We know you’ve been dying to hear all about them. Well here’s the run down on our amazing speakers
Your Logo is not Your Brand: Building an Experience Based Brand for your Business ~ Amber Robinson
Amber Robinson is a wedding and portrait photographer in Raleigh, NC where she lives with her husband and 4 children. With a background as a communication expert in the Healthcare field, she has 7 years experience in teaching corporate professionals all over the country about changing customer perception by creating a client centered experience. She has used this model to grow her photography from a hobby to part time business to most recently to full time entrepreneurship. She is passionate about helping women entrepreneurs take their businesses to the next level by overcoming fears, reshaping their thinking, and become their most authentic selves.
Streamlining your business W/ Honeybook
Honeybook is on a mission to connect the different parts of the events industry by re imagining the way creative professionals work with their colleagues and clients. Whether you’re an event planner in charge of a 300-guest wedding, a photographer leading a high-profile fashion shoot, or host of your company’s holiday party, HoneyBook organizes your jobs seamlessly, so you can focus on what you do best: creating unforgettable moments.
Embrace Your Passion : Expand Your Impact – With Danielle Calhoun
Danielle Calhoun, wedding photography turned humanitarian, speaker and socially conscious wedding blogger, founded Black Sheep Bride in 2014. After traveling to several developing countries to photograph non-profits, orphanages, and social impact projects, she often came home conflicted about the wedding industry she was supported by. Black Sheep Bride was born to highlight the amazing people in the wedding world that use their love to serve others and the environment. With roughly 1.2 million socially conscious couples within the big pool of Millennials getting engaged, Black Sheep Bride couldn’t have been launched at a more opportune time. In 2 years, they have gained nearly 200 vendors across the nation pledging to give 10% back with their businesses, including many influential social enterprise brands, and have over 13,000+ followers on Instagram.
Designing a cake table : Defining your vision ~ Randi
Since 2011, Randi Smith of Sugar Euphoria has had the pleasure of taking people to their happy place with her desserts. She loves creating different combinations of unorthodox flavors, tweaking of old family recipes, and designing elaborate cakes and dessert bars. She started Sugar Euphoria by specializing in gourmet cupcakes, and now the menu includes everything from traditional treats, to desserts inspired by the fruits and flavors of her homeland. Born and raised in The Bahamas, she now live in a Raleigh, NC with her husband, Jeffery and their brand new baby. Oh, and she’s a Tar Heel through and through. Randi absolutely adores being a part of a wedding – she gets such joy knowing that her cakes and creations help sweet couples celebrate a life-long commitment to each other.
Design & Inspiration with Aisle Planner ~ Keneshia Raymond
Keneshia also known as Kay a Southern California native & A Bay Area transplant and the Founder of Enchanted : The Wedding Event and the Founder & Editor in Chief of Blissful 2 Be a Wedding Magazine. A weddings & event designer and formerly the VP of Biz Wed for WedTech Summit, A wedding and technology conference were the wedding and technology communities come together to educate each other about the wedding space and how we can grow together.With a strong background in planning and design she works to collaborate, and celebrate vendors . Kay is a speaker & educator and works with vendors, on how to grow and succeed in the wedding business and stay authentic during the process.
Calligraphy Workshop ~ Catrina Ballard
Catrina Ballard and is the hands and heart behind Camel & Birdie Calligraphy & Hand Lettering. She has spent her whole life unofficially “doodling”, (hello Crayola markers!) and discovered a new passion in calligraphy after her son was born. You can find her work featured in several online wedding publications including Aisle Perfect, 100 Layer Cakelet, Dear Gray Magazine, Glamour and Grace blog and many more.
Catrina holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s of Education in Community Counseling. She has always been driven by learning what makes people tick. Her passion is to use her calligraphy and hand-lettering work to help men and women find their true worth. She wants everyone she comes in contact with to know that they are significant because who they were made to be is not a mistake. She firmly believes that your story matters and that every day milestones should always be celebrated.
Catrina is a humble daughter of the King and lives in Texas with her husband Jason and their son, Carson. Her weaknesses include sports, a good joke, champagne cocktails and the color black.
What is the A.C.E. Conference
A.C.E. is a two day, hands-on creative workshop that will help to inspire you and grow your business. A.C.E. stands for Aspire, Create, and Envision. Through this two-day workshop we hope that we help you to aspire to grow, create a sustainable business, and envision all the possibilities of what you want your business to look like.
From helping you identify your brand, to perfecting your designing & styling we will help you to streamline your business, so that your business is working for you. When you leave A.C.E. you will leave with all the tools you need to help you continue to grow and expand upon your goals and vision for your business. This creative conference will change the way you approach your business and you will leave refreshed, encouraged and supported. We are excited to see you at A.C.E. !
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