Looking forward to speaking at the upcoming March 26, 2015 meeting with the Wedding Vendors of Hudson Valley Group
Building Lasting Relationships That Will Build You & Your Business
Thursday, March 26, 2015 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)
Wappingers Falls, NY
Join us for this unique opportunity to add power to your networking skills and find out more about the Association of Bridal Consultants. Jacqueline Vazquez, Owner of Lifetime Events by Jacqueline and the Manager of ABC’s New York Region, is our featured speaker!
Featured Speaker: Jacqueline Vazquez (Lifetime Events by Jacqueline and the Association of Bridal Consultants)
Focus: Networking: Building Lasting Relationships That Will Build You and Your Business
– What does it mean to build a networking relationship – and what it doesn’t mean!
– How to share the best part of your business with others.
– How important communication skills are.
– The fear of stepping out of your sandbox.
Plus, Jacqueline will share highlights of the Association of Bridal Consultants and what it means to be a member!
When: Thursday, March 26, 2015
Venue: Buffalo Wild Wings, Wappingers Falls, NY (Private Room)
About Our Speaker, Jacqueline Vazquez
With a passion for planning and creating special and memorable events, Jacqueline Vazquez is the Owner, CEO, Master Wedding Planner, Certified Event Planner, and Designer who founded Lifetime Events by Jacqueline. She has over 10 years experience in the Event Industry, and is an Active Member of two top Associations: Association of Bridal Consultants and Weddings Beautiful Worldwide.
As a true Professional, she is credited in knowing what her clients want and need, in addition to guiding and assisting them in making their event a reality.
Lifetime Events by Jacqueline, Owner
Master Bridal Consultant/Certified Event Planner Based in Westchester/Serving the Metropolitan Area
Specialize in Destination Weddings/Events
An International Collaboration
I was selected as a Weddings Beautiful Worldwide CWS Planner from the US to lead a 2 Day NYC Wedding Study Tour/Workshop for the Weddings Beautiful Japan Division. I was honored and so eager to be a part of this amazing opportunity. On September 5th I met with the 13 students, instructor and translator to start our 2 Day Schedule.
Day One (September 5, 2014) of our tours included visits to the NY Floral District, BBJ Linens, Silvia Weinstock Cakes, and Great Bridal Expo.
Day Two (September 6, 2014) included visits to St. Bartholomew’s Church, Paper Presentation, and Macy’s Bridal Salon by Demetrios – Herald Square . At St. Bartholomew’s Church I was joined by some talented event professionals/colleagues in the industry to put together a workshop and presentation for the group. Simone Vega, owner and Certified Wedding Event Planner of Coordinated to Perfection and Maxine Palmer, Certified Wedding Planner and Floral Designer of Maximum Events and Floral Design, showed the group how to put together two different types of floral centerpieces and how to set up a table. In addition, we were joined by the amazing Kisha Kingston, owner and designer of Royale Amethyst Invitations & Designs who showcased some of her work to the group. Finally I gave a presentation covering American Wedding Traditions.
The experience with the Japanese Wedding Group was more than I expected it to be, and words cannot describe the joy it gave me to share and be a part of their growth in the industry.
Here are some of their comments which summarized their experienced: “Thank you Jacqueline for showing us such amazing things, and sharing your knowledge with us”, “Wow you are an amazing planner, and I am honored to have met you”, “It was a great experience, and everyone shared so many great things with us” “An amazing experience, and an amazing time”.
In my beginning stages on building my education in the wedding industry, Weddings Beautiful Worldwide was the first association I decided to join and take the certification program. There is where I met my Mentor Nancy Tucker who inspired me to follow in her footsteps and give back to building other planners in the industry. Now as a Mentor and Educator it gives me satisfaction in seeing my colleagues succeeding and being the best.
New York Floral District
Taking a Break in Times Square
The Great Bridal Expo
My presentation at St. Bart’s Church
Presentation & Floral Workshop by Simone Vega, Coordinated to Perfection
Presentation & Floral Workshop by Maxine Palmer, Maximum Events and Floral Design
Presentation by Kisha Kingston, Royal Amethyst Invitations and Designs
Seating cards by Royale Amethyst
Break Time at St. Bart’s Terrace
St. Bartholomew Church (Showing the group a ceremony processional/recessional)
Lunch Break at Chipolte’s Park Ave/50th St. &
Group purchasing invitation paper from Paper Presentation NY
Macy’s Bridal Salon Herald Square and a farewell to the group.
Special thanks to all involved in making this event successful and memorable: Heather Bryant & Willie (St. Bart’s Church), Jeanette Alvarez (BBJ Linens), Sylvia Weinstock, Colin (Sylvia Weinstock), Jamali Gardens, Silk Gardens and Trees, Chipolte’s Park Avenue, Paper Presentation, my AMAZING Consultant Catherine Feliciano, and the FABULOUS photographer Amanda Dobbs (Creating A Memory Photography), Macy’s Bridal Salon Herald Square Team, Harold Johnson (Finer Touch Entertainment), The Great Bridal Expo team, and Simone Vega (Coordinated to Perfection), Kisha Kingston (Royale Amethyst), Maxine Palmer, and Moya (So Fab Décor).
With Gratitude and Special Thanks:
Weddings Beautiful Japan Team – For your amazing collaboration and translation
Lynda Fitch (Weddings Beautiful Worldwide) – For your recommendation
Tomoko – Amazing Tour Translator
Jacqueline Vazquez, Certified Wedding Specialist with Weddings Beautiful Worldwide.
Speaker at LWPI Brooklyn
Association of Bridal Consultants New York
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April 14, 2014
Businesswomen Panel Career Day
Girls Inc. at College of New Rochelle
April 4, 2014
Jacqueline Vazquez – Business Woman Panel
Career Day Speaker
Fox Lane High School
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Women Entrepreneurship Speaker
Girls Inc of Westchester “Girls In Charge”
January 25, 2014
**Speaker at Association of Bridal Consultants
Long Island NY LNG February 15, 2012**
**Speaker at Lehman College – Lovegevity
Certified Wedding and Event Planning Program March 22, 2011**
Shared with future event and wedding planners my experience as a planner, in the industry, and what to look for.