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The Art of Planning Your Own Wedding™

Private Receptions™

Sunday, January 31, 2010 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EST)

Washington, DC

The Art of Planning Your Own Wedding™

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Session Description

Sip mimosas, nibble savory pastries, and receive LIVE tips & tools that specifically answer your wedding questions at Fahrenheit at The Ritz Carlton in Georgetown, Washington, D.C.! Speak 1-on-1 with industry professionals at “The Art of Planning Your Own Wedding™”.  Followed by a Vendor Panel / Q&A with well-renowned wedding vendors in Beauty, Cakes, Catering, Floral, Music, Photo, & Video! Moderated by Nerissa Montemurro, Founder & CEO of Private Receptions™. 

Great giveaways

Meet DC's Best!

Carl Ray | Makeup Artist

Josh Friedman | Entertainment Specialist
Elan Artists

Bryan Blanken | Principal
Freed Photography

Gabriella Risatti | Fashion Specialist & Owner
Gabriella New York Bridal Salon

Katherine Kallinis & Sophie LaMontagne | Co-Founders
Georgetown Cupcakes

Anna Davis | Founder
Open Eye Documentary

Nerissa Montemurro | Founder & CEO
Private Receptions™

Saima Khan | Founder
Saima Says Design

Sidra Forman | Founder
Sidra Forman Flowers

Jessalynn Brown Gomez | Catering Sales
The Ritz Carlton Georgetown, Washington, D.C.

Read Feedback on The Art Of Planning Your Own Wedding (NYC) at The Oak Room at The Plaza Hotel

  • You finally have the chance to get real answers to ANY question you have about your wedding!
  • How to create & manage a budget, checklists, schedules, timelines
  • Vendor Management (i.e., researching, approaching, working together, tips and tools)
  • Reviewing Contracts (looking for loop holes)
  • Creating floor plans (the importance of the flow in the room)
  • Stress Management
  • Legalities (wedding Ins., pre nups, changing your name)
  • After the wedding (now what!)
  • How to choose flowers
  • Should you go with a band or a DJ?
  • What is letter press?
  • What should I know when choosing a venue?

Terms & Conditions: Reservation payments are non-refundable. If you prefer to give your reservation to another person Private Receptions™ requires that you submit guest list name changes 24 hrs prior to the event time and date and this change must be in writing to rsvp@privatereceptions.com. There are NO physical tickets for this event. No tickets sold at the door and no walk-ins will be permitted. If you purchase tickets at a discounted price only one flash drive will be distributed to the bride of that group or pair. Please bring a copy of your reservation confirmation and your ID to check in at registration on the day of the event. If you used a promo code for free admittance to this show you are not eligible for a flash drive but are eligible for event files to be emailed to you. Please double check your email address at registration and add private receptions to your address book so that our email is not blocked by spam filters.

Have questions about The Art of Planning Your Own Wedding™? Contact Private Receptions™

When & Where


The Ritz-Carlton -Georgetown
Fahrenheit Restaurant
3100 South Street, N.W.,
Washington, DC 20007

Sunday, January 31, 2010 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EST)


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