Ask Jackie Ohh

The Wedding Planner Experience

Monday, June 24th, 2013

 

Last Years Workshop was a HUGE Success! We had an amazing group of planners in our workshop and I still stay in contact with them. Many of them have started their business and have strived in their first year! Many have developed new ways to market their business and are seeing great results since last August. One planner in particular worked as an intern with my company after the workshop and got offered an amazing job opportunity as a lead event manager in an large, reputable event production company.  Another planner who attended the workshop boosted up her company and now has 3 times the amount of clients she did when she attended and has been published in over a dozen magazines and wedding blogs. I am so proud of all of the accomplishments of the planners in the last 2 years so you can imagine my excitement for this years workshop. Please feel free to call me or email me should you have any further questions. I look forward to a fantastic and memorable workshop this year.

Dates: Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 and Thursday, August 22nd 2013

Location: Miami Lakes, Florida (the exact address will be sent to you after the application has been submitted)

Times: 9am – 5pm Wednesday and Thursday

Day 1: The Business and Design Concepts Wednesday, August 21st 2013

(Breakfast and Lunch will be provided)

* Understanding Your Role as a Wedding  Planner

* Knowing the Business. Establishing your Target Market, and Setting Company Goals

* Networking, Advertising, Research, and Investing Your Time

* Business Showcase, Developing your Website, and the World of Blogging

* How to work with the Bride and Groom throughout the Planning Process

* Grasping Inspirations, Themes, and Designing Unique Events

* Interactive Storyboard Development- team activity

* Guest Speaker

Day 2: All About the BIG day! Thursday, August 22nd 2013

(breakfast and lunch will be provided)

* Managing Vendor Teams

* Timelines and Production Schedules

* Bride Getting Ready Suite  and How to keep a Calm and Happy Bride

* Importance of Bridal Beauty with Guest Speaker and Guru, Gloria Pelo

* Details, Details, Details

* Plan, Set Up, and Coordination of a Ceremony and Reception

* Design, Decor, and Tablescapes

* Design Presentations with two of Miami’s Premier Designer and Guest Speaker

* Presentation of Inspirational Story Boards

* Q& A with Jackie Ohh… and some of the Best Planners in South Florida

Workshop Venue and Travel

For Information for travel and accommodations, please email stephanie@jackieohhevents.com

Pricing

Includes 2 full day Workshop and interactive  learning, breakfast and lunch on both days and all materials needed for interactive storyboard team activity. The cost of the two day workshop is $495.00.

Next Steps

To attend the Workshop, Please email me at Jackie@JackieOhhEvents.com and include: Your Full Name, Your Company Name and Website (if applicable) and Your Contact Number.

I will respond to you with confirmation of your email and you will receive an invoice shortly after.  The invoice will have payment instructions. Once I have received payment, you will receive a welcome email along with a workshop worksheet. It’s a simple work sheet to fill out so that I can get to know you a little better. Closer to the date, you will receive an email with our schedule of events and important information and directions. Please contact the office at 305.231.1230 or me cell 786.295.1641 if  you have any questions or if you have a group interested in the workshop.

I am  very much looking forward to this workshop and the chance to show you the wonderful world of being a Wedding Planner. See you in August!

Your registration is only secure once we receive both your registration form and your payment.

Please register early – seating is very limited.

 

Welcome to the BlogSite of Jackie Ohh… Events

Friday, June 14th, 2013
What Stands Between the Unimaginable and Reality is…

I invite you to experience A Little Piece of Heaven with Jackie Ohh… Events. Explore the unique world that I have created where imagination and inspiration come to life. I have posted 6 new weddings that I have been holding back for the launch of the new site, I hope you enjoy viewing them.

I will be posting new, never seen before weddings and events that I have done in the recent past. Please come back and visit us often as there will continuously be new blog posts with amazing wedding pictures, great stories, and helpful tools and advice.  Now that my website and blog are in one, I will be updating the blog more than ever before.

I’d like to thank the many people who have come together to make this blogsite possible. Eva and Elena from Dynamic Design Online, Im speechless! Leo I’m so excited about the video- THANK YOU! RayRay, Thank you brotha! Martha, my Munchkin, Thank you for the pics of ME! Love them! To all of those who inspire me, thank you for being so true; It’s such an amazing feeling to know I have you all in my life. To my family and friends and especially my husband, thank you for supporting me and putting up with me. I hope you know how much you ALL mean to me. Thank you a million times over!

Hugs,

Jackie Ohh…

Biltmore Hotel’s Marry Me in Miami Dream Wedding Giveaway

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

BILTMORE ANNOUNCES A DREAM WEDDING GIVEAWAY

“Marry Me in Miami” – A nationwide wedding contest in true Miami style!

CORAL GABLES, FL (April 19, 2011) – Miami ties the knot! The Biltmore Hotel announces a partnership with the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau in a dream wedding contest “Marry Me in Miami” giving away a Miami wedding valued at nearly $150,000. As one of the most renownedhistoric landmark hotels, the Biltmore offers a variety of extravagant ballrooms, complete with stunning views and European architectural influences — making it Miami’s premier site for extraordinary weddings.

Starting May 10, 2011, couples from across the U.S. may enter the contest and submit their love story by logging on to www.MarryMeInMiami.com. In June, five finalist couples will be randomly selected to visit Miami to compete for the grand prize in a “Wedding Day Challenge” obstacle course that will take place on June 22, 2011 on Miracle Mile in Coral Gables. The couple who wins the challenge will receive a wedding ceremony and reception for 125 guests on October 9, 2011 at the Biltmore.

The Biltmore will join forces with premier wedding partners to plan and design a wedding set for true platinum status – including: celebrity wedding planner Jackie Ohh; wedding décor by Parrish Designs, Nuage Designs, Hitched Events and Uplyte; wedding cake by Elegant Temptations; entertainment by Michael Sarz, wedding photos by Rodrigo Varela; wedding video by Dream Video Production; transportation by Majestic Limousines; bridal dress by Daisy Tarsi; bridesmaids dresses by J. Del Olmo; and men’s tux by Bolado Clothiers. In addition, the Biltmore will offer hotel accommodations for the wedding party, as well as golf and spa services for the bride and groom. The wedding celebration will culminate with a farewell Champagne brunch at the Biltmore.

“This momentous wedding event is a new chapter in the Biltmore’s 85 years of history,” says Gene Prescott, President of the Biltmore Hotel. “The Biltmore sets the standard for Miami destination weddings and we are thrilled to host the winning couple at our resort for their special day.”

“Marry Me in Miami” is an initiative of the Miami Romance Month program embarking in June by the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau. The program seeks to celebrate and promote Miami as the ideal city for destination weddings, commitment ceremonies, wedding shopping trips, bachelor/ette parties, proposals and honeymoons.Save the date…the Biltmore awaits! For details on the “Marry Me in Miami” contest rules and the grand prize, please visit www.MarryMeInMiami.com. To plan your next visit to Miami or for information on Biltmore weddings, please visit www.BiltmoreHotel.com.

About the Biltmore Hotel

The Biltmore is Miami’s National Historic Landmark located in the exclusive Coral Gables area. The 273-room hotel resembles classic Italian, Moorish, and Spanish architectural influences spread over 150-acres of tropical landscape. A favorite of world leaders and notables since its opening in 1926, the hotel offers a restored Donald Ross 18-hole, 71 par championship golf course, tennis, the largest hotel pool in the country, private cabanas, a European spa, and an award-winning fitness center. The hotel’s dining destinations include the acclaimed Palme d’Or, which Zagat calls one of the best restaurants in the country; Fontana, an Italian restaurant surrounding the Biltmore fountain; and the poolside Cascade. In 2009, the hotel unveiled its culinary academy offering an array of hands-on cooking classes for adults and children. The Biltmore is one of South Florida’s preferred sites for business travel, high-level corporate briefings, public policy conferences, and an extraordinary wedding destination. The Biltmore is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World. For more information or to make reservations, please visit www.BiltmoreHotel.com or call (800) 727-1926.

Jackie Ohh… Events in The Knot Ultimate Wedding Lookbook

Monday, February 7th, 2011

The NEW Knot Ultimate Wedding Lookbook is out and on book shelves and Jackie Ohh… Events together with UDS, Avant Gardens, and Elegant Temptations have two events published! Although ALL of my events are very special to me, these two are extra special as they were for my own wedding. This is the first time I blog anything of my wedding but I have to blog this. We are in a BOOK! Whoo Hoo…

The First spread is under Centers of Attention on page 55.I highlighted the picture in blue. It is a daylight picture of my ceremony at Vizcaya Museum on the oh-so famous casino mound. The ceremony at night was a dream! Shot out to Rick Interian for making my ceremony feel like heaven!

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The Second spread is under Petal Pink on page 142. The small mini cakes were what the guests at my bridal shower received as their dessert. So cute! Check it out, Ive highlighted the pic in petal pink =).

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A Huge thank you to the KNOT for publsihing us. It’s a true honor to be a part of your lookbook.

Hugs,

Jackie Ohh…

Jackie Ohh… Events Wedding featured in Herlife Magazine

Monday, January 31st, 2011

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CONGRATS TO THE LOVELY MR. AND MRS. DOUGLAS JONES!

Decor Trends with Jackie Ohh…

Sunday, August 8th, 2010

I am so excited to be introducing this new feature to my blog. Decor Trends with Jackie Ohh… will reveal the most recent decor trends in the wedding and event industry.  A couple of weeks ago Avant Gardens, Parrish Designs, and Jackie Ohh… Events put together these designs to illustrate the hottest upcoming trends. Thank you to Bruce Barbaree and the Biltmore Hotel for allowing us to do our photoshoot. Enjoy!  WE hope we’ve inspired YOU.

Thank you to Martha, Janet, and Mayleen from UDS Photo for all of the time they took taking the beautiful pictures below. Thank you to Ray and Jessica Roman for Ray Roman Films for shooting the details and giving us a great reason to get this done after so many months of talking about it lol. Awesome work guys! =0)

Bright color combinations make a BOLD statement in the design and decor of your event. The modern color combo of black and white is a great palette to start with. There are endless “pop” colors you can use to make your design unique. Yellow is a huge trend in color this season. It can be paired with slate grey, lime green, fuchsia, orange, turquoise etc.. Rick Interian and his design team at Avant Gardens put together this amazing design, talk about setting a trend. He used odd shapes and various textures throughout the table to make the overall design all about the details!  All of the wire used in the design was hand-wired by one of their top designers; from the over-sized round structure to the napkin rings that can also be used as corsages, a true piece of art!! WoW WoW!!! Ricki, this is a true masterpiece and one of my favorites ever! Thank YOU.

Advice from Rick Interian: “Being in the business for 20 years, I find that every wedding is unique as each bride and groom.  Don’t be afraid to express who you are and make a statement on your special day! “

Location: Bruce’s Banyan Tree at Biltmore Hotel; Designer : Rick Interian and the Design Team at Avant Gardens; Linen Rentals: Leyani; and Furniture Rentals: Bubble Miami. Thank you all so much!

Another HOT trend this season is all about Nature. Many times, Less is truly more. “Going Green”  has been a growing trend in which couples opt to use natural elements and very little floral elements in their decor. Bringing the natural elements of earth to a grande table design is something that Kathryn Parrish for Parrish Designs mastered. It was so amazing to see Kathyrn and her Design Team putting each of these natural branches together to make this modern masterpiece. The mix between the drift wood, textured ceramic containers, butterflies, and flowers with the elaborate rosette linen is the perfect combination in making this design beautifully perfect. Thank YOU!

Advice from Kathryn Parrish: “This centerpiece is for the bride who wants an interesting, organic and whimsical look. Manzanita and willow braches are a common site to see at weddings, so these branches add uniqueness. In addition, the butterflies are an unexpected element of beauty and delicacy. Your guests are sure to be wowed.”

Location: Alhambra Ballroom at Biltmore Hotel; Designer : Kathryn Parrish and the Design Team at Parrish Designs; Linen and Chair Rentals: Nuage Designs. Thank you all so much!

A Note from Jackie Ohh… : You know they say, You are only as good as your team. Im the luckiest person in the world to be able to work with such great vendors. We rely on each other so much and it is not often that we take the time to thank them. THANK YOU!!!!!!!