Joy Agness, CEO of South Miami's Joy Agness Events, presents Love & Sunshine, a global destination wedding conference and expo scheduled for Sunday, October 20, 2013 and the world-renowned Biltmore Hotel located in Coral Gables, Florida.
Love & Sunshine Destination Wedding Conference & Expo is the premier training resource for wedding professionals in the luxury market to network with industry leaders, keep up with the latest trends, and learn effective business strategies to grow their skills in the destination wedding industry.
“I’m delighted to offer such an event for the industry while also providing a platform for other businesses to highlight their professional services and products," said Joy Agness of Joy Agness Events
. "There is no better place to bring the magic and the passion of the wedding industry together to help professionals learn to grow their own businesses than surrounded by the ambiance of The Biltmore Hotel. Preston Bailey and Mar Jennings are incredible, and offer just an example of the guest speakers we will have at this our first event," she said. "I anticipate great responses from the industry all over the world, wedding businesses and the local press as they have all embraced the business of making dreams come true,” said Agness.
This one-day event will feature Preston Bailey who is globally-celebrated for his ability to completely transform raw, ordinary spaces into lush, theatrical environments. Bailey is known for his unique ability to translate the dreams of each client into an awe-inspiring reality. He will share stories, tips, inspirations, and lessons he has learned in his 30-plus year career.
Special guest star and speaker Mar Jennings, a nationally renowned TV Host, Lifestyle Expert? and best-selling author known for his signature style Casual Luxury, will speak on building your own empire and brand one day at a time. Jennings is the host of many lifestyle shows, including Dream Wedding and is the columnist behind “You Can’t Get Married without MAR” for CT Gets Married; over the years, he has appeared on HGTV, the Today Show, QVC, the Style Network, Food Network, FOX, ABC, CBS and CNN.
About Joy Agness:
Joy Agness is a certified Preston Bailey Wedding & Event Designer with accreditation from Lovegevity Wedding Planning Institute (LWPI) and holds a Wedding Planning Diploma. Joy has 24 years experience in the Wedding & Event Planning industry. She was called upon to host the annual Reggae Carnival Fest, a multicultural music festival featuring international artistes and promoters in South Florida. Joy has also been called on by other planners in the industry to assist and manage large scale events. She is a preferred vendor at numerous venues and premiere wedding affiliated firms.
She was inducted into the Cambridge WHO's WHO for outstanding Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs in 2008 and has been inducted in the Strathmore’s WHO's WHO Worldwide for exemplary professionals in 2012.
Other Speakers and Panelist Include: Grace Ormonde, Simon T Bailey, Jacqueline Johnson, Therese Cole Hubbs, Rick DiCecca, Cho Phillips, Marilyn Cairo, Richard & Julia Markel and many others.