Interview: A Los Angeles Event Planner with an Eye for Quality

We recently interviewed a top event planner from Los Angeles who was kind enough to share some of the secrets to her success. Teri Kinne of Teri Kinne Events consistently puts on top quality events and has over 15 years of experience. Here is the interview with Teri. Please note the importance she places on…

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Interview with Event Planner, Erin Grace

Last week, we had the pleasure of chatting with Erin Grace, the founder and CEO of Erin Grace Events. Based in Southern California and in San Antonio, Texas, Erin Grace Events is a boutique wedding & event planning company that plans 10-15 weddings/events per year. Known for specializing in event design, Erin Grace has been…

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Interview: How to Become a Stronger Event Planner

We recently spoke with Kim Sullivan, SVP, CMO of the Event Planners Association. Kim founded the Event Planners Association in 2005 as a way to help event planners and independent business owners in the entertainment industry. Described as a “one-stop” shop, the EPA assists their members through their in-house insurance agency, law firm, marketing specialists,…

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Interview: How to Plan An Innovative Exhibition

We recently spoke with Jasmine Golubic, the Project Manager of Transmission LA: AV Club curated by Mike D and the Supervisor of Brand/Lifestyle Events and Entertainment Initiatives at MBUSA (Mercedes-Benz USA). This amazing event, which was held from April 20th to May 6th at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, celebrated 17 different artists from multiple…

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Interview: How to Plan a County Fair (with Orange County Fair Director)

This last week, we had the pleasure of chatting with Robin Wachner, Director of Communications of the OC Fair & Event Center and her fellow Communication Department members. The Orange County Fair, also known as the OC Fair, is a 23-day annual fair that is held at the OC Fair & Event Center every summer.…

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How to Create an Eye-Popping Summer Floral Arrangement

The weather is warming up. The days are starting to get longer. Flowers have begun to bloom. You know what that means: spring is upon us, which means that summer is almost here! And along with summer comes all of those fabulous events ranging from weddings, barbecues, 4th of July parties, Labor Day parties… the…

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Interview with Event Planner Veronica Vargas of Mon Ami Events

We recently spoke with event planner Veronica Vargas, owner of Mon Ami Events in Long Beach, CA and she shared some amazing advice and insight with our readers. We know event planners come from many different backgrounds but how many event planners do you know have been through law school? Not very many; Veronica is…

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Interview: How to Plan a Film Festival (with Newport Beach Film Festival Director)

This last week, we had the pleasure of chatting with Gregg Schwenk, CEO and Executive Director of the Newport Beach Film Festival in Newport Beach, CA. The Newport Beach Film Festival has been a prominent event in Orange County, CA since 2000, and has continued to rapidly grow over the last 13 years. The 13th…

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Event Planner Interview with Ivette Mancha

As part of our new series, we will be interviewing great event planners to give our readers more insight into the life of a planner. Today’s interview is with Ivette Mancha who has her own planning company and also manages events at a popular South Beach venue. Ivette’s company is called eventsbyi where she offers…

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