meet

THE SPEAKERS

ANNIE

Lee

Founder of Plannie.com

Leading Wedding & Event Planner at Daughter of Design

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Annie Lee is the principal planner of Daughter of Design, author of Learn to Speak Wedding: Flashcards for Beginners, and founder of Plannie.com, which is a global platform to hire an event planner by the hour.

 

Daughter of Design has been named as a top planner by Harperโ€™s Bazaar, The Knot, Martha Stewart, Brides, and PartySlate.

  • Plannie Website
  • Plannie Instagram
  • Plannie Tiktok
  • Plannie LinkedIn
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KIRSTEN

Palladino

Editorial Director at Equally Wed Magazine

 

Kirsten Ott Palladino is the cofounder and editorial director of Equally Wed, the worldโ€™s leading LGBTQ+ wedding magazine, as well as the creator of Equally Wed Pro, a digital LGBTQ+ inclusive certification course and educational platform.

  • Equally Wed Website
  • Equally Wed LinkedIn
  • Instagram
  • Equally Wed Facebook
  • Equally Wed email
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SHAWNA

Gohel

Editor in Chief and

Founder

Maharaniweddings.com

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Shawna Gohel is the Editor in Chief and Founder of Maharaniweddings.com, the largest website for modern Indian brides. Shawnaโ€™s journey began when she was planning her own wedding, and was searching magazine stands for vision and creativity for Indian brides.

 

Frustrated by the results, she started MaharaniWeddings.com in 2008 to be that source of inspiration for the Indian community, and has since published more than 10,000 articles on Indian weddings.

  • Maharani Weddings Website
  • Maharani Weddings Instagram
  • Maharani Weddings Twitter
  • Maharani Weddings Facebook
  • Maharani Wedding Pinterest
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TREVOR

Wessman-Lavelle

President 

Sales & Marketing at Aisle Planner

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After nearly two decades working with some of the world's most iconic, global lifestyle brands including Reef, Too Faced, Taylormade and Adidas, Trevor joined the world of weddings and special events as Aisle Planner's Vice President of Marketing & Sales in 2018. 

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Now President, he continues to empower his teams to drive brand awareness and engagement while working across all divisions to generate effective processes and organizational solutions to scale alongside the brand's rapid growth.

  • Aisle Planner Website
  • Aisle Planner Instagram
  • Aisle Planner Facebook
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AYAZ

Lakhani

Associate Director of Strategy

at Ready State

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A Canadian New Yorker living in San Francisco and notably a โ€œmaster-of-tech,โ€ Ayaz has dedicated his career to helping brands win โ€“ from promising startups to high-growth companies. 

 

Over the past decade, heโ€™s worked with some of the worldโ€™s most valuable and respected brands such as Google, YouTube, Airbnb, OpenTable, Sonos, Torani, and Belvedere.

  • Ayaz Lakhani Website
  • Ayaz Lakhani LinkedIn
  • Ayaz Lakhani email
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SOBI

Qazi

Founder / Creative Business

Consultant

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Sobi Qazi is multi-passionate entrepreneur, an award-winning event planner and designer based in Houston and Los Angeles. She thrives on the complexity of planning multiple day events for weddings and destination celebrations worldwide. 

 

SQ Consultancy has planned and executed over 450 multicultural weddings and exclusive special events involving celebrities in the Hollywood and Bollywood entertainment industries.

  • SQ Consultancy Website
  • Sobi Qazi LinkedIn
  • Sobi Qazi Pinterest
  • Sobi Qazi Instagram
  • Sobi Qazi Facebook
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CAROLINE

Fox

Trademark, Copyright, and Media Attorney & Event Industry Pro

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Caroline is a Virginia attorney whose practice focuses on creative small- to medium-sized businesses. Her previous life in public relations and advertising helps her understand clients' work, struggles, and concerns better than your average lawyer.

As an attorney, she's helped companies both large and small incorporate, tighten up contracts, protect trademarks and copyrights, and resolve disputes. She works brands through IP protection and enforcement, counsels creative agencies , and stands up for small businesses and content creators.

  • Caroline Fox Website
  • Engaged Legal Instagram
  • Engaged Legal Facebook
  • Engaged Legal Pinterest
  • Engaged Legal Email
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VALERIE

Gernhauser

Owner of Sapphire Events, Ruby & Pearl Events, and Minimal Matrimony

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Valerie is a recovering attorney, Florida native, Yale grad, and pug lover. She started her wedding planning business when she found herself unemployed in the wake of the 2008 credit crisis, and has been making lemonade out of lemons since 2011. She has three wedding planning companies that she runs out of New Orleans: Sapphire Events, her high-production
value wedding planning and design firm, Ruby & Pearl Events, offering event management, design, and planning services to the โ€œlovelyโ€ market, and Minimal Matrimony, her small
weddings brand offering micro and mini weddings for 2020 and beyond.

Sapphire Events

  • Sapphire Events Website
  • Sapphire Events Instagram

Minimal Matrimony

  • Minimal Matrimony Website
  • Sobi Qazi Instagram

Ruby & Pearl Events

  • Ruby & Pear Events Website
  • Ruby & Pearl Events Instagram

Valerie Gernhauser Method

  • Valerie Gernhauser Method Website
  • Valerie Gernhauser Method Instagram
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JULIE

Bunkley 

&

COURTNEY

Wolf

Owner and Creative Director & Principal Planner at Invision Events

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Julie Bunkley is the owner & creative director of Invision Events, a Birmingham, Ala. and Atlanta, Ga. based award winning design and plan firm and a founder of Educate | Empower | Encourage; a private, members-only online learning community for high achieving creatives who serve or deserve to serve high end, luxury clientele. A PR and design maven as well as a longterm, strategic visionary, Julieโ€™s aesthetic and passion for building a brand is well over a decade in the making. Her eye is always on the long game, reminding us that a sustainable and successful business is a marathon and not a sprint.

  • Invision Events Website
  • Courtney Invision Events Instagram
  • Invision Events Facebook
  • Educate | Empower | Encourage Website
  • Invision Events Instagram
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CHANDA

Daniels

Creative Director at

Chanda Daniels Planning
+ Design and

Owner of A Monique Affair

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Wedding industry veteran, Chanda Daniels is the Creative Director of Chanda Daniels Planning + Design and owner of A Monique Affair, one of the leading event planning companies in the San Francisco bay area. 
Chanda founded A Monique Affair in February of 1999. She is a huge advocate and speaker for marriage equality and has become a leader in planning LGBTQ+ weddings.
After earning a Bachelor of the Arts degree in hospitality management from San Francisco State University She decided to focus on highly customized wedding weekends and, Chanda Daniels, planning and design was established. 

Chanda Daniels Planning and Design

  • Chanda Daniels Planning + Design Website
  • Chanda Daniels Instagram
  • Chanda Daniels LinkedIn

A Monique Affair

  • A Monique Affair Website
  • A Monique Affair Instagram
  • A Monique Affair Twitter
  • A Monique Affair Facebook
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Hosted by:

 

PRIANKA

Dhir

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Founder & CEO of BoothIQ

Creator of Booked Summit

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Founder & CEO of BoothIQ, a San Francisco-based startup focused on reinventing exhibitor lead generation at trade shows through technology and analytics. She has been featured on Inc.com and TechVibes for her work in trade show innovation, specializing in bridal shows. Prianka's most recent venture is titled Booked: The Digital Summit for Wedding Pros. Booked brings together bright minds to give talks that are idea-focused on a wide range of subjects to foster learning, inspiration and wonder for the wedding industry. 

BoothIQ 

  • BoothIQ Website
  • BoothIQ Instagram

Booked Summit

  • Booked Website
  • BoothIQ Instagram
  • Prianka Email
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the

DIGITAL PASS

We want to ensure that our 2020 content is available for anyone looking to get access and learn from our incredible wedding experts. Due to popular demand, we've opened up the recorded content to anyone who missed the October Summit for a limited time only.

 

Once purchased, you will receive an email confirmation with a link and password to all recorded and bonus sessions, plus access to over $2500 worth of brand worksheets, perks, and more.

Recorded Session Digital Pass: $49 

our 

EXCLUSIVE ONLINE

contributors

Booked is bringing together the expert advice of wedding industry leaders specializing in - growth, sales, pricing, branding, marketing and more. Our online content portal will be available exclusively to all Booked attendees and includes:

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  • Unlimited access to all Booked presentations

  • Brand-building worksheets 

  • Business toolkit to grow your client base

  • Go-to resources for sales and pricing

  • Exclusive perks - valued at over $2500!

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stay

TUNED!

LINDSEY NICKEL

MAGI FISHER

DAVID HANSCOM

WORKSHEETS

AISLE PLANNER

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the

DIGITAL PASS

We want to ensure that our 2020 content is available for anyone looking to get access and learn from our incredible wedding experts. Due to popular demand, we've opened up the recorded content to anyone who missed the October Summit for a limited time only.

 

Once purchased, you will receive an email confirmation with a link and password to all recorded and bonus sessions, plus access to over $2500 worth of brand worksheets, perks, and more.

Recorded Session Digital Pass: $49 

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nominate 

A SPEAKER

Do you know someone who is at the cutting edge of the wedding industry? Are you a compelling speaker with a unique perspective to share? Nominate a speaker for Booked Summit 2020. We'll be selecting from all speaker nominees for our curated list of speakers and sessions by September 30, 2020.

845 Market St.

San Francisco & beyond

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ยฉ 2020 by BoothIQ 

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