This month, our Associate Director of Catering Kym Bichon flew to Las Vegas for the twice annual engage! event, hosted at the Mandarin Oriental. The exclusive luxury wedding business summit brings together the wedding planning industry’s elite for four days of engaging, inspiration, glamour and excitement.
Rebecca Grinnals (left) and Kathryn Arce of Engaging Concepts are the brilliant masterminds behind the engage! events – Vegas being the ninth! More exciting: The Breakers is honored to host the tenth anniversary event this December.
Read more about the upcoming engage!12 at The Breakers this December.
With fabulous branding galore, the first order of business at engage!12 was to visit the boutique-inspired counter and collect your gold bag of glittering goodies.
A favorite inside the gift bag was the gold bar – equipped with a shot glass, highball, cocktail recipes and all the deliciousness needed for a sinful taste of Las Vegas.
Far from your ordinary “conference,” no detail is missed at engage! – especially the meeting room.
For taking notes in style, our favorite was this bento box! It was beautiful, useful and super fun – especially the gold “mold it!” thinking putty. All of the engage!12 swag goodies were designed by the gurus at Gifts For The Good Life.
Inspired by each day’s speakers, treats and stunning décor, attendees could “engage their thoughts” on a golden-framed inspiration board.
One of the meeting breaks, sponsored by Jimmy Choo, was indeed, choo-y…
The moment everyone waits for – engage! conferences always promise a line-up of A-List speakers. Engage!12 Las Vegas introduced several new voices. A few of the crowd-pleasing first-timers…
Jes Gordon of jesGORDON/properFUN personal event and design management.
Wedding expert and reality TV host Brian Worley.
Owner and Creative Director of New York City-based Peter Callahan Catering.
Engage!12 Las Vegas fun also featured a jam-packed schedule. More opportunities to engage included an exciting welcome party with synchronized swimmers, small group speaker lunch, luxury Las Vegas dine-around, dessert party and final night engage! gala.