Posts in WIPA Las Vegas
WIPA Gala Luncheon 2015

As wedding season winds down and the year comes to an end, I find myself looking back at 2015 and am oh so proud of the things that we have accomplished; the gorgeous weddings, the amazing new contacts that became friends, and all of the personal and professional growth that has taken place.  

This year brings an end to my time as the Founding President of WIPA Las Vegas.  WIPA, the Wedding Industry Professional Association, is the only non-profit organization which exists solely for the education and inspiration of luxury wedding professionals.  

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Weddings are Gay. Or Are They? A WIPA Las Vegas Event

WIPA President and Las Vegas Wedding Planner Andrea Eppolito shares photos from an event entitled "Weddings are GAY.  Or are they?"

As the President of WIPA Las Vegas, I have had the opportunity to help plan and host some spectacular events throughout the Las Vegas Valley, and yet none has touched and moved me quite like this one.

On Tuesday, September 1, 2015 our local WIPA Chapter hosted an event called "Weddings are Gay.  Or are they?"  Initially, there was some concern about the title of the event; some found it offensive.  Which was precisely why we needed to host it.  A wedding is a wedding, and it celebrates two people in love.  Gay, straight, bisexual or simply fluid, a wedding is rooted in love and romance.  So why do we single gays out?

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WIPA Las Vegas Showcases ARIA Resort Hotel & Casino

Las Vegas Wedding Planner and Founding President Andrea Eppolito shares photos from the June 2015 WIPA Meeting hosted at Aria Las Vegas.  Aria, a modern luxury resort located in the center of the strip, offers spectacular food and service in gorgeous locations for discerning couples looking for something unexpected.  Speaker Kama Carnes of Kiki de Montparnasse delighted the crowd with her talk on empowering couples through the planning process with the use of sensory stimulation.  Photos by Adam Trujillo.

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WIPA Las Vegas at The Downtown Grand

Las Vegas Wedding Planner and WIPA President Andrea Eppolito shares photos and video from the educational series "How to Spring Clean Your Business" - a discussion on rejuvenating your wedding business and bringing new life into your brand.

Hosted at The Downtown Grand  |  Photos by Adam Frazier  |  Video by Memory Lane  |  Event Design by Floral 2000

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The Art of Wedding Planning

The Art of Wedding Planning ( #aowp2015 ) took place at West Elm in February 2015.  Designed and produced by Michael and Brooke Cozen of Paper & Home, this was a totally new and extraordinary for couples and local professionals to come out, connect, and learn in an environment designed to put you at ease!

 

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WIPA Las Vegas Launch Video by Something New Cinema!

WIPA Lad Vegas launched on Monday, September 15, 2014 at the lovely and iconic Four Seasons Las Vegas. Captured so beautifully by our talented friends at Something New, one of Las Vegas' premiere wedding video and cinematography producers. I am so thrilled to share, and proud to be featured in their opening. 

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