Elevate Your Game! Propose, Design, and Deliver Award-Winning Events
January 15, 2020 | 11:00 AM CST - 1:30 PM CST
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The AC Hotel by Marriott Houston Downtown | 723 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002
Ring in the new year by getting some tips & tricks on how to Elevate Your Game in the industry as it pertains to designing proposals that will help clients win the business, strengthen their partnerships with planners/DMCs and upsell their clients.
Brittany Dosdall with REBEL Experiences
Brittany Dosdall is the Principal Owner of REBEL experiences, a firm specializing in private and public event design and logistics consulting.
Prior to launching her own venture, Brittany held the position as Associate Director of Sales and Senior Event Designer at by Design Collective - a catering and décor company that specializes in executing highly customized event experiences through their signature brand divisions – Catering by Design and Décor by Design. By Design Collective is a multi-award-winning company recognized on an international level as the leading, go-to company for every noteworthy event in the state of Colorado and beyond! Here, Brittany focused her time on designing, selling and managing the logistics for the company's off-premise, luxury events that required significant knowledge and experience in creating "something" out of "nothing".
With over a decade of experience in the special events industry, Brittany has built an impressive portfolio of over 1000 events, many of which have won awards on the national and international level. The feather in her cap is the International Caterers Association CATIE Award, Best Multi-Day Event for "Camp Eclipse" - a multi-day luxury, glamping experience for 150 of Virgin Galactic's Future Astronauts.
Brittany is a founding board member and current President of the Wedding International Professionals Association's Colorado Chapter and has been a speaker for Catersource Conference & Tradeshow, the Glamping Summit/USA, and the National Association for Catering and Events.
Denise Smith with Catering by Design
Denise Smith is the Director of Sales and Marketing at by Design Collective - a catering and décor company that specializes in executing highly customized event experiences through their signature brand divisions – Catering by Design and Décor by Design. By Design Collective is a multi-award-winning company recognized on an international level as the leading, go-to company for every noteworthy event in the state of Colorado and beyond!
With over 20 years of experience in the special events industry, Denise has been in many facets of the hospitality industry from DMC to Corporate to owning her own Social Media Conference. Denise has been a speaker for Catersource Conference & Tradeshow.
Denise grew up in Houston, graduated from SFA and has lived in Colorado for 25 years. She has a son at the University of Colorado Boulder, a spunky hound named Daisy and a wonderful partner who she enjoys traveling the world and experiencing culture, amazing food and wine, of course, there should always be wine!
THANK YOU SPONSORS!!
Photography: Pedigo Photography
Florals: Dream Bouquet
Rentals: EB Inc Events
Lighting/AV: 360 AV Design
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Book Club With Lisa Hopkins-Barry
5:00 PM CDT to 6:30 PM CDT
Virtual Book Club (zoom)
Reading "Fierce Conversations" by Susan Scott