Wedding Industry Insider Podcast

WII 084: Alison Laesser-Keck and Bryan Keck On the Driving Force of Hospitality

For this planning-duo couple, a background in hospitality reinforced deeply held beliefs in the value of service and of kindness. In fact, it led to developing the confidence that allowed them to make critical decisions for their company that ultimately paid off.

Want to hear how you can apply these principles to your own wedding planning business?

Be sure to tune in to this podcast episode!

Alison Laesser-Keck and Bryan Keck are the owners of Alison Bryan Destinations, a high-end wedding planning company. Alison serves as Event Producer & Creative Director while Bryan manages operations as Director of Events & Travel. In addition to their extensive hospitality experience, they have produced weddings globally since 2008. For their work, Alison Bryan Destinations is named one of the best wedding planners in the world by Vogue, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, BRIDES, and Over The Moon.

In this episode, Alison and Bryan share the way that they approach wedding planning from a place of being all-in. Specifically, they address the way that serving others and treating everyone with kindness leads to choosing couples who trust them to take the risks that create an elevated experience. Above all, they share why hospitality is their driving force. 

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WII 060: Morgan Childs Encourages Wedding Planners to Seize the Opportunity in Small Weddings

Today, we’re excited to present the 60th episode of our Wedding Industry Insider podcast!  For this episode, Eddie had the privilege of sitting down with expert wedding planner Morgan Childs.  A highly-regarded industry speaker and educator, she also runs two successful businesses in her home state of Hawaii.

Morgan is the Partner and Creative Director of Moana Belle Events, a wedding planning and event design firm.  She is also the founder of Modern Elopement, which specializes in elopements and small weddings.

While she’s produced designs for large weddings, celebrity affairs, and corporate events, her recent attention has been on intimate weddings and elopements. Recognizing an industry shift toward small weddings, Morgan is leading the way in creating exceptional alternative wedding options.

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WII 059: Emily Sullivan Shares the Optimal Software Setup for Wedding Planners

Wanna discover the optimal set of software to power your wedding planning business? Wanna hear an industry expert reveal her secrets and systems for working at peak efficiency?

If so, then this podcast is for you!

Emily Sullivan is the owner of Emily Sullivan Events (ESE), a boutique wedding and event-planning firm based in New Orleans, and Intimate Weddings by Emily, a division of ESE that specializes in intimate weddings and elopements. Recently included on the Biz Bash List of 500 most influential event professionals in the United States, she is a sought-after national speaker as well as the inaugural chapter president for WIPA New Orleans.

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Life of a Planner

Timeline Genius | STX Weddings

All of our users are Timeline Geniuses, and inspire us with the work they do. Today we’d like to share Corinne Farinola’s STX Weddings.

With more than eight years of experience coordinating weddings and events, Corinne specializes in creating and coordinating her client’s dream destination weddings. Offering full-service, custom wedding planning on the beautiful island of St. Croix US Virgin Islands, Corinne caters to her clients every need.

My goal is to seamlessly align your wedding vision with my resources, creating your dream wedding, completely stress free.” 

Corinne shared this stunning destination wedding on the gorgeous St. Croix US Virgin Islands with us.

No passports needed.

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On using Timeline Genius, Corinne says, “I’m a BIG fan of using Timeline Genius. It makes the arduous task of creating a detailed timeline an effortless one. ” Her work is a perfect example of why we do what we do: so that talented planners like Corinne can have access to tools that make their complex jobs a little easier.

* Corinne Farinola- Full service luxury destination wedding planner
* Kelly Greer Photography at
* Louise Leard- Non-denomination Weddings from the heart Officiate-
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* The Buccaneer Hotel and Resort

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