Weddings Through The Decades


Thursday, July 12, 2012

Mr C Hotel Beverly Hills

Mr C Hotel Beverly Hills  
Jennifer Cohen – Director of Events
1224 Beverwil Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90035

Mr C Hotel Beverly Hills


Please join us on a voyage to Cipriani Hotel’s fourth-generation family-owned Mr. C Hotel.  Once onsite you will be whisked away to the Italian Riviera where Bellinis flow freely and resort wear is preferred.  An enticing Mediterranean buffet will be hosted under the chandeliers of the Starlight Ballroom with 360 degree views which capture the beauty and landscape of Los Angeles at its finest!

Bon Voyage for a remarkable afternoon of sipping bellinis, savoring Italian pizzas, and enhancing your business under the warm Southern California sun!


11:00 AM Registration & Hors d’ Ouevres
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Speaker Presentation
2:00 PM “Face to Face” – a time to connect, meet and share ideas and enjoy a dessert & gelato!

Driving Directions: Click Here


Through July 5, 2012: $35
After July 5, 2012: $45

Through July 5, 2012: $75
After July 5, 2012: $85


Weddings through the Decades
Does what happened in 1960 matter to how you design a wedding today? You bet it does! Come along for the ride as Hillary Harris takes you on a lively journey of weddings throughout the decades and how they were shaped by popular culture of the time. You’ll not only see where today’s trends began, but you will leave with an understanding of, and a deeper connection to, the wonderful world of being a wedding professional!

In This Session You Will:

Get an understanding of where wedding design has been,
and where it is headed


Learn how popular culture affects weddings and how that relates to what you do


Leave with a broad view of this industry and a deeper connection to it that will give you the edge you need to set yourself apart.


hillary harris

Hilary Harris

As Executive Director of Warner Bros. Studios Special Events since 1988, Hillary Harris designs and produces more than 250 weddings and events both on the Burbank lot and at outside venues.

Clients range from large corporations such as Lexus and Mercedes-Benz to non-profit organizations such as the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the Environmental Media Awards. In addition, Harris also produces many events for private individuals who have always dreamed of a Hollywood wedding, bar mitzvah, anniversary or special birthday. And of course, she produces myriad entertainment events from film premieres and awards to celebrity bashes.

Harris is an inductee to the BizBash Hall of Fame, winner of five BizBash Style Awards, one Special Events Magazine Gala Awards and in 2012 was named by BizBash as an Industry Innovator and won the 2012 Event Solutions Spotlight Award for Best Event Venue. She is a popular speaker at many industry events on how Hollywood and pop culture influence events, and her blog, documents many of these style trends.


Jennifer Cohen – Director of Events
1224 Beverwil Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90035

La Tavola Linen
Lori Chavez
9859 S. Santa Monica Blvd.
Beverly hills, ca 90212

Furniture & Décor
Rrivre Works
Rrivre Davies
1957 East Vernon Avenue
Los Angeles , CA 90058
(323) 985-4229

Matt Haines Photography
Matt Haines
7463 Jackson St
Ventura, CA 93003

Godfather Films
John Goolsby

KC Campbell
500 S Sepulveda Blvd Ste 211
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Jeannine Frank
Frank Entertainment & Speakers
PO Box 49283
Los Angeles, CA 90049

Blue Magpie
Jeannine Pao Brown
159 McKinley Place
Monrovia, CA 91016

Butterfly floral & event design
Inna Savluk
7305 W.Sunset Blvd.,
Los Angeles, CA 90046


A Very Special Thanks to our Co-Chairs:

Michelle Nowak
Event Produce
Good Gracious! Events

After years of producing national events from a West Coast base she found a home at Good Gracious! Events. Here she’s been able to bring her own event style to life. With years in the event industry and long-standing relationships built with creative partners, she knows the key to making both social and corporate events run flawless is to listen, then exceed expectations!

Sarah Kern Possick
Event Manager
Events with Distinction

As a professionally trained event planner through California State University East Bay’s accredited program Sarah pursues her true passion in life: creating beautifully appointed events that surpass the hopes or desires of her clients!    A graduate of the University of Southern California with nine years of courtroom experience as an attorney, Sarah offers the unique combination of detail management and creativity necessary to meticulously execute show-stopping events.

Rayce PR and Marketing logo

A Luxury Wedding and Special Events PR and Marketing Firm. We believe in creative marketing and new business development with a foundation deeply rooted in consistency. Great ideas mean little without organized implementation and follow through. At Rayce PR and Marketing we create, implement and succeed! #LuxuryWeddingPR #VenueMarketing #WeddingFloristMarketing #WeddingMarketingAgency