"It's All In The Budget" Know the why before you buy!

May 16, 2021

Abbington Distinctive Banquets
3S002 IL Route 53, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Event Schedule Subject to Change
11:00 AM Doors Open - General Admission - Exhibition Open
12:00 PM Welcome & Introductions - Qiana Turner, Madison Elyse Events
12:15 PM Mock Wedding Fashion Explosion - Here Comes The Bride, & Formally Modern Tuxedo
12:45 PM Marriage License 101 - Reverend Victoria Burnett
1:00 PM Lunch & Panel Discussion, Donyel Billings Photography
2:00 PM Why Do I Need A Wedding Planner? - Keynote Speaker: Desiree Moore-Dent, Dejane Events
2:15 PM The Luxury Photographic Experience - Donyel Billings Photography
2:30 PM Discussion - Ask The Experts
3:00 PM Raffles, Giveaways & Prizes
3:15 PM Closing Remarks - Tawanda Sims, Founder & Qiana Turner - Host
4:00 PM Bridal Show Ends


Speakers and Panelists

The speaker and panelist lineup is subject to change.  

Tawanda Sims@2x

CEO/Founder: Tawanda Sims

Elite Events by Tawanda
“How to make your day, GUESTS day too!”

Desiree Dent 031121

Keynote Speaker: Desireé Dent

Dejanae Events
"Why Do I Need A Wedding Planner?"

Co-host/Panelist: Qiana Turner

Madison Elyse
“Let's Talk Weddings”

Donyel Billings

Sponsor/Panelist: Donyel Billings

Luxury Photographer
Donyel's Billings Photography
“The Luxury Photographic Experience”

Speaker: Amy Allen

Modern Luxury Weddings
"Wedding Magazine Submissions and Social Media Know How"

Nicole Hamilton

Speaker: Nicole Hamilton

Simply Sweetness Food Design
"Let Them Eat.... Everything!
The Evolution of Wedding Desserts."

Speaker: Rev Victoria Burnett

We R One Weddings
“Marriage License 101”

Chicago Hotel Reservation

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