OverviewThe royal wedding, the Facebook wedding, the Kardashian wedding, gay marriage laws, friday night weddings, lace, engagement parties with surprise ceremonies. These are just a few of the recent headlines that are driving trends in today’s wedding industry. In this insightful class, legendary wedding planner Marcy Blum shares her unique perspective on a wide range of headlines and the impact they hold for event professionals. This class was filmed live at engage!12, The Luxury Wedding Business Summit at Mandarin Oriental in Las Vegas.
- Learn how the recent use of a hologram of deceased rapper Tupac on stage at Coachella with Snoop Dog and Dr. Dre will stimulate numerous uses of the technology at future events.
- Learn how the class action suit against Mario Battali (now settled) regarding distribution of gratuities for wait staff impacts the events industry’s use of freelancers.
- Hear how the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton will drive trends for weddings in terms of when and how they are planned.
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