Fireside Chat Lunch + Learn: The State of the Wedding Industry


Wed Jun 12 2024 at 11:30 am to 01:30 pm


2407 Bienville St | New Orleans, LA

Join industry experts and thought leaders as they share their experiences, trends, and predictions shaping the future of weddings.
About this Event

? You're Invited to an Exclusive Fireside Chat: The State of the Wedding Industry ?

Are you ready to gain insights, connect with peers, and stay ahead in the dynamic world of weddings? Join us for a captivating Lunch and Learn Fireside Chat at Salon22 in New Orleans , where we delve deep into the heartbeat of the wedding industry!

The conversation, led by wedding pros Amanda Price of Amanda Price Events and Jessica Burke of NOW Weddings Magazine, is tailored for event professionals across the wedding spectrum. We'll explore the ever-evolving landscape of the wedding industry. From planners and designers to caterers and photographers, this Fireside Chat is designed to spark meaningful conversations, foster collaboration, and provide invaluable insights to elevate your craft.

What to Expect:

? Engaging Fireside Chat: Join industry experts and thought leaders as they share their experiences, trends, and predictions shaping the future of weddings.

? Networking Opportunities: Connect with fellow professionals, exchange ideas, and forge new partnerships in an intimate and welcoming setting.

? Insider Insights: Gain insider knowledge, actionable strategies, and best practices to navigate the current challenges and opportunities in the wedding market.

?️ Delicious Food: Enjoy an expertly crafted lunch by Poppa C's Catering

Who Should Attend:

This event is perfect for event professionals across various wedding-related disciplines, including but not limited to:

  • Wedding Planners
  • Venue Managers
  • Caterers
  • Photographers
  • Florists
  • Designers
  • DJs and Entertainers
  • Rental Companies
  • Bridal Fashion Professionals

Secure Your Spot:

Spaces are limited, so don't miss out on this unique opportunity to connect, learn, and grow in the company of industry peers. Reserve your seat today!

For inquiries and sponsorship opportunities, please contact [email protected]

Join us for an unforgettable afternoon of insights, inspiration, and community-building at the forefront of the wedding industry. See you there!

About the Speakers:

Amanda Price

Amanda brings passion and confidence to what she does, focusing on every detail to ensure your event is an experience to remember. Whether it's a wedding, charity or corporate event, birthday, or baby shower, Amanda's calm demeanor, strong coordination skills, and work ethic will ensure that your experience becomes an unforgettable memory that you will cherish.

Amanda began her event planning career planning corporate events around the United States. After spending six years coordinating weddings and corporate events, Amanda was inspired to start her own company. Amanda Price Events was launched in the fall of 2016. Her dedication and organizational talent has led her to successfully plan and execute numerous flawless weddings and events. As both an experienced planner and New Orleans native, Amanda's vast knowledge of diverse, local vendors and artisans will help make your event one of a kind.

Jessica Burke

Jessica is a 28 year veteran of the wedding industry. She began her wedding industry journey in professional photography in 1996 and opened her own photography company in 2003. In 2004 she began working as graphic designer and then creative director of New Orleans Weddings Magazine. In 2008 she bought the company, now known as NOW Weddings Magazine. NOW Weddings releases bi-annual print magazine editions available on newsstands in 5 states and produces bridal shows in Louisiana and Alabama. Jessica currently serves as Chapter President of NACE New Orleans.

About Salon 22

Rich in history and charm, Salon22 is a beautiful and intimate event space. The space makes the perfect atmosphere for any event from a bridal shower to a work retreat, cocktail party or speaker event. The original, stained glass windows and high ceilings add a classic New Orleans Cathedral feel.

About Poppa C’s

Poppa C’s is an exclusive New Orleans-based business that specializes in barbeque meats and other fine products. Poppa C’s was founded by owner and BBQ Chef Clarence Robinson.

“I was born and raised in New Orleans, and my father was a chef at the Hotel Monteleone for 35 years down in the French Quarters. Although I learned my early cooking skills from my mother who was also an excellent cook. I was drawn to barbecuing because it was different style of culinary from my parents.”- Clarence


Where is it happening?

2407 Bienville St, 2407 Bienville Street, New Orleans, United States

Event Location & Nearby Stays:


USD 45.00 to USD 55.00

NACE New Orleans

Host or Publisher NACE New Orleans

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