OverviewPull up a chair and listen in on this interview with Marcy Blum, the woman often credited with launching the professional wedding planning industry. Having orchestrated lavish functions for Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick, Carl Icahn, Salmon Rushdie and Padma Lakshmi, Billy Joel and Katie Lee, the Rockefeller family and Regis and Joy Philbin, Marcy Blum literally wrote the books on event planning: Wedding Planning for Dummies and Wedding Kit for Dummies. Marcy crafts every event with her own unique brand of elegance, talent and an almost-preternatural ability to visualize space. With attention to detail and a flair for the unimaginable, she creates events that stimulate the senses and awe guests. In this interview, she shares details from her days living on a commune, all the way up to her current position as one of the industry leaders in luxury weddings and events. Filmed live for the Maverick Series Live: Interviews with Icons & Innovators of the Luxury Weddings Industry at the Lighthouse International Conference Center in NYC.
- Hear how Marcy got her start in the industry, and what advice she gives new planners starting out today.
- Learn how Marcy reads her clients, and how that separates her from the pack.
- Gain a window into what it’s like working with celebrities.
- Learn the importance of being an expert in a certain facet of event planning.
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