Monday, September 19, 2011

Summer & Julian's Wedding: Team Member POV

I met Mahogany last year at Angela & Ashvind's Wedding and haven't seen her until just recently at Summer and Julian's wedding! It's always refreshing to see a familiar face after so long, and with that name, how could I ever forget her! She gave me the update on her brave decision to quit her full time job to focus on becoming a wedding planner! 
Great job Mahogany! I admire your determination. I wish you the best in all you do. It was a pleasure having you at Summer and Julian's wedding September 3rd, 2011! {Nira}

Q. How did you learn about Interning or Assisting for Amber Events?  

A. Amber was a client for my previous job--she purchases her liability insurance though them. One of my co- workers recommended that I reach out to her while I was still attending school.

Q. Tell us about yourself and how it relates to the wedding industry

A.  Every since I was a young girl I have always enjoyed planning parties for family and friends. I have always had an eye for great things, whether it be fashion, antique items, shoes or even furniture! Being a planner is a dream of mine. I recently quit my full-time job to focus on becoming a wedding planner. I know this is my destiny. It’s my passion and it’s what motivates me. There is nothing better in life than to be able to chase your dream!!!

Q. What tasks did you complete for this wedding? 

A. I assisted the bridal party when they arrived to venue, decorated the hotel suite for bride & groom, cleaned up venue, loaded cars with items, and helped with treasure chest.

Q. What surprised you? 

A. The live band!

Q. What is your favorite part of this wedding? 

A. My favorite part was the ceremony. I loved the décor the old Hollywood glam theme

Q. What shoes did you wear?  

A. Black Ballerina flats

Q. The uniform for the Amber Events staff is a black button down shirt and slacks. What did you do to Jazz up your look? 

A. I jazz my look up by utilizing fun accessories.. Black rhinestone earrings with lots of bangles!!! A girl can never have enough dazzle!!!

Q. What is your favorite wedding scene from a movie?  

A. Tyler Perry- Family Reunion: That wedding was amazing and the vows were even better!!!!

Q. Do you have any words for anyone wanting to join the wedding industry?  

A. My advice would be, if it’s your passion and something you love doing go out and reach for your goals! The competition in the wedding field is challenging but I believe there is enough room for all of us!!  “Destiny is not a matter of chance; it is a matter of choice. It is not to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.”  William Jennings Bryan.

Final Comments:  

Amber is such a rock star and I mean it literally!! She is always a pleasure to work with and I am so blessed and grateful that I had the opportunity to work with her again. Nira is also incredible and she is someone I can look up to and also learn from. Both ladies rock!!!

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