Andrea Eppolito: Biography
Armed with nearly two decades of event planning experience, numerous awards (including a Special Events Gala Award and Las Vegas Wedding Professional of the Year) and backed with a degree from the highly respected University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Andrea Eppolito's work has been featured nationwide in The New York Times, The LA Times, Style Me Pretty, Grace Ormonde Wedding Style, Glamor Magazine and more.
Renowned for designing weddings with soul, and called "vibrant, chic, and impeccably organized" by Junebug Weddings, Andrea prides herself on being an advocate for her clients. Her tireless dedication is a testament to her love of weddings, allowing her to bridge the gap between wedding planner and friend.
Las Vegas Wedding Planner Andrea Eppolito was born in New York, and lived bi-coastally between New York and LA, before relocating to Las Vegas in 1994. After 20 years she considers herself "nearly a native" of the city she now resides in with her husband and children.
Andrea Eppolito Events LLC is based in Las Vegas, and operates world wide.
For more information, or to book Andrea Eppolito as a mentor, speaker, designer, or sponsor, please call 702-604-1857 or contact our booking agency here.
PRESENTATIONS & SPEAKING
Wedding Planner and Speaker Andrea Eppolito will customize her presentation to best serve your guests and attendees. With topics ranging from sales techniques, current design trends, motivation, and vendor relations, some of the most popular topics are noted below:
Branding, Positioning, and Pricing - The things no one talks about! How to assess your market, identify your place in it, and establish a pricing structure that allows you to make a living and have a life!
Let's Get Social - A step-by-step guide to authentically managing your own social media to attract the right followers at the right time. Includes a power point / print out with a step by step design plan, useful tools, and posting schedule.
The Power of NO - In a world that glorifies busy and "more", knowing when to say NO could be the best thing for your business
Living Your Brand - Is your business model a true reflection of who you are? How to live your brand every day and provide an authentic experience to your couples.
2017 Events & Appearances
MAY 9 & 10: TWO BRIGHT LIGHTS
Mark your calendars! On May 9 & 10 we’ll be joining Two Bright Lights and 8 other fabulous industry leaders to speak at the Grow Your Brand Online Conference . Throughout these two evenings, these awesome speakers will be covering topics like how to get your work published, ways to boost your SEO, and the importance of fostering your relationships with other industry pros.
Andrea is so excited to speak to you all, alongside this amazing team of wedding experts including Davey & Krista Jones, Stephanie CAin, The Scobeys, Tessa Rose, Meghan Brown, Nicola Styles, and Juliet McKay.
JUNE 5-8, 2017: ENGAGE 17 in Grand Cayman
In June 2017, Engage is returning to one of its most popular destinations, the beautiful Cayman Islands. Engage! first visited Grand Cayman in 2009, and has returned four times due to popular demand from attendees and speakers alike. This fifth gathering, which will celebrate the 20th Engage! event since 2008 will inaugurate the island’s newest attraction: the luxury Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa, which opened to rave reviews in late 2016. The resort puts a new spin on Caribbean chic, with smaller size, two oceanfront pools and the first beach boardwalk on Grand Cayman.
Andrea Eppolito is honored to be speaking for the first time at her fifth Engage! She will be presenting about the Power of Saying No & How it Leads to a Life of Less but Better.
June 5, 2017: The Knot & JCK Las Vegas
JCK Las Vegas is the leading jewelry event in North America open to all jewelry professionals, offering exclusive buying, networking, and educational opportunities you won’t find anywhere else. Each year, the industry gathers where the latest awe-inspiring domestic and international designers and most sought after trends are showcased in a secure environment. JCK Las Vegas is the industry event that combines a plethora of networking events and complimentary education sessions with the industry's broadest selection of finished jewelry, gems, and timepieces.
This year, The Knot celebrates it's 20th Anniversary, and will host a kick off party for JCK at Hyde Bellagio; designed and presented by Las Vegas Wedding Planner Andrea Eppolito.
JULY 15 - 19, 2017: The NACE Experience in Houston, Texas
Ideas and Inspiration! The 2017 NACE Experience conference will challenge you to dig deep into your creative soul, bring ideas to life and discover the best tools and solutions to help you become the ultimate catering and/or event professional.
Join us July 16-19, 2017, at the Marriott Marquis in Houston, Texas. You’ll find education at every turn during this experiential, in-person event, including innovative meal presentations, award winning national keynote speakers, and specialized education that focuses on catering, events and business operations.
August 8, 2017: Divas in Business at New York, New York
Founded by Wedding Planner Trish Drake, the Divas in Business Conference is designed as a forum which will allow female entrepreneurs to grow from one another.
With two days of deep-diving, result driven presentations, Andrea Eppolito will be presenting "Living Your Brand". This discussion will help you determine who you are, while aligning those values with your business so that you attract the right clients and live your values in and out of the office.
August 27-29, 2017: The Couture Show
As a life long Knottie and lovers of all things Couture, Andrea Eppolito is proud to partner with The Knot to produce and design the Las Vegas Bridal Market Couture Show. Having previously been housed in Los Angeles, this this the first time that Couture will be taking place in Las Vegas.
Dresses, gowns, and finery will be on display at The World Market Center Pavilion, and at night we look forward to hosting you at a luxe soriee at the brand new W Hotel.
October 2 - 4, 2017: Wedding MBA Speaker "The Millionaire Matchmaker"
Set to take place during October 2 - 4, 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, the Wedding MBA blends General Session Seminars, Break-Out Seminars, and WedCon Trade Show Exhibits. With over 1,000 attendees from all segments of the wedding community, the Wedding MBA is one of the largest and most comprehensive gatherings in our industry.
Andrea Eppolito will be presenting on how to attract and service a ultra-luxe clients. From the team at Wedding MBA:
Ultra-luxe weddings are the most desired but hardest to win. This exclusive clientele represents less than 1% of the 1% of engaged couples. What drives the super rich? And more importantly how do you attract them? Be prepared to role play!
October 3, 2017: The Knot Rocks Wedding MBA Party
Each year, the Wedding MBA gathers nearly 1,000 of the country's top wedding professionals in Las Vegas to host a 4 day educational summit. Acclaimed wedding planners, highly coveted photographers, designers, educators, and thought leaders from throughout the globe gather to share knowledge, grow, and move the industry forward.
The Knot is the world's leading authority on all things weddings! For the third year in a row, Las Vegas Wedding Planner Andrea Eppolito has been brought on to designs and produce the biggest evnt night of the conference....The Knot Rocks WMBA!
We've brought you a Woodland Fairytale (at Hyde, Bellagio 2015) and a Dark Circus (at Chatea, Paris 2016)....What will we do next?
October 22, 2017: WPIC Canada
The Wedding Planner Institute of Canada invited Wedding Planner Andrea Eppolito to Toronto. This boutique conference allows up to 25 wedding professions to get up close and personal with Andrea Eppolito while discussing how to connect with couples seeking a luxurious, bespoke experience.
November 8, 2017: WIPA Denver
December 18, 2017: WIPA Chicago
Colorado and Chicago in winter! As an ongoing supporter of WIPA, Las Vegas Wedding Planner Andrea Eppolito will be visiting with a series of chapters to discuss "The Power of No - Living a Life of Less but Better".
December 11-14, 2017: Engage 2017 at NIZUC
Engage! is headed back to Mexico, and better yet, back to the acclaimed NIZUC Resort & Spa December 11th – 14th, 2017. Join us as the wedding industry elite gathers for three days of inspiration, education and celebration in Punta o Nizuc, Cancun. Engage! is exclusively taking over the entire resort, and welcoming a diverse collection of speakers, a mix of past favorites and new faces to the Engage! stage.
I look forward to attending this conference once again and returning as a 6 time Engagee!
Andrea Eppolito has appeared at and on..
The International School of Hospitality | Clark County School District Career Day| The MORE Show | Fox 5 News | The Knot Pro Live
Andrea Eppolito has appeared in...
The New York Times, The LA Times, The Knot California, Las Vegas Bride, Beautiful Brides, Love, Seven, Radar
Get to Know Guest Speaker Andrea Eppolito
A few highlight reels from events I have spoken at and moderated.
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