa restaurant which can host private parties or can be used as an after party spot.

Our speaker for the evening was Lois  Pearce is a Master Bridal Consultant™, Owner of Beautiful Occasions and Emma Johns Concierge in Hamden Connecticut.  In addition to her event planning and concierge businesses, she serves as the Director of Ethnic Diversity and is the former Connecticut State Manager for the Association of Bridal Consultants.  She is the author of the “Wedding Customs & Traditions” and will be speaking about how cultural etiquette & sensitivity and is so important in your business planning.
We had 20 guests (a mixed group of wedding planners & wedding professionals) who all had great feedback about the meeting & speaker. 
A BIG thank you my fellow steering committee members Darryl & Quandra for attending & assisting as always, and to our NY State Coordinator Jacqueline Vasquez.

Looking forward to more successful meetings this year! 

 For information on Lois Pearce – click here 

 For information on the Radison Hotel – click here 

Best wishes & happy planning ~
Melissa Fife
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